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NPD numbers are in and it isn't looking good for Nintendo's new console. 460k sold in December (worse than PS3's first December) in USA, combined with terrible numbers in Europe but acceptable numbers in Japan. Sales will drop drastically when the holiday fever has cooled down, but how desperate will Nintendo be? We already saw them cut 3DS very early due to lower than expected sales. Will they do the same with the WiiU soon?



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when you say so

4 doom threads and still counting. 



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osed125 said:

4 doom threads and still counting. 

It's a legitimate question. Don't you think they will cut the price? Sony did it pretty soon with the PS3, Nintendo did it with 3DS and so on.



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Not before March because I don't think they want to eat that loss for this fiscal year.

Probably somewhere between April-June (E3) depending on how dire the situation gets. It's quite possible another round of 360/PS3 cuts are coming too by next spring/summer, so Nintendo may have no choice. 



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pezus said:
osed125 said:

4 doom threads and still counting. 

It's a legitimate question. Don't you think they will cut the price? Sony did it pretty soon with the PS3, Nintendo did it with 3DS and so on.

It still qualifies as a doom thread since price cut means the console is doing bad. But to answer your question: by the end of the year.



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I wouldn't be surprised to see a $50 price cut in November...$249/$299.



pezus said:
osed125 said:

4 doom threads and still counting. 

It's a legitimate question. Don't you think they will cut the price? Sony did it pretty soon with the PS3, Nintendo did it with 3DS and so on.



I say Europe maybe SummerTime? But if they have MK then they need to bundle for holidays! 3DS is gonna eat Wii Sales a little IMO, and kinda obliterate Vita come Oct!



I see many Sony fans are capitalizing on the Wii U's lowish numbers this Holiday... All I have to say to you is:

OT: Not this soon. Though I do see them getting rid of the Basic Set.



 

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A price cut or a Wii U Slim.

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