Wii U: ASDA trims another £50 off console price

By Dave Cook, Thursday, 2 May 2013 09:54 GMT

Wii U consoles have been discounted once again at UK supermarket chain ASDA, in a presumed attempt to reverse slow sales figures.

Eurogamer reports that you can now buy an 8GB White basic console for just £149.99 and the 32GB Black premium console for £199.99.

The site adds that this is the lowest-ever pricing of a Nintendo home console to date, which is underlined further seeing as both models of the console only just launched across Europe in December at £249 and £299 respectively.

According to Nintendo’s recent financial report, only 390,000 Wii U console have been sold since Christmas, bringing the current global total to just shy of 3.5 million units sold.

What do you make of the price cut? What are the implications? Let us know below.

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