Nintendo Confirms “Enhanced” Wii for Japan

wii.jpgThe launch of Nintendo’s next system is less than three weeks away and already Nintendo has gone back to the drawing board to release another version in early 2007.

Initial rumors of this “enhanced” Wii began when UK gamin magazine Edge ran a story that mentioned the possibility of a Wii launching next year that would include DVD playback. In a conference call today with, a Nintendo representative went on record confirming that another version of the Wii is scheduled for Japanese launch beginning in 2007. The rep did not give an exact date, but did say that there are currently no plans to release this version to US or European markets.

Honestly, I don’t care one way or the other. I already have consoles that can play DVDs just fine. I’m not hurting to add another one to my collection.

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