Yes, it was. The lack of first party software in 2011 and 2012, let alone support beyond the launch of its successor, was the result of decisions that were made in 2009 already.

When Ubisoft can still sell a new Wii game in 2019, then you can be sure that Nintendo software would have sold gangbusters in the early 2010s. But Nintendo flipped a switch and turned their back on the gamers that made the Wii big, something that also resulted in the Wii U which got just about everything that should have been common sense backwards.



Legend11 correctly predicted that GTA IV (360+PS3) would outsell SSBB. I was wrong.

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