Less than a week after the new
, Nintendo has announced that both will be arriving in Europe on December 5th.
Wii Speak allows users to chat to other players on their friends list both through the dedicated Wii channel and through compatible games – such as the upcoming Animal Crossing: Let's Go To the City.
Unlike the one-person earpieces seen on the likes of Xbox 360 and PS3, the Wii Speak hardware sits on top of a user's television and allows the whole room to join in the conversation.
Wii Speak is also expected to be featured in a number of upcoming Wii titles, though none have yet been announced.