Question: Why Was The Wii U Discontinued?

Is the Wii U still supported?

Nintendo has said it is ending the production of Wii U hardware in Japan, and that it will not ship any more Wii U consoles to U.S.

retailers during this fiscal year, which ends on March 31, 2017.

Are games still being made for Wii?

Share All sharing options for: Wii games are still being made in 2019 because people are using it. Ubisoft announced the latest Just Dance title, Just Dance 2020, at E3 2019.

Will Wii U servers shut down?

Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 servers will be shutdown before Wii U. Again, servers are separate. There won’t be one shut-down date, there will be many, for all of the consoles you’ve mentioned.

How much do Wii U cost?

Historically speaking, for the last 20 years, Nintendo has played around an attractive $199-$250 price range when launching a home gaming console. We assume the Wii deviated from the $199 baseline cost as it included Wii Sports, a sensor bar, and a revolutionary game controller (not to mention a strong yen).

How much do Wii sell for?

Used Wii consoles, on average, sell for $39 on eBay, but range in price anywhere from $9 to $93 depending on the condition the unit is in. Working systems with noticeable cosmetic damage will sell closer to $10, while complete-in-box models for an upwards of $90 or more.

Can u still buy Wii games?

Nintendo launched the Wii in 2006, and with it came the virtual console. For the time being, you can still download the classic titles purchased in the virtual console. However, those titles will no longer work at some unannounced future date, and there’s no way to back them up.

What was the last Wii U game released?

You never want to say never, but it’s likely Drop It: Block Paradise will go down, at least in North America, as the Wii U’s final release. Of course, as far as most people are concerned, the Wii U effectively died in 2017.

What is the last Wii game?

Just Dance 2020

Can you still buy Wii U games online?

Purchase You can pay using your account funds, a credit card, or a Nintendo eShop Card. Download and enjoy Your game will automatically be sent to your Nintendo Switch, Wii U, or Nintendo 3DS family system, as long as your system is on and connected to the Internet.