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Wii U arrives in Japan - pictures from the launch

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Now everyone has a Wii U

In what has become a familiar sight around the world over the past month, Nintendo fans queued outside game stores to get their hands on Wii U as the console launched at the weekend in Japan.

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Wii U arrives in Japan - pictures from the launch

Postby Slinkington » 10 Dec 2012, 11:09

The Japanese obviously have more self-control than other regions... :P
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Postby ledreppe » 10 Dec 2012, 11:21

So you're saying the Japanese launch was during the day, not at midnight like in the west?
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Postby lrwr14 » 10 Dec 2012, 15:52

wait, it's only just come out in Japan??? I thought it was already out.
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Postby MartinIsAwesome » 10 Dec 2012, 17:23

lrwr14 wrote:wait, it's only just come out in Japan??? I thought it was already out.

I know. Strangely Japan got it three weeks after America and a week after us.

Love that photo of the small child struggling to reach over to the cashier.
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Postby LewiiG » 10 Dec 2012, 17:55

I knew they got it last... But why is that so? Doesn't make much sense...
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Postby Nin_Jake » 10 Dec 2012, 18:15

LewiiG wrote:I knew they got it last... But why is that so? Doesn't make much sense...

They got the working version :P
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Postby ThePokekid78 » 10 Dec 2012, 18:19

So Japan didn't go crazy over the release? From a sales perspective, this is bad news...
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Postby Argenthor » 10 Dec 2012, 19:44

ThePokekid78 wrote:So Japan didn't go crazy over the release? From a sales perspective, this is bad news...

Mmm. Usually its pandamonium over there!
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Postby 3DSRulesO.K » 10 Dec 2012, 20:51

ThePokekid78 wrote:So Japan didn't go crazy over the release? From a sales perspective, this is bad news...

The sales figures haven't been released yet, and ONM didn't say that there weren't that many people, they just said that the people weren't in such a mad rush. Not nesicarily a bad thing.
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Postby thecoolmana777 » 10 Dec 2012, 22:15

Let the Japanese comments on miiverse flood in...
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