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Ubisoft continues shift away from Wii U, Watch Dogs still coming


Making a rational business decision, Ubisoft is stepping back from whatever Wii U development it had going. With the rapid adoption of next-gen consoles and declining percentages in its portfolio of Wii U sales, neither Assassin's Creed game is scheduled for this holiday on Wii U.

"What we see is that Nintendo customers don't buy Assassin's Creed. Last year, we sold in very small numbers," Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told Game Informer. Nintendo consoles declined from 20 percent to 14 percent of the company's portfolio over the past fiscal year.

Ubisoft will shift its focus on the platform to games that sell well on it, like the Just Dance series and other similar opportunities. Guillemot insists Watch Dogs is still coming to Wii U, saying it will be "the only mature game" Ubisoft will publish for the platform. So don't expect any The Division or Rainbow Six: Siege.

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