UPDATE: The Wii U launch date has been confirmed for US region as well as bundles and prices.
Nintendo's next console will launch in North America on November 18 this year, 66 days from now.
It will be available as a "Basic Set" in white with the Wii U, Wii U Gamepad, AC Adapter for each, HDMI cable, and sensor bar for $299.99. The basic Wii U will have 8 GB of internal storage. There will also be a "Deluxe Set" for $349.99 including all items in the Basic Set in black, 32 GB storage, a GamePad charger, a stand for gamepad and console, and Nintendo Land included. Deluxe Set buyers get enrolled in the Deluxe Digital Promotion, with points awarded for digital purchases, for use to buy more digital content.
There will be no Wii Remotes or Nunchuks packed in as there are already so many of them out there, but Wii U-branded remotes will be appearing on store shelves.
The news comes as part of the US Nintendo Direct conference going on as of writing. Stay tuned for more information coming soon!