Nintendo Dates and Prices Wii U for North America

Basic and Deluxe sets priced, November 18 launch date revealed

Nintendo's Wii U preview event is still roarin' in NYC today, but they already revealed the North American pricing and release date information for the console, which will be available on November 18 in two forms.


The first is the Basic Set (8GB), priced at $299.99. It comes packed with the Wii U console, a GamePad, HDMI cable, sensor bar, and AC adapter. 


Then there's the Deluxe Set (32GB), priced at $349.99. It includes all the stuff in the Basic Set, plus a GamePad charging cradle and a stand for the GamePad and Wii U console. 


Wii U lands in Japan a little later on December 8. More to come on the console later! What do you think about the North American price point?



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.

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