Wii U

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Wii U
Wii U
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Generation Eighth generation
Predecessor(s) Wii
Successor(s) N/A
No. of games made Category:Wii U games
Best Selling game New Super Mario Bros. U (4.16 million*)
Last game N/A
Technical Details
Media Wii U optical disc, Wii optical disc, Digital distribution
Storage Capacity 2 GB DDR3
CPU 1.24 GHz Tri-Core IBM PowerPC "Espresso"
Compatibility & Connectivity
Connectible with Nintendo 3DS (through amiibo)
Input Wii U Gamepad, Wii U Pro Controller, Wii Remote, Nunchuk, Classic Controller, Wii Balance Board
Backwards compatibility with Wii
Fowards compatibility with N/A
Launch Date
  • NA: November 18, 2012
  • JP: December 6, 2012
  • EU: November 30, 2012
  • AUS: November 30, 2012
Lifetime Ongoing
Discontinue Date N/A
Units Sold
  • Worldwide: 6.68 million*

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The Wii U is Nintendo's home console for the eighth generation and was the first home console released in the generation. Unveiled during Nintendo's press conference at E3 2011 on June 7, the Wii U was released in North America on November 18, 2012, in Japan on December 6, 2012, and in Europe and Australia on November 30, 2012.



The Wii U is the first Nintendo console to produce 1080p high-definition graphics.


System specs




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