At a recent management policy briefing, Satoru Iwata mentioned that the Wii development kit will cost less than $2000 -- meaning third party games galore. First picture of Wii dev kit above.
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata along with the Board of Directors answered many questions at a corporate management policy briefing held last week which revealed that the price of the Wii development kits would now cost as low as $1,732. Iwata expects to increase funding for research and development to prepare for launch.[via Digital Battle - Kotaku]