Nintendo announced today that the new Wii MotionPlus accessory
will hit U.S. retailers on June 8, taking the motion-sensing
controls of the popular Wii system to new levels of precision and
What?s more, these control enhancements will be on
display when the Wii Sports Resort game launches on July 26,
offering a follow-up to the groundbreaking Wii Sports game. Wii
Sports comes packed with the Wii console.
When used with specially designed games, Wii MotionPlus tracks
players? movements in finer detail and with greater accuracy than
ever before, building upon the wireless function of the
motion-sensing Wii Remote controller. Even the slightest twist of
the wrist or turn of the body is replicated exactly on the TV
screen, allowing users to become even more immersed in Wii game
play, according to Nintendo. The Wii MotionPlus accessory will be
offered at an MSRP of $19.99.
Wii Sports Resort takes the inclusive and fun controls of the
original Wii Sports to the next level, introducing a whole new
set of entertaining and physically immersive activities. With the
deep control enhancements of Wii MotionPlus, veteran Wii users
and newcomers alike can enjoy unprecedented gaming precision as
they cruise on a water scooter, duel with swords, throw a Frisbee
and much more. Wii Sports Resort and Wii MotionPlus will be
offered together at an MSRP of $49.99.