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    I saw Nintendos Switch presentation yesterday and i was pretty hyped seeing the new Mario Zelda 1 2 Switch and the like and was going to order the thing £280 is a lot but not much more than I was Hoping for so I hoped on to amazon and saw the price of the games. IT'S £60 :bricks:I know that most new consoles have games that cost about £60 but Nintendo has always had a fair price point and now if I bought 2 games it'd cost me £120.

    If i had bought the consoleI'd have cost me £340 (because you need to buy a game too) which is way way way too much if the prices drop to around pc or Bone ps4 levels I'll probably get the thing but how the hell can I afford to game if these are the currant prices.

    Oh and paid online.

    so yeah how can I afford this.
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    Sometimes new consoles are bundled with a game. Although a second controller is very pricey too.

    I think a lot of companies now are trying to make the headline item cheaper but then make all the accessories super expensive..
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    Sometimes new consoles are bundled with a game. Although a second controller is very pricey too.

    I think a lot of companies now are trying to make the headline item cheaper but then make all the accessories super expensive..
    true but thats only one game the last console I had was the wii and i had 14 games for that and they only cost £40 or less (although I ant remember how much games cost when the wii was new because i bought it 2 years in to it's product cycle)
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    (Original post by jonathanemptage)
    true but thats only one game the last console I had was the wii and i had 14 games for that and they only cost £40 or less (although I ant remember how much games cost when the wii was new because i bought it 2 years in to it's product cycle)
    Prices for games have been around £30-70 quid for about 25 years now. I'd agree that £60 feels expensive though.
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    (Original post by jonathanemptage)
    true but thats only one game the last console I had was the wii and i had 14 games for that and they only cost £40 or less (although I ant remember how much games cost when the wii was new because i bought it 2 years in to it's product cycle)
    When the wii came out PS3 games were on average £40 all that's happening is Nintendo keeping up with the market.
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    (Original post by Zerforax)
    Sometimes new consoles are bundled with a game. Although a second controller is very pricey too.

    I think a lot of companies now are trying to make the headline item cheaper but then make all the accessories super expensive..
    Nintendo tried that with the wii u and lost loads of money
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    (Original post by niteninja1)
    When the wii came out PS3 games were on average £40 all that's happening is Nintendo keeping up with the market.
    the thing is though(after a search on game new unreleased PS4 games are around the £40 mark (giver or take)and slightly older released games are around the £30 mark I mean if Nintendo as they claim want to recapture the casual market they'll need to under cut or match those prices.
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    (Original post by jonathanemptage)
    I saw Nintendos Switch presentation yesterday and i was pretty hyped seeing the new Mario Zelda 1 2 Switch and the like and was going to order the thing £280 is a lot but not much more than I was Hoping for so I hoped on to amazon and saw the price of the games. IT'S £60 :bricks:I know that most new consoles have games that cost about £60 but Nintendo has always had a fair price point and now if I bought 2 games it'd cost me £120.

    If i had bought the consoleI'd have cost me £340 (because you need to buy a game too) which is way way way too much if the prices drop to around pc or Bone ps4 levels I'll probably get the thing but how the hell can I afford to game if these are the currant prices.

    Oh and paid online.

    so yeah how can I afford this.

    The answer is simple - wit until they're cheaper

    Ask your self this?;

    Do need the console & games now? No.. you dont
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    (Original post by MeYou2Night)
    The answer is simple - wit until they're cheaper

    Ask your self this?;

    Do need the console & games now? No.. you dont
    Do you think they'll get cheaper?

    It just feels like the wii u again (i didn't get the wii u) but with games I want.
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    (Original post by jonathanemptage)
    Do you think they'll get cheaper?

    It just feels like the wii u again (i didn't get the wii u) but with games I want.
    It will, you might just have to wait a while or somehow get more money
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    (Original post by jonathanemptage)
    I saw Nintendos Switch presentation yesterday and i was pretty hyped seeing the new Mario Zelda 1 2 Switch and the like and was going to order the thing £280 is a lot but not much more than I was Hoping for so I hoped on to amazon and saw the price of the games. IT'S £60 :bricks:I know that most new consoles have games that cost about £60 but Nintendo has always had a fair price point and now if I bought 2 games it'd cost me £120.

    If i had bought the consoleI'd have cost me £340 (because you need to buy a game too) which is way way way too much if the prices drop to around pc or Bone ps4 levels I'll probably get the thing but how the hell can I afford to game if these are the currant prices.

    Oh and paid online.

    so yeah how can I afford this.

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    I always thought that the games for the Wii U were expensive on release but then again I haven't had one for a couple of years. Yeah, the price of games is getting crazy.... don't think I can afford the Switch really and as I have a PS4 Im not sure if it's even worth getting. Maybe when it releases, they'll release the games are too expensive. Hopefully!
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    It will get cheaper, the high prices are just to get those who like throwing money away.

    Just wait lol
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    The new Zelda is £60 on Switch and £40 on Wii U. What on earth can they possibly add on the new console version to justify a 50% price increase? :lolwut:
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    You know what's weird all those games at £60 like Zelda arms and things are now £50 on amazon I expected a price drop but not so soon.


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    £60? :eek:
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    By a PC, You can even get decent games for free lol. So much cheaper than peasant consoles.

    #PCmasterrace
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    If you buy Zelda, then play it and sell it. You will get most of your money back.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    By a PC, You can even get decent games for free lol. So much cheaper than peasant consoles.

    #PCmasterrace
    I have a PC it's just some of the Nintendo titles and the thing it's self looks so good.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    By a PC, You can even get decent games for free lol. So much cheaper than peasant consoles.

    #PCmasterrace
    tHE OP was complaining the about the price of a sub £300 console and you are recommending they get into PC gaming!
    So just how much does a ninja pc rig cost these days ? Plus all the associated peripherals, then there's shelf life of graphics cards, extra memory, not to mention the knowledge required to run one efficiently! Before you even start buying games.

    #pcmasturbaterrace
 
 
 
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