Nintendo has no plans to stop selling Wii U Basic packages, despite recall notices allegedly given to GameStop employees. Nintendo said it is making supply adjustments to balance the $300 package with its $350 Deluxe counterpart in a statement to Polygon.
"There is a current misperception about Wii U hardware," a Nintendo representative said. "To clarify: Nintendo is working with its retail partners to simply rebalance the stock of the White 8GB and the Black 32GB Wii U models in the market. Consumers looking for either model will continue to find them available."
Previous reports indicated GameStop would on June 18 cease selling the 8 GB white Basic version. If that is indeed the case, it's not Nintendo's doing.
A 32 GB white system was recently announced in Japan. We'll find out more about Nintendo's worldwide plans for the system in its E3 Nintendo Direct on June 11.