The console will cost €249 throughout Europe and £179 in the UK. Games are expected to sell for between €49 and €59, or £34 to £39 in the UK.
The Wii ships with a wireless remote, a Nunchuk controller and five different sports games that can be played using simple physical movements.
Additional games controllers will cost £14, a remote control is £29 and an extra Nunchuk is £14.
The console launch is backed by around 20 software titles including The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Ubisoft's Red Steel, EA's Need for Speed: Carbon, Activision's Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam and Sega's Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz.
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