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vivster said:

It's splitting the Nintendo userbase!

Just imagine this. You just bought your Wii U, you're enjoying all the nice games and you're perfectly happy with it. Then suddenly Nintendo announces a new console. A new console that not only does play Wii U games at a better performance and visuals but even has a bunch of exclusive new games and features. They're probably even stopping releasing games on the "old" console because of this.

I mean what was Nintendo thinking? They're splitting their userbase, basically making Wii U owners second class citizens. There are now over 10 million customers who are angry at Nintendo because of this yet they continue to go forward with this. They're gonna ruin all the good reputation they've build with the Wii U.

Consoles are built to last and not to be replaced with a new model after a few years. Have they even thought about how much of a strain that will be to their developers? They will now have to develop games for 2 different platforms and for most that's an impossible task, so they'll be forced to only develop for the new console which will leave all Wii U owners in the dust.

So I beg you Nintendo, just end all the rumors and the NX nonsense and stick to Wii U, like your fanbase does.

Were you complaining when the Nintendo DS came out? Did the Nintendo DS need to be stopped as well?

 

Nintendo GBA:

2001

 

Nintendo DS:

2004

 

vs.

Nintendo Wii U:

2012

 

Nintendo NX:

2016

 

The NX strategy isn't new for Nintendo. Because of mitigating circumstances (the Wii U is a failed console that's currently dying) Nintendo is forced to play their hand earlier than normal, just like they did for the N64 in 1996, and the DS back in 2004.

Think about it this way. Nintendo supported their failed console for four full years. After the Wii U's incredibly dire sales in 2013 they could have just discontinued it right then and there, like they did with the Virtual Boy.

The fact they stuck with the Wii U until 2016 (and maybe even 2017) is commendable given its drag on their business. I'm willing to forgive Nintendo for a slightly truncated Wii U lifespan.

 

I don't think they're making a wrong move here, either. Nobody cared when the DS came out and became a smash hit that sold 150 million consoles. And nobody will care when they release the NX this holiday season.



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Best console this generation, and what???



 

Aquamarine said:

Were you complaining when the Nintendo DS came out? Did the Nintendo DS need to be stopped as well?

 

Nintendo GBA:

2001

 

Nintendo DS:

2004

 

vs.

Nintendo Wii U:

2012

 

Nintendo NX:

2016

 

The NX strategy isn't new for Nintendo. Because of mitigating circumstances (the Wii U is a failed console that's currently dying) Nintendo is forced to play their hand earlier than normal, just like they did for the N64 in 1996, and the DS back in 2004.

Think about it this way. Nintendo supported their failed console for four full years. After the Wii U's incredibly dire sales in 2013 they could have just discontinued it right then and there, like they did with the Virtual Boy.

The fact they stuck with the Wii U until 2016 (and maybe even 2017) is commendable given its drag on their business. I'm willing to forgive Nintendo for a slightly truncated Wii U lifespan.

 

I don't think they're making a wrong move here, either. Nobody cared when the DS came out and became a smash hit that sold 150 million consoles. And nobody will care when they release the NX this holiday season.

You don't know the poster very well ...



HylianYoshi said:
You're using a completely incorrect analogy to prove a point.

Try a little harder next time. =P

This!



Loool, not a perfect analogy but funny non the less.

PS4 will be supported in full force until the PS5 arrives.



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The WII U failed because of many reasons. Obviously I do understand that people can and maybe even should be disappointed to a certain extent but I think Nintendo did a lot for the Wii U.

They made new IP's supported it for a longer period than Sega did with their failed consoles and lets be honest.. We love Nintendo games and if they can make a console that plays them better and gets more support to more developers make games on the consoles it can only be a good thing.




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The Wii U has flopped in terms of sales, the Nintendo hardcore may enjoy the Wii U, but Nintendo know that they have lost pretty much all the marketshare they had with the Wii, they have to do something to keep there share partners happy and act before the next Playstation.

I think there doing right thing along as it's heavily marketed and is a proper console with a normal controller.



Nintendo, in general, needs to be stopped.



                
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I agree with Vivster on this, my money is staying in my pocket as far as NX is concerned. I will get my Nintendo fix by playing the best of the Wii U library, go back through to find Wii hidden gems and play the back catalogue through the VC. My PS4 will keep me up to date on current games.



Splitting the user base?
The WiiU is already dead, 13 millions console sold in 3 and a half years.

Maybe it will split that in half, maybe there will be 6 and half millions WiiU owners that won't buy a NX, and that's a big if.

But Nintendo's objective are far beyond those number, you can be sure they aim at 50-80 million NX sold

So yes they are killing the WiiU and taking a shot with NX, it's totally worth it