The former Nintendo of US President Reggie Fils-Aime said that after the Wii U sales slump, the company needs to be hit, and fortunately Nintendo Switch.
Reggie Fils-Aime said in a speech at the New York Game Awards raffle that one of his long memories with Nintendo was the release after Wii U’s performance was “poor.” switch.
Fils-Aime called Wii U the “worst sales platform”, and he said that Nintendo Switch became “a matter of success or failure: the company’s product (thanks to Nintendo Life).”
“You know, Nintendo has made a lot of innovations in this area. After the Wii U’s poor performance, I think what Nintendo did with the Switch, for me and the things I participated in, is a lasting memory of me,” Phils-Am said.
“People forget that when Wii U was launched, its lifecycle performance was so bad. I mean it was the worst platform. I think Virtual Boy might be worse, but Wii U’s performance in the market Quite bad. And when your only business is video games, the next one must succeed, and Switch is still a dynamic platform-sales are exceptionally good.
“And the company has the ability to come up with concepts, put them into practice, and bring them to the market. It has not only excellent first-party content, but also excellent third-party and independent developer content. This will continue to be what I will always be It’s something I’m proud of. In addition to the many other work I have been involved in, Switch is indeed the company’s success or failure product. Fortunately, it is very popular.”
Wii U sold 13.56 million units, which is lower than other Nintendo products, not to mention its predecessor Wii sold 10.63 million units. Switch was launched in 2017 and as of September 2020, 68.3 million units have been sold.
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