Train2Game News: Nintendo’s Wii U UK launch date revealed

The Wii U will be released in the UK before it’s released in Japan. Nintendo’s next-gen console goes on sale November 30. Japan gets the Wii U a week later.

There will be two hardware bundles being released. The white Basic pack will include an 8GB Wii U console, one GamePad and a Stylus. The black Premium pack contains a 32GB Wii U, one GamePad, all the accessories featured in the Basic pack, plus extras such as a charging stand and a Premium subscription for discounted download games.

UK consumers that pick up the Premium pack will also get a copy of NintendoLand and a Wii Sensor Bar.

Buyers of the Basic pack can pick up a new accessory pack called the “Wii Remote Plus Additional Set”. It contains a Wii Remote Plus, Nunchuk and Sensor Bar.

The trade price for the Basic pack is £205, the Premium is £246 and the ZombiU version – which includes the Premium Pack and a copy of Ubisoft’s horror shooter ZombiU – has a cost price of £270.

A list of launch games have been announced on Nintendo’s official site. Some of the games that have been announced for the launch window are:

  • Rayman Legends
  • ZombiU
  • Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
  • FIFA 13
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Nintendo Land
  • New Super Mario Bros. U