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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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By inperfectdarkness on 9/14/2012 1:56:45 PM , Rating: 2
100% agree. if gaming is going to remain stagnant at 1080p, then the wii u has plenty of power for the task at hand.

this console war (ms will be next, sony isn't planning on a release for several more years) will be very much determined by software support, and not by hardware specs. nintendo has always had a strong pimp-hand when it comes to 1st party games. let's hope that 3rd parties don't continue to exhibit the fanboishness that they have with the current console generation.


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