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Wii
Wii logo
Wii wi Wii Remote
Original Wii console wi Wii Remote
Developer Nintendo
Manufacturer Foxconn
Type Video gemme console
Generation Sevent generation
Release date

Wii

  • JP December 2, 2006
  • NA November 19, 2006
  • EU December 8, 2006
  • AUS December 7, 2006

Wii Family Edition

Wii Mini

  • US November 17, 2013[6]
Retail availability November 19, 2006 (details)
Discontinued

Wii

Wii Family Edition

Units shipped Warldwide: 101.06 million (as o March 31, 2014) (details)
Media 12 cm Wii Optical Disc
8 cm Nintendo GameCube Game Disc
CPU IBM PowerPC "Broadway"[10]
Storage capacity 512 MB Internal flash memory
SD card, SDHC caird
Nintendo GameCube Memory Card
Graphics ATI "Hollywood"
Controller input Wii Remote (Plus), Wii Balance Board, Nintendo GameCube controller, Nintendo DS[11]
Connectivity Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth
2 × USB 2.0[12]
LAN Adapter (via USB)
Online services Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection (will close Mey 2014)[13], WiiConnect24, Wii Shop Channel
Best-sellin gemme Wii Sports (pack-in, except in Japan and South Korea) 82.54 million (as of March 31, 2014)[14]
Mario Kart Wii, 35.53 million (as o March 31, 2014)[14]
Backward
compatibility
Nintendo GameCube
Predecessor Nintendo GameCube
Successor Wii U

Wii is a gemmes console frae Nintendo. It's different acause it haes a wireless contoller - a Wii Remote. This gies gamers the chance tae uise virtual items sic as swuirds, fishin wands or e'en guns. It wis handselt at E3 i 2004. The name comes frae the wird "we", an the uiss o twa wee "i"s is for tae gie the immpression o twa players playin thegither. Its successor, the Wii U, wis released durin the fowerth quarter o 2012.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. "Nintendo launches Wii Family Edition on 4th November and Wii Fit Plus bundle on 2nd December". Nintendo. Retrieved November 23, 2011. 
  3. "Nintendo introduces Wii Mini that's all about games". Nintendo of Canada. November 22, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2012. 
  4. Good, Owen (February 26, 2013). "Kotaku - The Gamer's Guide". Kotaku. Retrieved July 12, 2013. 
  5. What's in the box | Wii | Nintendo
  6. "Wii mini Official Site - Buy Now". Nintendo. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  7. Jon Fingas (October 20, 2013). "Nintendo stops selling Wii consoles in Japan". Engadget. Retrieved October 20, 2013. 
  8. Makuch, Eddie (October 22, 2013). "Wii discontinuation in Japan won't affect availability in United States". GameSpot. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 Parfitt, Ben (October 24, 2013). "Time also called on Wii in Europe | Games industry news | MCV". Mcvuk.com. Retrieved October 25, 2013. 
  10. "Wii: The Total Story". IGN. Retrieved November 20, 2006. 
  11. Gantayat, Anoop (June 7, 2006). "Connectivity Returns". IGN. Retrieved June 7, 2006. 
  12. McDonough, Amy. "Wii Get It Now: Technical Specs from 1UP.com". 1up.com. Retrieved May 2, 2008. 
  13. https://www.nintendo.com/consumer/network/en_na/network_status.jsp
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Top Selling Software Sales Units". Nintendo Co., Ltd. March 31, 2014. Retrieved May 7, 2014.