"Price is set by retailers, not by manufacturers, so there is no truth in this assumption," the spokesperson said.
Nintendo confirmed to GamesIndustry.biz that there are plans for a new version of Wii with DVD playback functionality in Japan.
The original sheet Wii, said the console will be equipped with a DVD player as standard, but Nintendo later elected not to work - autonomous players see today are generally available at low cost.
However, an article appeared in the latest issue of Edge magazine reports that enhanced functionality with the Wii DVD is in Japan for some time next year.
It also notes that Nintendo had originally planned, which Wii Price 150 GBP / USD 200, but had to hit the price of 180 GBP / USD 250 for increasing the pressure on retail margins.