Pachter’s Nintendo E3 2011 Predictions

Love him or hate him, industry analyst Michael Pachter has shared his predictions on Nintendo’s E3 2011 conference. In his latest episode, summarised by he shares his thoughts on what will be revealed on the Wii 2/Project Cafe.

He predicts that a lot of titles for the Wii 2 will be shown at E3, his reasons for thinking this are because Nintendo hasn’t shown much games this year. Pachter also thinks that Nintendo will announce that a Mario title will be launching with the Wii 2 when it hits shelves sometime in 2012.

He also believes that the vitality sensor is dead but even if it is dead for the Wii I don’t see why it can’t be reborn in some form for the Wii 2. Feld0 wrote an interesting article covering this.

Pachter goes on to predict that Japan might get an April launch of the Wii 2 with other territories getting the console later in the year. However, he also put forward the idea that Nintendo could stockpile the systems and do a worldwide launch in September 2012.

What do you think of Pachter’s predictions?


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Comments, Reactions, and General Hooliganism

  1. zxride64

    What he says is could be true, but we have to wait and see.

  2. I agree with the release dates but I don’t think project cafe is going to launch with Mario.

  3. Adam

    I think they shouldn’t release the console all at once. That way the demand is greater then supply making the price even more profitable… And I want the console now! :p

    • DaimyoNintendo

      From a business standpoint absolutely. But if they release it all at once then most of the world can share in this new experience at the same time which = hype = word of mouth and profits as well. But what you said is the standard.

  4. RockD79

    Never really cared for this clown. We’ll see soon enough. Less than a week till the conference.

    • DaimyoNintendo


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  6. Liemlight788

    This is one of Patcher’s few reasonable analysis on Nintendo that I’ve seen him made. Based off the summaries, I agree with him on this.

  7. Nintendoftw

    please don’t listen to Pachter…