The wii U is too expensive.

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2 years ago#41
kdognumba1, that's a good post, and I respect where you're coming from, but I would have expected those things from the Wii U even if it cost $100 less. If there were games out now that made it clear that the Wii U was in fact more powerful than the 360 and PS3, then I would be more inclined to say that the hardware was more reasonably priced. But there isn't, and none of the other features you listed really help to justify the cost of the system.
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2 years ago#42
SlimeSwayze posted...
kdognumba1, that's a good post, and I respect where you're coming from, but I would have expected those things from the Wii U even if it cost $100 less. If there were games out now that made it clear that the Wii U was in fact more powerful than the 360 and PS3, then I would be more inclined to say that the hardware was more reasonably priced. But there isn't, and none of the other features you listed really help to justify the cost of the system.


To each there own. Just know that all hardware, regardless of what its made for, has its strengths and weakness's, pros and cons. It really comes down to personal opinion if you feel the pros outweigh the cons or vice versa. While the Wii U is far from perfect it does have its strong points that for some do outweigh the cons.
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2 years ago#43
You're right, not to mention I bought a $399 Xbox 360 at launch, and a $599 PS3 at launch. But man, dat wii U is just too expensive.
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2 years ago#44
freutty2 posted...
You're right, not to mention I bought a $399 Xbox 360 at launch, and a $599 PS3 at launch. But man, dat wii U is just too expensive.


So you think it's fine?
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2 years ago#45
KAMMYqueen posted...
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2 years ago#46
DelsinRowe posted...
Someone posted a video yesterday showing that the Wii U components including gamepad totaled $228. Nintendo just likes to rip people off and overprice ancient hardware.


Yes, there is. The Gamepad is estimated to cost about $80 to make and the total cost of the system and controller is approx. $228. They could have added a number of things and it still probably would not have been $300 if what they say is true.

Nintendo refuses to talk about it so I'm guess they hit the nail on the head.
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2 years ago#47
don't let nintendo drones tell, nintendo doesn't sell it at a loss

http://wiiudaily.com/2013/03/cnn-wii-u-cost/

but yeh it is overpriced, it needs 50 to 100 dollar price drop.
2 years ago#48
Jackal posted...
DelsinRowe posted...
Someone posted a video yesterday showing that the Wii U components including gamepad totaled $228. Nintendo just likes to rip people off and overprice ancient hardware.


Yes, there is. The Gamepad is estimated to cost about $80 to make and the total cost of the system and controller is approx. $228. They could have added a number of things and it still probably would not have been $300 if what they say is true.

Nintendo refuses to talk about it so I'm guess they hit the nail on the head.


It's a business dude.
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2 years ago#49
berenddebeer posted...
Jackal posted...
DelsinRowe posted...
Someone posted a video yesterday showing that the Wii U components including gamepad totaled $228. Nintendo just likes to rip people off and overprice ancient hardware.


Yes, there is. The Gamepad is estimated to cost about $80 to make and the total cost of the system and controller is approx. $228. They could have added a number of things and it still probably would not have been $300 if what they say is true.

Nintendo refuses to talk about it so I'm guess they hit the nail on the head.


It's a business dude.


And?
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2 years ago#50
I don't understand why they dont just sell them for something like 100 or something. Sure they will lose a lot but the more consoles the more games sold.
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