In its Wii U preview event in New York, Nintendo announced that the Wii U will hit North American stores on November 18.
Hit the break for all the details, including price point and launch titles.
Nintendo’s Wii U will be backwards compatible with all previous games and accessories and will come in two configurations: Basic Set and Delux Set.
The Basic Set includes the console, a GamePad, an AC adapter, an HDMI cable and a sensor bar. It has 8 GB of memory, is colored in white and is priced at $299.99.
The Delux Set includes everything the in the Basic Set in addition to a charging cable for the GamePad, a stand for the console and both GamePads and a copy of Nintendo Land. It has 32 GB of memory, is colored in all black and is priced at $349.99.
The Wii U is set to launch in Europe on November 30 and in Japan on December 8.
Launch games (from November 18 to March 2013) confirmed for Wii U are listed below. No specific release dates for most games have been given as of yet. Expect most games to start at $60.
- Funky Barn
- NBA 2K13
Activision Publishing, Inc.
- 007 Legends
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- Transformers Prime
- Wipeout 3
- Skylanders Giants
- Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013
- Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
- Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
- Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
- Ben 10: Omniverse
- Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade
- Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
- Mass Effect 3
- Madden NFL 13
- FIFA Soccer 13
- Trine 2: Director’s Cut
- Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
- Zumba® Fitness Core
- Jett Tailfin™
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
- TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT™ 2 Wii U Edition
- TANK! TANK! TANK!™
- Nintendo Land™
- New Super Mario Bros.™ U
- NINJA GAIDEN™ 3: Razor’s Edge
- SiNG PARTY™
- LEGO® City: Undercover
- Wii Fit™ U
- Game & Wario™
- Pikmin™ 3
- The Wonderful 101™
- Aliens: Colonial Marines™
- Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
- Nano Assault Neo
- Tecmo Koei America Corporation
- WARRIORS OROCHI® 3 Hyper
- Darksiders® II
- Wheel of Fortune®
- JEOPARDY! ®
- Toki Tori 2
- Assassin’s Creed® III
- Just Dance® 4
- Marvel Avengers™: Battle for Earth
- Rabbids® Land
- Sports Connection™
- Your Shape®: Fitness Evolved 2013
- Rayman Legends®
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
- Scribblenauts™ Unlimited
- Game Party Champions
- Batman: Arkham City™ Armored Edition