Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has told the New York Times that the Wii U will have “the best graphic capability”, putting to rest the numerous discussions online about whether the console will be of a similar graphical capability to Sony’s PlayStation 3 or Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
VB: Have you made any comments about whether the performance will be better than the PS3 or the Xbox 360?
RF-A: Again, the point is not about a comparison versus our competitors. What we’ve said is it will be 1080p. Check the box on the best graphics capability. It will have a robust online environment. Check the box. That will not be a disincentive for purchase.
The specifics of how we get there — we still have a number of months to share more and to show more.The reason we showed that visual demonstration with the bird in the garden is just to reinforce that the visual horsepower of this machine is there.