Unfortunately, this Wii U preorder deal has no guarantee of getting to you by launch day.
With the North American Wii U launch just a few days away, it's nigh impossible to get your hands on a Wii U preorder. In fact, it's been nigh impossible to find a Wii U preorder for weeks—just about every retailer that was holding Wii U preorders ran out of basic and deluxe preorders in just a few days.
Dell recently just launched its own Wii U preorder deal. Unfortunately, for those looking for the cheaper, basic edition are out of luck. This pre-order deal is only for the deluxe edition, which ships with Just Dance 4 and Madden NFL '13.
The only drawbacks are that this edition is $459.99—a bit pricier than the $349.99 you'd pay for the regular deluxe edition—and that it's highly unlikely that you'll get your console on launch day. Dell's website claims that the console would ship in one to two weeks. Still, if the Wii U shortage ends up being as bad as the one that the Wii experienced, then paying just a little more to get the console a tad late seems preferable to waiting in long lines with no guarantee of getting the product.
The Wii U is set to launch on November 18th for the U.S. and November 30th for Europe.