Miyamoto: "It Would Have Been Nice" If Pikmin 3 Released Closer To The Wii U's Launch
Posted on Monday, March 11 @ 14:10:00 PST by Alex_Osborn
The Wii U has been going through a bit of a rough patch since it first launched late last year. Thanks to a rather weak software lineup, there hasn't been a whole lot available to keep gamers hooked on the company's new tablet-centric machine. Mario mastermind, Shigeru Miyamoto, laments the fact that Pikmin 3 wasn't ready on day one, and I'm sure you feel the same way.
Miyamoto told TIME:
If you look back at the launch of Wii, we were able to prepare a game like Wii Sports, which at the time was clearly a new game, and launch that alongside a Zelda game. With the Wii U, we took a similar approach by launching Nintendo Land as well as a Mario game — though we’re working on Zelda for Wii U, that’s going to take us a little big [sic] longer.Bearing all that mind, do you think that an earlier release of Pikmin 3 would have been enough to tide gamers over long enough to keep them engaged with the system until more exciting first-party software (hopefully) arrives? Sound off with your thoughts in the comments below.
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