Nintendo Preparing For Digital Packaged Games
By AntonCaptainSeagull. Thursday, April 26, 2012 5:44:31 PM
This could also mean that WiiU is going to use this strategy as well. For those of us who usually stand in-line at midnight openings outside of game stores because of impatience, we can now buy the game the minute it is released, and play it as soon as the download is finished.
All the speculation comes from "Nintendo's consolidated financial statements for the previous fiscal year [in] the note, "Forecasted sales units of Nintendo 3DS software and Wii U software... include the quantity of the packaged software by means of digital distribution." - NWR"