Wii Fit U Makes It Easy For Existing Wii Fit Users To Upgrade

By Ishaan . September 18, 2013 . 8:47am

Nintendo are trying to give Wii Fit owners to upgrade to their next Wii Fit title, the publisher has announced. Starting November 1st, Wii U owners will be able to download a full version of Wii Fit U for free and try the game out for a full month at no cost—provided they own a Wii Balance Board, of course.

 

During the trial period, players will get to try out 77 different activities, including 19 new training activities, a number of which use the Wii U GamePad. Users that wish to continue using Wii Fit U beyond the trial period can purchase a Fit Meter accessory to sync to their game. The Fit Meter will be available for $20 at retail.

 

The Fit Meter will track a number of activities on a daily basis, which as number of steps taken, intensity of steps, altitude of your steps, calories burned and more.

 

The free version Wii Fit U will be available for download from Novemeber 1st, 2013 until January 2014. If you don’t own a Balance Board and need to buy the entire package, you’ll be able to buy a full retail version of Wii Fit U on December 13th.


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  • Letiumtide

    It’s going to be amusing to watch the price of the balance board bounce back up, at EB they’re like $19 for the balance board alone. I don’t expect that to stay the case even if Wii Fit doesn’t become a big thing again.

  • James Enk

    not into Fit but i wasn’t expecting this move form Nintendo and i think is pretty smart
    p.s the beginning of the direct video war very funny

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