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Nintendo Offers Great Wii U Deals to Kick off Holiday Shopping Season



  Nintendo Offers Great Wii U Deals to Kick off Holiday Shopping Season

        Holiday Cheer Starts with New Bundles, Accessories and Offers

Business Wire

REDMOND, Wash. -- November 1, 2013

Nintendo has the best deals for the holiday season, and four of them kick off
today. Nov. 1 marks the day consumers can find a lower price for Nintendo
Land, a new Wii U hardware bundle, cool new accessories and a free trial for
one of the most popular exercise franchises in video game history. These deals
represent one of the many ways that Nintendo is bringing value and variety to
consumers. If that’s not enough, an amazing new Wii U bundle featuring
Skylanders Swap Force debuts on Nov. 15.

Today Nintendo launches a new bundle for the Wii U Deluxe Set that comes with
two games - New Super ...

Today Nintendo launches a new bundle for the Wii U Deluxe Set that comes with
two games - New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U - all on one disc at
a suggested retail price of $299.99. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Nintendo is making sure holiday shoppers have great deals and lots of
choices,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president
of Sales & Marketing. “We have something for everyone on your shopping list,
and we’re making it easy for you to beat the holiday rush and get started
now.”

Values that start today include:

New Hardware Bundle Option: Today Nintendo launches a new bundle for the Wii U
Deluxe Set that comes with two games – New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super
Luigi U – all on one disc at a suggested retail price of $299.99. The new
bundle becomes the default Deluxe Set model.

Wii Fit U Free Trial: Between today and Jan. 31, 2014, anyone with a Wii
Balance Board accessory, a Wii U system and a broadband Internet connection
can download a complete version of the new Wii Fit U game in the Nintendo
eShop for free. The trial version includes the full Wii Fit U experience and
will be free for a month from the day it is first played. Fitness fans can
make the trial version permanent by purchasing and syncing a Fit Meter to the
game. Fit Meter accessories are available online and at select retailers at a
suggested retail price of $19.99 each. For more information, visit
http://www.wiifitu.com.

New Price for Nintendo Land: Nintendo has dropped the suggested retail price
of the Nintendo Land game for the Wii U console. Nintendo Land is now
available in stores and in the Nintendo eShop at a suggested retail price of
$29.99, down from the original suggested retail price of $59.99.

New Colorful Controllers: New Mario-themed and Luigi-themed Wii Remote Plus
controllers launching today make great, colorful accessories for Wii and Wii
U. The controllers are now available at a suggested retail price of $39.99
each.

In addition to all of these great deals, the Skylanders Swap Force Wii U
bundle launches Nov. 15 at a suggested retail price of $299.99 and includes
everything needed to start the new adventure plus an assortment of Skylanders
extras that will satisfy current fans and newcomers alike. The bundle comes
with a white Wii U Basic Set, a Skylanders Swap Force starter pack that
includes three Skylanders figures, a Portal of Power, trading cards,
Skylanders sticker sheets, a collector poster and a Nintendo Land game disc.

Wii U has the best lineup of games for any home console this holiday season,
with new installments in The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. franchises.
Wii U games out now include Game & Wario, Pikmin 3, EarthBound, The Wonderful
101, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and Wii Party U. Games still on
the way in 2013 include Wii Sports Club – Tennis and Wii Sports Club – Bowling
on Nov. 7, Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Nov. 15 and
Super Mario 3D World on Nov. 22.

Remember that Wii U features parental controls that let adults manage the
content their children can access. For more information about this and other
features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive
entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets
hardware and software for its Wii U^™ and Wii^™ home consoles, and Nintendo
3DS^™ and Nintendo DS^™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it
launched the Nintendo Entertainment System^™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1
billion video games and more than 659 million hardware units globally,
including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as
well as the Game Boy^™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi^™ and
Nintendo DSi XL^™, Super NES^™, Nintendo 64^™, Nintendo GameCube^™ and Wii
systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known,
household names such as Mario^™, Donkey Kong^™, Metroid^™, Zelda^™ and
Pokémon^™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in
Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the
Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the
company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

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