Aussie Wii U midnight launch stores listed

The Wii U may have already released in other parts of the world, but for us Aussies we are still only just about to celebrate the launch of Nintendo‘s latest console. Launching Friday, November 30, some retailers are opening their stores to the public on Thursday, November 29, for midnight launches.

In Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane there will be launch events at the three locations listed below and these eents will feature a live DJ, live caricatures (lucky they aren’t dead, right?) balloon art, themed donuts, slurpees and much more.

Just let that sink in for a moment – themed donuts and slurpees. Ok. Moving on.

The three locations hosting these major launch events are:

Sydney – EB Bondi

Open 10pm

Shop 1018 Westfield Shopping Town

Bondi Junction

Melbourne – EB Swanston St

Open 10pm

67 Swanston St


Brisbane – EB Albert St

Open 10pm

245 Albert St


In addition to these stores, there are other stores which will be open to celebrate the launch of the Wii U. A full listing of these stores can be found below.


Burwood Penrith
Campbellfield Sylvania
Belmont Nowra
Chirnside Park Waratah
Fountain Gate Casula
Werribee Hornsby
Melton Mt Druitt
TAS Figtree
Newtown ACT

JB Hi-Fi
– Melbourne City
– Chadstone
– Knox
– Eastland
– Doncaster
– Chirnside
– Shepparton!

EB Games
NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, stores are opening from 10PM on November 29 for midnight release. An asterix indicates that store is also open from 8am on release day.

EB Airport West* EB Kotara*
EB Albert Street EB Lake Macquarie*
EB Arndale* EB Launceston*
EB Balgowlah EB Lismore
EB Bankstown* EB Lismore Woodlark St*
EB Baulkham Hills* EB Liverpool*
EB Bay City EB Logan
EB Belconnen* EB MacArthur Square*
EB Benowa EB MacQuarie Centre*
EB Blacktown* EB Maitland*
EB Bondi* EB Marion*
EB Box Hill* EB Marrickville*
EB Brandon Park EB Meadow Mews
EB Broadmeadows* EB Melbourne Central*
EB Broadway* EB Melton*
EB Browns Plains Village Square EB Merrylands
EB Burleigh Heads EB Miranda*
EB Burnie* EB Mittagong*
EB Burwood* EB Moonee Ponds*
EB Cairns Central EB Morayfield
EB Canberra Centre* EB Mt Barker*
EB Capalaba Central EB Mt Ommaney
EB Carindale EB Murray Bridge*
EB Castle Plaza* EB Narellan*
EB Castle Towers* EB Nerang
EB Cessnock* EB North Gate*
EB Chadstone EB Northlakes
EB Chapel St* EB Northlands*
EB Charlestown Sq* EB Nowra*
EB Chatswood* EB Pacific Fair
EB Chermside Nth end EB Parramatta*
EB City Cross EB Penrith ground lvl
EB Clifford Gardens EB Penrith Plaza lvl 2*
EB Colonnades* EB Plenty Valley*
EB Corio EB Point Cook
EB Dee Why EB Port Macquarie*
EB Devonport* EB Raymond Terrace*
EB DFO Moorabbin EB Richmond*
EB Doncaster Ground Floor* EB Ringwood
EB Eastgardens* EB Ringwood Square
EB Eastlands* EB Robina*
EB Elizabeth* EB Roselands*
EB Endeavour Hills EB Rouse Hill*
EB Epping* EB Rundle Mall*
EB Firle* EB Sefton*
EB Forest Hill EB Seven Hills*
EB Fountain Gate* EB Shoreline*
EB Galeries EB Southlands
EB Garden City (Queensland) EB Springfield
EB Gawler* EB Stafford City
EB Geelong* EB Stanhope*
EB George Street* EB Stockland Townsville
EB Gladstone EB Strathpine
EB Glenelg* EB Sunshine Plaza
EB Goulburn* EB Swanston Street*
EB Greenhills* EB Tamworth
EB Greensborough* EB Tamworth 2*
EB Gungahlin* EB Tea Tree Plaza*
EB Helensvale* EB The Glen
EB Highpoint* EB The Pines
EB Hobart EB Tuggerah*
EB Hollywood Plaza* EB Tuggeranong*
EB Hornsby* EB Victoria Point
EB Hurstville* EB Warringah Mall*
EB Indooroopilly EB Warrnambool
EB Ipswich EB Waurn Ponds
EB Jesmond* EB Waverley Gardens
EB Karingal* EB Werribee Plaza*
EB Kingaroy EB West Lakes*
EB Kingston* EB Wetherill Park*
EB Knox City EB Winston Hills*
  EB Woden Plaza*

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