Wii 2 announcement at E3 predicted by analyst

Friday, 11 March 2011 09:31 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Nintendo needs to be back up to speed with its hardware, so it’s going to announce Wii 2 at E3 in June. At least, that’s according to the prediction one analyst.

“We would not be surprised if Nintendo unveiled the specifications of its next console at E3 in June this year, followed by product introduction early next year,” Stern Agee’s Arvind Bhatia said in a note, as reported by Gamasutra.

The same can not be said for Microsoft and Sony, though. Bhatia said that he doesn’t see a PS4 or Xbox 720 for at least two-to-three years.

It was reported earlier this week that Microsoft was hiring for a next-gen successor to 360.

E3 takes place on the week of