What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

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What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

So, I'm not getting a wii u for Christmas because I've already saved up for a laptop, and my wii works perfectly fine. I'm thinking I should get it mid2013, but I dont know how long this game will last. Help...

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to Daocow123

day after xmas?

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to Daocow123

I'm picking mine up around noon on launch day.  I'll let you know if that was a good time or not.  I'm hoping the crowd will be gone by then.

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to like2nap03

Actually it's not really the crowd.  I normally don't get up before 11.

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to Daocow123

Dude, I like to keep upto speedwith this stuff, I listen to podcasts and read loadsa articles from gamers/devs etc, and the theme regarding COD is that the games life span is becoming shorter and shorter.

People played cod4 and waw for like 2 years, MW2 lasted maybe 6 months, same with BO ,and MW3 was done for by february! If the current trend is anything to go by, mid 2013 will be months too late, BUT there is hope, at least for the Wii guys

Seeing as we`ve never had DLC before, this may help the game last longer on our console. I think thats why BO lasted a lot longer on wii than other consoles, as it was a great upgrade on waw, even without DLC I suddenly had more points per kill, more gamemodes, better graphics etc etc - I missed out on reflex, so it was HUGE upgrade for me at least from WAW. Also BO2 promises so much more in depth stuff than other cods have given us.

Playing devils advocate, the wii guys will now have a HUGE array of other games to play that we`ve never had before, and that may guide people away from COD if it turns out to be like MW3 ??

All in all, its anyones guess, and I think your better off asking this question in April 2013

Played with you the other week btw, your a damm fine player

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to s7ra1gh7upb3as7

THAT LAST PART MADE ME BLUSH haha. But thanks, it's kinda hard to tell the difference between good players and hackers nowadays.

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to Daocow123

I cant remember who you were with, think you joined an ally I had (before my wii broke!), and recognised you from here. Not 100% sure ,but I think you beasted with the shottie in 1 game? I cant even remember what name I was playing under (I change almost by the session nowadays)

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to Daocow123

get it at the first price drop. That's what I'm doing... If I can make it that long without playing assasins creed 3...

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to skMace0

You might be waiting a while.  They are selling this one at a loss fromg the get-go.  They've never launched a console selling it at a loss before.  I wouldn't expect a price drop for at least a year. 

I had the money to buy it so I preordered it.  Two of them actually. Plus I didn't want to chance camping out in front of a store all night again.  I'm getting too old for that crap.  I'm married, have a house, and resposibilities now and it's hard to find something worth losing that much sleep over and still having to work the next day.

Anyway, even though I can afford it, so I don't pay any money out of pocket, I'm selling my Gameboy Advance, Gamecube, and a bunch of games.  I have no use for them anymore.  The Wii will be my backup console and it plays Gamecube games.  I have a 3DS now and never play the Gameboy.  Instead of collecting dust I figured I would get something out of them. That covered the cost of the first Wii U.  I plan on selling the second one on Ebay and the money I get from that will cover the cost of the games I buy. 

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Re: What is a good time to buy a wii u & BO2?

in reply to like2nap03

Wii didnt drop for 2 years and was sold out very early 2 xmas`s in a row, it was in such high demand they couldnt make them quick enough.

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