The Wii U is Nintendo's first HD gaming console, letting you experience Nintendo favorites like Mario and Donkey Kong in brilliant HD for the first time in history. An innovative controller offers a second screen for new types of gaming experiences, and the Miiverse is Nintendo's own social network where you can interact with other Wii U owners and post messages about your favorite games. The Wii U is backward compatible with most Wii games, and it works with a wide range of accessories, including the Wii U Pro controller, the Wii Remote Plus, The Wii Fit balance board and more.
Great Games for All Ages
Play a variety of beloved Wii U games. Join a roster of popular Nintendo characters in Super Smash Bros., go head-to-head in high-octane cart racing in Mario Kart 8, create your own classic Mario levels in Super Mario Maker, and play as a witch who does battle with angels and demons in Bayonetta 2. The Wii U gaming console is the only place you can enjoy all these fan favorites and more.
A Controller Like None Other
The Wii U's GamePad controller features a touchscreen and a stylus to give you tablet-like functionality, a built-in camera, and gyroscopic motion control. It syncs with compatible TVs to work as a remote control, and it comes with a plug-in charger so you can charge and play at the same time.
A World of Online Features
The Nintendo Wii U is more than just a gaming console, letting you stream movies, TV shows and more from apps like YouTube and Netflix (some apps require a paid subscription). It also gives you access to the Miiverse, Nintendo's social network that allows you to share gameplay moments and comments, and connect with other Nintendo fans to chat about your favorite games. Download game demos from the Nintendo eShop, to try them out before you decide to purchase them.