M2 Analyst Billy Pidgeon believes the Wii U's versatility is a must-have if the console is going to have any chance of being a serious competitor.
"Before, Nintendo took a very game-centric approach avoiding traditional content beyond games. But it's pretty clear, it's a necessity," said Pidgeon.
"It's a must-have right now and with this, they can catch up somewhat to Microsoft's Xbox offerings."
Customers will have the option of bundling the Wii U with Acitvision's Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Fifa 13, ZombiU, Raymand Legends and Nintendo land. They can also choose the new version of Super Mario Bros, which for the first time in sixteen years, is dedicated solely to Nintendo's console.
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It will also come with twoâ€”instead of the traditional oneâ€”Wii U GamePad controllers. The tablet-inspired GamePad features a large 6.2 inch (16 centimetres) touch screen, two joysticks, a front facing camera, traditional control buttons and Near Field Communications technology.