Wii U to Ship Worldwide at Launch, Confirms Nintendo

by nintendoiso on January 26, 2012


Posted January 26, 2012 by Ben Strauss

Nintendo has finally crossed over into international territory for launching new consoles, it has been confirmed.  The publisher will be shipping the new Wii U device globally in order to help get out of a negative slump that started in 2011. 

Speaking to Bloomberg Japan, Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata confirmed that the device would ship, following a drawn out discussion on earnings forecasts of the company.  Nintendo slashed sales forecasts for 2012, saying that they would also be reducing shipping for the 3DS and Wii. 

[via Andriasang]

Ben is a recent graduate of Xavier University.  You can see him ramble on about gaming, gamification, military-related gaming and manly things on his Twitter @Sinner101GR.


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