Nintendo to Release New Hardware for emerging markets as Early as 2015

Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo, has announced plans to develop new hardware for emerging markets as early as 2015. This comes in response to the lackluster performance of Wii U sales that Nintendo has endured so far, considering they posted their fourth consecutive quarter loss recently.

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1319d ago Replies(4)
TheLyonKing1319d ago

It says for emereging markets so that means it will be a really cheap system and they can develop games for very easily, clever move get a foot hold in these markets and when the times right they can release a normal system and with brand recognition in the markets they should have a large chunk of sales.

well thats what it should be in theory.

XiSasukeUchiha1319d ago

So the new handheld based on the rumor we've heard over the last couple of weeks is confirmed

DanManDantheMan1319d ago (Edited 1319d ago )

Misleading title. They aren't simply developing new hardware, they're developing new hardware only for emerging markets.

That means China, Brazil, etc.

Knushwood Butt1319d ago

A Wii U without the gamepad

randomass1711317d ago

They already said they're not doing a new Wii U.

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