Wii U Deluxe Package Sold Out at GameStop; Walmart Creates Expensive Bundle

TheHDRoom: "The early bird gets to pick up a Nintendo Wii U Deluxe package from their local GameStop at midnight on November 18. The rest of us will have to concoct a plan "B.""

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XB1_PS42227d ago

You kidding me you bastards! I want the deluxe version. Man you all are quick the draw.

camel_toad2227d ago

Funny I casually got mine at GameStop yesterday, no waiting outside or anything crazy and the sales rep said I was the only person at the time that had even pre-ordered it.

Now I just have to actually get excited about it. Tough to when ZombiU n Pikmin are really the only games I'm caring about as far as launch titles go.

chrisgay2227d ago

Is Pikmin actually a launch title? I heard it slipped in 2013. Seriously bad news if true.

camel_toad2227d ago


Oh crap you're right. That sucks...

MmaFan-Qc2227d ago

i will wait at least 5-6 months after the console release to get it.

after the wii release borefest, nintendo wont fool me again.

TheRealSpy2227d ago

Nintendo learned from their experience with Wii that if you artificially create demand by massively limiting supply, the sheeple will think that makes the system good and will flock to it.

something tells me it won't work out the same way this time though. the early adopters will get it, there will be a few launch titles, then...crickets.

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Crazyglues2227d ago (Edited 2227d ago )

ha..ha.. my brother just got he last one at best buy this morning... site now says SOLD OUT!

how crazy is that... wow those things are selling like hot cakes...

dam.. Looks like Nintendo is about to do it again..


TheRealSpy2227d ago

if by "do it again" you mean trick stupid people into thinking the system is in high demand by only making a couple hundred thousand units available, then yes, you are right.

DeadlyFire2226d ago

I can see people drawing blood after thanksgiving on Black Friday sales day.

This is what happens when games get Mature Nintendo. haha.

For the doubters WiiU is at least 50 times as powerful as the Wii.

My WiiU favs are Super Mario U, Lego City Stories, ZombiU, and CoD. Nice combo there right. :P

BrutallyBlunt2227d ago

It will be interesting how things go this holiday season.

jaymart2k2227d ago

I can see it aleady.

Mom & Dads at Black Friday, where's the Wii U only to find out it's sold out.

Then comes the Ebay people making 2-3 times the money.

ninjabake2227d ago

PlayStation 2 and Wii launch all over again LOL I can literally see the sign on the door already "Wii u: Awaiting further stock" we shall see how Nintendo holds up during the holidays it looks good so far but they MUST meet demand if preorders are sold out now, what do they think its gonna be like when the hype train rolls in with the heavy promotion?

ipe2227d ago (Edited 2227d ago )

So sales around 100k from gamestop if its true 4 every store.

jaymart2k2227d ago

Try like 20-30 every Gamestop

Wal-Mart,Target,etc get 5-10

ronin4life2227d ago

Were are you guys getting these numbers? O.o

ipe2227d ago

Every gs gets 20 units for launch.

ronin4life2227d ago

How do you know?? Did a GameStop person say something? Now I feel left out...
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...please? @[email protected];;;

TheRealSpy2227d ago

sure are a lot of suckers out there

DeadlyFire2226d ago

I can see WiiU taking a real stand as the 2ndary console of this generation for my home.

Sure its not aiming to be running Unreal Engine 4 at a high resolution or loaded up with RAM, but it looks good. Hardware should be at least 50x what the Wii can do. What other console developer can say they have made a quantum leap in power like that. When and if they do reveal final specs they have lots of material to market the WiiU. I am thinking its based off the R700 series with a AMD 4860M type specs. It doesn't fit into the whole 5x the last console generation. It goes beyond that and proves that Nintendo might be ready to hit the bigger leagues with its next round. Their aim is to likely hit a PS2 like success.

stuntman_mike2227d ago

it's a shame USA doesnt get the zombi u premium package, that cost's £350.

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