Nintendo to pitch Wii at under $250
Nintendo has revealed its next-generation console, the Wii, will retail in the US for $250 or less, and no more than ?Ã‡Â¬â€¢25,000 ($220/?Ã‡Â¬Â£119/?Â¢â€šÃ„Ã¶Â¬Â¨174) in Japan. It also expects to have shipped more than 6m of the machines by March 2007, the company said today.
That’s as many machines as the total number of PlayStation 3 consoles Sony is expecting to ship in the same period. Sony’s box is more than twice the price of the Wii. Both Sony and Microsoft have suggested consumers will buy a Wii alongside each company’s more advanced console because the Nintendo machine is relatively so cheap.
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