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Wii U player base too small: Reggie on failed plan to support two Wii U GamePads at the same time – ntower

A look back: 10 years ago we reported that Nintendo for the then-new Wii U game console planned had, the use of Supports two Wii U GamePads. The then president of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime announced in 2012 that early Wii U games would not use this feature and that it would be added later. However, as we now know, nothing came of this announcement and the plans were shelved over the years.

Now Reggie has Reasons for failed plans mentioned: Actually, support for two Wii U GamePads would have been technically possible, but the player base It is easy too small and has never grown large enough over the years, so an implementation of the function like not worth it It was considered. Along with this, Nintendo has also did not create a game that would have benefited significantly from a second GamePad – The plans for this never got off the ground and the life cycle the console is too short been, so that in the end nothing came of the ambitious plan.

Would you have bought a second Wii U gamepad if Nintendo had supported the feature or offered multiplayer games to go along with it?

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