Nintendo are reportedly readying a new “mini” Wii redesign for retail in the run up to Christmas.

NintendoWorldReport have it from an undisclosed retailer that Nintendo will release the “Mini” Wii with a sensor bar, nunchuk and Wii remote plus with a protective jacket. the report even suggests that it could be in stores in as little as two weeks time.

Nintendo’s Wii U console launches next Friday in Ireland.

We’ll keep you posted on this mini rumour.