Wii Fit U

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Wii Fit U
NA Wii Fit U Boxart.jpg
North American packaging artwork.
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD Group No. 5
Ganbarion[1]
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Director(s) Hiroshi Matsunaga
Hirofumi Irie
Producer(s) Tadashi Sugiyama
Chikako Yamakura
Composer(s) Takayuki Kobara
Series Wii
Engine Wii Fit engine
Platform(s) Wii U
Release date(s) Nintendo eShop
JP 20131031October 31, 2013

EU 20131101November 1, 2013
NA 20131101November 1, 2013
AU 20131102November 2, 2013
Retail
AU 20131207December 7, 2013
EU 20131213December 13, 2013
NA 20140110January 10, 2014
JP 20140201February 1, 2014

Genre(s) Fitness game
Distribution Optical disc, download

Wii Fit U (WiiフィットU Wī Fitto Yū?) is an exercise video game developed by Nintendo for the Wii U console, and is the successor to the Wii games Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus. Wii Fit U utilizes both the Wii Balance Board and the Wii U GamePad in gameplay, and is bundled with the newly introduced Fit Meter, an activity meter accessory. It was released in Japan on October 31, 2013. [2]

Gameplay[edit]

Like its predecessors Wii Fit and Wii Fit Plus, Wii Fit U focuses on engaging the player in physical activities, including yoga and strength training, through use of the Wii Balance Board, a platform peripheral upon which the player stands during play that measures the player's weight and center of balance. Wii Fit U introduces additional activities that add the Wii U GamePad into gameplay. Existing Wii Fit (Plus) owners can transfer all saved data into Wii Fit U.[3]

Wii Fit U can display output on a television screen, or use only its GamePad touchscreen. All retail copies of Wii Fit U are bundled with an activity meter (pedometer) called the Fit Meter,[4] also available separately, which is carried while jogging or otherwise moving. The bundle includes a foldable Wii U GamePad Stand. When the Fit Meter is placed near the GamePad, its data is transferred via Infrared to the Wii U.

The game became available for purchase, in standard and Wii Balance Board bundles with Fit Meters, in December 2013 in the PAL regions and in January 10, 2014 in North America.

References[edit]

  1. ^ McFerran, Damien (2013-10-04). "Pandora's Tower Creator Ganbarion Is Co-Developing Wii Fit U". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2013-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Posted by Brian" (2013-08-07). "Wii Fit U dated for Japan". Nintendo Everythng. Retrieved 2013-08-09. 
  3. ^ Andrews, Nate (5 June 2012). "Wii Fit U Preview". Nintendo World Report. 
  4. ^ Thomas, Lucas M. (6 June 2012). "E3 2012: A Closer Look at Wii Fit U's New Peripheral, The Fit Meter". IGN. 

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