The Canadian arm of Walmart will introduce a heavily discounted Wii U Basic sale price of $199 from August 2, according to reports.

A snapshot of what appears to be an advertisement for the store has surfaced online, showing the white Wii U Basic package to be sold off for a full $100 less than the regular price of $300.

The Basic model comes with 8GBs of internal storage but lacks the copy of Nintendoland included with the Deluxe models and out-of-the-box peripherals such as the Wii U stand.

This comes after news that Wii U sales during Nintendo's first financial quarter (April 1 - June 30) totalled just 160,000 units worldwide.

Wii U momentum is expected to pick up significantly in the second half of 2013 and early 2014, with the just-released Pikmin 3 kicking off a string of major exclusive software launches for the system, including Super Mario 3D World, Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Mario Kart 8, Wii Fit U and Super Smash Bros. Wii U.