$50 Wii Price Cut Coming This Weekend

If you’re one of the five or ten people out there yet to pick up a Nintendo Wii, you’re about to be rewarded for your recalcitrance. This Sunday, Nintendo is expected to cut the price on the gaming console by $50, from $249.99 to $199.99. After nearly three years, the price cut shouldn’t come as a major surprise, especially given discounts earlier this year from Microsoft and Sony on their boxes. And Nintendo will probably have no problem making up the difference on accessories like the upcoming Wii Fit Plus, which will debut at about $90 when bundled with a balance board.
Wii price drop confirmed: $199 starting this weekend [Engadget]

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