Nintendo makes $6 per Wii sold; Mario swimming Scrooge McDuck style

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According to David Gibson a number cruncher at Macquarie Securities, Nintendo is raking in the cash with the Wii at $6 a pop. Nearly 19 million Wii’s have been sold this year alone which works out to be a $114M profit for the gaming company. So yeah, if that profit estimate is correct, Nintendo is doing O.K. in these rough economic conditions. Considering Microsoft and Sony have had a tough time turning a profit during the life of their consoles, this $6-per-Wii seems hella good. One question though, Nintendo.

Where is the Wii price drop?

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