Wii sees the end of line in Japan

Nintendo have confirmed a fact that we’ve been wondering for a whole now. What exactly is the status of the Wii in Japan as far as manufacturing is concerned? After all, the Wii U has been out for a while now and despite slower than expected sales, having both the Wii and the Wii U in production is just dead money we think.

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Well, Nintendo have announced that the end is near with an inconspicuous sign posted on their website which simply says, “production will soon end.” The Wii has been around in Japan since 2006 and has sold in excess of 12.7 million units.

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