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Ubisoft Happy with Nintendo Wii U Technology, Not Happy with the Price.
The last console to launch at $299 was Xbox360 and that happened in 2005. Adjusted for inflation, Wii U's price is the 5th cheapest (3 out of the remaining 4 are also Nintendo systems):
Considering PS3 and 360 still sell for $270-300 in certain bundles, the new price is not that bad for a next gen console. I bet Nintendo will lower the price $50 by the time PS4/Xbox next launch. Also, Nintendo won't require Xbox Live to use its entertainment features like Netflix.
The Wii U will also have the 2nd largest # of launch titles after PS2, just 2 shy of PS2's 29 titles. Comparatively, the PS3 launched with 15 games, the 360 with 18, and the Wii with 15.
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