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Default Wii Price Drop and Budget Line Coming This Month - Report

Following up on last month's rumor of a Wii price drop to $149.99 in May, a new report suggests that a price drop is indeed coming at some point this month along with a budget line of titles for the system.

Since word came out of the new $149.99 price, numerous retailers have slashed the console's price to $169.99. Citing retail sources, Kotaku says Wii's price will be officially dropped to $149.99 in the next few weeks.

For the budget-minded consumer, it'll be joined by a budget line of games for $19.99. Nintendo World Report has secured what it claims is box art for the first four budget titles -- Animal Crossing: City Folk, Wii Sports, Mario Super Sluggers, and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess -- which will be referred to as "Nintendo Selects." Kotaku, on the other hand, said the launch titles would include Twilight Princess, Super Sluggers, Wii Sports, and Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the latter of which might simply have not been pictured and could very well end up a part of the lineup.

Wii Sports being sold separately opens the door for Nintendo to begin packaging Mario Kart Wii in with new consoles, as was rumored last month.
Nintendo has yet to say anything officially but it did recently confirm reports of a Wii successor it has in the works for 2012. More details on that will be coming at E3 in June. The combination of announcing a new console and declining sales are basically a guarantee that a price drop will come. Assuming the reports are correct, the company should be announcing the new, lower price before long.

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