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Author Topic: Mario Odyssey, Pokken Tournament DX and Xenoblade 2 will cost $100 in Canada?  (Read 585 times)

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Meanwhile it is $60 in USA, even though the Canadian exchange rate is $0.73 USD. Are they forecasting that the dollar will be worth $0.60 USD by October or is that an error? Because it's 100 on Amazon.ca too. ???
« Last Edit: June 18, 2017, 05:22:43 am by xlibman »


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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2017, 08:06:24 pm »
Probably just a placeholder and/or EBGames overshooting the price, but yeah, it still kinda shows how the exchange rate is s*** these days. They'll probably adjust it as they'll buy copies from Nintendo.
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2017, 03:09:24 am »
I seriously hope it's a placeholder that EB Games copied from Amazon and stuff, because in USA the game is $60 USD, which is about $80-85 in CAD IIRC.
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2017, 09:15:05 am »
Ouch. In France its price is also higher than other games, say Pokkén DX. Its €59.99 on Fnac, and I still didn't see it on Amazon. And that's CDN$88.76.
And, yup, it's $59.99 = CDN$79.57 on Amazon US.
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2017, 04:18:47 pm »
What are the normal prices in France?
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2017, 04:29:15 pm »
I don't mind it being 60 euros, it is a huge game.
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2017, 04:30:20 pm »
Mario Odyssey isn't on Amazon France yet, I wonder why :P
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2017, 02:16:39 pm »
Because it's too dangerous to ship stuff to France now. The truck has 98.74% chances of being hit by Islamic State. <_<
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2017, 02:24:58 pm »
What I've always wondered: Is amazon really that big? I've never ordered anything from it.
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Re: Mario Odyssey will cost $100 in Canada?
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2017, 05:07:22 pm »
Bigger than Walmart.
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Pokken Tournament and Xenoblade 2 are listed at $100 too x.x. Also Mario and Luigi rpg and Pokémon Sun/Moon for 3DS are listed at $60. If they really keep those prices intact I'm probably done with gaming and selling my Switch lol. I mean, the PSVita games were already starting to be out of control, price-wise, to the point I haven't bought any PSVita title since 2014, but now it looks like the 3DS and especially Switch will suffer the same fate.

I just hope it's just a tactic to milk extra cash from people who wants the game right at release and that all prices will go down immediately through various sales or after a month or two, because it's ridiculous. I mean, imagine if you Americans had to pay $74.99 for every game and even more for special editions.
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