Wii U

  • Release Date: 2012
  • Size:
    Approximately 1.8 inches tall, 6.8 inches wide and 10.5 inches long.
  • New Controller:
    The new controller incorporates a 6.2-inch, 16:9 touch screen and traditional button controls, including two analog Circle Pads. This combination removes the traditional barriers between games, players and the TV by creating a second window into the video game world. The rechargeable controller includes a Power button, Home button, +Control Pad, A/B/X/Y buttons, L/R buttons and ZL/ZR buttons. It includes a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope, rumble feature, camera, a microphone, stereo speakers, a sensor strip and a stylus.
  • Other Controls:
    Up to four Wii Remote™ (or Wii Remote Plus) controllers can be connected at once. The new console supports all Wii™ controllers and input devices, including the Nunchuk™ controller, Classic ControllerTM, Classic Controller ProTM and Wii Balance Board™.
  • Media:
    A single self-loading media bay will play 12-centimeter proprietary high-density optical discs for the new console, as well as 12-centimeter Wii optical discs.
  • Video Output:
    Supports 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i. Compatible cables include HDMI, component, S-video and composite.
  • Audio Output:
    Uses AV Multi Out connector. Six-channel PCM linear output through HDMI.
  • Storage:
    The console will have internal flash memory, as well as the option to expand its memory using either an SD memory card or an external USB hard disk drive.
  • CPU:
    IBM Power®-based 45nm multi-core microprocessor.
    GPU: Custom-designed AMD Radeon HD GPU
  • Other:
    Four USB 2.0 connector slots are included. The new console is backward compatible with Wii games and Wii accessories.

E3 2011 Nintendo Conference Wii U video

Software Lineup Trailer

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