Wii could have had 360’s Natal, but declined due to cost

Posted By | On 26th, Jan. 2010

According to reports, technology similar to the upcoming Project Natal was offered to Nintendo way back in 2007, but they declined it due to the high cost. No surprises there then.

While the Wii remote is pretty impressive, it’s nothing like the upcoming PS3 motion controller and Xbox 360’s Project Natal. The sad point is that the Project Natal technology was apparently offered to Satoru Iwata – Nintendo boss – back at the end of 2007.

CVG are reporting that Satoru Iwata had a chance to make something from the tech that became Project Natal, but his reason for turning it down was that he believed the cost to mass-market would be too much.


Tagged With: , , ,

Amazing Articles You Might Want To Check Out!

Share Your Thoughts Below  (Always follow our comments policy!)



Keep On Reading!

Nintendo Unveils Special Edition Zelda-Themed Switch Lite Console, Out This September

Nintendo Unveils Special Edition Zelda-Themed Switch Lite Console, Out This September

The special edition console, which will come bundled with 12 months of Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack...

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition Trailer Showcases Survival and Legend Challenges

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition Trailer Showcases Survival and Legend Challenges

Complete Super Mario Bros. in one run as a Legend Challenge or compete with the ghost data of other players in...

Nintendo Switch Sports is Adding Basketball with a Free Update This Summer

Nintendo Switch Sports is Adding Basketball with a Free Update This Summer

The new playable sport will come with both single-player and multiplayer options across multiple modes.

Phantom Brave: The Lost Hero Announced, Launches in 2025

Phantom Brave: The Lost Hero Announced, Launches in 2025

The sequel to Nippon Ichi Software's 2004 tactical role-playing game is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5 an...

Darkest Dungeon 2 Will Also Launch for Nintendo Switch on July 15

Darkest Dungeon 2 Will Also Launch for Nintendo Switch on July 15

On the same day, the roguelike RPG will also launch for PlayStation consoles, as previously announced by devel...

Perfect Dark, Metroid: Zero Mission, and More Out Today on Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

Perfect Dark, Metroid: Zero Mission, and More Out Today on Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Four Swords and Turok: Dinosaur Hunter will also be available later to...