Nintendo Wii to Sell for $250 and Does VOIP?

Posted: May 25 2006, 11:21am CDT | by , in News | Gaming
Updated: Aug 10 2010, 5:40pm CDT


Nintendo Wii to Sell for $250 and Does VOIP?
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New information from Nintendo's financial report indicates that the price of the Nintendo Wii will be not more than $250 in the United States.

The price in Japan is supposed to not more than 25,000 yen, which is around $220. Nintendo also says to sell about 6 million Nintendo Wii consoles until March 2007. Well, why not? If the keep the price below $250 it is possible.

On the Nintendo Wii rumor front the possibility that the Wii Remote could be used as VOIP phone is making its rounds on the web. The Wii remote already has a speaker, to add a microphone would not be that hard. On top of that it has the form factor of a handset.More details on the Wii VOIP rumor on MegaGames. Via Joystiq.

More details on the Wii pricing on Nikkei.Net (Subscription). The latest financial statement can be found here (pdf).

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