Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Feb 2013 09:34 UTC
Games "We're told by someone with access to the NPD's data that sales for January were 'well under' 100,000 units. By our estimates, sales were somewhere between 45,000 and 59,000 units for the month, which is lower than any of the three previous-generation home consoles sold in their worst months, with the possible exception of a recent performance by the original Wii." This doesn't surprise me. I've always wondered: who's the Wii U for? Casual Wii buyers - which comprise most of the Wii owners, I'd guess - have little reason to upgrade, and hardcore Nintendo fans are waiting for the next re-releases of Mario and Zelda from the Nintendo Game-o-tron. Until then, who's going to buy this thing?
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RE[3]: it will save the market
by 0brad0 on Mon 18th Feb 2013 01:16 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: it will save the market"
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Umm, what? Half a gig of ram vs 8 gis. A six year old R520 based graphics processor compared to a heavily modified R700. What are you talking about?

What? Wii U has 2GB of RAM with 1GB usable by apps. What are you talking about?

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