Australia, Japan, America and Europe to all receive Nintendos new console this year

Nintendo has announced at a earnings conference in Japan today that the Wii U will ship worldwide before the end of the year. Australia was specifically mentioned alongside Japan, America and Europe. Nintendo CEO, Satoru Iwata announced the more specific date as well the promise of more heavy hitting titles on the Nintendo 3DS for the year ahead.

Iwata also said to investors that he hopes that Nintendo will return to profitability as soon as possible. Nintendo has dropped its forecast for earnings and sales as well as shipment targets for the Wii and 3DS.


Nintendo has hinted it will show more about the Wii U before E3 but wed still expect the lions share of information to come from that event this June.

Source: Reuters