Why was the Wii U discontinued?
Nintendo discontinued its production in November, 2016.
Besides Smash, another reason for low supply of Wii U is that it was Nintendo’s worst-selling console.
Today, Nintendo announced that the Switch has already outsold it after less than a year on the market.
What year did the Wii come out?
November 19, 2006
Is Wii U dead?
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.
How long has the Wii U been out?
On September 13, 2012, Nintendo announced that the Wii U would launch in Japan on December 8, 2012. Later that day, Nintendo announced that the North American launch date would be November 18, 2012.