Part II 1 What are the main design differences between the Wii the Wii U and

Part ii 1 what are the main design differences

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Part-II 1) What are the main design differences between the Wii, the Wii U, and the Switch? How did the Wii U attempt to improve upon the Wii? How did the Switch attempt to improve upon the Wii U? The Nintendo’s Wii U is a souped-up version of the original Wii, which in fact was a successor to the previous game console, GameCube. Besides the length, which is a noticeable change in the Nintendo’s next-generation game console, the Wii U is much more powerful than its predecessor, plus it’s backward-compatible with Wii games, which is not possible with the Wii. The GamePad is the primary controller and the main selling point of the Wii U console, which includes a built- in LCD touchscreen to take gaming to the next level. And the best thing about the Wii U is that it’s the first video console to support HD. This article looks at the differences between the two consoles. Switch is one of the best consoles to be released in recent years. You only need to look at the sales – it’s already passed the N64, Gamecube and the Wii U (the Wii U by quite a considerable amount, too), and in it’s opening week it held its own against the PS4. The Wii U was designed to allow for an ‘untethered’ gaming experience, but this was limited by two major factors - relatively poor battery life (of the controller) and short range. The Switch has a dock that enables TV play, but the main ‘console’ is essentially a tablet with a controller on each end (i.e. the “Joy- cons”), and you can bring it with you anywhere. Just make sure you bring a charger if you want more than 3–4 hours of gameplay on the go. Not only does it have a more powerful/efficient processor, it employs cartridges instead of discs (Nintendo going back to their roots!!), so load times are MUCH faster than the Wii U. The UI is also very snappy and, in my opinion, more intuitive than the one on the Wii U. And like most modern tablets, you can turn on the Switch or put it into ‘sleep mode’ almost instantly. No, it’s not as powerful as a PS4 or Xbox One, but that’s not the comparison we’re making here (and to be fair, those systems are also disc-based, so game load times are still often longer than the Switch). To summarize, Switch has is way too ahead of Wii and Wii U in terms of design, speed, graphics and power. Switch is best amongst the three. 2) Which was Nintendo's most successful console: the Wii, the Wii U, or the Switch? Which was its least successful console? Explain what design elements might have factored into the
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success of one console over the others. What other key factors might have impacted the product's success? The Wii was a major success for Nintendo; in April 2007, the Wall Street Journal declared that Nintendo had "become the company to beat in the games business", citing the success of the Wii and the portable Nintendo DS line. As of March 31, 2016, the Wii has sold 101.63 million consoles worldwide. In January 2017, a Nintendo spokesperson stated that production of the console had ended, with just 13.56 million units sold.
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