At 3:00 AM EST, Nintendo of Japan presented a Nintendo Direct Video to detail the price, date and other specifics of the successor to the immensely popular Wii home console.
Sunday, December 8th, 2012.
|8 GB internal storage||32 GB internal storage|
|Console AC Adapter||Console AC Adapter|
|GamePad AC Adapter||GamePad AC Adapter|
|HDMI cable||HDMI cable|
|GamePad Charging Dock|
Basic – 26,250 Yen
Premium – 31,500 Yen
RAM: 1 GB Main RAM + 1 GB System RAM = 2 GB total RAM.
-Games will have access to the 1 GB of Main RAM while the OS has access to the 1 GB of System RAM.
-This allows you to play a game and run the full web browser, all at 1080p, at the same time.
Game Media: 25 GB per layer. 22.5 GB/s transfer rate.
-Approximately equal to a 5x speed Blu-ray disc.
Power Consumption: Total system power up to 75 watts.
-40 watts for average usage.
GamePad – 13,440 Yen
Pro Controller – 5,040 Yen
Charge and Play stand – 1,890 Yen
GamePad Stand 315 yen
New Super Mario Bros. U – 5,985 Yen
Nintendo Land – 4,935 Yen
Nintendo Network Premium:
-10% back on all digital purchases.
-Premium model only
-Valid through December 2014.
-First Mario title to launch with home console since Super Mario 64.
-Latency between Wii U and GamePad is very low.
-All Virtual Console and WiiWare games can be transferred to the Wii U.