Another Wii Shortage Is Expected This Winter

Christmas might still look far away for some people, but game developers, publishers and console manufacturers are already making plans for the holiday season, since it is by far the most profitable time of the year. Such high sales are recorded that supply usually doesn't manage to meet demand - that's a known fact and companies never seem to be prepared for that.

Ever since the launch of the phenomenon called Nintendo Wii, the Japan-based manufacturers had supply problems – both during Christmas 2007 and Christmas 2006 there were few - if any - places where one could buy a Wii as a Christmas gift. It seems that we might encounter the same problem, since Nintendo's CEO Satoru Iwata warns that we could have another year without enough consoles in stock.

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