Nikkei News Lists Info for Wii's Successor

posted on 2011-06-03 14:15 EDT by Egan Loo
Business news source: controller has 6-inch touch panel, rechargeable battery, camera

The Nikkei financial news source lists the following specifications for Nintendo's 2012 successor to its Wii console:

  • Six-inch (approximately) touch panel screen in controller
  • Internal rechargeable battery in controller
  • Camera built into controller
  • Users can play games without a regular television using the controller's screen (similar to a portable game system)

Nintendo does not plan to reveal the specifications for the successor until E3, which will take place in Los Angeles next week. According to Nikkei, the successor will ship in the middle of 2012.

Source: Nikkei via Hachima Kikō

Update: More background information added.

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