Wii parts firms crater as Nintendo cuts production

Companies involved in Wii manufacture are taking a financial hammering as global demand for the machine continues on its downward slope, Nikkei reports, with parts orders dropping 30 percent so far for the year ending March. Mitsumi Electric and Hosiden Corp, who both supply Wii bits to Nintendo, are now predicting a 50 percent decline […]

10 years ago

Production headlines

  • Wii production now at 2.4 million units a month, says Fils-Aime

    NoA boss Reggie Fils-Aime has told the LA Times that Wii production has been ramped up heavily since last year in an effort to meet apparently unending demand. “Nintendo has continually raised the production levels of the Wii hardware,” he said. “We’re now producing 2.4 million units a month worldwide. “Last year, we made 1.6 […]

    11 years ago