Core Gaming Systems, the local distributors of Nintendo have announced the recommended retail price of the Nintendo Wii U.
In a recent Nintendo Direct announcement, two launch hardware packs were confirmed for Wii U – the Wii U Basic Pack and the Wii U Premium Pack – alongside the strongest line-up of launch software in Nintendo history. We can now confirm that the Wii U Basic Pack which features a Wii U console with 8GB internal storage and a Wii U GamePad, both in White, has a recommended retail price of RRP R3,999. The Wii U Premium Pack with Black Wii U console and Wii U GamePad, 32GB of internal storage and bundled with Nintendo Land, has a recommended retail price of RRP R4,599. Survival horror fans can also look forward to alimited edition ZombiU Wii U Premium Pack with Black Wii U console and Wii U GamePad and Pro Controller, has a recommended retail price of RRP R4,999. For existing Wii owners, all first party Wii peripherals will be compatible with the Wii U console. With neither hardware pack including a Wii Remote Plus controller, Wii owners won’t need to repurchase peripherals they already own. For players who don’t already own a Wii console, Nintendo has created a Wii Remote Plus Additional Set containing a Wii Remote Plus controller, Nunchuk and sensor bar, has a recommended retail price of RRP R899. Software titles, New Super Mario Bros. U has a recommended retail price of RRP R599 and Nintendo Land RRP R499. Other Wii U games to look forward to at launch and within the launch window include: Call of Duty: Black Ops II Darksiders2 Assassin’s Creed III LEGO City: Undercover Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed FIFA 13 ZombiU Batman: Arkham City Mass Effect 3 BAYONETTA 2 The Wonderful 101 Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Ninja Gaiden 3 Whether playing together or alone, Nintendo will deliver brand new entertainment experiences to the living room when Wii U launches on 30th November. The Wii U Basic Pack, Wii U Premium Pack, accessories and selected launch titles, will be available at all major retailers at launch. For further details and information on the Wii U as well as upcoming Wii U titles, visit www.nintendo.co.za.