Hi, I don’t know if I know you, but congrats! I’ve been reading lots of cool submitted stories and yours is one of them. Here’s my two cents on the Wii, i.e. what I would do with it if I won it.
Well, I’m not a gamer. If you’re a gamer without a Wii then use it!
But if you’re a non-gamer like me or already have a Wii, here’s the strategy I figured out. There’s three things you can do. You can learn to play, you can give it away, or you can sell it. I was talking to a gamer friend of mine about the best way/time to sell it and what it might go for.
His suggestion? Don’t sell it right away, wait until black Friday in November or possibly mid/early December. You’re marketing it to a desperate Christmas shopper.
There’s apparently no indication that Wii production is going to go up for Christmas. Nor have they really lowered the price. So a brand-new, in the package Wii may be quite a valuable commodity.
What will it sell for? I don’t know. He thinks probably a couple hundred once the Christmas rush is in full swing.
I can’t guarantee this, but it makes sense. So I thought I’d pass it on, the odds of my winning the Wii are statistically low, so hopefully the person who gets it will stumble across this and take it into consideration. 🙂