GuhGat posted...Why would any third party develop for this console, good relationship or not?
So...have Nintendo throw money at 3rd party developers until they make games for the Wii U? Because at this point, the install base of the Wii U along with the tendency of Wii U owners to avoid 3rd party games do not scream profit to those developers.
HayashiTakara posted...GuhGat posted...Why would any third party develop for this console, good relationship or not?
They need to improve their marketing as well, there needs to be billboards, magazine ads, flash banners at every online entertainment outlet, youtube ads, tv commercials, the whole shabang. Awareness of the console is stupidly low. If they can get that awareness up, they increase their user base and further building confidence with western developers along with paying for development.
If they're not willing to put in the money to do everything necessary, they'll have to settle for second place. Cause we all know the XBone isn't going to improve any time soon, that thing is as big of a mess as the Wii U is.
Prince Shondronai posted...
GuhGat posted...Prince- good profits and cash flow doesn't, unfortunately, mean the customers are benefiting. Nintendo might be rich, but are people really happy with them right now? Does there cash make you happy? If they did the right thing with it, sure. But they're are slowly killing themselves. I wish I could say that the cash in their bank makes the wii u somehow less terrible than it is.
I agree 100%, so many companies are dying this gen, and honestly it's rather sad. Most Japanese developers are sticking to development of 7th gen consoles to avoid development costs, because the pressure of 8th gen is just too much atm.