Nintendo has announced today that the Nintendo Wii U will be available in North America this holiday season in two difference models.
Nintendo made the announcement this morning on a live streamed press conference. The Nintendo Wii U will be available across North America on November 18, weeks ahead of their Japanese release of December 8.
The Wii U will also come in two distinct SKUs. The Basic Wii u will cost $299, come with the white console, have 8GB of built-in memory, a Wii U Gamepad and an HDMI cable. The Deluxe edition will cost $349, come with the black console, have 32GB of built-in memory, and in addition to having all the content of the basic console bundle, it will also come with a copy of the Nintendo Land game and give the player access to a deluxe promotion for collecting points to access bonus downloadable content. Nintendo has not outlined the details of the deluxe download promotion yet but promises more information soon.
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