Nintendo Wii: Australia date and price

With recent news of the Nintendo Wii release in Japan, the US, and the UK, the Australian release date and price has been finally unveiled.

Since Sony has declared a delay for the release of PlayStation3 till March 2007, PS fans were left with a bitter taste in their mouth. On the other hand, Nintendo fans were hoping for a pre-Xmas release and Nintendo didn’t fail to disappoint.

As taken straight from the Nintendo press release-

As part of a global launch period, Wii will arrive in Australia on December 7th. Wii will be sold as an affordable, mass-consumer product at an SRP of just $399.95. The price includes one wireless Wii Remote controller, one Nunchuk controller and the groundbreaking collection of five different Wii Sports games on one disc, which anyone can play using simple movements, experienced or not.

Between launch day and Dec. 31, Wii owners will enjoy a robust lineup of around 20 software titles, with selections for everyone from video game veterans to newcomers.

Some top Nintendo launch titles include Wii Sports, a compilation of tennis, baseball, golf, bowling and boxing and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Source: Nintendo Australia

Related Links: Official Wii site