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The Legend of Zelda™: The Wind Waker HD Wii U Deluxe Bundle
Skylanders Swap Force Basic Set
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Included software



Price (MSRP)1
$299.99
$129.99
$99.99
Colors
Black
Black
White
Black
Red
Video output
Supports up to 1080p HD graphics. Compatible cables include HDMI™, Wii Component Video, Wii S-Video Stereo AV and Wii AV
Supports Wii Component Video, Wii Composite or Wii S-Video
Supports Wii Composite cable
Storage2
32GB internal flash memory, plus support for external USB hard drives for additional storage.
32GB internal flash memory, plus support for external USB hard drives for additional storage.
8GB internal flash memory, plus support for external USB hard drives for additional storage.
512MB of internal flash memory, plus an SD memory card slot for additional storage.
Memory size not announced. No SD memory card.
Includes Wii U GamePad
 
 
Plays Wii games
Plays Wii U games
 
 
Uses Wii accessories3
Uses Wii U accessories
 
 
Plays downloadable games
 
Controls and enhances your TV viewing experience
 
 
Accesses an exclusive social gaming community
 
 
Capable of video chat4
 
 
Can browse the Internet
 
Connects with video entertainment services5
 
Deluxe Digital Promotion - Get 10% back on software downloads
 
 
 
In the box
Black Wii U Console
Black Wii U GamePad
New Super Mario Bros U™ Video Game
New Super Luigi U™ Video Game
Wii U GamePad Stylus
Sensor Bar
Wii U Console AC Adapter
Wii U GamePad AC Adapter
HDMI® Cable
Wii U GamePad Stand
Wii U GamePad Cradle
Wii U Console Stand
Black Wii U Console
Black Wii U GamePad with Zelda-inspired gold accents
The Legend of Zelda™: The Wind Waker HD full game download
Digital version of the Hyrule Historia, filled with the history and artwork of The Legend of Zelda™ series
Wii U GamePad Stylus
Sensor Bar
Wii U Console AC Adapter
Wii U GamePad AC Adapter
HDMI® Cable
Wii U GamePad Stand
Wii U GamePad Cradle
Wii U Console Stand
Wii U Basic Console
Wii U GamePad
Skylanders SWAP Force Game
Nintendo Land Game Disc (Bonus Game)
3 Skylander Figures
Wii U GamePad Stylus
Sensor Bar
Wii U Console AC Adapter
Wii U GamePad AC Adapter
HDMI® Cable
Character Poster
PORTAL OF POWER
3 Trading Cards
Three Sticker Sheets with Secret Codes
Wii Console
Wii Remote Plus Controller
Wii Sports™ Video Game
Wii Sports Resort™ Video Game
Nunchuk Controller
Sensor Bar
AC Power Adapter
Standard Composite AV Cable
Wii mini Console
Wii Remote Plus Controller
Mario Kart Wii™ Game
Nunchuck Controller
Sensor Bar
AC Power Adapter
Standard Composite AV Cable
CPU
IBM Power®-based multi-core processor
IBM PowerPC CPU
Not Announced
Graphics Processing Unit
AMD Radeon™-based High Definition GPU
ATI/AMD GPU
Features an integrated chip (system LSI) that combines a CPU, a GPU, and device I/O
Size
Approx. 1.8 inches high, 6.75 inches wide and 10.6 inches long
Approx. 1.75 inches high, 6 inches wide and 8.5 inches long
Approx. 1.9 inches high, 6.3 inches wide and 7.5 inches long
Weight
3.5 pounds (1.6 kg)
2.65 pounds (1.127 kg)
1.5 pounds (0.7 kg)

  1. MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary. See retailer for details.
  2. 1GB = 1 billion bytes. Usable internal memory limited due to system software. Deluxe set includes approximately 25GB for user data storage and downloads. Click here for more details about Wii U storage.
  3. Wii Remote, Wii Remote Plus and Nunchuk controllers are sold separately.
  4. Video chat can be performed only with other Wii U owners.
  5. Paid membership required.
Broadband Internet access required for online features. System update required to enable certain features. For information regarding the Deluxe Digital Promotion (Wii U), go to http://ddp.nintendo.com/