Nintendo announces Wii U availability for North America

Nintendo announced today that the next-generation Wii U will be available in North America starting on November 18, 2012 for a entry price of $299.99. The Wii U will be available in two versions, detailed below:

  • “Basic Set” – Wii U console, GamePad, HDMI cable, Wii U sensor bar and 8 GB of storage ($299.99)
  • “Deluxe Set” – everything included in Basic Set, alongsideб═GamePad charging cradle, console stand, 32 GB of storage, Nintendo Landб═($349.99)

The Deluxe Set will come in a black finish.

Alongside this announcement, Nintendo also revealed thatб═New Super Mario Bros. Wii Uб═will be available for the new console at launch.

In addition, Nintendo also announced “Nintendo TVii,” a personalized TV guide that gives users the ability to see information onб═Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, live TV and video on DVR.

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