Mario Kart 8 + Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack comes to Europe on October 30th

07/10/2015

7th October, 2015 – A new Wii U hardware bundle containing two of Nintendo’s global million-selling multiplayer games will arrive in Europe on October 30th as a limited offer*. Containing a black Wii U Premium Pack console**, the anti-gravity racing action of Mario Kart 8 and the colourful shooter Splatoon, it’s the ideal bundle for anyone looking for instant fun.

In Mario Kart 8, players speed up, down and all-around antigravity courses. With 32 new and remixed classic tracks to speed around, new items to unleash during the heat of a race, and a host of ways to enjoy the action including racing against other players, whether they’re in the same room or on the other side of the world using 12-player online competitive play***, Mario Kart 8 offers endless gravity-defying racing action for players of any age and skill level.

A completely fresh take on the action shooter genre, Splatoon’s online matches*** pits two teams of four players against one another competing to claim turf by covering it in their team’s colourful ink. After splatting opponents and covering a level with colorful ink, players can transform into squids and swim quickly through their own ink or use it to take cover and hide from enemies.

The Mario Kart 8 + Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack, including a pre-installed copy of Mario Kart 8 and a download code for Splatoon, will be available across Europe as a limited offer from October 30th.

* Limited offer and available while stocks last.

** Wii U Premium Pack consists of: a Wii U console (black); Wii U GamePad (black); 32 GB internal flash memory, part of which is reserved for system data; Wii U GamePad Cradle; Wii U GamePad Stand; Wii U Console Stand; Wii U AC Adapter; Wii U GamePad AC Adapter; Sensor Bar; HDMI Cable (1.5m).

*** Broadband internet connection required.

For further details:

Nintendo of Europe on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendoeurope

Nintendo UK on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendouk

Wii U (UK) on Facebook https://facebook.com/WiiU.co.uk

Nintendo 3DS on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/nintendo3dsuk

amiibo UK on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/amiiboUK

Nintendo UK on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/NintendoUK

Nintendo UK on Twitch http://www.twitch.tv/nintendouk

Nintendo of Europe on Twitch http://www.twitch.tv/team/nintendo

Nintendo of Europe on Instagram https://instagram.com/nintendoeurope

Nintendo UK on Instagram https://instagram.com/nintendouk/