Quantcast
Retailers dropping Wii price to $170 en masse - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Retailers dropping Wii price to $170 en masse


1:00 PM on 04.18.2011
Retailers dropping Wii price to $170 en masse photo



[Update: Nintendo's not committing to a permanent price drop here, but would tell us that "Nintendo provides suggested retail pricing on its hardware and software products. The final price in stores is always up to retailers to determine."]

Looks like rumors of a Wii price drop were the real deal. Multiple big box retailers have dropped the price of the console to a cool $169.99 down from its former $199.99 price point.

Folks we've seen on board include:

If you see any others, let us know in the comments. Considering the unison price drop, this is likely an official, retail-wide thing. We've sent a note to Nintendo to find out the official scoop.

The price drop comes only a week after rumors of Nintendo unveiling its next console, reportedly codenamed "Project Cafe," started bubbling up. E3's just around the corner -- you excited yet?






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.



Nintendo Download: Mega Man Zero photo
Nintendo Download: Mega Man Zero
11:00 AM on 12.18.2014






Nintendo

11:00 AM on 12.18.2014
Nintendo Download: Mega Man Zero

If you aren't into old games, this may be a pass week for you. On the Virtual Console for Wii U comes Natsume Championship Wrestling, and the always great Mega Man Zero. Also on the Wii you'll find 99Moves, Blok Drop X T...more



5:00 PM on 12.15.2014
Club Nintendo adds Super Mario Kart, Kirby's Dream Land 3

The last three times I've written about Club Nintendo rewards, Kirby made his way onto the list. That trend continues today with the new set of game offers available until January 19, 2015: Kirby's Dream Land 3 (Wii U) - 200...more



3:00 PM on 12.15.2014
Felynes can dress up as Dante, Blanka, and Chun-Li in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

I'm no Monster Hunter player but I'm liking the cross-game costumes for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Well, most of them. In line with today's Devil May Cry re-release news, Capcom has shown a Felyne outfit based on Dante. That...more



View all Nintendo






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more