Nintendo: Next Wii coming in 2012, to be previewed at E3

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The rumours of a new home console from Nintendo have been officially confirmed by none other than Nintendo. The new console is scheduled for 2012, but Nintendo will preview the console at this year’s E3 on July 8th AEST.

On July 8 they will also have a playable model of the system, as well as “more” specs.

While no details for the new console have been made official yet, Nintendo did reveal that they have¬†sold shipped¬†a staggering 86.01 million Wii’s.

You can find the full, official press release here [warning: PDF] and as always, TECHGEEK.com.au will be covering the announcement, including a possible Live Blog (depending on the time zone difference).