Quick Answer: What Year Did The Wii U Come Out?

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.