A post on Digital Spy today features some straight talk from Crytek’s CEO Cevat Yerli, who said that there will not be a Wii U version of the forthcoming Crysis 3. The post also notes the fact that Crytek said that a version of the game would, in fact, make its way to the Wii U, developed by another studio. That effort, it seems, has been halted, if it ever actually began.
Yerli explained that even though he’d like to see the game on Nintendo’s new console, the reason it won’t appear is down to a question of numbers:
“It’s a purely business decision. I’d love to see it on Wii U, but what I love to see and what gets done at the end of the day are two different things. Even so, I could initiate it but someone has to sell it, right?
It’s a business decision between EA and Nintendo. If that business decision doesn’t make sense, or seems to not make sense for them, it’s… not possible for us to make it. We can’t publish ourselves, and that’s the bottom line.”
Rough stuff for Nintendo’s console. Already, we’re finding more and more evidence that this console may be suffering from the Wii’s poor third-party support. Is this an isolated case? Or a sign of things to come?
Via Digital Spy