Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has confirmed to investors once again that the release date and pricing for Wii U will be announced sometime in the Autumn. Iwata reiterated that when the company announced Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS, they didn’t announce pricing, or a release date, at E3 in Los Angeles.
“We made a statement in public before E3 that we would announce neither the launch date nor the price (of the Wii U) at E3. It’s nothing new at all because, when we introduced the Wii, the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo 3DS, we didn’t announce the launch date or the price at the E3 shows, either.
“It is our intention to convey a strong message this fall with the information about the price and the launch date and then to create momentum good enough to convince our consumers to buy (the Wii U.”