Apparently Nintendo's new plan to keep the Wii U going longer is to make more bundles, the newest bundle announced is a new Mario Kart 8 bundle which includes the game pre-installed and a card (most-likely a card with a code for download) for all existing DLC at this time FREE to add to your game. The bundle will be 299.99 in US Dollars.
"A new ongoing configuration of the Wii U console that includes a pre-installed version of the Mario Kart 8 game as well as a Nintendo eShop download card for the two Mario Kart 8 DLC packs is now on sale in retail stores across the country. The console is available at a suggested retail price of $299.99."~Nintendo PRAfter this announcement Nintendo PR went on to talk more about how Super Mario Maker will be out this Friday (9/11/15)
"Later this week, on the 11th of September, Nintendo will launch Super Mario Maker for Wii U. Using the Wii U GamePad controller, players can quickly and easily create their own original Super Mario Bros. levels using items, enemies, graphical styles and even power-ups from four classic Mario games. These levels can be easily uploaded online to share with players all over the world. Game concepts that were never possible before in a Super Mario Bros. game are now possible in Super Mario Maker – and players are in control of it all."
Game on and Keep it Rehl!