Nintendo has revealed a new version of its Wii game console called Wii Mini. The console is priced at $99.99 and will release exclusively in Canada for this holiday season on December 7th; other territories will likely see the console arrive sometime next year but Nintendo stated that it had no information to share at this time.
Wii Mini is a simplified version of the original Wii that does not have internet capabilities or the ability to play GameCube games.
On Dec. 7, the new Wii Mini home console launches in Canada at a suggested retail price of just $99.99 and puts the focus squarely on Wii games. The system can play more than 1,400 disc-based Wii games. Wii Mini is smaller than the original Wii system, and comes in matte black with a red border. The system comes with a red Wii Remote Plus, a red Nunchuk controller and works with most Wii accessories.
Wii Mini is designed exclusively to play Wii games. Its family-friendly design has no Internet capabilities and does not play Nintendo GameCube games.