Forum Thread
Best Buy Discounts, Deals and Coupon Codes

The Official Nintendo Wii U Availability Thread (And Game Deals)

Rainjet 3,615 1,985 September 13, 2012 at 04:20 PM in Video Games (3) More Best Buy Deals
Deal
Score
+38
467,010 Views
Get Deal

Thread Details

Last Edited by Rainjet November 20, 2012 at 11:47 PM
11/20 @ 11pm PST - Toys R US and Target Deals are still in effect. New stock is expected for Black Friday and before Christmas with at least one poster mentioning their Target is getting more shortly.

http://www.slashgear.com/new-wii-...-20257820/

Quote :
Nintendo's marketing vice president has insisted that fresh Wii U supplies are incoming to alleviate the new console bottleneck, promising "a great quantity" though warning that shortages may still be on the cards. "Demand has been phenomenal" Scott Moffitt told Forbes, though declined to give any specific sales figures, only highlighting the sell-out presales and insisting that there will be more Wii U units than there were Wii consoles at the older model's launch.
Wii U Games
Store / Link Details
Target [target.com] Buy 2 Wii U games, get a a 3rd Wii U Game 50% off Source [cheapassgamer.com]
Toys R Us [toysrus.com] Buy 1 Wii U Game at regular price, get a 2nd Wii U Game 40% off Source [ed4.net]

Other latest Wiki Updates:
- Added NewEgg Wii U Console bundles
- Added Staples link
- Added image for TRU game promotion
If you purchase something through a post on our site, Slickdeals may get a small share of the sale.

Community Wiki

Last Edited by dealsalways November 22, 2012 at 12:45 AM
Live stock updates:
http://www.nowinstock.net/videoga...endo/wiiu/

http://wiialerts.com

http://www.wiiulocator.com/ and http://wiiu4me.com/ (except it cost money to subscribe)

More Live Stock Updates: http://www.trackatoy.com/nintendo...-c-78.html

Online Links and Launch Notes
Store Product Links   More Details
Amazon White 8GB [amazon.com] Black 32GB [amazon.com] Not sold by Amazon.com, only Marketplace sellers.
BestBuy White 8GB [bestbuy.com] Black 32GB [bestbuy.com] Sold out online.
Fry's White 8GB [frys.com] Black 32GB [frys.com] Sold out online.
Gamestop White 8GB [gamestop.com] Black 32GB [gamestop.com] Sold out online.
KMart   Black 32GB [kmart.com]  
NewEgg White 8GB w/Game Bundle [newegg.com] Black 32GB w/Game Bundle [newegg.com] Sold out online.
Sears White 8GB [sears.com] Black 32GB [sears.com]  
Shopko White 8GB [shopko.com] Black 32GB [shopko.com] Sold out online.
Staples White 8GB [staples.com] Black 32GB [staples.com] $50 over MSRP
Target White 8GB [target.com] Black 32GB [target.com] Sold out online. Minimal stock if any expected for non-preorders.
Target - Mobile Links White 8GB [target.com] Black 32GB [target.com] Sold out online.
Toys R Us White 8GB w/Arkham City and Scribblenauts [toysrus.com] Black 32GB [toysrus.com] Sold out online. Opens at 8AM for launch, some stock expected for non-preorders.
Walmart White 8GB [walmart.com] Black 32GB [walmart.com] Sold out online. Some stores have confirmed stock available for non-preorders.
Walmart - Bundle   Console + Controller + Game Bundle [walmart.com]  

Wii U Games
Store / Link Details
Amazon [amazon.com]  
BestBuy [bestbuy.com]  
Fry's [frys.com]  
GameStop [gamestop.com]  
NewEgg [newegg.com]  
Target [target.com] Buy 2 Wii U games, get a a 3rd Wii U Game 50% off Source [cheapassgamer.com]
Toys R Us [toysrus.com] Buy 1 Wii U Game at regular price, get a 2nd Wii U Game 40% off through Black FridaySource [ed4.net]
Walmart [walmart.com]  

Wii U Model Comparison
Models Wii U White Console (Basic) Wii U Black Console (Deluxe)
Price $299.99 $349.99
Console Wii U Console (white) Wii U Console (black)
Power AC Adapter AC Adapter
Controller Wii U GamePad (white) Wii U GamePad (black)
Controller Power  AC Adapter AC Adapter
Sensor Sensor Bar Sensor Bar
Cables HDMI Cable HDMI Cable
Memory 8GB internal storage 32GB internal storage
Cradle   GamePad Cradle
Stand   GamePad and console stands
Included Game   Nintendo Land Wii U Game [nintendo.com]
Both models are backwards compatible with all Wii games and Wii controllers.

3,879 Comments

226 227 228 229 230

Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad.

Joined Jun 2006
Disastrous Dancer
3,910 Posts
420 Reputation
#3406
After playing with one for a week, I think NintendoLand has potential in multiplayer but its not the killer freebie that Wii Sports was. For one thing the single player stuff is very limited and for another you need to buy extra controllers to play the multiplayer stuff. And though most of the games are pick n play, they dont have the charm of simple sports games.

I only tried COD BO2 and I didnt find it any better than the other console versions, so I returned it(rental).
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Joined Mar 2008
Cost Conscious Consumer
934 Posts
2,028 Reputation
#3407
Quote from tornadog View Post :
After playing with one for a week, I think NintendoLand has potential in multiplayer but its not the killer freebie that Wii Sports was. For one thing the single player stuff is very limited and for another you need to buy extra controllers to play the multiplayer stuff. And though most of the games are pick n play, they dont have the charm of simple sports games.

I only tried COD BO2 and I didnt find it any better than the other console versions, so I returned it(rental).
I think the single player on NintendoLand would be better if I knew more people that owned it so we could be competing at leaderboards.

You should try ZombiU, though...it is by FAR my favorite game on the system so far.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3408
Quote from WSJ today by Reggie Fils-Aime, head of Nintendo's operations in America, said the company is shipping more devices to its retail partners but that demand is outstripping supply. "As soon as Wii U hits the shelf, it's selling out"

Seems like good news.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Joined Nov 2003
I keep the torch lit.
2,352 Posts
531 Reputation
#3409
Quote from mill1321 View Post :
Quote from WSJ today by Reggie Fils-Aime, head of Nintendo's operations in America, said the company is shipping more devices to its retail partners but that demand is outstripping supply. "As soon as Wii U hits the shelf, it's selling out"

Seems like good news.
Historically, Reggie just says things whether they are true or not. He's a great mouthpiece for Nintendo because of that.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3410
Quote from Krakn3Dfx View Post :
Historically, Reggie just says things whether they are true or not. He's a great mouthpiece for Nintendo because of that.

Damn, was afraid that was the case. Ha
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3411
Quote from Krakn3Dfx View Post :
I don't think you're going to see much of a reseller market, at least not nearly what it was for the Wii.
I dont think we will ever see anything quite like the Wii, people were selling them for 2-3 years after release at certain times of the year for a profit ......
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Joined Mar 2008
Cost Conscious Consumer
934 Posts
2,028 Reputation
#3412
Quote from mill1321 View Post :
Damn, was afraid that was the case. Ha
Yeah, he said that they were better prepared for the supply/demand than they were for the Wii, that they're sold out, and that they sold less Wii U's in the first week than they did the Wii. At least one of those can't be right.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0

Sign up for a Slickdeals account to remove this ad.

#3413
Quote from tornadog View Post :
After playing with one for a week, I think NintendoLand has potential in multiplayer but its not the killer freebie that Wii Sports was. For one thing the single player stuff is very limited and for another you need to buy extra controllers to play the multiplayer stuff. And though most of the games are pick n play, they dont have the charm of simple sports games.

I only tried COD BO2 and I didnt find it any better than the other console versions, so I returned it(rental).
I played COD BO2 last night and don't like it at all. Returning it. Even going to return my pro controller. I don't like the pro controller. I feel like the buttons should be directly under the right joystick instead of towards the middle. Not to mention BO2 had about 10 matches for team deathmatch.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3414
Quote from desert904 View Post :
Not to mention BO2 had about 10 matches for team deathmatch.
It is going to take quite a while before Nintendo gains enough gamers to have the player base in those types of games, if it ever happens. I would never buy a game like that on the Wii U, even if it did look better.

I don't think you will see a true cross platform environment until new titles come out. Not existing titles and their sequels.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3415
Eh, console shooters always feel clunky to me. Why would you want to limit yourself with a couple of joysticks when you can have the precision/functionality of a mouse and keyboard?

I will always buy shooters on PC and pretty much any other game on consoles if available.

In general, I am liking the pro controller over the Wii's Classic controller however.

Quote from desert904 View Post :
I played COD BO2 last night and don't like it at all. Returning it. Even going to return my pro controller. I don't like the pro controller. I feel like the buttons should be directly under the right joystick instead of towards the middle. Not to mention BO2 had about 10 matches for team deathmatch.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3416
I returned 2 Deluxes today at Walmart that I had from layaway. The lady there told me that alot of people are looking for these. Now Im wondering if I made a mistake.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Joined Jun 2008
And I Love Asian Girls :)
9,024 Posts
2,255 Reputation
#3417
Quote from jsksjs View Post :
I returned 2 Deluxes today at Walmart that I had from layaway. The lady there told me that alot of people are looking for these. Now Im wondering if I made a mistake.
You have until January to return, you could have just waited it out... I am wanting a Deluxe the most, cannot find them anywhere Mad.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3418
Quote from jsksjs View Post :
I returned 2 Deluxes today at Walmart that I had from layaway. The lady there told me that alot of people are looking for these. Now Im wondering if I made a mistake.
Talk about a bad decision
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Joined Nov 2003
I keep the torch lit.
2,352 Posts
531 Reputation
#3419
Quote from jsksjs View Post :
I returned 2 Deluxes today at Walmart that I had from layaway. The lady there told me that alot of people are looking for these. Now Im wondering if I made a mistake.
The Deluxes seem like the most promising return on investment as Christmas gets closer. You probably did.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
#3420
Quote from jsksjs View Post :
I returned 2 Deluxes today at Walmart that I had from layaway. The lady there told me that alot of people are looking for these. Now Im wondering if I made a mistake.
You did.

I also want to thank the person that must have returned one to target. I was able to pick up a deluxe in the store and cancel my online order that target was delaying.
Letting this ride until december 20th then we will see.
I'm kicking myself for selling my Lego Minecrafts early at $75. now they are selling for $115!!!! I'm not going to make that mistake again.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0
Page 228 of 259
226 227 228 229 230
Join the Conversation
Add a Comment
 
Copyright 1999 - 2016. Slickdeals, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Copyright / Infringement Policy  •  Privacy Policy  •  Terms of Service  •  Acceptable Use Policy (Rules)  •  Interest-Based Ads
Link Copied to Clipboard