Wii U Launch Date and Price Announced for Japan

The Wii U Console will come in Black for the Premium Set, and White for the Basic Set only
Nintendo today announced that its next game console, the Wii U, will be launched in Japan on December 8, 2012. The Wii U will be offered in two sets for consumers to choose from based on how they like to play. The Premium Set will be launched at the suggested retail price of 31,500 yen (including tax) / 30,000 yen (excluding tax), and the Basic Set will be launched at the suggested retail price of 26,250 yen (including tax) / 25,000 yen (excluding tax).
In related news, Nintendo will release New Super Mario Bros. U at the suggested retail price of 5,985 yen (including tax) / 5,700 yen (excluding tax), and Nintendo Land at the suggested retail price of 4,935 yen (including tax) / 4,700 yen (excluding tax) for the Wii U on the same day the Wii U is launched.

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