Well as E3 gets closer and closer, More and more News about the event’s that will take place are been publicized now to get the good old folks interested. Nintendo have confirmed that the next gen wii will be at E3 this year. Its launch is slated for next year. It will be interesting to see exactly what direction they are going with the Wii 2(If thats what its going to be called).
A quote from President Satoru Iwanta ‘“Nintendo will propose a new approach to home video game consoles,” He states it won’t be simple move to 3D as people would expect “it’s difficult to make 3-D images a key feature, because 3-D televisions haven’t obtained wide acceptance yet.”
Check out the press release below. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!!
[Expand Nintendo Press release]April 25, 2011
To whom it may concern:
Re: Wii’s Successor System
Nintendo Co., Ltd. has decided to launch in 2012 a system to succeed Wii, which the company has sold 86.01 million units on a consolidated shipment basis between its launch in 2006 and the end of March 2011.
We will show a playable model of the new system and announce more specifications at the E3 Expo, which will be held June 7-9, 2011, in Los Angeles.
Sales of this new system have not been included in the financial forecasts announced today for the fiscal term ending March 2012.[/EXPAND]