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Wii costs $1,100 in Brazil

$1,100 for a Wii. Would you pay that much for a console? Find out why it costs so much for the Wii in Brazil.

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xaphanze3587d ago

I used to live in Brasil when I was a little kid. I visit it every Summer. The ps3 costs around 3000-3500 reals which is equivelant to about 1500$. Yes, electronics are really expensive over there.

ItsDubC3587d ago

Just waiting to see who's gonna be the first to post some denigrating played-out comment about the Wii being a ripoff.

Poisen3587d ago

The Wii is a bloody RIP-OFF, you can buy a Ps3 and a 360... with some games for that price!... LOL j/ks.
@xaphanze
Thats $100 more than what you pay here and I thought we paid the most for electronics.

I hate how some people from America and Japan complain about how much they are charged for electronics. They should try live where I live! $1,400 for a Ps3, can't get a Wii, can't get a 360. I ended up paying $600 for my 360 with 2 games.

ItsDubC3587d ago

lol

Ya I'm American and I know we get consoles pretty cheap compared to many places around the world, but where do u live? Sometimes I feel like the exhorbitant cost of console gaming in certain parts of the world is keeping PC gaming afloat.

Poisen3587d ago

I live in Uganda...so basically darkness from a gaming standpoint. We only get games which are over 6 months old here. That is why I rely on going to South Africa at various intervals during the year to increase my supply of gaming material.

Snukadaman3587d ago (Edited 3587d ago )

And we Americans complain about 60 dollar games....I would still be playing my modded xbox if that was the case...you both have my sympathy fellas.

unreal arbiter..you must be one of those dots in africa when im playing halo 3...lol.

DeckUKold3587d ago

WTH i never new that that's HARSH!!!!!!! really feel bad 4 ya

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lynx1halo3587d ago (Edited 3587d ago )

So if the Wii costs $1,100 in Brazil...then how much would it be to buy a Gamecube over there as theyre basically the same product....
Wii = Gamecube2

Almighty3587d ago

And still the best selling console there. WOW

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