Nintendo Wii U Coming to Japan This December

Stan Schroeder

Nintendo's Wii U gaming console will become available in Japan on Dec. 8 at a starting price of 26,250 yen ($338), company president Satoru Iwata announced via Nintendo Direct's video stream.

That's the price for the basic set, which has 8GB of storage and comes only in white.

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The black, premium set, which offers 32GB of storage memory, also brings a ton of extra goodies: the GamePad, a charging stand, play stand and an additional stand for the console, as well as two power adapters and an HDMI cable. It costs 31,500 yen ($405).

Both consoles will have 1GB of RAM for main operation, plus another 1GB for games.

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The price and the release date for North America and Europe will be revealed on Sept. 13 at a press conference in New York City.

This story originally published on Mashable here.