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The Wii U will be available in two different models: a Basic Set and a Deluxe version.

Nintendo announced price, launch and system details concerning its new Wii U console today -- and U.S./Japan residents will soon be able to get their hands on it. 
 
Nintendo fans can expect two different Wii U models: a Deluxe version and a Basic Set version. The Basic Set features 8 GB HDD, a Wii U Pad controller and it in comes in white. The Deluxe model, on the other hand, offers 32 GB HDD, a Wii U Pad controller, power cradles for the Wii U Pad, an HDMI cable and it comes in black. 
 
Some extras that Nintendo fans can look forward to include a separate controller called the Wii U Pro, which resembles an Xbox 360 controller; 25 GB game discs; Wii U's social network Mii Universe, and the system itself is backwards compatible with the original Wii console. 
 
The launch titles for Wii U are "Nintendoland" and the "New Super Mario Bros." 
 
Looking to pick up a Basic Set? It'll cost you $299.99. Or, if you're looking to go all out with the Deluxe model, Nintendo will hit your wallet for $349.99. 
 
Wii U will hit the U.S. on November 18 while those in Japan will have to wait until December 8.

Source: Kotaku



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RE: Too expensive
By TakinYourPoints on 9/14/2012 1:35:20 AM , Rating: 3
It isn't different RAM pools, it is different local storage sizes for games and media.

RAM on all hardware will be the same, it has to be since there needs to be a uniform baseline spec for developers.


RE: Too expensive
By someguy123 on 9/15/2012 4:14:56 AM , Rating: 2
What? The wiiU's specs are 1gb of system RAM and 1gb of ram "for games". It actually is two ram pools.

I'm not referring to the NAND storage.


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