Wii launch

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The Wii launch was the release of Nintendo's seventh generation video game console.wikipedia
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The Wii launch was the release of Nintendo's seventh generation video game console.
By December 8, 2006, it had completed its launch in the four key markets.

Seventh generation of video game consoles

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The Wii launch was the release of Nintendo's seventh generation video game console.

List of Wii games

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For a full list of all titles available for the console since launch, see List of Wii games.
There were 22 games released on the same day as the launch of the Wii on November 19, 2006.

Wii Remote

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Due to the scarcity of the Wii Remote and Nunchuk, widespread price gouging began to form.
Similar observations were made on other titles made available during the Wii launch period.

Kororinpa

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Kororinpa sold only 2,416 copies on December 2, 2006, the day of the Wii launch in Japan.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

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At E3 2006, Nintendo announced that both versions would be available at the Wii launch, and had a playable version of Twilight Princess for the Wii.

Escape from Bug Island

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The game sold only 1,934 copies on December 2, 2006, the day of the Wii launch in Japan.

Wing Island

The game sold only 800 copies on December 2, 2006, the day of the Wii launch in Japan.

Nintendo

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The Wii launch was the release of Nintendo's seventh generation video game console.

Video game console

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The Wii launch was the release of Nintendo's seventh generation video game console.

GameCube

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This successor to the Nintendo GameCube was released in most territories in November and December 2006.

Xbox 360

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It was the third (after the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3) seventh generation console to be released in Japan and North America, but was second in Europe, being released before the PlayStation 3.

PlayStation 3

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It was the third (after the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3) seventh generation console to be released in Japan and North America, but was second in Europe, being released before the PlayStation 3.

Immaculate Conception

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The Spanish launch of the Wii console was moved to December 9, 2006, because December 8, 2006 is the celebration of the Immaculate Conception and thus all shops were closed.

Switzerland

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For the same reason, the Italian and Swiss releases were also moved to the day before, December 7, 2006.

IGN

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Nintendo of Canada vice president and general manager Ron Bertram stated that the company expected to have one million consoles available in North America at launch, as reported by IGN on September 25, 2006.

Wii Sports

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''Wii Sports comes packaged with the console in all regions except Japan and South Korea.

Value-added tax

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Sales tax

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