A Wii U Pro Controller will cost $49.99 and will be available on the console's launch date, November 18th, Nintendo confirmed to Polygon.
The Pro Controller resembles an Xbox 360 controller and a Wii Classic Controller Pro. It's perhaps better suited for traditional "core" games than the bulky GamePad. The Wii U will support up to four simultaneous Wii Remotes or Pro Controllers.
Keep up with the rest of our Wii U coverage from today's event here.