|CPU||729 MHz IBM PowerPC Broadway|
|Graphics||243 MHz ATI Hollywood|
|Media||Wii Optical Disc|
GameCube Game Disc (RVL-001)
(on internal storage or SD cards)
NA: November 19, 2006
JP: December 2, 2006
AU: December 7, 2006
EU: December 8, 2006
NA: October 23, 2011
EU: November 4, 2011
Wii Mini RVL-201
CA: December 7, 2012
EU: March 22, 2013
US: November 17, 2013
|Added to museum||Wii RVL-001: November 8, 2010|
The Wii, the sixth home video game console released by Nintendo, was first released in 2006, and was later re-released in several updated models.
The original Wii supported games on Wii Optical Discs and on GameCube Game Discs through backward compatibility, and through digital distribution on internal storage and SD discs. It was released in North America on November 19, 2006, in Japan on December 2, 2006, in Oceania on December 7, 2006, and in Europe on December 8, 2006.
The Wii RVL-101 supported games on Wii Optical Discs and through digital distribution on internal storage and SD discs. However, it removed backward compatibility with GameCube Game Discs. It was released in North America on October 23, 2011 and in Europe on November 4, 2011.
Wii Mini RVL-201
The Wii Mini RVL-201 was a remodel with a smaller form factor. Like the RVL-101, it supported games on Wii Optical Discs and through digital distribution on internal storage and SD discs, and did not have backward compatibility with GameCube Game Discs. It was released in Canada on December 7, 2012, in Europe on March 22, 2013, and in the United States on November 17, 2013.
Retail Wii games owned by WEC Museum
|Title||Developer||Released||Date Added to the Museum||Notes|
|A Boy and His Blob||WayForward Technologies||2009||November 14, 2010|
|Captain Rainbow||skip||2008||February 5, 2018|
|Donkey Kong Country Returns||Retro Studios||2010||December 9, 2010|
|New Super Mario Bros. Wii||Nintendo EAD||2009||November 8, 2010|
|Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition||Nintendo EAD||2010||January 20, 2012|
|Super Mario Galaxy||Nintendo EAD||2007||December 10, 2010|
|Wii Sports||Nintendo EAD||2006||November 8, 2010|