How much did a Wii cost in 2012?


Original white Wii standing upright on its stand next to a Wii Remote
Lifespan 2006–2013 (RVL-001) 2011–2014 (RVL-101) 2012–2017 (RVL-201)
Introductory price US$249.99 ¥25,000 GB£179.99 €249.99 A$399.95

What is the average lifespan of a Wii?

Most Nintendo home consoles have had lifespans between 5 to 6 years. Examples include GameCube (2001 – 2006), Wii (2006 – 2012), and Wii U (2012 – 2017).

When did Wii stop making games?

On November 19, 2006, the Wii launch was accompanied by 22 launch games. The last game releases for the Wii, Retro City Rampage DX+ and Shakedown: Hawaii, were released on July 9, 2020. Nintendo issued re-releases for key retail Wii games with the Nintendo Selects label, but those do not count as new releases.

What console has the longest lifespan?

Eternal Champions: honoring the video game consoles with the longest lifespan

  • Famicom (10 years, 347 days)
  • PC Engine with CD-ROM (10 years, 183 days)
  • Super Famicom (10 years, 11 days)
  • Xbox 360 (9 years, 345 days)
  • PlayStation 1 (9 years, 164 days)
  • Wii (8 years, 151 days)
  • Dreamcast (8 years, 103 days)

What is the longest supported game console?

The longest-lasting games consoles

  • Sony PlayStation2: 2000-2013.
  • Super NES/Super Famicom: 1989-2003.
  • Atari 2600: 1977-1992.
  • Neo-Geo AES: 1990-2007.
  • Nintendo Entertainment System/Famicom: 1983-2003.
  • Magnavox Odyssey2: 1978-2000.
  • Philips CD-i: 1991-?
  • Old games last forever… in our hearts.

Why the Wii is the best console?

The console was incredibly accessible, thanks to the easy-to-pick-up motion controls and wide array of family-friendly games. This brought together gamers of every kind, from hardcore crowds to the casual, and it even got some people with no interest in gaming to pick up a controller for the first time.

Why is a Wii better than a Switch?

By and large, the Wii surpasses the Switch when it comes to backwards compatibility. First of all, the Wii is able to play any GameCube game players may have, the last Nintendo system to do so. Considering how solid the GameCube first-party library is, that’s a huge plus.

Which console has the shortest lifespan?

the Virtual Boy
For curious parties who cannot read katakana, the absolute shortest-lived console by these calculations was the Virtual Boy which only “lived” for 154 days before its final games were released on December 22, 1995.

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