Retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. this week discounted Nintendo Co.’s Wii hardware bundle amid lower-than-expected fiscal year sales for the console.
This week, the Wii Black Console with New Super Mario Bros. to $139.99, $10 off the $149.99 MSRP.
It is concurrently holding a ‘2-for-$30’ game sale for Nintendo Selects Wii titles.
Nintendo in Apr. recorded a $460 million loss for the fiscal year amid lower-than-expected sales of the Nintendo 3DS handheld and the Wii console.
For the 2011 fiscal year ended Mar. 31, the company held an operating loss of $461.2 million.
In the year it sold 9.8 million Wii consoles, down from an estimate of 13 million, and 13.5 million.