After Nintendo’s announcement that additional Wii U controllers would not be available to purchase with the launch of the Wii U games console later this year.
Nintendo has now explained that even though the Wii U controller will not be available as a separate purchase, replacements of the Wii U controller will be available from launch.
Quelling fears that if gamers were to accidentally damage their Wii U controller, replacements will be available to purchase if required.
However replacing your Wii U controller will still cost you, a Nintendo spokesperson told Polygon that replacements will be offered “for a fee,” but didn’t elaborate on what the fee would be. However its rumoured that the expected price tag might be around $172 or ¥13,400.
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