Wii U launches on November 18, starting at $299.99

Are you ready to look as happy as these two? Nintendo has finally announced the final plans for Wii U's North American launch. The house of Mario's next-gen console will be available at retailers on November 18. Like in Japan, the console will be available in a variety of SKUs. The base model will feature 8GB of storage. The "Basic Set" includes the Wii U console, GamePad, HDMI cable, Wii U sensor bar, and 8GB of storage. Everything will be white. This bundle will be available for $299.99.

Wii U Deluxe Set

The "Deluxe Set" includes 32GB of memory, a GamePad charging cradle, and stands for the GamePad and console. This bundle also includes Nintendo Land. This set will be available in all black. In addition, the Deluxe set will grant access to a premium service that grants points for every digital purchase made on the Nintendo Network. This bundle will be available for $349.99. Neither console will include original Wii accessories, as Nintendo of America president has pointed out compatibility with last-gen accessories.