Wii U BOTW edition console: can the game be sold?

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User Info: Matt118

Matt118
4 weeks ago#1
Hi all,

I'm thinking of picking up a used Wii U since they're cheap(er) now. A lot of listings on Craigslist advertise a BOTW edition console with the game pre-installed. I suspect it doesn't really work that way, but I wanted to be sure. If someone has already associated the pre-installed BOTW software with their Nintendo account, the software isn't transferable, is it? Or does the pre-installation of BOTW persist when formatting the system?

Thanks in advance.
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User Info: SaturnSnowman

SaturnSnowman
4 weeks ago#2
Um

I don't think a BotW edition exists

The game might be pre-installed but a special system does not exist to my knowledge
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User Info: SSMajinVegeta2

SSMajinVegeta2
4 weeks ago#3
And I don’t think Nintendo sold any preinstalled
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User Info: Matt118

Matt118
4 weeks ago#4
So that's why I couldn't find any info about this. OK, thanks. I guess people think they can buy digital copies and then just sell them with the system.
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User Info: este914

este914
4 weeks ago#5
Just buy the physical game if you wanna resell it later on

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User Info: ParadiseRegaind

ParadiseRegaind
4 weeks ago#6
There was definitely not a special BotW Wii U bundle console released by Nintendo. By the time BotW came out, most stores did not even have Wii U consoles in stock anymore.

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tvmasterdoodles
4 weeks ago#7
https://youtu.be/jJxVQTYkQ04
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User Info: TC2Kevin

TC2Kevin
4 weeks ago#8
It could be a Wind Waker console with that game installed, or BOTW could be installed via their NNID.
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User Info: Matt118

Matt118
4 weeks ago#9
Thanks for the input, everyone. I’ll assume that I can only buy used games if they’re physical copies. No one on CL seems to understand that digital purchases are not transferable...
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