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The Wii U First Launched Eight Years Ago Today

The Wii U First Launched Eight Years Ago Today

Oh you poor, poor thing.

Eight years ago today on the 18th November 2012, Nintendo’s Wii U hit the market in North America. Coming off the back of the Wii, Nintendo’s most successful home console of all time, hopes were no doubt high for this latest system, but we all know how the story goes from there.

With its blocky GamePad controller and HD visuals – a first for Nintendo at the time – the Wii U soon appeared in Europe on 30th November and in Japan on 8th December the very same year. Customers could opt for either a ‘Basic’ white set with 8GB of memory, or a ‘Premium’ black set with 32GB of memory and a copy of either Nintendo Land or ZombiU.

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