Rumor: No Euro Wii price cut, new bundle to include both Wii Sports games, MotionPlus

Just like we saw earlier this year with the PlayStation 3 Slim, the rumor mill is churning at breakneck pace — though this time around a possible Nintendo Wii price cut rather than a slimmer console. Aside from multiple retailer listings and today’s alleged internal Best Buy memo, MCV reports that a “retail source” told it the UK won’t be receiving the same price cut that North America and Japan are expected to receive. Instead, the current model will be given the bundle treatment.

GamesIndustry.biz spotted the new bundle on ShopTo.net — it has since been removed, though an image and a shell of the page still exist — which includes both Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort as well as a MotionPlus attachment, for the same £199.99 ($326.76) the system is priced at now. If it is true, at least UK Wii buyers will be getting a bit more for their pounds. It's not quite the Duck Hunt/Super Mario Bros. with a Zapper combo of yore, but it’ll have to do.

Source — No Wii price cut for UK [GamesIndustry.biz]
Source — New UK Wii bundle leaked [MCV]

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