The Wii U is going to play a smaller role in Nintendo’s 2016 holiday strategy this sales season. This was revealed during Nintendo’s recent financial results briefing. Discussing this years holiday season strategy Nintendo reflected on a variety of products, from 3DS games too Super Mario Run. and amiibos, but nothing nothing was highlighted for the Wii U.
Nintendo Focusing on a wide range of products this holiday season!
- NES Classic Edition
- Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon
- Special 3DS bundles
- Super Mario Run for iPhone and iPad
- Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
- Mario Party Star Rush
- New Amiibos for Super Mario series and Zelda 30th Anniversary
- New Animal Crossing Products
- Major Update to Miitomo
As you can see, we are heading into the year-end holiday season with a richly varied product lineup. We hope this range of Nintendo products will reach a broad audience of consumers and reaffirm our company’s presence during this holiday season. We will work to carry this momentum forwards towards the launch of Nintendo Switch.
Source : https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2016/161027_2e.pdf