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Nintendo unlikely to expand capacity this year

by: Chuck -
More On: Wii
Due to a lack of chips and PCB boards Nintendo is not going to be able to expand their Wii generating capacity this year.  This is a huge blow to Nintendo and it means that people are still going to have a hard time finding Wii's for the foreseeable future.  The news is especially bad given that Nintendo has three first party titles (Metroid 3 , Super Smash Brothers Brawl, and Super Mario Galaxy) all coming out between now and the end of the year.  You do have to wonder why Sony can find a new supply of Blu Ray diodes while Nintendo can't find components for what is essentially a last gen system with a new controller.

Thanks to Gizmodo for the scoop.
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