Wii U’s main rivals reveal their (rather expensive) launch prices.
Basic Wii U set slashed from £249 to just £199 at UK retailer.
Nintendo learned the lessons from the 3DS pricing disaster, and believes that they have the right price for the Wii U.
Pro controller and Wii U games have been officially priced for the North American market.
It all begins on November 18, 2012. Available in 2 models, starting at $299.
Wii U getting 2 models: 8 GB and 32 GB flash storage. Nintendo Network Premium online service revealed as well.
New rumor suggest a December 7 Wii U launch in Europe, at a steep price of €350.
Nintendo will price the Wii U from $249 to $349, and launch on November 11, according to game distributor.
No European version of the September 13 Wii U event in New York City.
Nintendo is hosting a special event in New York for the Wii U, price and launch date likely to be the focus.
Industry-wide pre-orders to begin in September when Nintendo reveals Wii U price and launch date.
If Nintendo charges $50 for Wii U games, it would signal that it’s of lesser quality compared to other consoles.
“Nintendo gives no information, and want us all to proclaim that their consoles will sell record numbers.”, says Pachter.
GameTrailers editor’s inside sources tell him Nintendo will price the Wii U at $299.
Nintendo is holding back on the Wii U price and release date announcement because of Microsoft and Sony, says analyst.
Pricing the Wii U correctly at launch is much more important than simply being the first console on the market.
The Wii U price will be announced in Autumn, a few months before the console launches, according to Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata.