Analyst says Wii U will be a commercial success

Nintendo’s Wii U was just unveiled on Tuesday, but already at least one analyst is fully aboard the next generation Nintendo bandwagon. “I’ve seen it and played it and I must say I was blown away by the Wii U’s capabilities,” says Electronic Entertainment Design and Research analyst Jesse Divnich.

“The Wii U is truly the best of both core and casual interactive entertainment.  I have ABSOLUTELY no doubt the Wii U will be a commercial success.”

That’s quite a bullish attitude for something that we’re just starting to learn about, although Divnich does mention that ports of PS3 and Xbox 360 titles won’t do that well. Just like for the original Wii, the Wii U’s success will be driven mostly by exclusive content.

“Anyone looking to realize strong commercial success on the Wii U must create original content,” explains Divnich, “Just ask yourself, what platform will you buy Assassin’s Creed on? Xbox 360/PS3 or the Wii U? Even if the Wii U version offers up some unique features native to the Wii U’s design, I fail to see the core gamer breaking habit.”