Nintendo says more than 400,000 Wii U consoles sold in U.S.

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    ...proft outlook? bleak.

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    Profit margins on computing hardware are slim-to-none. Printers are sold at a loss with the hope that the difference can be made up with subsequent toner/ink sales. All 400,000 units sold means is that Nintendo will probably break even on the new console by January - assuming people buy a bunch of software to go with the console, that is.

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    Stephen Jez

    So 400,000 unsatisfied customers then?

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    Korlacan Khanthavilay

    Nah, cause out of those 400k sold, there are less customers. You'll have the people out there buying 10+ of these and trying to profit by marking up the price on ebay or craigslist. They fail to understand that there isn't going to be as huge a demand and they'll make very little profit, if any.

    $350+ for a Deluxe model. That's only 32 gig of storage and a game. Man, I got my 320 gig Xbox 360 with Halo 4, 2 controllers, and headset for the same amount.

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    Stephen Jez

    Consoles are a rip off at launch, they always will be. Paying $350 or $400 for some out dated hardware is just ridiculous if you ask me. But, there are certain console game I, and I'm sure others, have a soft spot for so they will continue to sell.

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