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Opera Launches Nintendo Wiiâ„¢ Awareness Wiik July 1st comes soon!

June 26, 2007

OSLO, Norway - June 26, 2007

The Internet Channel for Nintendo Wii, powered by Opera, is currentlyavailable for free via the Internet Channel within the Wii Shop Channelmenu. After this week though, this unique Web experience will require 500Wii points to download. The free grace period ends July 1, 2007. Users whodownload before this period retain the application at no cost for the lifeof the system.

The Wii Internet Channel is the exclusive full Web browser for thehot-selling Nintendo Wii game console and deliversexciting Web content, such as Flash, YouTube and Google, to your TV withintuitive, Wii-tailored controls.

Wii points can be purchased online by credit card in the Wii Shop Channelor by purchasing a Wii Points card at retail stores. The future price ofThe Internet Channel, 500 Wii points, is equivalent to $5 USD or €5 EUR.The full version of Opera for Wii is already currently available, so Wiiowners are encouraged to take advantage of this free grace period beforeit expires. Your living room will never be the same.

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More on the full version of the Opera-powered Wii Internet Channel

US Internet Channel

UK Internet Channel

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