Do you still feel this is a console that will last until the next gen?

#1Fox133Posted 11/18/2012 10:21:03 AM
For those that have the console and have been playing for awhile, do you still feel that this console is gonna last for a while? I'm still up in the air about getting a Wii U. It seems like the Wii and Gamecube lost it's glare after a few years. Do you think the Wii U is a next gen console that is here to stay and will get the same 3rd party support as the next xbox and playstation?
#2StealthlysPosted 11/18/2012 10:21:39 AM
Yea, it's nintendo.
#3STN79Posted 11/18/2012 10:27:27 AM
It's Nintendo in freakin HD! What more do we need at this point? Super Dooper Hyper ultra HD? Damn people are graphics whores.
#4Fox133(Topic Creator)Posted 11/18/2012 10:31:32 AM
I don't mean the hardware lasting, I mean will it still get the same 3rd party support as the other next gen consoles in 5-6 years? Or will it fade out early like the gamecube and wii did because the hardware and features could not keep up?
#5STN79Posted 11/18/2012 10:37:22 AM
I'd be willing to bet the Wii U will last longer than all the previous systems. Just look at Wii. it was outdated right from the start and lasted almost 6 years. As long as support is consistant Wii U will be fine.
#6Board_hunter567Posted 11/18/2012 10:38:54 AM
Yep.
#7Fox133(Topic Creator)Posted 11/18/2012 10:40:07 AM
That's a good point. That's all I'm worried about. I want to be able to play the newest CoD, Fifa, Madden, or whatever new 3rd party games come out in 5 or 6 years. But I want the same version that is on the next xbox and next playstation.
#8SSJ4CHRISPosted 11/18/2012 10:40:56 AM
If the next Sony/MS consoles perform well and make the Wii U the Wii of the gen, then Nintendo would most likely jump early again. This gen could have lasted another couple of years, but the Wii was a sink for Nintendo unless they decided to rush out yearly Mario and Zelda games to offset the crap that was developed on the Wii.
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