The Nintendo Wii was one of the most innovative consoles of its time, with over 100 million units being sold. Which means you probably have one in your basement or attic somewhere, and you are wondering how much is a Wii worth?
Well, you’ve came to the right place, we here at Retro Dodo pride ourselves in being retro gaming enthusiasts, and can’t even fathom the amount of hours we’ve sunk in our Nintendo Wii.
(Please note: All of our market research and data is taken from eBay, as this is the most common way to sell a Nintendo Wii. Information is accurate as of November 2020, and we will update this article on a monthly basis to keep you updated and to reflect on the fluctuation of prices. All prices are based in USD.)
How much do Wiis cost?
The Nintendo Wii as of today sells for roughly $50, but it all depends on the condition of the console and if it comes with accessories and/or games. A single Nintendo Wii console can sell from anywhere between $15 to $125.
If it has scratches, is dirty, the buttons don’t press properly, and it’s worn, expect it to sell for $20. If it’s in very good condition, with no scratches and looks as if it has came straight out of a box, expect to sell it for anywhere over $70.
How much do boxed Wiis cost?
If you have a boxed Nintendo Wii, the same applies, it all depends on the condition. A worn box, with a worn console inside usually sells for around $60, but if you have a great condition box, with a great condition Nintendo Wii expect to sell it for over $120.
Just remember to keep all of the manuals, discs, bags and anything else the box comes with, every single missing piece will cost you when selling your Nintendo Wii.
How much is Nintendo Wii Sports worth?
If you have a Nintendo Wii Sports bundle, it’s worth roughly $50 loose, or $80 boxed. Again, we’re not going to state this enough, it all depends on the condition. A poor condition console bundle can go for as little as $20, but a sealed never touched console bundle can sell for $200+. This is the most common bundle Nintendo released.
How much is a Wii U worth?
The Wii U was another popular variant of the Wii, although less common it is still a sought after console. The Nintendo Wii U can sell for anywhere between $40 to $100 on eBay. You can even go above $100 if it’s boxed, and in great condition with all of the manuals and cables.
How much is a Wii Mini worth?
The Wii Mini was released in December of 2012 and as of today can sell for anywhere between $30 – $100 depending on condition.
The good thing about selling a Wii Mini is that they are not as common as the normal Wii, making it more valuable to collectors who are looking for a mint condition or even sealed console.
How much is a Limited Edition Nintendo Wii worth?
Throughout the lifetime of the Nintendo Wii, there was a handful of limited edition variants that celebrate the launch or a date of something special. For example, there was a blue Nintendo Wii that celebrated the Olympics in 2012, and a red edition that celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Mario.
Each of these variants go for a different price, because as much as they are “limited” Nintendo still made a lot of them, so let’s start with the Red, anniversary edition.
And the blue, variant of the Nintendo Wii goes for:
You can see there is some slight difference in prices between these editions, but that’s just the average. It seems there are less boxed blue versions that have sold on eBay compared to red, probably because they are slightly rarer.
How much is a Nintendo Wii Controller worth?
A Nintendo Wii controller can sell for anywhere between $5 and $50. $5 is for a worn, dirty, used controller, whereas $50 is for a mint condition, limited edition Wii controller. Boxed controllers can go for anywhere between $15 and $60.
How much is a Nintendo Wii U Controller worth?
The Nintendo Wii U controller is actually worth a fair price, this is due to the amount of technology in the handheld, and many people like to chip the controller to turn it into a retro device.
A Nintendo Wii U controller is worth $30 – $100 depending on condition, and if you have the charging cable or not.
So there you have it, an informative guide showcasing the how much a Wii costs. Prices can fluctuate slightly, and if you’re missing bits such as cables, sleeves, or manuals, this will reduce the price. And it’s worth noting, the longer you hold these, the more they’ll go up in price, especially boxed and/or sealed.
Also, it’s worth selling when they become popular, for example if Nintendo release a Wii Mini Console, or for some reason many people want to buy a Wii to buy an old game that has grown in popularity.