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Good. With the Wii U becoming profitable that means that the red ink may start to shrink and they could be back into the black by the end of the current fiscal year. I've said before that even if the Wii U doesn't surpass the GameCube in sales it will still be profitable in the long run. Nintendo's not foolish enough to nuke the Wii U like Sega did with the Saturn. Not only is the Wii U nowhere near the catastrophe that was the Saturn, but killing off the Wii U after less than three years on the market would breed too much ill will from actual customers and discourage potential customers from ever wanting to invest in a Nintendo console.

And 2017 sounds like a good target year for Nintendo's next console. Five years is the average gap between generations.