Quick Answer: Was The GameCube A Failure?

Did the GameCube do well?

Failed commercially but a beloved library with true gems of it’s generation.

The Gamecube only sold slightly worse than the Xbox, both were way behind the PS2.

It was certainly not a success, but it did well enough to be profitable and keep Nintendo in the market, so I wouldn’t call it a failure either..

Is the GameCube worth it 2020?

Yes. Always. If there’s games on gamecube that you want to play, I’d say go for it! … any console is worth it in any year if you want to play the games on it.

Was the n64 a failure?

Nintendo 64 sold 33 million units and is considered Nintendo’s 1st commercial failure. Yet Sega Genesis sold 35 million units and it’s considered a blockbuster success. GameCube sold 22 million units and is also considered a commercial failure by Nintendo.

Why was GameCube discontinued?

Discontinuation. In February 2007, Nintendo announced that it had ceased first-party support for the GameCube and that the console had been discontinued, as it was shifting its manufacturing and development efforts towards the Wii and Nintendo DS.