Wii U Launching on November 18th for $299

Today at Nintendo’s press conference in New York, Reggie Fils-Aime took the stage to announce big things for their upcoming console.

The Wii U will launch on November 18th, 2012 in North America (December 8th in Japan) and will be available in two packages: a basic set and a deluxe set. The basic package will include a white Wii U console, 8GB of internal memory, a gamepad, an AC adapter, an HDMI cable and a Wii U Sensor bar. The black Deluxe package will have everything in the basic set but will also include 32GB of storage, a gamepad charging station, a console stand and a copy of Nintendo Land.

The launch price is set to be $299 for the basic set and $349 for the deluxe.