Nintendo of America released an official statement today saying that they are still planning to have six million units of the Wii console shipped worldwide before March 31, 2007. Nintendo has still yet to say what day the console will be launched on or how much it will be selling for. Despite the unknown launch date, a number of accessories are popping up for preorder on the GameStop website according to GameSpot .
Included on the site, as spotted by consumer website GameSpot, is a Wii “Controller Glove” for $9.99, a “HD Premium Component Cable” for $59.99 and a “S-Video Premium AV Cable” for $39.99.
As well as various storage cases and bags, two different SD memory sticks are listed, with the 512MB version priced at $39.99 and the 1GB version at $59.99. The items are all listed as third party products from manufacturers such as MadCatz, BD & A and SanDisk, with no indication of the pricing or nature of any of Nintendo’s own first party products.
Just looking at all those goodies feeds my anticipation. Not all of us will have a chance to get a Playstation 3 at launch, but we will all get a shot at the seemingly marvelous Nintendo Wii.
Nintendo Wii Units Confirmed [gamasutra]