Nintendo has officially confirmed the release date and price for its Wii U console. There will be two versions - a Premium/Deluxe (Black, 32 GB memory) and Basic (White, 8 GB memory). The information is as follows:
US release date: 18 November
US price: $349 (Deluxe) and $299 (Basic)
UK release date: 30 November
UK price: Retailer pricing is variable, but currently listing around £200 for Basic and £250-£280 for Premium
The bundle will contain:
- Wii U GamePad (Black/White accordingly)
- Wii U GamePad Stylus (Black/White accordingly)
- Wii U GamePad Cradle
- Wii U GamePad Stand
- HDMI Cable
- Wii U AC Adapter
- Wii U GamePad AC Adapter
- NintendoLand game (Premium/Deluxe version only)
You can find details of the confirmed Wii U UK launch and 'launch window' line-up of games here.
Nintendo announced earlier Wii U will launch in Japan on December 8 at ¥26,250 and ¥31,500 for the Basic and Premium versions respectively.