"The Wii line is the only game console that a whole family can play together," said Yusuke Tsunoda, analyst at Tokai Tokyo Research Center. "That's the strength of the product."
Pharmaceutical firm says moves demonstrate its strategy to invest in regions with continuing growth prospects.
Japan's electronics sector has suffered from myriad problems
Fitch cuts Panasonic by two notches to BB and Sony's rating by three notches to BB-, with both firms given a negative outlook.
The technology firm, known also as Foxconn, will invest $492 million produce smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
A third BP employee was also charged with obstruction of justice for lying about how much oil was gushing out of the runaway well after the Deepwater Horizon rig sank in April 2010.
BP still on hook for economic damages
$4.5 billion fine to be paid over six years
BP pleads guilty to 14 criminal charges