Didn't Nintendo just declare there wasn't going to be a price drop?

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2 years ago#1
Like a few weeks ago? What gives??
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2 years ago#2
In June. The drop is in September.
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2 years ago#3
Wasnt this topic already made? Like half hour ago?
What gives?
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2 years ago#4
Things change, it was a month ago maybe they swallowed their pride? Just like Microsoft said they wouldn't remove the DRM and always online, but did it just a week later.
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2 years ago#5
They denied a 3DS price drop too before it happened. Sony denied a price drop for the PS3 a few months after launch too and then dropped the price $100. All companies deny price drops because sales would halt while people waited for the drop.
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2 years ago#6
Stink_Ape posted...
They denied a 3DS price drop too before it happened. Sony denied a price drop for the PS3 a few months after launch too and then dropped the price $100. All companies deny price drops because sales would halt while people waited for the drop.


Hell they even denied the 3DS XL and then announced it the next week lol
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2 years ago#7
Seems like Nintendo flat out lied on this one. I get that they want to compete with the PS4 and Xbox1, and that's likely the reason for the price drop. It was not long ago at all that they declared there would be no price drop claiming the console was selling at a loss. To just flat out lie about the price drop just damages their credibility, which is not something they need.
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2 years ago#8
If they said a price drop was coming months later, what little sales they are getting now wouldn't happen, since people would just wait till then. There's nothing wrong with Nintendo lying about this.
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2 years ago#9
this price drop is a kneejerk reaction to the $199 PS3
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2 years ago#10
CranberryPSO posted...
Seems like Nintendo flat out lied on this one. I get that they want to compete with the PS4 and Xbox1, and that's likely the reason for the price drop. It was not long ago at all that they declared there would be no price drop claiming the console was selling at a loss. To just flat out lie about the price drop just damages their credibility, which is not something they need.


Did you not read any of the posts above yours?
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