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Scooty Puff Jr 09-04-2012 09:42 AM

Wii U Details Leaked, Date As Well Price And Bundles Revealed?
 
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New details have leaked about potential SKUs, prices and dates for the release of the Wii U which seem to conflict with what we’ve previously heard.

While we’ve heard multiple reports in the past that suggest Nintendo’s console will arrive in North America on November 18, today’s listing suggests it’ll actually be on November 11.

That's according to a listing spotted on Video Product Distributors, which is a distribution company that supplies Amazon, Blockbuster and Overstock.

According to an entry on the site, the Wii U will become available in North America on November 11. Three SKUs are listed:

WIIU SYSTEM - GM - 11/11/12 $249.99
WIIU SYSTEM W/ - GM - 11/11/12 $299.99
WIIU SYSTEM 349 W/ - GM - 11/11/12 $349.99

While we don't know precisely what each one involves, presumably the $299.99 and $349.99 versions will contain either some extra games or other peripherals like an additional GamePad to justify the beefed up price. To see the entry you'd normally need a trade login, but thankfully a YouTube user has recorded a shot of the page that reveals all.

We've been hit by a slew of information previously that the Wii U would launch on November 18, but this was thrown into confusion last week when peripheral maker PDP denied it had knowledge of the console's release date.

So where does this leave us? Well, it may muddy the waters as to the exact release date of Nintendo's new console, but it seems increasingly likely that the Wii U is destined for a November release. Both November 11 and 18 are Sundays as well, which has been the day that Nintendo traditionally favors for console releases: the Wii launched on Sunday, November 19, 2006 while the GameCube debuted on Sunday, November 18, 2001.

With a Wii U press event taking place in New York on Thursday, September 13, it thankfully doesn't seem like we'll have to wait much longer for some concrete answers.
Source: IGN



Info seems pretty solid, and it's coming a few days before a Nintendo press. Hoping for the 11/11/12 release coming into some money that day :cool2.

cesaro_ROCKS 09-04-2012 09:58 AM

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November 11? Sorry, Skyfall is coming out November 9th, I'll be occupied with better things.

reDREDD 09-04-2012 10:22 AM

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wait, its coming out this year? seriously?

Duke Silver 09-04-2012 10:24 AM

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November seems way too soon given the level of promotion, awareness, and interest.

I doubt I'll get one until the library fills out and the price steadies.

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Originally Posted by Skyfall (Post 11977362)
November 11? Sorry, Skyfall is coming out November 9th, I'll be occupied with better things.

How much time will a 2 hour movie occupy?

Xander45 09-04-2012 10:55 AM

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Originally Posted by Duke Droese (Post 11977454)

How much time will a 2 hour movie occupy?

About 4 and a half hours if you take into consideration all the freaking adverts and trailers they show first.

GetStokedOnIt 09-04-2012 11:06 AM

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Originally Posted by Xander45 (Post 11977567)
About 4 and a half hours if you take into consideration all the freaking adverts and trailers they show first.

The trailers are awesome though.

Sephiroth 09-04-2012 12:48 PM

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In for 10

Hiplop 09-04-2012 02:25 PM

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def getting asap

Freeloader 09-04-2012 03:02 PM

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lol could honestly care less. ZombiU looks neat, but that's all.

Stinger Fan 09-05-2012 07:28 AM

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Nintendo has been exceptionally awful with their marketing towards the WiiU.Its pretty unbelievable , I wont get it and quite frankly I'm not excited by pretty much the same graphics as the wii only cleaned up and a keyboard for a controller


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