The Wii U (pronoonced /ˌw ˈjuː/) is a video gemme console frae Nintendo an the successor tae the Wii.[8]

Wii U
Wii U Console and Gamepad.png
A white Wii U console (richt) an Wii U GamePad (left)
ManufacturerNintendo, Foxconn, Mitsumi[1]
Product faimilyWii
TypeVideo gemme console
GenerationAicht generation
Release date
  • US|CA: November 18, 2012
    Retail availability2012–2017
    Introductory priceUS$299/¥26,250 (Basic Set)
    US$349/¥31,500 (Deluxe/Premium Set)
    Discontinued31 Januar 2017
    Units sauldWarldwide: 13.56 million
    (as o Mairch 31, 2017)[5]
    Operatin seestemWii U OS
    Pouer75 W pouer supply
    CPU1.24 GHz Tri-Core IBM PowerPC "Espresso"
    Storage capacityInternal flash memory:
    GB (Basic Set) / 32 GB (Deluxe Set)
    SD/SDHC card
    USB storage device
    Memory2 GB DDR3 @ 1600 MHz
    Display Wii U GamePad (FWVGA)
    Graphics550 MHz AMD Radeon "Latte" GPU
    Soond5.1 Linear PCM, Analog stereo
    Controller inputWii U GamePad, Wii U Pro Controller,
    Camera1.3 Megapixels (Wii U GamePad)
    TouchpadResistive touchscreen (Wii U GamePad)
    ConnectivityWi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
    Bluetooth 4.0[6]
    4 × USB 2.0
    Online services
    DimensionsWidth: 17.2 cm (6.8 in)
    Hicht: 4.6 cm (1.8 in)
    Lenth: 26.9 cm (10.6 in)
    Wicht1.5 kilograms (3.3 lb)
    Best-sellin gemmeNew Super Mario Bros. U, 4.16 million
    (as o Mairch 31, 2014)[7]
    Wii, Virtual Console
    SuccessorNintendo Switch


    1. "iPhone, Wii U Manufacturer Admits to Employing Children". IGN. October 17, 2012. Retrieved October 17, 2012.
    2. Dehesa, Daniel. "Lanzamiento de Wii U se retrasa en México" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 30 November 2013.
    3. "Wii U to launch in South Africa with 17 games available on launch day". Nintendo of Europe. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
    4. Azevedo, Théo. "Mais caro do mundo, Wii U sai no Brasil por R$ 1.899 em 26/11" (in Portuguese). UOL Jogos. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
    5. "IR Information : Sales Data – Hardware and Software Sales Units". Nintendo Co., Ltd. Retrieved March 31, 2017.
    6. Delivers Advanced Wireless Connectivity to Nintendo's Wii U Gaming Experience. Broadcom. Retrieved on August 23, 2013.
    8. "'Wii 2' Codenamed 'Project Café'". IGN. April 15, 2011. Retrieved April 16, 2011.