No matter how good or innovative a game system may be, if there are no good games available, there’s no way it can sell nicely. The Wii U sales situation has been pretty bad almost everywhere but things are starting to change rapidly, at least in Europe: yesterday it’s been reported that the console sales have increased by 125% last week in the United Kingdom. Today a new report came in from Nintendo France, stating that sales have improved in France as well.
Nintendo France’s Philippe Lavoue confirmed in a recent interview that the system’s sales tripled the week of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate release: Lavoue notes how games like MH3 will help accelerate the Wii U’s sales. Things will definitely be even better once some original games will get released in the future: let’s not forget that MH3: Ultimate is an updated version of a game released a couple of years back.
With some great games like Pikmin 3, Wonderful 101, Rayman Legends and other Nintendo franchises like The Legend Of Zelda and more, the Wii U will finally be able to show what it can really do: let’s hope that Nintendo learned the lesson and provides constant high quality releases.
With the unofficial price drop now valid almost everywhere in Europe we can expect sales to really rise in the upcoming weeks.