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post #11 of 32
the Wii is 279 CAD. It would be more with a DVD player...

That's why I'm getting one.
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post #12 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
the Wii is 279 CAD. It would be more with a DVD player...

That's why I'm getting one.
They should've took off the case and saved us another $10!

I don't mind having the parts laying out on an anti-static bag!
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post #13 of 32
I wonder if they can allow DVD playback on the current ones with a firmware update.
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post #14 of 32
I want one because of the full support of gamecube games, I never had one, so it would be like a sleek looking gamecube with less slowdown
    
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post #15 of 32
Actually, this could turn into a great decision for Nintendo and us, the consumers. Considering what you guys have spoken of, most, if not all of us already have DVD players. Why pay an extra $50-$150 for one integrated into a Wii? If they kept the price the same, then they would be paying more to produce it than they would gain by selling them. Nintendo would lose money this way. Nintendo wouldn't be happy, we would. Then, of course, they have the option for charging more for the Wii with the cost of the DVD player in the price of the Wii. Nintendo would be happy because it wouldn't have to pay for anything, while we, the consumers, would not. I don't want to pay $450 for a Wii. Instead, Nintendo decides not to put a DVD player in, Nintendo doesn't have to lose money. We don't have to pay more money. We're both happy.

Good job, Nintendo!
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post #16 of 32
Adding a DVD player might cost Nintendo $8, not $50 to $150.

Cost saving, fo' sure buddy!
     
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post #17 of 32
exactly^ its a child's console anyways.
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post #18 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dillmiester View Post
exactly^ its a child's console anyways.
No its not. period.
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post #19 of 32
I want it to have a DVD player since I don't have one for my TV in my room.
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post #20 of 32
Yea I won't miss it when I get my Wii soon. My ps2 can play dvd's but i hardly use it since I have a nice dvd player sitting 2 inches away from my ps2...
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