The Wii U is sold out all over the place — well, all over except one place, it seems. Toys R Us now appear to have some Wii U units in stock, which would make them the only major retailer to have Wii Us for pre-order. And they’re taking advantage of the situation, selling a special Wii U bundle.
The bundle retails for $419 and includes a Basic Wii U console (with 8 GB storage), a copy of Batman Arkham City and Scribblenauts Unlimited. Which means this isn’t that much of a deal: the price of a Wii U basic model is $299, plus two games at $60, equals exactly $419 bucks. But if you really need to pre-order a Wii U to make sure you got one on November 18, this appears to be your only shot. Of course, both Batman and Scribblenauts Unlimited are looking like great games that most players will probably pick up at some point or another.
This isn’t the first time retailers have tried to take advantage of the shortage of Wii U pre-orders. Both GameStop and Best Buy have had their special bundles for sale before running out of consoles. Walmart appears still be selling a custom Wii U bundle for $410, which includes a console, a game, and a Wiimote.
You can check out the listing and pre-order the special bundle at Toys R Us here.
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