I find it perplexing when people use the argument "the 3DS will keep Nintendo...

#1Phange 2Posted 12/26/2012 10:03:44 AM
...afloat"

Do people not realize that it has thus far been the costliest mistake Nintendo has ever made (due to timing, an unwarranted price drop, and a strong yen)?

Nintendo desperately needs e Wii U to sell gangbusters and with a high first party attach rate. The 3DS is causing them to hemorrhage cash at an unprecedented rate.
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#2FAT____MANPosted 12/26/2012 10:04:28 AM
I'm pretty sure Nintendo's billions of dollars with no debt will keep them afloat.
#3squatch22Posted 12/26/2012 10:05:18 AM
Because is profiting and doing well now...
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#4Banjo2553Posted 12/26/2012 10:05:20 AM
I thought right now the 3DS has just become profitable for them.
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#5Baha05Posted 12/26/2012 10:05:21 AM
Actually the 3DS is making a profit again so they aren't loosing money on it.
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#6HeaderHogPosted 12/26/2012 10:05:37 AM
3DSXL after people became acquainted with the original.

THAT'S keeping them afloat.
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#7Phange 2(Topic Creator)Posted 12/26/2012 10:06:38 AM
squatch22 posted...
Because is profiting and doing well now...


No, actually, it isn't. Nintendo posted its largest loss in history in November.
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#8EastCoastKodyPosted 12/26/2012 10:08:17 AM
I find it perplexing that ppl still think the 3DS is a flop.

Thats old news.

ppl are buying it now
#9squatch22Posted 12/26/2012 10:10:48 AM
Phange 2 posted...
squatch22 posted...
Because is profiting and doing well now...


No, actually, it isn't. Nintendo posted its largest loss in history in November.


The 3DS has been selling at a profit for months now. Lol
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#10squatch22Posted 12/26/2012 10:12:24 AM
http://www.destructoid.com/nintendo-no-longer-selling-3ds-at-a-loss-231943.phtml
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LR posted: And the PSP isn't a Sony console so why would I make that claim?
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