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The Giant
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(09-14-2017, 02:10 AM)
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Aussie bundle has no red joy cons or carry case but it does come with a physical copy of mario
Naked Snake
(09-14-2017, 02:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ponn

Haha, bundle is neat but gotta love how others make system bundles that are priced at a discount to entice sales. Nintendo is just fuck it, you are paying MSRP for everything in this bundle because we know this shit is going to sell out anyways. I can't blame them for it, just funny.

They did the same with the Splatoon 2 bundle. It's expected when they're selling Switches as fast as they can make them.
Tagg9
(09-14-2017, 02:11 AM)
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Any Canadian retailers have this up yet?
goldenpp72
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(09-14-2017, 02:11 AM)
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If gamestop has this bundle it might have a physical copy :p
GiantBreadbug
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(09-14-2017, 02:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Type40

Japan is getting the case and Joy-Cons separately, just as they did the Splatoon ones..

will buy these

at this point I'm a Switch carrying case collector lmao
Joei
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(09-14-2017, 02:14 AM)
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Those Joy-cons look fantastic. I have a Neon, but would gladly take those two instead.

And yeah, I agree with everyone else, they could have at least skimmed a little off the top to entice buyers, like, give the carrying case for free or something, I dunno, or at least a little off.
Celegus
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(09-14-2017, 02:15 AM)
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Is this any cheaper than buying separate? Haha I don't even know how much a Switch costs since they're never in stock when I look. Digital game is crappy though.
Sealtest
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(09-14-2017, 02:15 AM)
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So is the case soft or hard? If it's hard I'll buy it when I import the red joycons.
93xfan
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(09-14-2017, 02:16 AM)
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Originally Posted by cyberevan

So the game is digital??

To me, that is a good thing!!

Want to be able to always have it loaded in my SD card
ExtinctionEvent
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(09-14-2017, 02:18 AM)

Originally Posted by 13ruce

They just won the holiday season.

No they didn't...at all. People need to stop the switch hyperbole.
Dynomutt
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(09-14-2017, 02:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by gtj1092

Pretty sure 99% of PS4 bundles have been physical games.

Yup in my experience.

Arkham was Physical
Uncharted 4 was Physical (and Digital depending on location)
Both Destiny's as well.

The only digital bundle console I remember was the buy and pick out of 4 with FC4, 2K, and some other games.

Originally Posted by 13ruce

They just won the holiday season.

Would you wager you account? I think with comments like these in general on Gaf people should be bold and put your money where your mouth is.
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Owari
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(09-14-2017, 02:21 AM)

Originally Posted by pixelation

Digital only?, also... the joy con colors should've been red and blue with a touch of yellow (as in Mario's outfit) the red and black color scheme is not cool.

Don't buy it then
disChapo
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(09-14-2017, 02:22 AM)
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Yeah I'm buying this bundle. Hope there is enough in stock at the end of the year.
Naked Snake
(09-14-2017, 02:30 AM)
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I see this and the Splatoon bundle as an effective price increase on the Switch for Nintendo. I mean they're getting higher profit margins on these bundles than selling the standalone console.

The Switch is selling as fast as they make manufacture it so Nintendo not only doesn't need to cut the price or offer a discounted bundle, but they add a carrying case and download code and charge full price, because they can. It's brilliant business and a testament to the success of the Switch.
SilverArrow20XX
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(09-14-2017, 02:30 AM)
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It's about time I got a Switch. This bundle is perfect. I'll go ahead and pe-or....

digital only

Oh. Never mind. I'll just buy the console and game separately. Looks like it'll be slightly cheaper that way anyway, though I kinda want the carrying case.

It's a shame console bundles that come with the actual damn game are a thing of the past.

I think the last time I got a physical game with a bundle was my Assassin's Creed 3 Liberation Vita....and it came with just the game card in an envelope. No box. So I bought a bundle of 3rd party replacement boxes for a couple bucks and printed out the cover insert myself.
Owari
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(09-14-2017, 02:32 AM)

Originally Posted by SilverArrow20XX

It's about time I got a Switch. This bundle is perfect. I'll go ahead and pe-or....



Oh. Never mind.

It's a shame console bundles that come with the actual damn game are a thing of the past.

I think the last time I got a physical game with a bundle was my Assassin's Creed 3 Liberation Vita....and it came with just the game card in an envelope. No box. So I bought a bundle of 3rd party replacement boxes for a couple bucks and printed out the cover insert myself.

If a gross tasting cartridge is the deal breaker, let's be honest here, buying this bundle was never in the cards to begin with.
LQX
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(09-14-2017, 02:32 AM)
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If anything those complaining about the game being digital can for sure sell it for at least $40 or straight up trade it for a cart version. When it comes to Nintendo games, a digital version for game like Mario is probably worth more than the cart version seeing as how they're stingy with sales.
shira
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(09-14-2017, 02:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by The Giant

Aussie bundle has no red joy cons or carry case but it does come with a physical copy of mario

Can't win m8
SilverArrow20XX
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(09-14-2017, 02:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Owari

If a gross tasting cartridge is the deal breaker, let's be honest here, buying this bundle was never in the cards to begin with.

It totally was. I'll have a Switch in time for this game one way or another. I just like physical games for my collection. I honestly would have pre-ordered this if it had a physical copy.
Ponn
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(09-14-2017, 02:36 AM)
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Originally Posted by ExtinctionEvent

No they didn't...at all. People need to stop the switch hyperbole.

I mean, they can't keep Switch in stock here in the US. They are literally selling them as fast they make them. Regardless of bundles It is going to be the hard to find system for Christmas (besides SNES classic). The only real question is how many can they make to sell.

Originally Posted by disChapo

Yeah I'm buying this bundle. Hope there is enough in stock at the end of the year.

I have bad news for you if you are thinking this bundle will be on shelves past black friday.
Falchion
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(09-14-2017, 02:37 AM)
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That carrying case is pretty sweet, they definitely aren't interested in giving consumers any kind of discount for buying a bundle though.
Darknessbear
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(09-14-2017, 02:37 AM)
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Oh neat, look forward to not getting it.

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TheGreatMightyPoo
(09-14-2017, 02:38 AM)
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That Switch case is the best I have seen aesthetically.
pixelation
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(09-14-2017, 02:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Owari

Don't buy it then

I'm not, i'd rather get the blue and pink one and purchase the game separately.
phantasmic_glaive
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(09-14-2017, 02:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ponn

I mean, they can't keep Switch in stock here in the US. They are literally selling them as fast they make them. Regardless of bundles It is going to be the hard to find system for Christmas (besides SNES classic). The only real question is how many can they make to sell.



I have bad news for you if you are thinking this bundle will be on shelves past black friday.

I just did my weekly rounds and all stores have Switch in stock right now.. not saying that'll be the. Aww come October, but you can get a Switch easy now
Usobuko
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(09-14-2017, 02:41 AM)
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Pricing is very smart tbh.

Very little to no discounts because it will sell like hotcakes and scarcity is an issue.
Takat
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(09-14-2017, 02:44 AM)
Are these just red joycons or neon red?
Owari
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(09-14-2017, 02:46 AM)

Originally Posted by Takat

Are these just red joycons or neon red?

Red red.
Wayoshi
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(09-14-2017, 02:48 AM)
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my question is when are the wedding amiibo going to be available on Amazon? waiting forever on that.

Originally Posted by Usobuko

Pricing is very smart tbh.

Very little to no discounts because it will sell like hotcakes and scarcity is an issue.

this. Nintendo knows this is one game/bundle they can get away with basically no discount.

As for me, I always use my Pro Controller at this point so Joy-Cons are not attractive, even though I'm glad there's finally a decent colored option. I'll be getting the BD&A Mario pro controller in time for this game.
Ponn
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(09-14-2017, 02:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by phantasmic_glaive

I just did my weekly rounds and all stores have Switch in stock right now.. not saying that'll be the. Aww come October, but you can get a Switch easy now

Amazon doesn't have stock
Target doesn't have stock, not even listed currently
Gamestop only has their forced bundles
Walmart has the splatoon bundle

Thats not a healthy stock situation but yes, technically you can get one at Gamestop and Walmart if you want a bundle. .
ReaperXL7
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(09-14-2017, 02:49 AM)
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Meh, of really interested in red Joycons so this isn't a big deal for me. I'll likely kill someone for some royal purple Joycons though.
K' Dash
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(09-14-2017, 02:51 AM)
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Nintendo just won the holiday season.

Game over man.
mrmickfran
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(09-14-2017, 02:53 AM)
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Originally Posted by Celegus

Is this any cheaper than buying separate? Haha I don't even know how much a Switch costs since they're never in stock when I look. Digital game is crappy though.

Same exact price.

Switch - $299
Super Mario Odyssey - $59.99
Case - $19.99 (I assume because all other cases are the same price.)
Zetta
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(09-14-2017, 02:55 AM)
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I was intrigued by this until I saw it was digital and with a $20 extra case(I'm assuming). To be honest I would be allllll over this if it were physical but nah I'll pass hard on this, pretty good for those that want it though.
boiled goose
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(09-14-2017, 02:58 AM)
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Digital means no buy.

Buying digital on consoles is a a horrible deal.
LOLDSFAN
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(09-14-2017, 02:58 AM)
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Wondering if I should take the plunge.

Really want to wait until the Switch is out of the "beta" phase, but Mario.
Bruce Springsteen
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(09-14-2017, 03:00 AM)
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The bundle I want but I was hoping for $350 max, guess Iíll keep waiting
Hoho for breakfast
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(09-14-2017, 03:02 AM)
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Originally Posted by Bruce Springsteen

The bundle I want but I was hoping for $350 max, guess I’ll keep waiting

Yeah its a little much but the thing is still sold out everywhere so no reason for them to discount it. Especially on their biggest title of the year.
PopcornMegaphone
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(09-14-2017, 03:05 AM)
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I really want this game and it peaks my interest in a switch, but the price isn't very enticing.
Finky Spunky
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(09-14-2017, 03:13 AM)
I mean the game is a system seller in itself and Nintendo knows it.
andthebeatgoeson
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(09-14-2017, 03:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Boy Wander

I know what my son is getting for Christmas.

Good luck.
Owari
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(09-14-2017, 03:24 AM)

Originally Posted by boiled goose

Digital means no buy.

Buying digital on consoles is a a horrible deal.

Not on portables. Unless you like juggling gross pogs that make your hands and everything they touch taste like crap.

Every time someone can't play MK8D because it's not in their Switch I die a little inside.

Certain games, like Mario and Mario Kart, should always be available.
Undead Fantasy
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(09-14-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by prag16

$20 more than the system plus game, for a carrying case I wouldn't use, and the game copy is digital?

I'll sit tight until some time next year I guess. Even thought I'm hyped as fuck for the game.

You can always sell the code. I would probably try that.
phantasmic_glaive
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(09-14-2017, 03:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ponn

Amazon doesn't have stock
Target doesn't have stock, not even listed currently
Gamestop only has their forced bundles
Walmart has the splatoon bundle

Thats not a healthy stock situation but yes, technically you can get one at Gamestop and Walmart if you want a bundle. .

Best Buy got stock. Walmart has both bundles and regular. GameStop where I'm at (central Wisconsin) has reggies as well. I'll give you amazon... but no where near unavailable to people like you suggested.
Tabasco
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(09-14-2017, 03:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by LQX

If anything those complaining about the game being digital can for sure sell it for at least $40 or straight up trade it for a cart version. When it comes to Nintendo games, a digital version for game like Mario is probably worth more than the cart version seeing as how they're stingy with sales.

Isn't it possible the game could be pre-installed?

What are the odds that "full game download" means that they give you access to download the game instead of giving you a code to enter?
Last edited by Tabasco; 09-14-2017 at 03:35 AM.
KaYotiX
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(09-14-2017, 03:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by Type40

Japan is getting the case and Joy-Cons separately, just as they did the Splatoon ones..

if i import from Japan they still work just fine right on my US switch?
Owari
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(09-14-2017, 03:38 AM)

Originally Posted by KaYotiX

if i import from Japan they still work just fine right on my US switch?

Absolutely. I imported Splatoon 'cons that work great.
Naked Snake
(09-14-2017, 03:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by KaYotiX

if i import from Japan they still work just fine right on my US switch?

Yes, don't be silly now.
kswiston
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(09-14-2017, 03:40 AM)
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If you were going to buy Odyssey and a case anyhow, I suppose this just puts them in a single package for the same price (and you get red joycons), but it seems weird to have a company force you to buy an accessory with the bundle.

But I have my Switch, so I dont really care personally. Hyped for Odyssey.
Vazra
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(09-14-2017, 03:42 AM)
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I guess I like Splatoon 2 bundle more but this is a good bundle still.

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