April 20, 2010
Today Nintendo of America launches a new game controller for its popular Wii™ system. Previously sold only in Japan, the Classic Controller Pro™ accessory is now available in the United States. It offers a fun new way for all kinds of Wii users to experience their favorite games. The Classic Controller Pro is available in black or white and carries a suggested retail price of $19.99.
Featuring two rows of shoulder buttons and ergonomically designed grips, the Classic Controller Pro is compatible with more than 460 Wii, WiiWare™ and Virtual Console™ games. It plugs directly into the Wii Remote™ controller to provide a unique control option for veteran gamers and newcomers alike.
Consumers also have the option of purchasing a limited-edition product bundle that includes a black Classic Controller Pro and a copy of Capcom® Entertainment's action-filled Monster Hunter™ Tri game, which also makes its North American debut today. The bundle is offered at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
For more information about the Classic Controller Pro, please visit www.nintendo.com.