Nintendo of America have announced that there will be two new Wii U bundles for the holiday buying season.
Two New Wii U Bundles For Holiday Season
The holiday season is a critical time for all game companies as it is when the majority of consoles are sold. A strong showing in the holiday sales season will strengthen any console and increase the likleyhood of more stellar games coming to the system.
So it is no surprise with the release of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 now closer than ever that Nintendo of America have announced two new bundles themselves .
The first one which launched at the start of the month is the “Wii U Deluxe” set that will include critically acclaimed titles “New Super Mario Bros.U” and “New Super Luigi U”. Both games are set to come on one disc and the set will retail for $299.99.
Nintendo Announce Skylanders Wii U Bundle
The Skylanders games always sell exceptionally well when it comes to the holiday season . Nintendo will hope to see this have an affect on their own holiday season sales as their second promotion will be a Skylanders Wii U bundle.
Gamers will get the basic white Wii U set , a Skylanders Swap Force starter pack that comes with three Skylanders figures,trading cards,sticker sheets,posters and a Nintendo Land game disc. This should prove an attraction package for those considering purchasing the console for younger relatives,friends and gamers. The Skylanders bundle will also retail for $299.99.
Other Nintendo Price Reductions For Holidays 2013
Nintendo didn’t stop there with their price promotions however. They also announced a drop in the afro-mentioned Nintendo Land. The game which previously retailed for $59.99 will have its price slashed to $29.99.
There will also be the introduction of new Mario and Luigie themed Remote Plus Controllers. The new controllers will sell for $39.99 each.
With all these price promotions it is clear that Nintendo are pushing hard to drive Wii U sales in the next few months. The push will be helped in no little way by the arrival of Super Mario 3D World.
Super Mario 3D world will be released on November 22 in the States and a week later in Europe.