Wii U Priced, 8GB Basic And 32GB Premium Versions Announced

Update: Wii U comes out in North America on November 18th. The Basic Bundle costs $299.99 and the 32GB Deluxe is $349.99. Nintendo of America announced Nintendo Land as a pack in game for the Deluxe set in North America.

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imageNintendo announced two Wii U packages in Japan. Both of them come with a Wii U, Wii U GamePad, Wii U AC adapter, Wii U GamePad AC adapter, and a HDMI cable.


The basic console is white and has 8GB of internal flash memory. The black premium set console has 32GB of memory.


The Wii U premium set also includes a console stand, Wii U GamePad stand set (charging + play), and Nintendo Network premium membership until December 2014. This gives you points for a 10% rebate points back on digital download software plus 500 Nintendo points to start off. You can redeem these points for additional digitally distributed content.


Neither console includes remotes, Wii Remote Plus, a sensor bar or a nunchuck. You can use the same accessories from your Wii or purchase a bundle pack with these items from Nintendo.


Wii U premium set is 31,500 yen (tax included) or US$405 and the basic set is 26,250 yen or US$337. Please note these are not the final prices for North America, Nintendo will likely release the Wii U at different price points for Europe and North America.

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