Member Submitted

Price planned for Wii U

by M@ndyz 5 Comments 7 Votes 602 Views 10/04/2012 Back to News






Sources close to the Wii U have said this product has cost the manufacturer around $180+ $50 for the controller to make.. Source's say Nintendo chose a GPU and CPU to keep up the current consoles but still keep hardware cost down.



We might have to wait till E3 to see if this is true.. I'm guessing it may be around $400 in Australia but I'm happy with this rumor if true..

Source: http://au.wii.ign.com/articles/122/1222560p1.html?utm_campaign=ign+main+twitter&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

Link to us http://wii.mmgn.com/News/Price-planned-for-Wii-U
Tags: hardware price u Wii
Vote for this article Log in with Facebook

Price planned for Wii U Comments

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook
I'd be happy to see it launch anywhere south of $500 here. But even if it doesn't I'll be getting it. I certainly hope a retailer close to me does a midnight launch. I've had enough rumour and speculation. I just want the damn thing. NOW! [Rage]

1wiierdguy said: I'd be happy to see it launch anywhere south of $500 here. But even if it doesn't I'll be getting it. I certainly hope a retailer close to me does a midnight launch. I've had enough rumour and speculation. I just want the damn thing. NOW!


I WILL go to a midnight launch [Derp] [Derp] [Derp]
I'm definitely going to a Midnight launch. EB Games Maroochydore did one for the Wii so its a safe bet they'll do it for the WiiU too.
I find it sad to see Americans complaining on IGN's facebook page about the $300 US price saying they'd never pay for it at that price, by aussie logic, that's cheap as for a next generation console :S

Great write up Mandy! I hope our Aussie price falls in line with this one, but it probably will be alot more, knowing how expensive our consoles are compared to the rest of the world on launch >.<
Because America feels the need to complain about EVERYTHING.

Read this article earlier on IGN as well!! Soo interesting! I cannot wait until more information is leaked about the Wii U!

Post a comment

Leave a comment Log in with Facebook

Recently Read

Featured Wii Content

Most Anticipated August Game

Most Anticipated August Game

5 days ago Polls 5 6
PAX Aus 2015 Indie Show-case games part of new area

PAX Aus 2015 Indie Show-case games part of new area

Gryllis 4 days News 2 12
Big games of August

Big games of August

Tano 5 days Articles 8 7
Friendly Fire Show 101: Steve Wright or Steve Wrong?

Friendly Fire Show 101: Steve Wright or Steve Wrong?

Podcast 5 days Articles 0 3
Analysts believe Takeda likely to become Nintendo boss

Analysts believe Takeda likely to become Nintendo boss

Gryllis 22/07 News 0 3
Ant-Man confirmed for Disney Infinity 3.0
Gryllis 20/07 News 3 5
If you suck at Halo, you're probably also sexist

If you suck at Halo, you're probably also sexist

Tano 20/07 News 13 6
Watch Satoru Iwata's 2005 'Heart of a Gamer' talk

Watch Satoru Iwata's 2005 'Heart of a Gamer' talk

Gryllis 15/07 News 1 1
Video game 'addiction' is killing this 23-year-old, his parents claim

Video game 'addiction' is killing this 23-year-old, his parents claim

Tano 15/07 News 18 6

Community Content

Wii U - 2, MMGN - 0

Wii U - 2, MMGN - 0

01/05/2015 Blog 16 1

MMGN Updates

Status
Updating..
Username

Mickyt888, Matrix6 commented on PS4 sales set it up to topple PS2 as best selling console ever

Mickyt888 5 hours ago
Username

commented on PlayStation Plus games revealed for August

stonecold 20 hours ago
Username

commented on Most Anticipated August Game

Booth 1 day ago
Username

Jubilee is now Level 31!

Jubilee 1 day ago
Username

commented on Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation review

Matrix6 1 day ago
Username

brueh just unlocked the Welcomed achievement!

brueh 1 day ago