Wii Mini To Be Released In U.K. Next Month


The Wii Mini, initially exclusive to Canada, is being launched in the U.K. on March 22nd, Nintendo have announced.


As previously reported, the system is stripped down version of the Wii, with no Gamecube backward compatibility, no Internet connectivity, no SD Card slot, and no 480p video output. A price for the system has not been announced in the U.K.


Additionally, Nintendo are adding a few titles to their list of budget-priced Wii games to coincide with the Wii Mini launch in the U.K. Wii Sports Resort, Mario Power Tennis, Super Paper Mario and Mario Party 8 will be released as budget “Nintendo Selects” titles, joining existing budget-priced games like The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Super Mario Galaxy and Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". 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.