Nintendo Wii U Latest News & Update: Nintendo Gaming Console Stops Mass Production; All Hardware For North America This Fiscal Year Already Shipped
Nintendo in the past months has been growing its revenue with the success of "Pokemon Go". But recently, the Japanese company has announced that their gaming console, Nintendo Wii U will have a massive hold in its production.
Nintendo Wii U No Longer Be In Production
Nintendo posted on their official Japanese website stating that all Nintendo Wii U hardware will now be available only in North America in this fiscal year. The statement further states that if anyone wishes to purchase a Nintendo Wii U, consumers will have to communicate with their preferred retail outlet.
Last week, Eurogamer reported that Nintendo Wii U will have its final roll out within this month. However, Nintendo denied the said report stating there is no change in the Nintendo Wii U production.
The Nintendo spokesperson retorted that the end of Nintendo Wii U production is a false. The Nintendo spokesperson added that even though the Nintendo Switch is preparing to be release, the Nintendo Wii U is still on production and is still scheduled to continue.
With that in mind, the Nintendo Switch will be released in 2017 and it's only a matter of time until the Nintendo Wii U be decommissioned. As of today, the only version left available in the Japanese website's Wii U hardware is the Nintendo Wii U 32GB white Premium set.
No new official games are release for the Nintendo Wii U and the Nintendo Switch is still set to launch in 2017 along with "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" as a part of a dual release for Nintendo. For more Nintendo Wii U news and update stay tuned to Gamenguide!
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