The Wii Wasn't Built For The Future

Geek Revolt writes "The Xbox 360 and PS3 have aged gracefully over the years—features that weren’t widely used in 05-06 are finally maturing. Yet, the same can’t be said for Nintendo’s white rectangular box. When the Wii launched, Nintendo had a cultural phenomenon on their hands—they practically sold themselves. But time hasn’t been kind to the Wii."

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eagle212689d ago (Edited 2689d ago )

So what? I will still play it in the future and even when all 3 have new consoles out. No system can last forever (no matter what's built in it) but classic games sure do! :)

What's kind of funny is I bet in the distant future there will be more "working" Wii's in the world.

MintBerryCrunch2689d ago

im sure the specs werent, but they way you play the games is...look at what Sony and MS has to resort to so they can get a share of that market

Agent-862689d ago

The article also forgot to include that the Wii can't play DVD's and Netflix is streamed in SD (480p). Two more reasons why the Wii wasn't built for the future.

ChickeyCantor2689d ago (Edited 2689d ago )

But it has hardware to play dvd, its just not enabled trough software.
So its just netflix in your point then =P

Ddouble2689d ago

Thats the consequence of the direction they took. It's been succesful but who knows what the future holds.

adonchris2688d ago

succesful for nintendo's pochet not for the gamers.

jwk942689d ago

The wii? Where we're going we don't need wiis.

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