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Nintendo Offering Free Wii-mote Grip Sleeves


After nearly a year's worth of flying Wii-mote mishaps, Nintendo is offering a free protective grip sleeve for all Wii owners. Yes, for free.

Beginning with shipments going out today, all Wii consoles, Wii remotes and copies of 'Wii Play' (which comes with an extra remote) will include the free anti-slip grip sleeve. Stores are expected to get the shipments towards the middle of October or sooner.

If you already own a Wii and know all too well the drama that ensues from these motion-sensitive controllers slipping out of your hands and into walls, people, and the like, fear not: Nintendo encourages all current Wii owners to give its helpline a call at 1-866-431-8367 or log on to Nintendo.com to order up to four free sleeves of your very own.

Currently the ordering system is experiencing some difficulty, most likely due to an influx of requests, but Nintendo guarantees that everyone who wants or needs the sleeve will receive one.

And remember, no glove, no love!

From Engadget

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Tags: Accessories, Free, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii, NintendoWii, Remote, Sleeve, Wii, WiiMote

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