Wii U ranking jumps over 875% on Amazon UK after Xbox One announcement

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  1. Some1CP
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  2. kehkou

    kehkou does what Nintendon't

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    Lets hope the devs turn heads and jump on Wii u.

    EDIT: Thanx. :)
     
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  3. soulx

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    875% of 0 is still 0.
     
  4. Costello

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    so, this website (player essence.com) assumes that the sales have increased by 875% just based on the fact that the console moved up in ranks on amazon?
    1) do they have actual sales figures?
    2) do they know for sure that Amazon's ranking isn't rigged by amazon themselves ? (like app store rankings, etc.)
    This smells fishy at best. I'm not posting this on our home page. I do believe in an increase but ... this much?
     
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  6. the_randomizer

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    I thought 875% of 0 was negative eleventeen
     
  7. yuyuyup

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    I bought one that night, but the Target price drop was the reason; xbox one didn't really influence my decision BUT it did justify it
     
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  9. Rizsparky

    Rizsparky Saiyan Prince

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    My guess is that people were waiting on the Xbox reveal before they committed to a new console, once they witnessed the abysmal mess they bought the most favorable console.
     
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  11. hhs

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    I guess they sold 8 consoles then?
     
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    Wii U is still d00m3d
     
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  14. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    I don't know, guys, this looks legit... well, if you squint first. And turn around. And dive headfirst into the nearest sandpit.
     
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  15. Jamstruth

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    It's barely been a day. This means JACK SHIT!
     
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  16. Guild McCommunist

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    It's quite sad if you're celebrating #40 on the charts.
     
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    Well, if you came from 390 to 40 it's actually quite significant.
     
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  19. Guild McCommunist

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    It's still rather shit.
     
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  21. Hop2089

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    People aren't going for the shit Microsoft is offering and it's poorly thought out rules on used games and internet requirements, the Xbox One is a doorstop to a gamer. I'm glad, the industry will do better without Microsoft.
     
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  27. BORTZ

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    I have trouble believing this news. Im not sure why, but I just do.
     
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  30. EzekielRage

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    I expect this number to rise even more come E3...
     
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  31. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    I mean do things ever work that way?

    "Well, i'll buy a WiiU if the Nextbox suxxx"
    /Xbox one reveal
    "Well I'm buying a WiiU now" -in unison with enough others to make the WiiU sales numbers "jump 875%"
     
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  32. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    not as d00m3d as the VCR box :rofl:
     
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