Question: Is The Wii U Going To Be Discontinued?

Has the Wii U been discontinued?

Wii U disappeared from retail shelves quickly when Switch came along to replace it last March. Nintendo discontinued its production in November, 2016. But as late as November 2017, you could buy a Wii U directly from Nintendo, either on its own online store or via eBay, for $175.

Is the Wii U still being made?

Of course, as far as most people are concerned, the Wii U effectively died in 2017. That year, Nintendo stopped manufacturing the console and released The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, its last first-party title for the system.

Can you still buy a new Wii U?

Nintendo no longer produces the Wii U, making unopened boxes shoot up in price. There are some strong games in its lineup, but considering the still-high costs, you may want to consider a Nintendo Switch bundle instead.

Is the Wii U dead?

Nintendo’s Wii U is officially dead. There. I said it. In case you missed the recent news, Nintendo reported that the Wii U has now sold 6.2 million units worldwide, meaning it sold 310,000 units worldwide during the last quarter, alone.