Nintendo Does Not Expect Stereo-3D to Be Main Feature of Wii Successor

By March 31, 2011Newswires

Nintendo Does Not Expect Stereo-3D to Be Main Feature of Wii Successor.

Nintendo Bets on Glasses-Free S3D, Does Not Expect S3D to Be Main Feature of Next-Gen Console

By Anton Shilov

Even though Nintendo is the first company to announce a portable video game system with auto-stereoscopic 3D screen, it does not seem that the company truly believes in stereo-3D (S3D) technology in general. Speaking to a major TV channel, the president of Nintendo of America expressed doubts that S3D will be the main feature of the company’s next-gen console.

“Glasses-free is a big deal. We have not said publicly what the next thing for us will be in the home console space, but based on what we have learned on 3-D, likely, that won’t be it,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, the president of Nintendo, in an interview with CNN web-site.

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