Europe Gets New Wii Bundle and Budget Range Too

Console price drop incoming

The Wii is dropping to $149.99 in North America soon, but Europe's not being left out of the fun, as Nintendo of Europe has announced its own line-up of cheap Wii treats.

From 20th May, the Wii will drop to £129.99 / €144.99 (approximately) with the launch of a new bundle that removes Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort in favour of Mario Kart Wii and a Wii Wheel.

Europe will also receive the Nintendo Selects budget range, launching at £19.99/€24.99 (approximately) though the line-up is slightly different:

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4th May 2011: With the summer holidays edging closer into view, Nintendo today announced the launch of a new range of software titles that are light on the wallet and heavy on fun. The Nintendo Selects range, launching on 20th May 2011, is a value for money* selection of popular Wii game titles for all the family.

What’s more, Nintendo will also launch a new entry level Mario Kart Wii Pack on the same day. The new pack will contain a white Wii console, Wii Remote™ Plus, Nunchuk™, Wii Wheel™ and a copy of Mario Kart Wii™.

Nintendo has also announced that on 20th May 2011 it will be reducing the trade price** of its existing Wii Sports Resort Pack, which includes a black Wii console, Wii Remote Plus, Nunchuk and a copy of Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort™ on one disc.

The games in the Nintendo Selects range offer social gaming fun for the whole family. Titles included are the fitness phenomenon Wii Sports™, WarioWare™: Smooth Moves, Mario Strikers™ Charged Football and Animal Crossing™: Let’s Go To The City.

Wii Sports introduces a new entertainment experience. Offering five distinct sports experiences, tennis, bowling, golf, boxing and baseball - each using the Wii Remote in a different way to provide a natural, intuitive and realistic feel. Warm up and throw yourself into the action with the hit sports game that will have you on your feet and having fun faster than you can swing a tennis racquet.

With over 200 lightening-quick microgames and controls that will have you waving, flapping and jumping around the place, WarioWare: Smooth Moves takes interactive gaming to a whole new level. All you need is a Wii Remote and your best moves to be the champ. With hundreds of microgames and with the help of the Wii Remote, you will swing, spin and squat your way to victory.

Mario takes to the soccer pitch in Mario Strikers Charged Football, bringing his own unique 'fighting football' style to Wii. In this follow-up to Mario Smash Football, you use the skills provided by the Wii Remote and Nunchuk Controller to win the ball, score unstoppable goals and take control of the goalkeeper to perform spectacular saves.

In Animal Crossing: Let’s Go To The City you can while away the day chatting with friends, be a workaholic or figure out a pace of life to suit somewhere in-between. Try your hand at fishing, plant trees and flowers, discover artifacts from ancient worlds, gaze at the stars, decorate your home, see a hit show or make a name for yourself as an auction-house entrepreneur. It’s all up to you!

For hours of great value entertainment for all the family, look out for Nintendo Selects and Mario Kart Wii Pack when they launch across Europe on 20th May 2011


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