Nintendo Australia announce Wii U will be showcased at New Zealand Armageddon

Oct 12, 2012 / News


Nintendo Australia announce Wii U will be playable to the public at New Zealand Armageddon in Auckland, October 19th - 22nd 2012. This will be the first time Wii U will be showcased to the public in New Zealand with titles such as Nintendo Land and New Super Mario Bros. U available to play!



Nintendo Australia recently announced Wii U will launch across Australia and New Zealand on 30th November 2012 with the Wii U Basic Pack launching at the SRP NZ $469.95*, featuring a Wii U console with 8GB internal storage and a Wii U GamePad, both in white. While the Wii U Premium Pack launches at the SRP NZ $569.95* and contains a black Wii U console and Wii U GamePad, with 32GB of internal storage providing more space for downloadable digital content. The Premium Pack also contains a stand for the Wii U GamePad and console, a charging cradle for the Wii U GamePad, a sensor bar and Nintendo Land software. Both packs also feature a HDMI cable and AC adapters for the console and Wii U GamePad.


Wii U, is a HD console that offers more choice and variety of gameplay than ever before. With brand new gaming experiences enabled by the innovative Wii U GamePad controller, up to five players** can jump into the fun, with up to four people using Wii Remote controllers and one on the Wii U GamePad. The Wii U GamePad offers an integrated second screen and can also be used independently of the TV set with certain software.



New Zealand gamers will be able to play a variety of the titles available at launch, including Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U and ZombiU.



* New Zealand price is based on currency exchange as at 20th September, 2012. Please refer to stores for best possible price

** Up to 5-Player play is dependent on the capability of the software