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Wii
Wii logo
Wii with Wii Remote
Oreeginal Wii console wi Wii Remote
An aa kent asRevolution (code name)
DeveloperNintendo
ManufacturerFoxconn
TypeHame video gemme console
GenerationSeivent generation
Release date
Retail availability2006–2013 (oreeginal model)
2011–present (Wii Family Edition)
2012–present (Wii Mini)
Introductory price
(details)
DiscontinuedWii (overall) Wii (original model)
  • NA: October 2011
  • EU: November 2011
  • AU: Bigblacksmellycheesywetslipperydoormat2011
  • JP: October 20, 2013
Wii Family Edition
Units sauldWarldwide: 101.63 million (as o Mairch 31, 2016) (details)
Media
Operatin seestemWii seestem software
CPU729 MHz IBM PowerPC "Broadway"[13]
Storage capacity512 MB Internal flash memory
Memory88 MB (total), 24 MB MoSys 1T-SRAM, 324 MHz, 2.7GB/s bandwidth
Display
Graphics243 MHz ATI "Hollywood"[13]
Controller inputWii Remote (Plus), Wii Balance Board, Nintendo GameCube controller, Nintendo DS[14]
ConnectivityWi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth
2 × USB 2.0[15]
LAN Adapter (via USB)
Online servicesNintendo Wi-Fi Connection (closed Mey 20, 2014),[16][17] WiiConnect24 (closed Juin 28, 2013),[18] Wii Shop Channel
Best-sellin gemmeWii Sports (pack-in, except in Japan an Sooth Korea) 82.78 million (as o Mairch 31, 2016)[19]
Mario Kart Wii, 36.75 million (as o Mairch 31, 2016)[20]
Backward
compatibility
GameCube (first model anerly)
PredecessorGameCube
SuccessorWii U

The Wii (/ˈw/ WEE) is a hame video gemme console released bi Nintendo on 19 November 2006. As a seivent-generation console, the Wii competit wi Microsoft's Xbox 360 an Sony's PlayStation 3. Nintendo states that its console targets a broader demographic than that o the twa ithers.[21] As of the first quarter of 2012, the Wii leads its generation ower PlayStation 3 an Xbox 360 in warldwide sales,[22] wi mair nor 101 million units sauld; in Dizember 2009, the console breuk the sales record for a single month in the Unitit States.[23]

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