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Ubisoft a big believer in Wii U, predicts success, sees support for core/casual

by rawmeatcowboy
07 November 2011
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"We are big believers in the Wii U, on two subjects. One is for high-end games, where we'll be able to do a game for the Wii U, but also for other [high-definition] machines, but also with specific use of [Wii U's] tablet. Two, is we like the Wii U for all the [potential of] casual games.

Today, the Wii still is 45 percent of our business. Just Dance, all those casual games, are selling extremely well. So we are supporting the machine because we believe Nintendo is going to push it to another level. We think [Wii U] will be successful.

Now to [what audience] will it be addressed? We don't exactly know yet, but the potential of the machine, and the tablet [controller], I think is a good way to improve the potential gameplay. What we see is the ease of play is a part of the revolution we are seeing today. The fact that it's easier to access games is what can make more people play. Maybe they can do a good job there." - Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot

Ubisoft and Nintendo have been close in the past, but they're really buddying up this time around. Let's hope it pays off bigtime for both sides.