The lights are on
Update: After opening up pre-orders for Nintendo's new console immediately after Thursday's press conference, GameStop has already filled its quota for the $349.99 bundle.
It looks like the Basic bundle is still available for pre-order.
Thanks to Mrs. Featherbottom for the news tip!
Want to lock in your preferred version of the new console?
On the heels of the release date announcement from Nintendo, GameStop has opened preorders for both versions of the Wii U. In addition, announced games including ZombiU, New Super Mario Bros. U, and Call of Duty Black Ops II are also available.
The console can be ordered in one of two options. The Basic Set costs $299.99, and includes an 8 GB white Wii U and white Wii U GamePad. The Deluxe Set will run you $349.99, and it includes a 32 GB black Wii U, a black Wii U GamePad, GamePad Cradle, Wii U console stand, and pack-in title Nintendo Land.
GameStop is offering trade-in bonuses for any older game systems you're ready to get rid of, with additional trade-in value on each system trade for PowerUp Rewards members.
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Pre-ordering this weekend. I can't wait! :3
YUS. Come on, next paycheck!
All right, looks like this guy is going to be putting some overtime in this fall.
Already got mine pre-ordered with 3 games. Aliens colonial marines, call of duty black ops, and Zombie U. Will be buying Madden and 2K 13 as well. There are a ton of games in the launch window, wallets definitely going to be hurting.