The lights are on
Nintendo's flow of announcements today continues with the news that The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD will indeed be bundled with the Wii U system.
The $299 limited edition bundle – which is a GameStop exclusive [Full disclosure: Game Informer is owned by GameStop] – can be pre-ordered now and is listed to release on September 20. The retail version of the game comes out on October 4. Earlier this week the bundle was rumored, and today we learned about the Wii U's new price and earlier release date (September 20) for the digital version of Wind Waker HD.
It includes a 32GB custom Wind Waker Wii U, a download version of the game, and a download for The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia – an exhaustive book about the franchise.
Our Take:In the context of the Wii U's new $299 price, this is great news for anyone already on the cusp of getting the system since it means your basically getting the game for free.
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I want this so bad, but I can't be spending so much so soon. Aaahhhhhh.
I just may buy this bundle, SC: Blacklist and Pikmin 3.
300 Bucks is still to much for a system that is essentially current gen, with no prospects oof third party support, and 1st party games which are fun but quite frankly have gone stale in the innovation department. We'll talk when it's 200 and Nintendo has been forced to up rez most of its classics from the wii to buff their meager catalog.
If it was a physical version of the game maybe ...
I'm liking that trim on the pad. This, a new Zelda, and Smash Bros are all I need to get a Wii U. So maybe...
My body is ready
Why would you DL the book? I'd rather have the thing in person... Then again if its free...
I really want to get this, but I don't know that I can justify spending $300 on another system with the PS4 release around the corner. It wouldn't be such a problem if there were more games available, but most of the good stuff isn't scheduled to start releasing for at least a few more months.
So awesome! I have the 3ds Ocarina of Time bundle and it looks very similar to this Wii U bundle. Love the color and design
I was REALLY about to pre-order this but...well...I have a super dumb reason why I'm not... >.>
Radiant rupees this is an epic deal and I really enjoyed Wind Waker on the Gamecube; but torn between this and the Nintendo 3DS and the sequel to Link to the past.
I've decided not to rush into next gen to avoid the hype, possible launch problems, wait for price drops, bundling, slimmer models, etc; No rush while Beyond: Two Souls arrives on PS3, Titanfall on the 360. Til then I will enjoy the Wii U!!!! Especially this bundle when I pick it up on Sept. 2oth!!
I want this so bad!