Nintendo have officially confirmed the existence of the Wii Mini, with plans to launch it exclusively in Canada this holiday season. It will launch for on December 7th for $99. So far, Nintendo have said “No information is available about its potential availability in other territories in the future,”.
The new model is designed to rest flat, with a push release disc tray. It comes with a watching red Motionplus controller and nunchuck, to match the chunky matte black/red box.
It has no internet connection or backwards compatibility but will play most Wii games (1400 titles) and support most of the standard accessories. Nintendo of Canada’s vice president and general manager, Ron Bertram said:
“Wii Mini is a great gift for the holidays that brings everyone in the family together to play. Wii Mini has a mini price.”
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