The Wii Opera browser beta is available to download now from the Wii Shop channel for ... free. Free, that word just never gets old. Nintendo states in their press release that the final browser will be available at the end of March 2007 for ... FREE! The fun and joy of the free ends in June when Wii owners will be charged 500 Wii Points ($5 USD) for the browswer, but you've got a little over three months in there to download it for -- wait for it -- free! Wii owners have until March to test the point-type-point-type-point-type beta and after that till June to get it for free. Very nice.

See also: Can Wii break nongamer barrier with Opera browser?

[Thanks to all that sent this in and big ups to Engadget Japan's Ittousai for the pics!]


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This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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