Wii U Launch Delayed For Europe, pushing Back To December

Nintendo has had a problem with manufacturing and soon push the release date of the upcoming Wii U console in Europe. According to Computer and Video Games (CVG) report, Europe see the launch of the console in early December, not the original date of late November launch.

CVG cites “people familiar with the situation,” which reveals that delays caused by manufacturing new Wii U gamepad. Final design for the Wii U gamepad revealed again in June. CVG source stated that the delay only for Europe because Nintendo wanted to release a new console in the United States before Thanksgiving (and Black Friday probably). Nintendo did not make an official statement on the matter.

Delays are usually creating a new console at launch. Nintendo Wii Console original hard to find in stores throughout the United States for months after launch. Nintendo manufacturing process is not fast enough to keep up with consumer demand for the console. Players can only hope that the delay of the Wii U will improve the overall quality of the final product.

Nintendo’s new console Wii U is the first of the next generation console. Console Aging and outcome of the game began with a flood toll in the gaming industry. Market research firm NPD just announced that retail sales of video games fell 20% compared to July 2011. Microsoft job posting this week suggests that generation Xbox console will be released in the next 18 months, and Sony will definitely have a PlayStation 4 within the same time frame.