This is Wii U.

It's an entirely new system that will change the way you experience entertainment.

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Experience the Wii U GamePad.

Packed with every Wii U console, the revolutionary new Wii U GamePad controller
is a second window into your gaming world.

See how the GamePad works.

Point, tilt, shake, tap, swipe, or even talk to the Wii U GamePad to make your games spring to life.

Combining play with the Gamepad and your existing Wii controllers means new ways to collaborate—and compete.1

Enjoy console quality gameplay using just the GamePad... even while someone else is watching TV.2

You've never played like this.
He's never looked so good.

See Mario in HD.

For the first time, experience your favorite Nintendo worlds in crystal clear high definition.

Graphics

New Super Mario Bros. U

Shop, download and play.

Games, video entertainment, free demos and more all await in the Nintendo eShop—a digital storefront accessible from every Wii U console. 3

See what's in the Nintendo eShop.

Enjoy TV, movies, and sports in new ways.

Nintendo TVii makes watching TV more simple and fun by bringing together everything into one seamless, second screen experience on the GamePad. Enjoy a personalized program guide, remote control, and social second screen—all in one application.

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Connect and be social.

Communicate with fellow Wii U players. Video chat with friends from afar. Browse the Internet. You can do it all with the built-in connected features of Wii U.4

Discover the built-in software.
  • Miiverse™
  • Wii U Chat
  • Internet Browser
Hang out with friends online…make new ones…and talk about your gaming experiences.
Make free video calls to friends and family from around the world.
Enjoy the Internet with a unique two-screen experience.

Play your Wii games too.

No need to leave your Wii stuff behind. Nearly all Wii games, data and accessories can transfer directly to your new Wii U console—making it a great value.5

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Every Wii U console comes packed with these fun applications.

Check out the built-in software

Wii U improves upon the Wii experience in every single way.

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  1. Additional accessories sold separately. Click here to see compatible accessories.
  2. This feature is available in specially designed games. Not all games include this feature.
  3. Broadband Internet access required for online features. Paid memberships may be required for video-on-demand services.
  4. Broadband Internet access required for online features. Both Wii U Chat participants must have a Wii U system and Internet access.
  5. Games, system and some accessories sold separately.