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Some Wal-Mart stores pulling WiiU Stock?

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x-Lundz-x

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So,

Got a message from a buddy of mine who works with (not for) Wal-Mart in some capacity. He noticed in the game department all WiiU consoles and games had been pulled. He was told from the department manager that he received a memo to pull all WiiU Stock.

Pic provided as proof.



What does this mean? Can anyone else verify?

Update:
He also told me they already have the sections laid out for PS4 and Xbox One in place with games. The WiiU section was just cleared out.
 

kitchenmotors

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Reorganizing the games section? Yeah, my Wal-Mart did the same thing. Except it wasn't just Wii U or Wii games, but 360 and PS3. They even removed the whole Disney Infinity display for a few days while they retool the games section for PS4 and Xbone.

Making assumptions out of nothing. Mess.
 

Linkhero1

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Interesting. I don't really know what to say about it. Maybe they're replacing stock with the bundles only for the Holidays? Walmarts pretty big during Black Friday so it would be a huge loss for Nintendo to not have any Wii U units in stock during that time.
 
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The simple explanation is that they're just moving the location of the Wii U stock to provide a better location for PS4 and Xbone titles...
 

slit

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Could mean anything.

I still debating on when to nab a WiiU, but it won't be from Wal-mart anyway.
 

jimjonjimmy

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Could be misinformation I work at walmart and when they are switching around stock they sometimes empty out the cases first.
 
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The real question is what will the WiiU shelf space look like after the holidays? Will it just be a weird endcap facing the back of the store out of the way or will it be represented as much as PS4 and XBone
 

Rich!

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ASDA (wal-mart in the UK) entirely withdrew Wii U from all of their stores earlier this year, if that's anything to go by.
 

x-Lundz-x

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He didn't give me any more details other than the memo said to pull stock. So I can't comment on if it's for reorganization.
 

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The real question is what will the WiiU shelf space look like after the holidays? Will it just be a weird endcap facing the back of the store out of the way or will it be represented as much as PS4 and XBone
Of course it won't be. Wii U doesn't even have the software number to do such a thing anyway and post holidays Wii U will basically be a Nintendo software coming out every 2 months.
Wait, PS4/Xbone software is selling awfully? They aren't even out yet. Source?
Wow that was worded badly. Wii U will take the hit for PS4/Xbone because of Wii U bad software sales is what I meant.
 
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