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Nintendo 3DS to launch in Australia March 31st for $349

Discussion in 'Nintendo Consoles' started by d-dave-b, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. d-dave-b

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  2. Philll

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    Erm.. why is that the right price for it here?
     
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    Honestly, I expected them to make it $399 considering our prices are usually more in parity with the UK's price which converts to ~360 here.
     
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    Still, for $100 less an import would be worth it, if only they would say how the region locking works

    The only way I think those prices would be in line is if our dollar was shithouse
     
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    Our Dollar is good vs the US, but that's about it.

    Bring the Yen and Pound into question and I think our price is one of the best in the world.......

    Anyway, I don't know why I'm arguing about that, of course - I'd love for it to be cheaper but considering I expected $399 and I was probably going to be happy to pay $349, then I'm happy.

    I probably won't get one at launch though - no games interest me yet.
     
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    BS price really ...we get screwed over as usual. :(
     
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    NZ really got screwed, $453, such weird pricing.
     
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    I'll be buying one @ $249 :D
     
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    odd, USD 249 is only 20,000y which is 239AUD

    here in japan..its price is 25,000 yen

    USD is cheaper than even japan.
     
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    It's messed up that's for sure.

    Will be getting one from US for sure. No doubt the games will be cheaper there anyway so region locking isn't a problem.
     
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    Thanx to you I got it on the 500 lot @ $298..the 200 ones went quick.
     
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    catch of the day will be doing them for $199 this wednesday

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    Watch the website die and everyone get pissed at COTD again

    I made a rule for myself, ever since they offered the WII for 199 in 2008. I was unable to get on the their website coz there was too much traffic, So i said to myself, I aint falling for them again and not buying from them
     
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    anyone else realize jb hifi will be doing them at $298 with an accessories pack?
     
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    Don't get why people get pissed at them. Never bought concert tickets before? Popular things get congested. Deal with it. If you don't want to try then don't, the people who do try and do get lucky will appreciate less traffic. That said I won't be bothering with their Wednesday sale either, but if I hadn't already bought my 3DS I'd probably try my luck at it.
     
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    This console is awesome, the 3d works great!!
     
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    I picked one up from JB in the city yesterday. So awesome, its hard to describe. I only bothered getting SSF4:3D as the rest of the tittles looked average, can't wait for new stuff to come out.
     
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    People who were able to get one are EXTREMELY lucky

    all iv'e heard in the last 2 weeks is that its sold out in Brisbane, they have gone so quick.... i'm desperately hunting for the next import batch

    anyone else unable to get their hands on a 3DS too? :( i share your pain:(
     

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