Target begins four-day sale; still has Wii U units in stock
Nintendo Wii U

North American retail giant Target still has Wii U units in stock a day after launch.

Analysts all agree that the Wii U will be a hard to find item this holiday season. It has been six years since a proper console has launched and the masses are excited. Select Targets across North America claim that they still have units in stock and are beginning a four-day sale on video games on all platforms. The retail giant has split the deals into three categories; systems, games and televisions.


  • $299 for Wii U (basic system includes 8GB Wii U Console, Gamepad, RemotePlus, stylus, chargers and HDMI cable)
  • Save $24 on Nintendo 3DS XL Portable Game System (on sale for $175, regularly $199.99).


  • Save $30 on Skylanders Giants starter pack for Wii, PS3, Xbox 360 and 3DS (on sale for $49, regularly $79.99).
  • Buy two, get one 50 percent off on all Wii U Games
  • Free $10 Gift Card with purchase of Epic Mickey 2, Hitman: Absolution or Sims 3


  • Save $300 and receive a $100 Target Gift Card when you purchase Sharp 60″ 120Hz 1080p Smart HDTV (on sale for $1,199.99, regularly $1,499.99)
  • Save $330 on Samsung 46″ class 120Hz 1080p LED HDTV (on sale for $649.99, regularly $979.99)
  • Save $250 on Samsung 40″ 1080p LED HDTV (on sale for $439.99, regularly $679.99)

Nintendo Wii U launched yesterday, November 18, in North America at all major retail stores. The console has become hard to find due to most units being snatched up as pre-orders. Target currently has the best deals of any retailer for Wii U games.

The Wii U launches November 30 in Europe and December 8 in Japan.