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Nibel
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(10-10-2012, 12:17 PM)
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Mod Edit: http://www.computerandvideogames.com...-factory-fire/

Nintendo has issued a statement to CVG explaining: "As of now, we see no impacts on our Wii U console production scheme".

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Nintendo - we downgraded WiiU units by 1m to 7.3m as production is impacted by fire at assembler, company to revise down outlook Oct 24

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Madao
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(10-10-2012, 12:18 PM)
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scalper profits + 2x
DjRoomba
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(10-10-2012, 12:19 PM)
Sure Nintendo. Just tryin to fudge some sold out numbers

GrotesqueBeauty
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(10-10-2012, 12:19 PM)
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Wii U isn't out yet and it's already blowing up!
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shit's on fire
Sethos
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The duct tape machine working overtime, hehehehe derp derp.

But that's a pretty big loss.
specialguy
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(10-10-2012, 12:21 PM)
7.3 m in just 4th calender q 2012?

that'd be unheard of for a launch console
watershed
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(10-10-2012, 12:21 PM)
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So now we know the impact of those incidents a few weeks back.
reptilescorpio
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(10-10-2012, 12:22 PM)
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Maybe hire more than 5 people to make the damn things guys.
Drugula's Wrath XXX
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This console has been a disaster for Nintendo so far. Hell Nintendo's been a disaster for Nintendo so far.
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Originally Posted by specialguy

7.3 m in just 4th calender q 2012?

that'd be unheard of for a launch console


I'm pretty sure this is the number for the current FY, i.e. until the end of March 2013.



7.3 million units still seems a lot for a ~4 months period after launch.
z0m3le
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(10-10-2012, 12:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by specialguy

7.3 m in just 4th calender q 2012?

that'd be unheard of for a launch console

and it was suppose to be 8.3 million!
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(10-10-2012, 12:23 PM)
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I wonder which areas this effects.
Nibel
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(10-10-2012, 12:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

This console has been a disaster for Nintendo so far. Hell Nintendo's been a disaster for Nintendo so far.



The boy is you btw
RoboPlato
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(10-10-2012, 12:23 PM)
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"You'll be able to just walk right in and buy one on launch day."
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(10-10-2012, 12:24 PM)
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Someone knocked over Iwata's bob-omb shelf!
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I suspect sabotage from their competitors.

I hope they have insurance against loss of earnings from stuff like this.
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Originally Posted by Bankoiia

I wonder which areas this effects.

Well there were those reports about Japanese retailers getting less consoles than expected.
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(10-10-2012, 12:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

This console has been a disaster for Nintendo so far. Hell Nintendo's been a disaster for Nintendo so far.

What do you know that we dont? lol

Nice picture Nibel Lol
Migu
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(10-10-2012, 12:26 PM)
Wii U Wii U
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It's that damn Wii U - it's so hot right now.

Satchel
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(10-10-2012, 12:28 PM)
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Too much friction happening when the Wiis rub together?

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Originally Posted by Frankfurter

I'm pretty sure this is the number for the current FY, i.e. until the end of March 2013.


Yeah... which is odd, because I thought previously they had only given a combined Wii + Wii U estimate. (10.5M)
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

This console has been a disaster for Nintendo so far. Hell Nintendo's been a disaster for Nintendo so far.

You're going to go far here.
Cwarrior
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(10-10-2012, 12:31 PM)
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Wait 7.3 million? is that a typo?
Sid
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(10-10-2012, 12:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by z0m3le

and it was suppose to be 8.3 million!

Wasn't it for the fiscal year 2012(ends at march 31,2013)?
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Originally Posted by Sid

Wasn't it for the fiscal year 2012(ends at march 31,2013)?

Yeah I think so, so 8.3 Mil was the planned shipment for the launch window.
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(10-10-2012, 12:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by DjRoomba

Sure Nintendo. Just tryin to fudge some sold out numbers

No, I trust them that the fire impacted exactly 1,000,000 units.
z0m3le
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Originally Posted by Sid

Wasn't it for the fiscal year 2012(ends at march 31,2013)?

Sorry, when I read that, I thought I read 4th quarter. Which is basically the Wii U's launch window. (I know it's late 3rd quarter)

7.3m works out to about 1.5million a month world wide.
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(10-10-2012, 12:35 PM)

Originally Posted by Mihael Mello Keehl

What do you know that we dont? lol

Nice picture Nibel Lol

What I know is what everyone does so far. A non multitouch expensive tablet for a console with 2007 tech whose lineup consists mostly of ports.

I don't exactly see it as a viable contender or a viable system. I think it should sell on the Nintendo name alone but I don't see Wii levels, maybe a little bit above N64-GCN levels of sales.
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I was contemplating to get a US Wii U but it seems like it is going to be difficult to get one now. So better to just wait.
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Isn't that number shipped, not sold to customers?
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

What I know is what everyone does so far. A non multitouch expensive tablet for a console with 2007 tech whose lineup consists mostly of ports.

I don't exactly see it as a viable contender or a viable system. I think it should sell on the Nintendo name alone but I don't see Wii levels, maybe a little bit above N64-GCN levels of sales.

Oh ok yea I heard stuff like this 6 years ago.
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(10-10-2012, 12:37 PM)
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Are we sure this isn't their Wii+Wii U projection...? Wasn't that originally around 10 million?
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

What I know is what everyone does so far. A non multitouch expensive tablet for a console with 2007 tech whose lineup consists mostly of ports.

I don't exactly see it as a viable contender or a viable system. I think it should sell on the Nintendo name alone but I don't see Wii levels, maybe a little bit above N64-GCN levels of sales.

You're right. Nintendo's villainous lack of multitouch caused a fire to break out, and is entirely relevant to the topic of discussion.
grimshawish
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(10-10-2012, 12:37 PM)
Nintendo's big problem this holiday is going to be supply. Again.
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Originally Posted by Jetku

Are we sure this isn't their Wii+Wii U projection...? Wasn't that originally around 10 million?

That is by the end of the year. This is fiscal year.
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(10-10-2012, 12:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mihael Mello Keehl

That is by the end of the year. This is fiscal year.

No, it was fiscal year
http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2012/120725e.pdf
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Physical fire or layoffs?
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Originally Posted by Mihael Mello Keehl

Oh ok yea I heard stuff like this 6 years ago.

Lightning doesn't strike all the time buddy. Motion controls were an easy to understand concept that had no real competitors at the time. With the iPad and other tablets plus dollar apps I don't see how the Wii's success transfers to Wii U.
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Originally Posted by Mihael Mello Keehl

That is by the end of the year. This is fiscal year.

The 10.5 Wii/Wii U was a FY number.

This banned site, for example, seems to have been pretty close to guessing what portion would be made of Wii U.
http://**************/2012/07/ninten...ii-u-consoles/
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

What I know is what everyone does so far. A non multitouch expensive tablet for a console with 2007 tech whose lineup consists mostly of ports.

I don't exactly see it as a viable contender or a viable system. I think it should sell on the Nintendo name alone but I don't see Wii levels, maybe a little bit above N64-GCN levels of sales.

Just a quick note... none of the tech is from 2007... R700 GPUs were produced in 2009 and Wii U doesn't use any GPUs produced from either year.

As for it's sales being a little above N64, I would say likely double N64's numbers, if only we were getting the full 8.3 Million units, maybe I could have actually gotten a Wii U at launch (as of right now I haven't been able to)
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Originally Posted by Jetku

No, it was fiscal year
http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2012/120725e.pdf

Originally Posted by Graphics Horse

The 10.5 Wii/Wii U was a FY number.

Ok, thanks.

Is Wii still being manufactured though?

Edit: Cant see the link. Its a banned site :p
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

Lightning doesn't strike all the time buddy. Motion controls were an easy to understand concept that had no real competitors at the time. With the iPad and other tablets plus dollar apps I don't see how the Wii's success transfers to Wii U.

Ok you win.
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This isn't good. But it's interesting how they managed to put out numbers like that.
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Originally Posted by Mihael Mello Keehl

Ok, thanks.

Is Wii still being manufactured though?

Edit: Cant see the link. Its a banned site :p

Never mind, they guessed 8 million anyway.


I don't know if Wii is still being manufactured, I'd guess it is, but at 2.2 Million this year it might not be for long if it's still dropping.
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Originally Posted by TheGrimeyGrimReaper

Lightning doesn't strike all the time buddy. Motion controls were an easy to understand concept that had no real competitors at the time. With the iPad and other tablets plus dollar apps I don't see how the Wii's success transfers to Wii U.

Will any next gen console hit Wii numbers?

There are a ton of people ready for a new Console. New Hardware is so far past due.

The Wii U also has mass market appeal IMO with the Tablet controller allowing Parents to play/watch TV while their children use the tablet to play/watch a movie. Add the social aspects like Miiverse, TVii, and the Nintendo name and it will be fine.

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