Got anything going on tomorrow? Looking for a fresh game to play? Nintendo's got a console launching, don't you know? The follow-up to the Wii, called the Wii U, will be celebrating its U.S. launch tomorrow with a midnight launch around the nation. And, at the Nintendo World Store, a midnight "gathering" will be taking place. The first Wii U consoles will go on sale in NYC on the 18th. From Nintendo
"Consumers will have the chance to be among the first in the world to purchase the Wii U console when the clock strikes midnight on Nov. 18 at Nintendo World in New York's Rockefeller Plaza. Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime will be on hand to count down the launch and sell a new Wii U to the first consumer in line. Fans waiting in line will get premium items (while supplies last) during the event. Nintendo is also selling New York-themed T-shirts with Mario's image at the event. All proceeds from sales of the shirts will be donated to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts from the effects of Hurricane Sandy."
More than 20 games will be available for Wii U at launch, which will be offered in two different colors and configurations. The Basic Set will be offered in white at a suggested retail price of $299.99, while the Deluxe Set, which includes higher storage capacity, additional accessories and the new Nintendo Land video game, will be offered in black at a suggested retail price of $349.99. Will you be lining up to get one?