“It’s very simple. What we see is that Nintendo customers don’t buy Assassin’s Creed. Last year, we sold in very small numbers. What we see is that they are very interested in Just Dance, very interested by other kinds of games. So what we are trying to do is to focus more on the types of games they are interested in.
“[Watch Dogs] is coming to Wii U. It will be the only mature game we publish on it.”
Ubisoft is set to release two Assassin’s Creed titles this year for current and last generation consoles, but unfortunately Wii U owners will be seeing neither Rogue or Unity in the console’s upcoming games line-up. In a recent interview with Game Informer, Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot has said it’s just the nature of business as “Nintendo customers don’t buy Assassin’s Creed”.
The CEO continued by saying only a small portion – just three percent – of Ubisoft’s sales were on Nintendo’s home console by the end of the 2013-14 fiscal year in March. Guillemot concludes by saying that Watch Dogs is still coming to the Wii U, but will be the “only mature game” the company publishes for it. Here’s what the CEO said in full: