Wii U to launch in Europe with 24 games available on launch day

22/11/2012


22nd November 2012 – The wait is almost over as 30th November marks the launch of the hotly anticipated Wii U. The latest home console from Nintendo boasts more variety of gameplay than ever before. The console incorporates multiple unique features including the Wii U GamePad, which offers a second window into the videogame world. Many of the features that make Wii U unique in the gaming landscape can be seen in the 24 thrilling launch games which are to be made available to purchase as packaged games on the same day the Wii U console hits the market.

Three launch hardware packs are available to choose from along with the strongest line-up of launch software in Nintendo history. These include third-party heavy hitters such as FIFA 13 from Electronic Arts, Activision’s Call Of Duty®: Black Ops II and Ubisoft’s ZombiU™, as well as games developed by Nintendo such as Nintendo Land and New Super Mario Bros. U.

Below is the full list of upcoming packaged Wii U games that will be available on launch day:

List of upcoming packaged Wii U games (PDF, 96 kB)

Players can choose between a white console in the Basic Pack and a black console in the Premium Pack, about which further details can be found at the official Wii U website. Players will also be able to get their hands on a limited edition ZombiU Premium Pack, which has the same contents as the normal Premium Pack but instead of Nintendo Land features the ZombiU game and a Wii U Pro Controller.

Anticipation has been building in the months leading up to the launch day and Wii U sampling events are still taking place up and down the country. Fans in the North can try out the unique functions of Wii U and a selection of its launch games line-up at the latest Wii U event taking place at Metrocentre Gateshead from 22nd to 25th November.

In addition, make sure you check the Wii U Facebook page for further local event details, as well as YouTube for the latest Wii U videos. Don’t forget that the Iwata Asks series of interviews is also available to provide in-depth information on the multiple features of Wii U.

Whether playing together with friends or alone, Wii U delivers brand new entertainment experiences and aims to change the way you interact with your TV in your living room. Wii U is available across Europe along with 24 launch day games to choose from on 30th November 2012.

Wii U to launch in Europe with 24 games available on launch day