The Nintendo Wii is sort of a machine – not solely did it usher in a brand new period of motion-based gaming and switch hundreds of thousands of non-gamers into devoted gamers (just for them to arguably drift away in the direction of good units not lengthy afterwards), it additionally offered a staggering 101.63 million items globally, making it Nintendo’s most profitable dwelling console of all time.
Nonetheless, all good issues should come to an finish, and Nintendo has confirmed that it’s going to now not provide repairs for the Wii in Japan, citing issue in sourcing the elements wanted. Repairs for Wii peripherals may even shut as quickly as inventory is exhausted.
So, the tip of an period. In case your Wii is enjoying up then you definitely would possibly wish to get it sorted sooner slightly than later as we think about Nintendo of America and Nintendo of Europe will comply with swimsuit quickly – though, with over 100 million consoles within the wild, you should not have an excessive amount of hassle choosing up a spare.