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Every Wii U UK launch game listed

Just seven retail titles confirmed for launch day.

Update: Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed has been added to this list.

Original Story: The Wii U will launch in the UK with just seven fully-fledged retail titles, Nintendo has announced, including FIFA 13, Rayman Legends, Mass Effect 3 and New Super Mario Bros. U.

Mini-game compilation Nintendo Land is one of that number - despite coming free with the more expensive Wii U Premium model.

Ubisoft scare-fest ZombiU will be available in its own mature-orientated Wii U Premium bundle (instead of more colourful Nintendo Land).

Digital titles Nano Assault Neo, Trine 2: Director's Cut and Toki Tori 2 are also available launch day (as well as a digital version of New Super Mario Bros. U).

Activision's games were not given specific launch day or launch window release dates, but were included in a later version of the release schedule, detailed below. Nintendo UK does separately list Black Ops 2 as a "launch day" game, however.

Around two dozen more games are set to turn up in Europe before March 2013, although long-awaited Nintendo effort Pikmin 3 is not on that list. Presumably it will follow shortly after, alongside the newly-announced Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate.

The US software line-up is more or less the same, although Platinum title The Wonderful 101 (formerly P-100) is included during that region's launch window. Japan's list adds Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Dragon Quest 10 and Bayonetta 2.

Launch day titles

  • Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • FIFA 13
  • Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Nintendo Land
  • Rayman Legends
  • ZombiU
  • Trine 2: Director's Cut
  • Toki Tori 2
  • Nano Assault Neo

Launch window titles

  • 007 Legends
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines
  • Assassin's Creed 3
  • Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition
  • Ben 10 Omniverse
  • Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2012
  • Darksiders 2
  • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
  • Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade
  • Funky Barn
  • Game & Wario
  • Game Party Champions
  • Just Dance 4
  • Lego City: Undercover
  • Madden NFL 13
  • Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
  • NBA 2K13
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge
  • Rabbids Land
  • Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
  • Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • SiNG Party
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
  • Sports Connection
  • Tank! Tank! Tank!
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition
  • Transformers Prime
  • Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
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