EA expects Nintendo Wii will cost $170

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 23 2006 @ 00:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
EA's Executive VP and COO David Gardner believes the Nintendo Wii console will retail for about $170 in North America.
In an interview to be published later this week, Gardner said: "I've heard in Japan that the price is about $170, but I don't know if the price has been set in Europe yet."

Gardner went on to discuss the key differences between Sony's PS3 and Nintendo's new console, saying he was confident that the Wii will find its niche in the market as consumers' 'second' console.

"Nintendo has come up with a very clever strategy," Gardner said.
More details at Gamesindustry.biz.

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