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Next-Gen Consoles Will 'Be Better Than The Wii U' - Pachter

David Lynch

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Industry analyst Michael Pachter is predicting trouble for Nintendo's Wii U when Sony and Microsoft release their own next-gen consoles.

Published on Jan 14, 2013

Nintendo’s Wii U is going to face an uphill struggle when Microsoft and Sony release their next-gen consoles according to Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter.

Speaking in an interview in the latest issue of GamesTM, Pachter confirmed what we all really knew: the next-gen Playstation and Xbox will be much better than the Wii U.

“When next-gen consoles come out they’re going to be better than the Wii U,” explained Pachter.

“Call Of Duty is amazing on the Wii U this year. The problem with playing Call Of Duty online is it’s a community and if there’s only four people playing it on the Wii U it’s no fun.”

“Nobody in their right mind would buy a Wii U and say ‘I’m going to play Call Of Duty’. That’s like saying ‘I gave up Facebook, and it’s Google+ now’.”

It’s an argument that blows the Wii U’s hardcore gaming credentials out of the water and paints a grim future for Nintendo's new console when the PS4 and Xbox 720 arrive on the scene.

You can buy the latest issue of GamesTM right now on shop shelves or even download it from the Apple Newsstand.
 

 

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