Nintendo Wii U Price and Release Date Confirmed
The Wii U will hit America in November, and will come in two different versions.
It has taken awhile, but gamers finally know when they can get their hands on the Wii U, and how much its going to cost them. The Wii U will hit store in the U.S. on November 18th 2012.
The Wii U will come in different different versions. The first is known as the basic set and will run $299.99. This set comes with a white Wii U, white Wii U Gamepad, stylus, AC adaptor, sensor bar, 8 gigs of internal storage, basic AV cables and an HDMI cable for high definition playback.
The premium set for $349.99 comes with a black Wii U and stand, Wii U Gamepad, stylus, a Wii U Gamepad dock and stand, sensor bar, AC adaptor, 32 gigs of internal st0rage, a copy of Nintendo Land, and a membership give buyers extras when they use Nintendo’s online store, basic AV cables and an HDMI cable once again.
Some other news that came out during the press event was some system specs. Nintendo confirmed that the Wii U will have a total of 2GB of RAM. 1GB of RAM is for the games, while the other 1GB is for the system so that menus and other features will run smoothly during game play.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was confirmed to be coming to the Wii U as well. This was expected but it is good to see that Nintendo is pushing to have some titles that focus on online game gameplay. Wii U branded Wii-mote and nunchucks will be making their debut soon.
Nintendo had a demo of a Metroid on Nintendo Land that featured co op play while one person was using the Wii U Gamepad to control Samus’ ship, and the person on the ground controlling Samus her self.