Nintendo Japan details Wii U GamePad battery extension and white Wii U 32GB Premium set

Nintendo Japan plans to launch a white Wii U 32GB Premium set in Japan on July 13 for ¥31,500 (approximately $312.50), according the company's official website, where it also details an 8-hour Wii U GamePad battery extension and a Wii Remote quick charge option.

The new 2,550mAh Wii U GamePad battery costs ¥3,000 (about $30) and will be available in Japan from July 25. The new battery may offer players between 5 to 8 hours of life, according the official website, where the current 1500mAh battery offers 3 to 5 hours of gameplay.

The Wii Remote charging stand and battery pack will launch in Japan on July 13 for ¥4,200 (roughly $41.73). The Wii Remote charging pack comes with a replacement battery, backplate and the charging stand. According to Nintendo, full-charge via the station takes 90-minutes and will offer more than 13 hours of gameplay.

The Wii U launched in North America on Nov. 18, 2012, Europe and Australia on Nov. 30, 2012 and Japan on Dec. 8, 2012.

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