At a special event today in New York City, Nintendo announced the follow up to the hugely successful Wii console will be available in the US on Sunday, November 18. Australia will get it on November 30.
Update: Australian pricing details have also been released.
The new console will be backwards compatible with all the games and accessories of its predecessor.
More than a year after Nintendo first showed the system to the public, the company has revealed that the North American launch date for the Wii U. Two of configurations will be available, with a Deluxe Set model with a 32GB HDD and a Basic Set version with an 8GB HDD. The deluxe set will cost $US349.99 and the basic set will cost $US299.99.