Alongside news of
, Nintendo has now confirmed that it is to launch a new Wii Speak Channel,
The free software will allow users equipped with the upcoming Wii Speak device, which comes bundled with Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City, to voice chat with friends on Nintendo's wi-fi network.
When in use, players will be represented by their Mii's, which will mimic the vocals of the user.
The Wii Speak hardware will be available as a standalone package in North America on November 16th and will retail for $29.99. There's no word yet on the European release date.