Nintendo Wii U Launched in US
November 18 has seen the launch of a new rival of game franchises Call of Duty and Halo. Nintendo Wii U has hit American market with a bang on the day.
Sales began at midnight, while buyers started assembling on the shop on Saturday night. The new system costs $300 and $350.
Wii U is a video game console manufactured by Nintendo, which was released on Sunday in North America. Before that Wii was available in the market. Nintendo Wii U was unveiled a year ago on June 7, 2011 at Electronic Entertainment Expo 2011 and shall be released in Australia and Europe on November 30 and in Japan, on December 8.
Wii U is first in the Nintendo family that supports high definition graphics and gives video output of 1080p. It has 2GB memory, half of which is solely for the operating system. It is released in two versions initially i. e. Basic- white colored version with 8GB internal flash storage and Deluxe - black colored version with 16GB flash storage.
Prior to its launch, Call of Duty launched Black Ops II on November 13 which earned $500miilion from its sales across the world and Halo 4 was out on November 6 which earned $220 million from over the planet.