Nintendo has confirmed the belated release of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Wii U will be the last ever game made for the system.
Speaking to Polygon, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime, confirmed there’s no new development in the pipeline.
He said: “
“We really are at the end of life for Wii U.”
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Fils-Aime did specify first-party development, but given the Wii U enjoys next to no third-party support, it’s one and the same.
Nintendo announced it would be ending Wii U production “soon” in mid-November last year.
At least the console has a chance to go out on a high before the big Switch. However, the new version will a whopping 180 changes compared to the Wii U game.
The Wii U version will run at 720p, while the Switch will offer 900p graphics, while the newer console will also benefit from higher quality environmental sounds.
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