Wii U controller won’t be sold separately, confirms Nintendo

By Johnny Cullen, Wednesday, 8 June 2011 10:46 GMT

Nintendo’s confirmed that the tablet controller for Wii U won’t be sold as a separate device, and will be packaged as one unit with the console.

“Both the controller and the console will be sold as one unit. You won’t be able to buy the controller alone,” a rep told CVG.

Nintendo also said that multiplayer games for the console is being made to use one tablet controller, while other users will need to use a Wiimote.

Nintendo unveiled Wii U for the first time during Nintendo’s press conference last night.

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