Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says that the company failed to create the momentum that they wanted with regards to Wii U software, but says that it’s something the company is working on. Reggie said that key Nintendo titles such as Pikmin 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD should have been on the Wii U around launch to help drive momentum.
“What I would say is that we have been slower than we wanted to be in bringing the key games into the marketplace that leveraged the full functionality of the system.”
“Just look at the games that we launched over the last nine months. Everything from Super Mario 3D World to Wii Fit U. Let’s include Pikmin 3 in that group. Let’s include Zelda [Wind Waker] in that group. These are all games that we wanted to launch earlier in the system’s life. And because they have not launched early, we have not been able to create the momentum that we wanted.”