Wii U pre-ordered more than original Wii

Wii U Daily spoke to several retailers, all report that the Wii U pre-orders are exceeding those of the original Wii back in 2006.

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Moonman2660d ago (Edited 2660d ago )

This is the first console I ever pre-ordered because I knew it would sellout in the first few days. Nintendo was different (home console market wise) back in 2006 (but ready..haha).

Now they are launching with being #1 the previous generation..first time since N64 launch. It makes sense.

camel_toad2660d ago (Edited 2660d ago )

Gamers need something new. This console generation (while fantastic and still kicking) has been around too long.

Everyone likes new stuff - well maybe everyone except people that shop at antique stores.

Y_51502660d ago

I waited in line for my Wii back in 2006. No need to pre-order.

ScubaSteve12660d ago

you do know that you may not get out due to the fact most stores are going to be pre-order

Y_51502659d ago

I mean no needing to preorder back then. Now it's a standard in order to get the product that you desire.

josephayal2660d ago

Pre-order? Why? ... Meh!

wastedcells2660d ago

The wii was coming off the GameCube which didn't sell well so this is no surprise.

NBT912660d ago

Makes sense, it is following a very successful console.
Good for Nintendo! I do plan on getting one early next year some time.

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