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Wii Remote Plus - White - Standard Edition

by Nintendo
Nintendo Wii
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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  • Platform:   Nintendo Wii
  • ESRB Rating: Everyone Everyone
  • Media: Accessory
  • Item Quantity: 1

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White Wii Remote Plus controller front and side view
The new standard Wii controller.
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Introducing the New Standard Wii Controller

The Wii Remote Plus Controller is the new standard controller for the Wii gaming system, shipping with new Wii systems as well as available for individual purchase. Like the original Wii Remote before it, this new controller utilizes a triple axis accelerometer along with a built-in optical sensor that works in conjunction with the Wii sensor bar. Together this enables the recognition of player movement as well as gives the controller the ability to act as a pointing device used in-game. Yet what really sets the Wii Remote Plus controller apart is its incorporation of additional gyroscope technology.

Wii Remote Plus gyroscope technology provides on-the-fly rotational motion recognition, once available only to Wii players who purchased the additional Wii MotionPlus accessory for the Wii Remote. The Wii Remote Plus controller contains all these motion-capturing capabilities within the body of a single controller. To top it off the Wii Remote Plus controller maintains the same compatibility to games as the Wii Remote, so you can play most of your old favorites with it. It is also the same size as the Wii remote. Taken together this means no more extra accessories to buy in order to experience the full effect of past or future games designed to take advantage of advanced Wii MotionPlus technology; no more compatibility issues with existing Wii Remote peripherals and skins. Just sync up your Wii Remote Plus controller and have at it.

Key Features

  • Moving forward the Wii Remote Plus is the standard Wii controller, shipping with all consoles
  • Incorporates the functionality of the original Wii Remote and that of the Wii MotionPlus accessory in a single controller
  • Comes in a variety of attractive colors, many of which match existing Wii console color schemes
  • Maintains the same compatibility and backwards compatibility as the original Wii Remote, meaning that you can use it to play these games even if the game contains no advanced motion-control features
  • The Wii Remote Plus controller is the same size as the Wii Remote, ensuring compatibility with all existing Wii Remote peripherals and skins

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White Wii Remote Plus controller in-hand with wrist strap and skin
MotionPlus tech inside.
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White Wii Remote Plus controller with attached white Nunchuk controller
Compatible with all accessories.
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The variety of Wii Remote Plus controllers available at launch
Additional colors available.
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White Wii Remote Plus controller with matching Wii console
Match to existing systems.
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Product Description

Simple. Intuitive. Easy To Use. The Wii Remote Plus Is A Unique Controller For The Wii Video Game System. Now With The Increased Sensitivity Of Wii Motionplus Built-In. The Button Pressing Of Typical Controllers Is Replaced By The Natural, Fluid Motion Of Your Hand. The Wii Remote Plus Senses Your Every Action And Makes You Feel Less Like A Player And More Like You'Re Part Of The Game. With Wii, Anyone Can Play. Some Games May Require Additional Accessories (Sold Separately). See Game Instruction Manuals. Wii Motionplus Accessory Not Required.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars False product placement May 31 2013
Color Name:White| Edition:Standard|Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I'm a long term gamer (22 years experience) and I've owned over 20 systems and 40+ controllers.
Having already purchased 2 Wiimotes for use with my Wii U, this product is not what is advertised.
What I received was a regular Wiimote, not a MotionPlus Wiimote.
Very disappointed.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Remote plus with everything working Jan. 5 2012
By Jordi
Color Name:Black|Edition:Standard
Fun: 3.0 out of 5 stars   
Product arrived perfectly well, it has a plastic cover to protect it against accidents.
Hard to detect the difference between the motion plus and the normal one, except that some games only works with the motion plus. Seems better to got this one if you are getting games that needs motion plus. It may be worth to buy some of the games with a remote included though.
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5.0 out of 5 stars works with Wii U March 14 2014
By Vaio
Color Name:White| Edition:Standard|Verified Purchase
Nintendo wii remote works with wii and wii u systems. Works flawlessly with wii motion plus. You need 4 of these to play most multiplayer games.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Back to the original size April 15 2011
By Nick
Color Name:Blue|Edition:Standard
Good news is that the new Remote Plus is back to the original size without the add-on attached to the bottom! Works just the same as always and you'll be able to play games like Wii Resort which require the Wii MotionPlus. I got this blue one and I like the bright cheery colour. The jacket and a white nunchuck look just fine with it.

Bad news is that if you've already bought MotionPlus accessories for your remotes, there's not much point in tossing them out for the Remote Plus.

If you're buying a new remote(s), it's nice to have the MotionPlus built in (though of course the prices are dropping on older remotes and the MotionPlus!).
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Amazon.com: 4.4 out of 5 stars  512 reviews
300 of 310 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What should've been the Wii remote in the first place comes better late than never. Nov. 22 2010
By romevi - Published on Amazon.com
Color Name:White| Edition:Standard|Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
When I first tried the Wii, I was like everyone else: I expected it to have 1:1 movement sensitivity. Trying Zelda, I was baffled at why Link wasn't corresponding to my arm placement. After being schooled in the gyration of the remote, I just learned you have to swing it and the game assumes what you're doing.

Fast forward to 2009, and we have the MotionPlus accessory. As already mentioned in one of my previous reviews, the MotionPlus adds what the remote should've had in the first place: near one-to-one sensitivity. (After trying the PlayStation Move, I've found that that has better accuracy.) I was ecstatic about this feature, and played such MotionPlus games as Wii Sports Resort quite often. However, I found that the switching in and out of the MotionPlus and jacket became cumbersome, and soon opted for games that did not use the MotionPlus (the remote was a lot smaller and comfortable without it).

Fast forward yet again, to 2010, and I recall hearing rumors about the MotionPlus being built in in some Nintendo patents from Japan. Soon, Nintendo officially announced it, and I kept waiting for the North American release. Well, here we are, and we finally have what should've been the Wii remote to begin with.
They're exactly the same as the previous models, but with MotionPlus inside (cue the stamped reminder on the bottom front). However, I noticed that the blue lights indicating the player are somewhat brighter. Not sure if it's me, or if the lights just die out over time, but it was apparent when playing games in the dark. The blue and pink Wii remotes still come with clear silicone jackets, but that's a personal gripe.

So far, I noticed no difference in accuracy between this and the previous MotionPlus bundle. If you're hard-pressed for money and don't mind switching the MotionPlus in and out of the jacket for various games, this isn't a necessity. But if you have the choice, or need more controllers, this is a no-brainer.

Oh, and yes, this model comes with the silicone jacket and batteries.
417 of 438 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Includes rubber cover and batteries. Nov. 9 2010
By Shawn - Published on Amazon.com
Color Name:White| Edition:Standard|Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
When I bought these as pre-order, I could not verify if they came with the rubber cover or batteries. I was happy to find out they come with the same nice rubber cover and batteries!
80 of 86 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better late then never. Nov. 9 2010
By Dustin Finstrom - Published on Amazon.com
Color Name:White| Edition:Standard|Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
This is the controller Nintendo should have released from the beginning, but better late then never I guess. Moving on, the remote works like a dream. I haven't had any issues what so ever playing Wii Sports Resort, not even the minor glitches you get using the Wii Motion + and it's so SO nice to not to use an additional dongle.
34 of 37 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Counterfeits? More than likely! Sucks ***? Definitely!!! April 7 2012
By Rod - Published on Amazon.com
Color Name:White| Edition:Standard|Verified Purchase
Fun: 1.0 out of 5 stars   
I ordered two of these from the seller. Shipment was received the next morning! "Great! That was FAST!!!", I thought.
I opened them and paired them with my Wii system. Immediately, I noticed that on one of the remotes, a player indicator light did not work. OK, no big deal. It was the fourth light. Began game play and the sounds coming from these remotes were horrible. HORRIBLE!!!!! Distorted and static filled little bings, dings, etc. Now I'm getting upset. Then, during gameplay of Wii Sports Tennis, the motion lagged severely! I thought these were Motion Plus? More like Motion Minus!!!! I'm slightly upset. "Maybe I got a bad batch."
I log into Amazon and read several reviews where the reviewers claimed these are counterfeits. They state some of the same issues I experienced. Now I'm highly pis...., ahem, "perturbed". Within 30 minutes of receiving these, they were repackaged, return slipped printed and labeled and dropped off at the nearest UPS Store! I'm awaiting my refund of $63 ($31.50 each) which I hope to have no trouble getting back. I showed my wife, who made the purchase, and I'm sure she will read the reviews before buying from now on.

This isn't a knock on Amazon. I love this one-stop-shop. I can only imagine the difficulty in verifying every product being sold here BUT if Amazon can do anything about sellers hocking knock-offs on their site then they should. This is fraud. Plain and simple.

Buyer Beware!

Oh... the seller is videogamehunter
31 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Much better experience with WM+ games Nov. 20 2010
By Majin - Published on Amazon.com
Color Name:Black| Edition:Standard|Verified Purchase
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
It comes with 2 Panasonic AA batteries and the protective rubber skin. One thing I don't like is unlike the clear plastic skin that comes with the Wii, this black one has a different texture and seems to be a dust magnet. But in terms of function, its incredible. I originally wasted a ton of money of Wii Sports Resort which was utterly a disappointment. The Wii Motion Plus attachment dongle was annoying to remove and put on plus it made the controller much bigger which was annoying. This Wii Remote with Motion Plus built in is as small as the original controller and I find it to me much more precise and calibrates faster. I definitely recommend it! Now I want to sell my original Wii controller and buy another one of these!
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