Like Sony, Nintendo also took the showGamesCon 2011 currently taking place in Cologne, Germany to announcethe arrival of a new Wii by the end of the year. The Wii will besmaller than the current model, but the design will not change much.It will no longer be placed vertically and will also forget aboutbackward compatibility with GameCube games and accessories.

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This new version of the Nintendo Wiiwill be sold in a pack "Family Edition Wii" with Wii Partyand Wii Sports and a Wiimote and Nunchuk More. It's just the firstdesign change for the Wii since its release in 2006. Finally, theprice should also be lowered, but Nintendo has not yet reported onthe price of this new pack. As with the drop of the PS3, Sony, thefirm tries to Kyoto with this offer on the Wii to the players waituntil the arrival of the U Wii announced for early 2012.