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Why is the Wii so pricey?

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  1. Jamin

    Jamin WiiChat Member

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    Why is the Wii so pricey? I want to buy one I just feel like spendin' that kind of money! It is a smaller price than all the other systems, but still pricey!
     
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    wrong section. but uhh i think if you think the wii is pricey then you should be looking for a used xbox or playstation 2 on ebay =)
     
  3. wii maniac

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    Umm...welcome and its not really pricey less then ps3 and xbox if you want a system get a ps2 or xbox like he said.:sick:
     
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    nobody is answering his/her question

    I don't know the answer, but stop trying to make him/her look like an idiot
     
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    Its custom for the next gen systems to cost more money than previous consoles. Gamecube was pretty high for what it was, but honestly Wii is a good price. A price cut may come next year, but $250 is not a bad price to pay, and if you want more bang for your buck maybe buy a bundle. Comes with more games and extras, may leave you a little more satisfied.
     
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    I'd rather pay 250 than 500

    but if you wait, i'm sure it will go down again
     
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    No doubt you will probably see it go down after it starts to be available, and probably go down to $199 im guessing:lol:
     
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    of course that would be my luck :yikes:
     
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    They cost so much because they're selling out everywhere, therefore retailers don't sell the console alone, they sell it in bundles with games. So the price goes a lot higher, you'll be lucky finding just the console alone I think!
     
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    its pricey because nintendo wants to make a profit on their consoles so they overprice it for that.
     
  11. Skippy

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    Basic economics
     
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    I paid almost $600 for my PS3. Compared to that, the Wii isn't overly pricey.

    If money is a problem, get an used PS2.
     
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    It's like petrol. Getting real expensive, but is getting that expensive (in the long run) as they know people will still buy it. (sorta referring to eBay really..).
     
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    Pricey? You're just being cheap :lol: that's the starting price for most consoles 2-3 years after their debut.
    Besides, supply and demand my friend, they console the demand while the demand is through the roof, I'm surprised they're not as much as a 360 or PS3.
     
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    i dont think this guys gonna be a usual memeber here haha. just got bashed on his first post haha
     

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