Revealed during its Wii U preview event today, the console will be released in North America on November 18 and in Europe on November 30 this year.
The Basic 8GB console will be available for $299.99, which includes the console, GamePad, AC adapter, sensor bar and HDMI cable.
The Deluxe 32GB variety will be available for $349.99, which includes the above with Nintendo Land, a charging cradle and stand for the GamePad, and a stand for the console itself.
Over 50 titles will be available in the console’s launch window, including Assassin’s Creed III, Darksiders 2 and ZombiU. Nintendo defines this window as being from November 18, 2012 to March 31, 2013.
Here are the rest of the technical specifications.
- Supports full 1080p
- “GPGPU” used
- Main memory: 1GB
- System memory: 1GB
- Total memory is 2GB
- Games only use 1GB of main memory
- System memory is for the OS
- Can use the browser while playing
- Game discs are 25GB
- Discs run at 22.5 MB/s
- Uses up to 75 watts of electricity
- Typical power usage is 45 watts
- Reconfirmed: import Wii VC and WiiWare games