50°
Submitted by mrbojingles 508d ago | news

Yet another retailer selling Wii U for £149 ($218)

Another European retailer, this time ASADA Direct, is selling the Wii U 8GB set for £149 ($218) and 32GB Set for £199 ($310). Get yours now while they're still available. (Nintendo, Wii U)

Qrphe  +   508d ago
Awesome for the consumer
rajman  +   508d ago
Cant believe I payed £100 more for the 32gb set only 6 months ago o_0
LOL_WUT  +   508d ago
That's a pretty good deal for those who are in the UK. ;)
Moonman  +   508d ago
Could this be a sign of a price cut coming? That would be a awesome price cut.
majiebeast  +   508d ago
If they are gonna cut the price its in Q3-Q4 with the new Mario kart,Mario 3D,Wonderful 101,Pikmin 3 and WiifitU. I doubt they will even do this Iwata wants a 100billion(1 billion dollars) yen profit in this fiscal year. The wiiU is only profittable when it sells with 1 game. So lets say they cut the price by 50-100$ that would mean it now needs to sell 2-3 games with each system unless they managed to already bring manufacturing costs down.

What the retailers here in Europe are doing is trying to get rid of that November-December shipment. They probably thought it would sell out, but instead it did decent but not what they expected. So now they want the warehouse space the wiiU's are taking up for other products that just sell better, even if it means taking a hit on it.
LOL_WUT  +   508d ago
Could this be a sign of a price cut coming?
@ Moonman I'd hope so ;)
2v1  +   508d ago
let me call my psychic

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

‘Destiny’ Loot Cave Farming Explodes; Exploit Or Smart Counter To Bungie’s Endgame Grind?

7m ago - INQ: Since Destiny is a hybrid between a first-person shooter and a MMORPG, high-level PlayStatio... | Xbox 360
30°

#GamerGate: ‘It’s Not Over Until Someone Goes To Prison’ Says Game Journalist

7m ago - One Angry Gamer "If the headline is anything to go by, it kind of looks like it's going that way.... | Industry
40°

2014 Japan Game Awards - Games of the year announced

1h ago - The Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association announced the winners of the 2014 Japan Game Aw... | Culture
30°

Review: Frederic – Resurrection of Music (Pure Nintendo)

1h ago - Pure Nintendo: "I think Frederic Ressuresction of Music is a good bargin for the $6 the eshop is... | Wii U
Ad

Celebrate the new TV season with Filmwatch

Now - With the 2014-2015 TV season right around the corner, come join us on Filmwatch as we celebrate and give all you TV lovers something to enjoy! | Promoted post
40°

Behind Closed Doors, Tabata Talks Final Fantasy XV, Type-0 HD at TGS

1h ago - The author was invited for a special post-Tokyo Game Show meeting with Hajime Tabata of Square En... | PS4