(KCEN) -- Mark your calendars.
Nintendo's new Wii U goes on sale November 18. But retailers are taking pre-orders now.
The high definition video game console will cost about $300 for a basic eight gigabyte white model.
You'll have to pay $350 for a 32 gigabyte deluxe black model.
It also includes a new built-in Nintendo TVii service that consolidates TV programming onto the gamepad's touchscreen display.
Nintendo expects to have 50 different video games available between its launch date and March.