Wii U – Zelda Wind Waker HD bundle is official

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We saw a glimpse of this special Zelda edition GamePad in the latest trailer of The Wind Waker HD for the Wii U and today Nintendo has confirmed the existence of a special Wind Waker HD Wii U bundle.

The announcement came at the same with as the official Wii U $50 price cut. So this edition can be yours for just $299.99. The bundle swaps out Nintendo Land with The Wind Waker (download code), the standard GamePad is swapped with the black and gold Zelda themed GamePad (the black console itself is the same) and a digital version of Hyrle Historia to download.

It seems us existing Wii U owners are getting some extra Zelda attention this holiday season.

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In what is a first for Nintendo, consumers will get the choice in paying extra for a limited edition version of one of their flagship titles with extra physical goodies (not including functional accessories or controller bundles). The limited edition version of The Wind Waker HD comes with a stylish Ganondorf statue wielding two swords.

What do you think of the limited edition Wii U console and that Ganondorf statue?

Lewis Pugh is a game developer at Leuvsion (www.leuvsion.com) for mobile platforms, born and bred on Nintendo gaming. Being a developer gives Lewis a unique perspective on Nintendo news, especially relating to the eShop and Nintendo Network. Today he plays Wii U and 3DS enjoying their distinctive gameplay offerings. Looking into what the future holds for Nintendo is always tricky, even with its established heritage, but that’s exactly what makes it so fun. NNID: Leuvsion