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#1 bonesawisready

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:30 PM

Best Buy and Future Shop are both listing a brand new Wii U Deluxe bundle for release on February 17th.

http://www.bestbuy.c...babbc27e25fen02

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http://www.futuresho...348375d1771en02

Bundle will be $399 and includes the following:

-32GB Black Wii U system
-Black Pro Controller
-Copy of Zombi U
-Copy of Nintendo Land
-Exclusive Zombi U art book
-Digital Deluxe Promotion for 2 years

That's a pretty good bundle and I'm glad it includes Nintendo Land. This really should've been out at launch but I guess late is better than never. So anyone who was thinking about buying a Wii U soon, will you jump on this bundle?

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#2 United_Korea

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:36 PM

what a terrible bundle.
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#3 Byakurai

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:37 PM

what a terrible bundle.


If you plan on getting Black Ops 2 or something else that uses the pro controller, it's not a terrible deal. $50 more for ZombiU, the pro controller, and a flimsy art book.
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#4 mkelehan

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:38 PM

If you're getting a Pro Controller anyway, it's basically getting ZombiU for free. So that's not bad. Still, I'm waiting for something better. I've just got too much to play.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:40 PM

Sweet I was thinking of getting a Wii U with a pro controller so free Zombie U works.

#6 bojay1997

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:42 PM

Best Buy and Future Shop are both listing a brand new Wii U Deluxe bundle for release on February 17th in the US.

http://www.bestbuy.c...babbc27e25fen02

And

http://www.futuresho...348375d1771en02

Bundle will be $399 and includes the following:

-32GB Black Wii U system
-Black Pro Controller
-Copy of Zombi U
-Copy of Nintendo Land
-Exclusive Zombi U art book
-Digital Deluxe Promotion for 2 years

That's a pretty good bundle and I'm glad it includes Nintendo Land. This really should've been out at launch but I guess late is better than never. So anyone who was thinking about buying a Wii U soon, will you jump on this bundle?


Huh? Future Shop is Canada only and your link is to Best Buy Canada. While I wouldn't rule out a US release, where did you get this information?

#7 maximumzero

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:46 PM

This needs to go into the regional/international board.

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#8 georox

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 10:48 PM

Son of a bitch. I bought a Wii U about two weeks ago and ZombiU... I could've had a free controller :( Gah. Oh well. it's.. not the best system, but not the worst. At least it isn't a 360. Also seriously want PS4. I would burn down Activisions headquarters for a PS4 right now.

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#9 Green Card200

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:00 PM

I just got a deluxe! I would have been all over this :(

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#10 tham1988

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:08 PM

If you're getting a Pro Controller anyway, it's basically getting ZombiU for free. So that's not bad. Still, I'm waiting for something better. I've just got too much to play.


yeah i'm really hoping for a pikmin 3 bundle (or wonderful 101, whichever comes first)

#11 drktrpr1

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:16 PM

For those that are on the fence, ZombieU is a great game. The best game ever? No, but it's a damn fine game, and refreshing because of how it takes advantage of the tablet controller. As a hardcore gamer, I really enjoyed it.
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#12 kill3r7

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:19 PM

BF will offer better bundles but at least this is a start for the folks who want a Wii U now.
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#13 cheapbrokegamer

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:25 PM

Never buying a Nintendo product at launch again. Twice this happens with wiiU and 3DS
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#14 barrit

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 11:59 PM

Not a bad bundle for those that can't wait for it. I'm gonna hold out for a better bundle or price drop though. Then the announcement of the next gen systems is around the corner. Ugh, too many games! lol

#15 pitfallharry219

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:02 AM

This bundle is for Canada only.

#16 Bizzquik

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:04 AM

February 17th, eh?

Tryin' to steal Sony's thunder in advance of their February 20th PS4 announcement....good luck with that!

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#17 JasonTerminator

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:12 AM

This bundle is for Canada only.


I hope not, I'd totally consider buying it if they released it here.
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#18 mbrown3

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:21 AM

Best Buy and Future Shop are both listing a brand new Wii U Deluxe bundle for release on February 17th in the US.

http://www.bestbuy.c...babbc27e25fen02

And

http://www.futuresho...348375d1771en02

Bundle will be $399 and includes the following:

-32GB Black Wii U system
-Black Pro Controller
-Copy of Zombi U
-Copy of Nintendo Land
-Exclusive Zombi U art book
-Digital Deluxe Promotion for 2 years

That's a pretty good bundle and I'm glad it includes Nintendo Land. This really should've been out at launch but I guess late is better than never. So anyone who was thinking about buying a Wii U soon, will you jump on this bundle?


Meh. I thought this would be a price reduction due to the awful sales. I'll wait for the same-ish bundle to be $299 and I'll bite.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:46 AM

I don't get the deluxe digital thing for 2 years, isn't that program always good for people who buy the deluxe?

I don't get the decision to not have a GameCube disc reader on the system. Is it just to resell GCN games as eShop downloads later? Is it to keep the cost down? I can't imagine adding GameCube BC would cost a lot of money.

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#20 TheWildMoose

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:15 AM

So you get a game and a controller for 50 more dollars.Saves about $50.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:36 AM

the controller should be worth it if you are interested in a Wii U

I'm not too sure how much you know about the system to say that.

The Pro controller doesn't work with most games and it's also completely incompatible with voice chat for online games.

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#22 shouamabane

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:44 AM

The Pro Controller is very good. It works with every game except Mario U.

#23 GBAstar

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:48 AM

There is nothing wrong with the Wii U. It lacks games. Big Deal. It will rebound.

It is just odd timing by Nintendo and I don't think they did much to bring product awareness to the hardware either.

#24 usrevenge

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:04 AM

wait till after next gen consoles come out, the wii-u will hit $250 or so.

#25 R3DH3R0

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:12 AM

This looks like Canada only.

#26 vegeta4567

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:17 AM

Good, hopefully this is a sign that zombie u and the other release titles will go down too.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:24 AM

Not a bad deal. ZombiU is one of the games I want, but I think I'll be holding off on getting a Wii U until a Zelda or Monster Hunter LE type console. I always seem to miss out of getting LE consoles since I'm usually an early adopter. ZombiU looks fun, NG3 razors edge (or Proper NG3), and especially Bayonetta 2 are definite games for me.
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#28 panda911

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:26 AM

What the digital deluxe promotion isn't a lifetime thing?

#29 Blockburner28

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 03:29 AM

Lucked up and got some cool people to pricematch a bundle for me. Deluxe +New Mario for $380

#30 wongjp

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 07:10 AM

I'm borrowing ZombiU and I'm really enjoying it. If I didn't have a WiiU already, I would get this bundle.