Wii U sponsors ITV 4′s Tour de France 2013 coverage
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Published on July 1st, 2013

When brand awareness is becoming increasingly competitive, companies must look for new ways in which to spread word of their latest products.

With Microsoft and Sony preparing to come to blows over marketing their next-generation consoles, Nintendo have taken the opportunity to carry on pedaling at their own pace.

They’ve positioned the Wii U as being an official sponsor for the Tour de France 2013, more visibly through ITV4′s coverage of the yearly cycling event, which reportedly draws an audience of 3.5 billion people.

ITV4 and British Eurosport are solely providing live coverage from the event, which Saturday 29th June – Sunday 21st July 2013.

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Alex's early adoration for Nintendo began with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land. This developed over the years, later peaking when he hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Nowadays, his enthusiasm is shared through Nintendo Insider, a place in which he can document his thoughts regarding the big N.

Comments
  1. NOW THIS IS MARKETING!!!!! C’MON NINTTY! THROW THAT CONSOLE IN THE WORLD’S FACE!

    Comment by OKJ on July 4, 2013 at 3:20 pm
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