Lots of PS3 + X360 games being released ... but nothing new for the Wii. Why ?

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by osirisjem, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. osirisjem

    osirisjem Wii U: Y U No Sell ?

    Jun 19, 2011
    Why are no more new games coming to the Wii ?
    The Wii has 100 million units sold, but the X360 and PS3 only have 80 million each.

    Was it because the Wii was hacked ?

    ... lots of good software sales for the X360 and the PS4.
  2. BlackWizzard17

    BlackWizzard17 Don't worry Captin we'll buff out those scratches.

    Dec 1, 2012
    United States
    Because Nintendo wants the Wii u to be a main focus, plus the Wii is so under powered to keep up with certain software's or games that could just be put on a Wii u, ps3, or 360
  3. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

    Global Moderator
    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    There's simply no reason to release Wii games anymore - the system is too far behind the times at this point and the only thing it can count on is the occasional shovelware title. Soon enough, the system will be discontinued and will start disappearing from the shelves - that's a good enough reason not to develop for it.
  4. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

    Nov 27, 2006
    United States
    Wii U's been out a lot longer than PS3/360's successors. That's not the only factor (not even close) but it's a big one.
  5. duffmmann

    duffmmann GBAtemp Psycho!

    Mar 11, 2009
    United States
    Is this really a question? Lets not kid ourselves, the Wii is essentially 2 console generations behind, and sales had dwindled significantly for Wii games in its final year or so. No 3rd party developer except maybe Shovelware developers would be interested in continuing work on the system, and its already over saturated with Shovelware. And of course 1st and 2nd parties are going to work on the new platform.
  6. HNKii

    HNKii GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 28, 2014
    Mario Kart Wii-DS Link Play Stadium
    AFAIK that Wii is simply just a GameCube with motion controlls, with a few enhancements on hardware.
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