Why are Wii U games $60?

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1 year ago#1
Shouldn't it be $50? The hardware is much more limited than PS4/XO so developmental cost should be significantly cheaper. PS3 was $60 because of the cell and MS just copied with 360 staring with Gears which games originally cost $50. Why Nintendo Wii U though?
1 year ago#2
no matter how you slice it HD costs more
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1 year ago#3
Shouldn't XB1/PS4 be cheaper then since they're both x86 (exactly like PCs) while Wii U is PowerPC?
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1 year ago#4
AceMos posted...
no matter how you slice it HD costs more

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1 year ago#5
Inflation.
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1 year ago#6
Because it's the standard cost for games? 360/PS3/PX1/PS4/PC games all cost $60 new and retail.
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1 year ago#7
They are $60 because we accept that price.
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1 year ago#8
DarkAdonis123 posted...
AceMos posted...
no matter how you slice it HD costs more

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1 year ago#9
I buy all my games new, and I have never paid $60

Mario 3D world was 44.99 at my best buy on launch
DKC:TF was 19.99 as they messed up my preorder and I made a huge scene for them to honor the price

Others were purchased post launch
1 year ago#10
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2010/10/an-inconvenient-truth-game-prices-have-come-down-with-time/
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