Why did the Nintendo Wii fail?

I still enjoy it this many years later. Some games provide good exercises. I'm too poor to buy any good VR system but I'm not complaining.

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Haha I remember that

Jun 21, 2021 at 6:24am

What a scam to milk boomers who wanted to get "in shape". It's been 265 since you last exercised..

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Wiiiiiiii

Jun 21, 2021 at 9:15am

Your post makes me want to buy one.

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It did not fail

Jun 21, 2021 at 4:23pm

The Wii was a massive hit. Millions of units sold and Nintendo made profit on every one since they optimize gameplay over cutting edge graphics and therefore don't go on all in new chipsets.

What failed is Wii U, because it had no killer application and kind of sucked powerwise and the new controller was heavy and not particularly fun to use.

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It didn’t die…

Jun 21, 2021 at 4:39pm

It was just replaced by more advanced equipment. I had lots of fun with mine too, but I had to get rid of it when I moved into a smaller space.

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Great success

Jun 21, 2021 at 5:32pm

I think Nintendo sold 100 million Wii’s. They’re still around and you can still play them!

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@Haha I remember that

Jun 21, 2021 at 6:00pm

It was for children, that's why the graphics were so childlike.

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Gran

Jun 21, 2021 at 8:36pm

My grandkids love playing one I kept packed away for years. Perfect for rainy days.

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Haha @haha

Jun 22, 2021 at 3:38am

Nope. WiiFit was the biggest sell

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Anonymous

Jun 23, 2021 at 12:03am

My old roommate got one, spent a long time fiddling with his screen persona, then barely used it. People who want to exercise don't need to spend hundreds of dollars on a plastic box to do so. Use that money to buy a used bike or some badminton raquets.

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C.D.

Jul 22, 2021 at 2:15am

Whoever thought the Wii was a failure? The Wii was the exact opposite of a failure! Calling the Wii a failure is like calling the Disney Renaissance a failure. So what gives? Personal grudge or something?The person who started this thread has absolutely no idea what he's talking about... and likely thinks the world is flat.

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