"We rate our chances very good," Fils-Aime told Forbeswhen asked about the Wii U's chances to compete with the Xbox One and PS4 this holiday season.
"Software drives hardware in this business. We see it time and time again. We saw it with our Wii and DS businesses. We’re seeing it right now with Nintendo 3DS,"
"It was probably a year ago, I was having similar meetings to these, when the challenge was, “Reggie, what are you doing with your handheld business? How are you gonna grow it?” Well, we bring our great franchises to bear, and watch what happens," Fils-Aime said. "Software drives hardware."
A"nd we’re having a stellar year. We believe the same will happen with our Wii U business, with these fantastic franchises that we’re bringing to bear this holiday," he added.
He is right software drives hardware. But you also actually have to have software to drive the hardware.