Super Mario Odyssey is one of Nintendo's biggest releases this year and Nintendo plans to give those without a Switch another reason to pick one up this season. The Super Mario Odyssey Nintendo Switch bundle.
Well I know this is going to be a shitshow to get
I'll look to get a Switch in the coming months, but ultimately not this one. While I love the red Joycons, I wish there were a few more flourishes to make this console seem a more specialized edition. More to the point, though, is that I'm not a fan of the pack-in being a download code. The Switch has only so much memory. Sure, I'll shell out for a 128GB Micro SD, but I also prefer owning as many things physically as I can - doubly so for the Switch given its finite internal memory. So if I'm lucky, this bundle will take some attention away from standard bundles, and I can just grab a $300 one and buy myself a physical copy of Odyssey to go along with it lol.
Agreed. Bundling a console with download codes is just being very very cheap, especially when that console already barely has any storage. I know that kinda crap was one of the main reasons why I didn't buy a WiiU. I think it was with Zelda WW that was bundled with a code. Later MK8 bundles did the same.
Glad I picked up a Switch a couple weeks ago when my Target near me finally had some in stock. This bundle is going to be hard to find and will sell for more online,
Pretty cool, good luck grabbing one of them though lol.
$380 seems a bit much for this bundle
It's priced like this because it will sell the same as if it were cheaper. Business 101.
No this bundle costs more than if you were to get the console and the game separately
The bundle includes a carrying case as well, so assuming it would fetch $20ish on its own (as it seems most other cases tend to go for), this bundle is just a bundle. No savings or gouging. The price is the price, as it were.
It is gouging because that case costed $3 to make in slave labor wages.
@Veneno Then the case is price gouging, not this bundle which was the focus of this discussion. If you want to debate slave labor wages and actual item cost, that's another discussion entirely.
The point is that no one asked for a carrying case bundled in with the gaming part of it . Therefore it is gouging you for an extra 20. Rip off.
@Veneno, Do you remember the Zelda Master Editions price at launch. It didn't even come with the console, but people valued the statue,carry case, map, coin and soundtrack. All of those things cost penny's to make, but people want them to collect or have. Bringing up the cost to produce something is irrelevant because most things in this world cost very little to make. Companies have other factors to pay for, electricity, shipping, employee wages etc. that all get included in price on top of making profit. Plus for some people, its just easier if the manufacturer just bundles everything so they don't have to buy things separately. Some parents don't know anything at all about games, so when they hear it comes with a game and a carrying case they may be more inclined to buy it knowing they only have to pick up one box instead of shopping aimlessly with no knowledge of what to get !!
dude use common sense 299.99 for system 59.99 for game 19.99 for case
Yes I know there's a carrying case in the bundle. My point is that bundles are generally supposed to save consumers money than if they were to buy all the items included in the bundle separately. In this case you'd be just as well off buying all the items separately since it'll all add up to the same cost.
They releasing a red pair of joy con for sale separately now?
So you're basically paying same price for a paint job?
then dont buy it.
And they will get away with it just because its better than paying 400 dollars on ebay for a standalone Switch ya know? I myself will probably wait after Christmas and get one at a regular price
Considering it's Mario you'd think they bang a little M in white symbol on the Joy cons or paint the dock as well seems a bit underwhelming but hey does that job. Game is gonna be amazing didn't watch any of that part of the direct tho don't wanna spoil the surprise
This would've been a great bundle if it was $350 instead of $380 and Mario Odyssey was a physical game instead of digital. Oh well. I'll wait for a restock of the regular Switch.
no switch bundle will be less.......its 299 for system, 59.99 for game.....19.99 for case.....you basically going to do the same either way if you pick this bundle or any other bundle or buying it separate.....everyone who own a switch own a case, so you will pay 380, when you ready
Lets be honest though, that case probably cost 3 bucks
Get the game for $48 through best buy gamers club or amazon prime. Only fools pay full price for games.
I can get the game for $48 through Best Buy GCU and I can get a Switch case for $15 (or even less). So that doesn't help me at all.
I don't own a case at all
i respect you want physical, im all digital, I use to do the 20 percent discount got both zelda and mario kart for less, but sold them to get them for digital, not going back, love the convenience switching games with ease
If you're a digital guy then more power to you. Digital has its advantages as well.
Them red joy cons look awesome.. Wouldnt buy the bundle if its a digital version though
Nintendo better get their production under control because once Super Mario Odyssey drops and we get into the holiday season the Switch is going to be a hot commodity.
This game looks awesome. October can't come soon enough.
So happy I bought my Switch already. Can't stand this digital download crap!
i prefer digital, memory are cheap now, but I respect others who like physical, but it do feel nice switching between my 10 games and not having to open a box
Good Luck Playing it anywhere you want if you don't have a game case or the game already inserted in your Switch
With the short battery life of Switch I'm only playing 1 game on the go anyway. I'm not jumping in and out of multiple games while out and about. And if I was inclined to do so my Switch carrying case has space for a few game cartridges too :)
"Download code for Super Mario Odyssey" I pass I would like to have a physical copy not a digital one of this game. Plus how many are they going to make this time? Again good job Nintendo, I like to see how easy it will be to walk into a store and just buy one, or order it online. They never learn, whatever goal they have in their head on how many units they will produce they should triple it. I want one but will not pay any more than what it's worth. Used to love Nintendo but lately my interest is going away...
They didn't say it's Limited and considering it's their Big Holiday Title. And them stating the Switch Production will exceeds 10 million. Nintendo could have around 2-3 million of these Bundle Worldwide and 2-4 million regular Switch.
Oooo I want, I don't see a price
What a joke... As if the console and games werent already overpriced. And being a digital version of the game is just like taking a page out of ms's playbook... Nintender should be ashamed of themselves!
So you are saying Mario O is overpriced? So they should have priced it at what, $20? It seems that the fanboys are in full defense mode today.
for the people who are confuse on the price 299.99 for system 59.99 for game 19.99 for case is the total of the system
I was really hopeing they would show something on the trophy/ achievment system
Moons are your achievements/trophies for this game
hmmmmmmmmmm This may be where I jump in! This is where I said I would jump in. Hope I can get one!
Good luck sir!
After seeing what this bundle is and how much it costs, I am probably going to buy a used one, or new regular model, plus the game with GCU discount.
Soooo....just red joycons and a carrying case??? Facking LAME-O. PLUS ITS JUST A DOWNLOAD CODE AND NOT THE PHYSICAL GAME!?!?!? GTFOH with that bullshat!
"The bundle will come with a download code for Super Mario Odyssey" Not buying, give me physical copy of the game
I like this red better than the neon red. Too bad it appears you can only buy them separately in Japan.
its a ripped off deal in australia, switch is $467 and mario is $79. the bundle is $550 WTF
$467(console)+$79(game)+20(cas e) Thats $566 assuming the case would cost $20 in Australia. Sounds like it would cost more like everything else.
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