- To follow-up on the previous rumor
, today a leaked Toys R Us ad is pointing at a $50 Nintendo Wii price drop to $199 this month.
To quote: "While the Walmart [Register or Login to view links]
we saw didn't put a price tag on the Wii–currently still at its launch price of $249 USD–the Toys R Us version does, pegging the new MSRP at $199.
And that's with Wii Sports included, not a stripped down package. The ad is purportedly from the end of September, due to hit the week of the 27th according to the tipster that forwarded a shot our way.
That's a week earlier than we were expecting based on the Walmart tip we received, but still not official in any capacity.
If accurate, that would mean a price drop announcement from Nintendo sometime within the next two weeks, possibly during the Tokyo Game Show."