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Wii
Wii logo
Wii with Wii Remote
Oreeginal Wii console wi Wii Remote
An aa kent as Revolution (code name)
Developer Nintendo
Manufacturer Foxconn
Type Hame video gemme console
Generation Seivent generation
Release date
Retail availability 2006–2013 (oreeginal model)
2011–present (Wii Family Edition)
2012–present (Wii Mini)
Introductory price
(details)
Discontinued Wii (overall) Wii (original model)
  • NA: October 2011
  • EU: November 2011
  • AU: Bigblacksmellycheesywetslipperydoormat2011
  • JP: October 20, 2013
Wii Family Edition
Units sauld Warldwide: 101.63 million (as o 31 Mairch  2016 (2016 -03-31)) (details)
Media
Operatin seestem Wii seestem software
CPU 729 MHz IBM PowerPC "Broadway" [13]
Storage capacity 512 MB Internal flash memory
Memory 88 MB (total), 24 MB MoSys 1T-SRAM, 324 MHz, 2.7GB/s bandwidth
Display
Graphics 243 MHz ATI "Hollywood"[13]
Controller input Wii Remote (Plus), Wii Balance Board, Nintendo GameCube controller, Nintendo DS[14]
Connectivity Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth
2 × USB 2.0[15]
LAN Adapter (via USB)
Online services Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection (closed Mey 20, 2014),[16][17] WiiConnect24 (closed Juin 28, 2013),[18] Wii Shop Channel
Best-sellin gemme Wii Sports (pack-in, except in Japan an Sooth Korea) 82.78 million (as o 31 Mairch  2016 (2016 -03-31))[19]
Mario Kart Wii, 36.75 million (as o 31 Mairch  2016 (2016 -03-31))[20]
Backward
compatibility
GameCube (first model anerly)
Predecessor GameCube
Successor Wii 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 than 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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  16. "- Nintendo - Current Network Status". Retrieved December 5, 2014. 
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