Wii U Bundles: Nintendo Announces Skylanders Swap Force Bundle With Nintendo Land

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By Justin Sarachik , Christian Post Reporter
October 25, 2013|5:17 pm

Nintendo announced a new bundle today for the Wii U that features Skylanders Swap Force.

The Wii U Skylanders Swap Force bundle will launched on Nov. 15 and will retail for $300 like the other current bundles on the market.

Included in the pack is a white 8 GB Wii U basic console, Skylanders Swap Force Starter Pack featuring the actual game, Portal of Power, with three Skylanders action figures.

Additionally, Nintendo Land, a collector poster, trading cards, and sticker sheets will be included, reports Gamespot.

The game, created by Activision, was originally just a toy line, but has now branched out to video games.

Another Wii U Deluxe bundle set will include two new Mario games.

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The set will include the New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U on one disc, replacing the previous bundle kit that included Nintendo Land. Also, according to a press release, Nintendo Land will now retail for $29.99.

"Mario and Luigi are two of the biggest heroes in video games," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing in a press release. "This new Wii U configuration gives people instant access to not one, but two of the most well-received Wii U games. It's another example of the tremendous value and variety that Nintendo is offering consumers this holiday season."

The Mario and Luigi Deluxe set was originally only a special over in Europe, and is to be released over there on Nov. 8.

Another Wii U Deluxe bundle available for the console is for The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, which comes with a GamePad decorated with artwork from the franchise and download code for a digital copy of Hyrule Historia. This set is also $299.99.

On Nov. 15, the Wii Party Basic Pack with Wii Party U will launch in the U.K. and on the 22nd, the Just Dance 2014 Pack with Just Dance 2014 will debut.

The bundles will each contain an 8GB Wii U along with a Wii Remote Plus Controller, a Sensor Bar, and Nintendo Land.

The bundles go for £249.99 in the Nintendo U.K. store.

Nintendo is also rolling out a few Wii U bundles starting at $320 in Japan, and those offers could come stateside this holiday season.

The first package goes for $352 and will contain New Super Mario Bros U, Wii Party U, and Wii Fit U. It will launch on Oct. 31 and also offer the same package minus Wii Fit U for $320.

The Wii Fit U bundle is the same price, includes the same games, but adds a sensor bar, Fit Meter, and a Wii-mote.

Each of the bundles give the buyer a choice between having a Wii U in black or white and all the software comes pre-installed, according to Polygon. it will also contain a 30-day subscription to Karaoke U.

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