Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 09:44 BST
Wii U: Amazon distributor claims Nov 11 release, $249 price tag
Wii U still hasn’t received an official release date or price from Nintendo, but a new industry source has stepped forward and hurled its hat in the ring. Pinches of salt at the ready, here we go.
Video Product Distributors – the same company that supplies stock to Amazon and Blockbuster – has posted up SKU, price and release date information for Wii U in North America.
NintendoLife made the discovery, and reports that VPD has posted the following details on Wii U’s North American launch:
- WIIU SYSTEM – GM – 11/11/12 $249.99
- WIIU SYSTEM W/ – GM – 11/11/12 $299.99
- WIIU SYSTEM 349 W/ – GM – 11/11/12 $349.99
Note that there are three bundles listed.
Because you have to log-in to view VPD’s product slate, YouTube user H0undd0gg has captured a video of the site, along with its Wii U listings. Here it is: