When was the Wii released?

That depends on where you live:

  • USA: November 19th, 2006
  • Japan: December 2nd, 2006
  • Australia: December 7th, 2006
  • Europe: December 8th, 2006

How much did Wii cost at launch?

Significantly cheaper than the other next-gen consoles. This also depends on your region:

  • USA: $200 USD
  • Japan: 25,000 Yen
  • Australia: $400 AUD
  • Europe: 250 Euros / 180 GBP

What colors is Wii available in?

White, Black, Red.

Does Wii play GameCube discs?

Most of them do. Nintendo brought out a newer model of the Wii quite late into its life cycle which removed backwards compatibility. Check the box if this feature is important to you.

How much memory does Wii have?

512MB of internal flash memory. 2 slots are also available for SD memory cards.

What are some of Wii's best games?

Super Mario Galaxy, Super Mario Galaxy 2, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Alan Hansen's Sports Challenge (joke).

Does Wii output in high definition (HD)?


Is Wii better than the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3?


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