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Old 09-14-06, 11:40 AM
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Official Wii Pre-Order Thread!

Ok...

Check this thread regularly for PRE-ORDER information regarding the Nintendo Wii and Wii Bundles

Release Date in USA: NOVEMBER 19th
Price: $250



Most places that will allow ore-orders are Funco Land, Game Stop, EB Games and possibly Kay Bee Toystore. Alright... let the madness begin!



9/15/2006
Game Stop in DELAWARE informs me they'll be making an announcement regarding pre-orders tomorrow


9/15/2006
EB Games/Gamestop taking pre-orders on Zelda: The Twilight Princess for the Wii starting tomorrow.
-Suprmallet





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Old 09-14-06, 11:45 AM
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Old 09-14-06, 02:10 PM
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My wife called Gamestop today. They are not taking pre-orders until they know how many they are going to get. They don't want to repeat the 360 madness they had last year. So, they said to call back every couple of days. I wouldn't think the B&M stores will know how many they are getting until a week or two before the 19th. I'm not sure what they are going to do online but, that might be the better option.
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Originally Posted by edstein
My wife called Gamestop today. They are not taking pre-orders until they know how many they are going to get. They don't want to repeat the 360 madness they had last year. So, they said to call back every couple of days. I wouldn't think the B&M stores will know how many they are getting until a week or two before the 19th. I'm not sure what they are going to do online but, that might be the better option.
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Originally Posted by edstein
My wife called Gamestop today. They are not taking pre-orders until they know how many they are going to get. They don't want to repeat the 360 madness they had last year. So, they said to call back every couple of days. I wouldn't think the B&M stores will know how many they are getting until a week or two before the 19th. I'm not sure what they are going to do online but, that might be the better option.
just to reiterate, I called today as well, and got the same thing. Though he did say they are waiting on a conference call for details, but wasn't sure when that would be, and also told me to call back every day or so.

if I can't get one gauranteed at Pre-order, I'll just camp out somewhere. Yes, I'm nerdy enough to do that.
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Just to reiterate, they gave me the same story about PS3's as well.
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Gamestop near me said they weren't doing any preorders for this or PS3 because of the messy 360 launch. I registered on their web site to receive updates about preordering.
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I just called my local EB and they told me that they'll know for sure by this coming Monday what they are going to do about pre-orders.
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has anyone checked with gamecrazy?
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Old 09-14-06, 03:17 PM
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Not to threadcrap, but you will probably be able to just to to Wal-Mart or Target and pick it up. Gamecube was not hard to get at all.
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Old 09-14-06, 03:28 PM
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Indeed, as I posted in the other thread, Nintendo plans to ship 4 million by the end of the year with the US getting the majoirty of them.
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Plus a lot of people who get PS3's will probably wait a month or two before getting a Wii if they plan on getting both. Either way I will still preorder given the option.
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So these just use standard SD cards? If so, I'll probably end up buying a card now to spread out the $ pain a little bit.
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Plus a lot of people who get PS3's will probably wait a month or two before getting a Wii if they plan on getting both. Either way I will still preorder given the option.
Me too, just because I have $160 in credit at Gamestop.
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So these just use standard SD cards? If so, I'll probably end up buying a card now to spread out the $ pain a little bit.
It comes with 512 MB of internal memory.. even if you SPLURGE massively on VC titles, that's going to be MORE than enough until (or if) they start releasing demos or non-classic-console VC exclusives.
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I'll preorder because I just want to be safe.. and it's not like a game where I can go to Fry's and get it cheaper.
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I may not preorder because this is going to coincide with my move across the state, and I don't want to have $50 sitting somewhere that I can't readily get to.
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has anyone checked with gamecrazy?
They won't take preorders until the wii pops into their system....and they don't know when that will be.
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As of right now, I'm not going to get mine at launch... I'll wait until the semester is over first and get one with a few controllers, Zelda, and another game or two.

So you guys can have at it! I won't stand in your way.
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I'm gonna see if I can get a pre-order for a pre-order...

If they're packaging these things now, but the time they launch, I'm assuming they'll have plenty to go around.
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I've had a Wii bundle pre-ordered at Toys 'R Us, for approximately a month and a half, now. I cannot wait for it. I hope the two games are my choice, though.
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Wichita, KS - Gamestop and ebGames:
They handed me an e-mail from corporate stating they are still waiting to see what their allotment is before allowing preorders. Was told they expect that monday.

I heard there are going to be a bunch shipped too. But I kind of want mine on Sunday so I can play all day.
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