Nintendo Wii to get a 20% price cut at the end of September

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Wii Price Drop

The Nintendo Wii is the only current gen console not to receive a price drop yet and after the latest price drops from Sony and Microsoft the Wii has been looking decidedly pricey.

So it comes as no surprise to see a bunch of rumours proclaiming a Wii price drop in coming weeks and these rumours have now all but been confirmed with a leaked Toys R Us pamphlet doing the rounds.

According to Toys R Us the Wii will be receiving a $50 price drop on the 27th of September which unsurprisingly is around the same time as the Tokyo Game Show.

I would be very surprised if this price drop isn’t a global thing so we can expect the price in SA to drop down to R2640 ($353) and in Australia to drop to AUD$295 ($253).

Maybe when we are big we can also pay the same amount for our games as the Americans?

Source: Kotaku

Last Updated: September 15, 2009

Gavin Mannion

I for one welcome our future robotic overlords

  • Lol,the fear ,I feel it.before the ps3 slim price cut,these arrogant losers said they didnt need one.Im glad the HUGE gains in sales of the ps3 knocked them off their high horse.what you guys think? Could we be paying Under R3000 for a wii by December? Hahaha.the importers ,distributers here are a joke.daylight robbery

  • Ruslan

    And in other unrelated news Del Potro has beaten Federer in the final of the US Open! What a match!

  • Not beat,whupped

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