My mother’s epic search for Wii Fit finally ended a few days ago, but according to a statement from Nintendo given to MTVMultiplayer, she should have already have been able to get her hands on the game months ago.
Nintendo had a substantial supply nationwide for launch, though some stores saw spot shortages due to unprecedented demand for this unique product. The consumer response to ‘Wii Fit’ at launch was historically exceptional when compared with peripheral-based video game products. We are providing retailers with a constant supply of ‘Wii Fit,’ so you should see a regular supply of ‘Wii Fit’ on store shelves as we move through the summer and into the holidays.
Of course by “spot shortages” Nintendo must mean every store on the planet. My mother scoured the Internet and every retailer within a hour radius since the release of Wii Fit to find the game at retail price with zero luck. It wasn’t until my hometown’s Wal-Mart randomly got two copies in on Tuesday that she was finally able to experience how poorly the game tries to execute physical fitness.
Have you guys seen the game around reliably? Is there some secret coffer of Wii Fit that I have missed?