Report: There Is A New Wii Remote

And it is apparently called "Wii Remote Plus".

The box art for upcoming Wii title FlingSmash seems to be bundled with a new Wii Remote. The box notes, "Bonus Wii Remote Plus Inside!"

The game is compatible with Wii MotionPlus, the motion add-on peripheral for the Wii Remote. The Wii MotionPlus was released in 2009 and offers more precise motion control.

If this box art is correct, then Nintendo is releasing a Wii Remote that already features an on-board integrated Wii MotionPlus. The game and the remote are priced at $US49.99.

FlingSmash was originally supposed to be out a few months ago but has been pushed to November. A new remote could explain the delay.

Kotaku is contacting Nintendo and will update if the company comments.

Gamestop.com - Buy FlingSmash - Nintendo Wii [GameStop via SlashGear]


Comments

    I'm thankful. It will save me detaching and reattaching the motion plus between games that use it and not but... This is what it should have been in the first place.

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