[Image: Nintendo]

Last fall, Kotaku reported Wii U production was slated to end “soon” for Japan. And today, we can say it’s officially finished.

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Update January 31 - 6:30pm: Nintendo of America issued the following statement: “Wii U production has ended globally.”

The announcement was made on Nintendo Japan’s website under the Wii U hardware section. (Note that these are the only two versions of the Wii U currently available.)

[Image: Nintendo Japan]

The website states that Wii U production has ended, but specifically notes for this is domestically for Japan (日本国内 or Nihon kokunai, which means “within Japan”).

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Kotaku reached out to Nintendo of America for comment, but did not hear back prior to publication.


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