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Retailers dropping Wii price to $170 en masse


1:00 PM on 04.18.2011
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[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?






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