BIG NEWS: Nintendo will drop price of Wii to $199.99 on 9/27/09
by, 16th September 2009 at 03:40 PM (432 Views)
As many of you may know the Xbox 360 Elite and PS3 Slim recently cut the price of their systems to $299.99. That’s big news since both systems have been know in the past to be on the pricey side and made the Wii seem like a bargain at $249.99, when the Wii was first released back in 2006.
The problem though is that with the current price of the rival high-end versions of the 360 and PS3 now at $299.99; having the Wii still at $249.99 doesn’t seem like such a bargain anymore. Well, it seem like Nintendo is taking noticed as kotaku has first reported: the Wii will now be priced at $199.99 starting Sunday, September 27.
That’s defiantly big news that Nintendo is finally dropping the price of the Wii. It shows that Nintendo is taking the recent price cuts of their rivals seriously. Makes you wonder if Nintendo will have a reveal for its Player Choice for Wii games?
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