Everytime I get a new Nintendo system at launch I’m so excited. I get the one game I want (assuming there is one at launch) and play it to death and then set the system aside until the bulk of games start coming out months later.
And then, THEN Nintendo readjusts pricing, they release upgrades systems (3DSXL for example), they do game bundles, they put art on the systems and controllers. All to sell more after the launch rush has ended I presume. And it brings tears to my eyes, I never learn…
I’m a huge Zelda fan (could you tell?) so seeing the WiiU WindWaker branded system, and the gold and black 3DS XL system for A link Between Worlds. It really hits me hard.. I think Nintendo should reward their loyal customers who are there day 1 to support them by buying their half finished systems. Give me a coupon to get a game that I want in the future (no not a couple downloadable eshop games that I don’t choose), give me free stickers to decorate my systems so I can feel the thrill of a gold triforce system (poorman style), give me Tingle-branded tissue for my tears. SOMETHING!
And to be fair to Nintendo, I know Microsoft and Sony both do these types of things. I’m just a Nintendo fanboy so it hits me the hardest coming from them.