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Nintendo's IM 26/04 Summary: No Wii U price at E3, NSMB2 e-Shop/retail release, and more

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    GaryOPA Master Phoenix Admin Staff Member Top-Dog Brass

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    Nintendo 2011/2012 Fiscal Year Investor Meeting 26/04


    Some interesting news on the Nintendo's Investor Meeting held today. Check out the complete summary inside!

    Nintendo just held an Investor Meeting today for the 2011/2012 Fiscal Year and some interesting news were revealed. Here's the complete summary:

    * New Super Mario Bros 2. will be available both at retail and digitally (full download to the SD Card).

    * Apparently, retailers will set their own prices for download versions of games.

    * Wii U Software will be available digitally at launch!


    * Nintendo won't reveal the Wii U Price nor the console Launch Date at this E3. However the console IS having a worldwide launch this year.

    * And finally, Nintendo wants a Wii Sports equivalent on Wii U, can't talk about it now for competitive reasons, will not remodel existing (game?).

    Well, overall good news!

    NEWS SOURCE #1: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=471862
    NEWS SOURCE #2: http://wii.ign.com/articles/122/1223879p1.html

    Our thanks to 'Gauss' for this news story!


Discussion in 'Nintendo Gaming News' started by GaryOPA, Apr 27, 2012.

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      so nintendo have both specs and price to announce, im very shocked that they plan to launch this year and havent even given a price.

      nothing like been left in the dark.
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      billysastard MaxConsole Co-Admin Staff Member Top-Dog Brass

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      nintendo never release their specs, that is a fact.

      nintedo dont release the unit price of their hardware until close to the launch on a regional basis, they stopped doing that at the n64 launch because economies fluctuate and whilst right now the us and eu prices would be high in 6 months when it launches the yen may not be as strong against the $/£/€ and so a better price could be announced, this is also a fact.

      however although its too late now as all preorders are sold out you could have preordered at zavvi in the uk for the price of £399.99 (price subject to change), uk launch price is expected to be around £300 (and sickeningly around $300 in the usa).

      e3 2012 is for the (re)launch of their new console (possibly unveiling its new name) and what you can do with it, that way people can decide if they would like to buy one, when the price is announced then its up to the individual if they think its worth the money. but if you want the first hint of pricing i'd think that you should look to the pre tgs conference later this year and subsequent press conferences in the usa and europe.

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