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

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    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.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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