Nintendo will be launching the Wii U November 18th for $299 for the base system.
Here are some more details:
$299 for the basic version which includes the GamePad, 8GB of memory, AC adapters for the console and controller, a sensor bar and an HDMI cable.
$349.99 for the Deluxe Set, which has all of the above, but it also includes 32GB of memory, a console stand, a charging cradle for the GamePad and a membership in for the Deluxe Digital Promotion, which will provide discounts for digital downloads, through 2014. The Deluxe version comes with Wii U flagship game Nintendo Land packed in.
Nintendo has also stated that 50 games will be available at launch too.