Re: Wii Launch Thread
on 11-19-2006 03:33 AM
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There are plenty of Wii's to go around, unlike the PS3.
I'm quite positive you'll be able to casually walk into a store and pick one up.
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Unfortunately I don't believe thats the case. Me, my girlfriend and a group of our other friends camped outside our 24 walmart for 11 hours to get one today. They had 35 units, and there were at least 30 people behind us at one point, and that wasn't even late into the night. While I was at the counter exchanging my voucher for the system there were still many people coming in thinking they would be in great supply. Keep in mind also that I live in New Braunfels, TX, with a population of 50,000 that is comprised mostly of people who do nothing but drink beer, swim at the river, go to dance halls, and listen to americana. The walmart told me that they expect only a few more, if not just one shipment before the end of the year. I also drove by Target to see some friends and they had the entire stock already reserved by people in tents - same with circuit city and best buy. I also managed to grab 3 copies of zelda and 2 more remotes. Between me, my friends, and our friend who runs the local lan center we have all the launch titles covered. [img]/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] IM EXCITED... I already played a bit of excite truck and watched red steel/zelda at the lan center and it looked awesome.
Do you think that the price of the Wiis on ebay will increase right before Christmas? There's little point to both me and my girlfriend having one since we're always together.