Wii U: The end of production planned for this week

We learn that Nintendo is about to stop production of the Wii U console in preparation for the release of the Switch in March 2017.



Available since 2012, the Wii U has not find the expected success by Nintendo. Indeed, the machine is 13.5 million copies sold since its launch, representing a much smaller volume than the Wii (101 million), GameCube (21 million) and even the Nintendo 64 (32 million).
It seems that Nintendo is decided to abandon the Wii U in favor of the Switch that will be available in March 2017.
Indeed, several sources British site Eurogamer has confirmed that the Japanese manufacturer would end definitively to the production of the Wii U as of Friday, November 4, 2016.



Previously Nintendo had stressed its goal of distributing 800,000 Wii U consoles in its current fiscal year (ending March 31, 2017). 560,000 of them were delivered at the end of last September, meaning he would remain 240,000 consoles to prepare by the end of production.
For now, the Kyoto Company declined to comment on it.

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