Console Post: NintendoNintendo released their annual earnings report today. They lost $456 million dollars.
Will U sales are catastrophically poor. For the year, 2.72 million units were sold, worldwide. That's roughly 226,000 units a month.
As a point of reference, a 225,00 unit month, in the U.S. alone, in a non-holiday month, would be considered "solid". Do you know how long the Wii sold over 225,000 units a month--in the U.S. alone--after it launched?
Fifty-four months. Consecutively.
Nintendo's original unit forecast for the fiscal year was 9 million units.
I've said this before, but there's no turning this around. I like the Wii U, personally, but there's no fixing this, even if the price dropped to $199. It's terminal.