Why didn't they just drop price on announcement day??

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User Info: panama_chief

panama_chief
5 years ago#1
Would've stopped the loopholers and gave the early buyers(moral cop types) less to gripe about. I'm wondering why that specific date?
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User Info: whitaker6490

whitaker6490
5 years ago#2
How would that have stopped loopholers and why the hell does it even matter?
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User Info: Mr_Mew

Mr_Mew
5 years ago#3
I'm pretty sure Nintendo would of received more crap if they announced such a drastic price drop without telling anyone. Just sayin'.
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User Info: theabomination

theabomination
5 years ago#4
To give retailers a chance to try to unload their current inventory.
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User Info: Mariofan15

Mariofan15
5 years ago#5
bronx718 posted...
Would've stopped the loopholers and gave the early buyers(moral cop types) less to gripe about. I'm wondering why that specific date?

Use your head. People would of been pissed if they did that right on the day they announced it because Nintendo made no mention of it>_>.
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User Info: MINJI20

MINJI20
5 years ago#6
How would they have done the Ambassador program? Nintendo isn't losing any money from the loopholes, retailers are. They could probably care less. They also have a chance to make more money by luring in new people with the 20 free games.

User Info: panama_chief

panama_chief
5 years ago#7
Loophole stopping: if they announce a price drop and do it the same day how are people going to take advantage of the loophole if most are outside 7/14/30 day policies for price matching?

If the ambassador program has been implemented to "make up" to people who bought their consoles before the price drop, why would they gripe more if the drop was done earlier? The console is already in hand and they are still in the program getting free games.

Now that it's been said, those few weeks of "get it and get in the program" might up the sales....guess we'll know in September.
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