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Various UK Retailers Cut Wii U Premium Bundle to £180

Following Nintendo revealing that they’ve dramatically lowered profit forecasts, various UK retailers have heavily slashed the price of the Wii U to £179.99 – the same price that the original Wii launched at way back in 2006, this also marks the lowest price that the Wii U has ever been sold at.

UK Retailers Argos and Amazon have heavily slashed the price of the Wii U Premium bundle which includes a Black console, a Black Gamepad, and Nintendo Land by a massive £120 making this the lowest the Wii U has ever been priced. This is most likely an occurrence of Nintendo revealing that they’ve lowered profit forecasts.

Nintendo have since spoken out and revealed that this isn’t an official price drop and that it’s the retailers themselves who have dramatically slashed the price, or as they call it “retailer activity”.

It’s also looking likely that other retailers may follow suit. We’ll update this post if more news on this subject surfaces.

  • Big Billy

    When the GameCube was on the go all them years ago, Argos pulled the plug on it due to poor sales. GameCube packs going for £50 until stock ran out, they also stopped selling games. With no official price drop coming anytime soon and it’ll have to be a big one, most retailers (if not all) are going to start pulling the plug on the Wii U. My local Asda sells Wii stuff, but no Wii U stuff. But I think Nintendo has secretly pulled the plug on the Wii U and will slog it out for another 3 or 4 years, then release a new consoles. It’ll be Nintendo’s last chance with a home console. But by the time that comes along, the PS5 and Xbox Two will be on the horizon.