Wii U
Wii U Console and Gamepad
Vital statistics
Company Nintendo
Release Date "November 2012"
Generation Eighth Generation
Previous Console Wii
Following Console N/A
How U Will Play Next.
— Wii U Slogan

Kicking off the eighth generation of gaming was the Wii U, Nintendo's sixth video game console, launching in November 2012 as the successor to the Nintendo Wii.