Nintendo Drops Price of Wii to $129.99

Posted on October 15, 2012

Black Wii 2012 Box Art

Nintendo has lowered the price of the Wii from $149.99 to $129.99. The price drop coincides with a new black Wii configuration that includes a black Wii console and the Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort games on a single disk. It is also comes with a black Wii Remote Plus and black Nunchuk controller. The price drop is not a surprise with Nintendo launched the new Wii U system on November 18th.

Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing, said in a statement, "Nearly six years after it launched, people are still attracted to the pure, inclusive fun of the Wii console. A new suggested retail price and the inclusion of two great games make it an easy choice for families looking for a great value this holiday season."

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