by Anton Shilov
10/05/2007 | 02:42 PM
Despite of almost inevitable success during holiday season later this year, Nintendo still seems to have some hidden aces up in its sleeve. Apparently, the Japanese game expert has applied for a new universal product code (UPC) in the
It currently unknown what exactly Nintendo plans to add to its highly-successful Wii game console. On the one hand, the company can enable DVD playback functionality, something which it promised to do ahead of the launch. On the other hand, the maker of Wii can bundle a new game controller type to enable end-users to play new game titles.
Given that Nintendo has no interest in promoting DVD, but is more than interested in attracting new customers and promoting new games, it is likely that the key feature of the new model will be the product bundle consisting of games and/or new game controllers and, perhaps, new colour of the console.
Retailers call the second version of Nintendo Wii game console with 045496880088 UPC as “New Pack”, though, it is unclear what does the new pack contain, reports Codenamerevolution web-site.
Nintendo Wii, the most successful new-generation game console, features IBM’s custom PowerPC architecture-based microprocessor named Broadway clocked at 729MHz and code-named
Nintendo set the recommended retail price of ?25 000 (about $204) in