Wii Mini gets confirmed UK release date

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Nintendo has at last confirmed a UK release date for the Wii Mini.

The console was launched in Canada before Christmas and while the official line remained that an international roll out was not planned, it of course always was.

The unit will be available in the UK from March 22nd. Nintendo UK of course won't announce an RRP, so we'll have to wait to find out how retail decicdes to price the machine. In Canada it retails for $99 (65).

The Wii Mini is a stripped down version of the existing console. It is smaller, offers no internet connectivity but is compatible with most” existing Wii accessories.

In celebration of the launch Nintendo will also add to its budget Nintendo Selects software collection – new offerings include Mario Party 8, Wii Sports Resort, Mario Power Tennis and Super Paper Mario.