Translated by industry expert Dr. Serkan Toto, the rumor states that Nintendo is going to end production on the Wii U by the end of this year. They mention that many accessories have already ended production, and that Nintendo intends to deplete Wii U inventory by the end of the year. Nikkei does not rule out that Nintendo will sell the NX this year, but they are confirming it will be unveiled.
Pokken Tournament releases in just a few days and it will require players to download a day-one patch before online play in the game is available. The 1.1 patch will be available upon release and will take up 370MB of hard drive space. Players will be prompted to download the update once the Pokken Tournament disc is inserted into the Wii U.