The successor to the revolutionary Nintendo Wii, the Wii U game console provides an incredible new way to enjoy entertainment in your home. The Wii U is a brand new system with a new touchscreen controller and a whole new experience.
The new controller for the Wii U, called the GamePad, incorporates a 6.2-inch touch screen that changes how the game console and TV interact. The second screen provides new perspectives and different ways to play - playing together with friends or solo on the GamePad. Another highlight is Nintendo TVii which enables you to find, watch and engage with TV shows, movies and sports shows in new ways.
Wii U again brings family and friends together. There are games for Wii U in every genre from sports to action, adventure, dance and fitness. Just like the original Wii, it is easy for anyone to pick up from young kids to seniors. Plus you can play most classic Wii games and use your Wii controllers and Wii Fit board with Wii U.
At a Glance: Get a quick review of all the Wii U has to offer.
Nintendo is sparking yet another entertainment revolution. Wii U provides new, exciting ways to experience games and connect with friends and family. It supports up to five players now. And because the GamePad adds a second, built-in screen that expands your experience with Wii U, you will be able to communicate and interact even more than before.
Introducing... the GamePad
Meet the Wii U GamePad, Wii U's easy-to-use touch screen controller. Play a game on it, draw and create art or video chat with friends. Plus with Nintendo TVii, you can use the GamePad to browse the Web; check out services like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video; search channels from your own cable or satellite; and even watch recorded TiVo shows!
Wii U is the first Nintendo console to present games and entertainment in 1080p High Definition. Take in stunning worlds and detailed characters as you experience a new level of gaming, whether it is action, dance, sports or more. Watch your favorite TV shows and movies in HD with Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and Hulu Plus or even watch recorded TiVo shows! Experience lush, six-channel audio.
Wii home fitness expands with new games, Your Shape Fitness, Just Dance 4 and Wii Fit U (May 2013) to keep your workout fun. Wii U is compatible with Wii Fit balance board and Wii exercise games including Zumba Fitness. New features include the Wii Fit U pedometer that will track daily activities, use of the GamePad for exercises & yoga, to set up a custom workout program and monitor progress including calories burned.
Total Home Entertainment
Nintendo has teamed up with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, and YouTube to bring a full entertainment experience to your home. Stream movies and shows to your TV and effortlessly browse the web on the Wii U GamePad. Find a funny web page? Just swipe towards the television and watch your page seamlessly travel over to the TV for your friends to see - even start a video chat with a family member in another country.
Something for Everyone
Whether you're 5 or 90, the Wii U has a unique experience just for you. Once again, Nintendo has developed an intuitive and easy-to-use control scheme, making the Wii U accessible and fun for everyone. Whether you want to get fit, sing and dance, spend time as a family, or immerse yourself in deep storyline or gameplay, the Wii U has a game that fits your interests.