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Ubisoft's Guillemot: If Wii U hits the 'right price' it'll have a chance

Ubisoft's Guillemot: If Wii U hits the 'right price' it'll have a chance

June 18, 2014 | By Christian Nutt




"With Mario Kart, Wii U made one step and we expect with Smash Bros. it will also do more. If Nintendo put the right price on the machine then they will probably have a chance to do further."
- Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot on the Wii U

It came out during E3 that Ubisoft -- a staunch supporter of Nintendo in the run-up to the Wii U's launch -- is sitting on a finished game, waiting for the system's installed base to grow.

"We have another couple of products that we are waiting to launch, specifically we have one game that we wait for the machine to be more mass-market to launch... We have a game that has been done for six months. It's on the shelf, waiting for more families to have the console," Guillemot told Polygon last week.

After a successful launch for Mario Kart 8, the big publisher's CEO is a tick more optimistic for the console's chances, it seems -- judging from comments he made to CVG. As long as Nintendo drops its price, that is.

Post-launch, Ubisoft's love is conditional: "We are [actively supporting Wii U] with the few games we have coming this year, but we are also waiting for them to achieve more sales so that we can invest more," Guillemot told CVG.


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