Comcast and Nintendo have come together to offer new Comcast triple-play customers a complimentary Wii game system.

Until Aug. 17, consumers that sign up for Comcast’s Preferred Plus or Premier Triple-Play packages will receive the free Wii system, which can be hooked up to Comcast’s high-speed Internet service for online access.

“Comcast’s high-speed Internet connects Wii owners with their friends all over the world,” said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s EVP of sales and marketing. “In addition to playing video games, people can surf the Internet, share family photos, and check the news or weather. The Wii is home to a multitude of fun Internet-based entertainment and informational options.”

Comcast’s Preferred Plus and Premier Triple-Play packages include digital cable with video-on-demand (VOD) and premium channels; digital voice with unlimited local and domestic long-distance calling, as well as 12 popular calling features plus enhanced voicemail; and high-speed Internet with PowerBoost.

To be eligible for a complimentary Wii system, a two-year contract is required, the company said. And triple-play package availability and offers vary by market.

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