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ZombiU Deluxe Wii U bundle includes game, Pro Controller

Nintendo today announced a new bundle which might tempt a few "core gamer" holdouts over to Wii U.

The ZombiU Deluxe Set comes with the game, a Pro Controller, and everything in the Deluxe Bundle: the 32 GB console, GamePad, Nintendo Land (this time in download form), and access to the Digital Deluxe program. The bundle runs at $390, just $40 more than the regular Deluxe set, which is a pretty good deal considering the extra stuff would cost $110 by itself.

If you're wondering why a ZombiU bundle would include a Pro Controller when the game makes such heavy use of the GamePad, that's because it's ideal for puny humans playing the non-zombie-spawning role in ZombiU's asymmetrical multiplayer.

The bundle will be available in stores starting February 17.

8 comments

  • ant1981 - February 9, 2013 2:17 a.m.

    the package is quite good value for money. This is the one i got on day one
  • talleyXIV - February 9, 2013 12:08 a.m.

    Now I wish I had waited, only because of the pro controller.
  • Tjwoods18 - February 8, 2013 6:42 p.m.

    If it was something other than Zombie U, I would think about it.
  • antiAntag0nist - February 8, 2013 4:26 p.m.

    I have little interest n ZombieU, but this bundle seems nice. I'm kinda glad now that no stores had the Black WII U when I had the cash to burn on it.
  • brickman409 - February 8, 2013 3:52 p.m.

    didn't this already release in europe? why did nintendo wait so long to release it in North America?
  • Redeater - February 8, 2013 1:29 p.m.

    Good thing I bought all these things at full price only a couple months ago! I thought Nintendo was going to stop burning the early adopters after the 3DS fiasco. This would have been fine if they did this in half a year at the very least but it sure stings to get burned this early. I had defended the WiiU but after seeing this coupled with the huge delay for Rayman I'm willing to take another stance.
  • ZuzuPachulia - February 8, 2013 12:45 p.m.

    Just as everyone predicted. No price cuts, but bundles will be made with some nice deals. Might be time I start saving up for a Wii U now
  • Z-man427 - February 8, 2013 12:10 p.m.

    Coupled with Wind Waker HD, the new Mario, and the new Mario Kart, this is enough to make me start making provisions to get a Wii U.

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