Just cause the Wii U is only weeks away doesn’t mean Nintendo is totally abandoning the Wii. The Japanese hardware company is working with the publishers of two of the Wii’s biggest games for a pair of bundles due out Nov. 4.
One bundle includes a white Wii and Just Dance 4 for $129.99. The other console package comes with a blue Wii, Skylanders Giants, two Skylanders figurines, and an exclusive Giant Skylander figurine for $149.99.
“These bundles give consumers a way to enjoy some of the hottest new games for this generation’s most popular console at an attractive price,” said Nintendo of America vice president of licensing Steve Singer. “Together with our third-party publishing partners, we’re delivering maximum value for families who want to get the most for their home entertainment dollar.”
Last week, Nintendo revealed its own first-party bundle that includes a black Wii and both Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort for $129.99.
The brand-new Wii U console, which we explain in detail here, debuts on Nov. 18 for $299.99. Nintendo is hoping to make a few more bucks on the Wii by targeting families that are very unlikely to purchase the Wii U. The Just Dance and Skylanders franchises are still two of the biggest franchises for on the Wii.