GR said, "The first UFC game coming out of EA Sports won't make it to the Wii U, but a PC version is possible."
EA aren't fans of Wii U and they won't port over a game they feel would underperform sales wise
Pretty much, yeah. It's just about not having an install base with an avid fanbase of EA's most popular series. That's what EA's really arguing.
It's definitely about projected sales; there's nothing technically complex about a UFC game. Even if they had to tone down textures, that would have been a simple task. "Wii U isn't an environment where third parties tend to succeed and we wouldn't expect a strong return from bringing the game to it" ...would that have been so hard to say?
I doubt it if WiiU could even handle The Last of Us or Uncharted 3..... anyone else think that?
If it can't handle a simple UFC game from EA how can it possibly handle a technical and demanding game like uncharted ;) Edit: let alone the last of us
@Big Probably, but that's like saying PS3 or 4 couldn't handle Tropical Freeze, Super Mario Bro's U , Bayonetta 2 and Super Smash U because it takes advantage of the Wii U's very specific gamepad and features.
@WUT I doubt its a "simple UFC game" Its next gen only and doing next gen things.
It would be more like 'The Half of Us'. Yeah, I'll get my coat.
lol hell my super Nintendo can run last of us. lol sony fanboy at its best
good god man, another fanboy. of course it can, if you are still debating that the wii u is less powerful than a ps3 and xbox 360 then you are a braindead fanboy. jesus, when is this ignorance gonna stop. ps3 cant even run bayonetta at 30fps. man, some people just have no idea about this industry and love to just talk crap all day.
Watch "The Last of Us - Wii U Edition" on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/wat...
EA's distaste of Nintendo is painfully obvious. This is bull.
Agreed. The Wii got EA support with their sports games, but now all of the sudden Wiiu can't run anything. EA lies a whole lot. When the Wiiu first was announced they said they had frostbite working on the wiiu, and one of those battlefield games. After Nintendo said no to Origins, all of the sudden frostbite no longer works on the wiiu and the wiiu is a piece of garbage....sure EA. One on hand, I don't like EA, but on the other, they are a major publisher not supporting the wiiu, which is bad. I guess either way is a lose - lose for the Wiiu.
Well, the port likely wouldn't be done right anyways, if EA's track record is anything to go by, so I don't see how this game skipping the Wii U matters. Bad ports have done more harm than good to the Wii U thus far. The fewer bad ports there are, going forward, from people that have either given up on the system before they even began, or never figured out how to make a good port even after trying, the better off the Wii U's reputation will be, in the long run. It sounds harsh, but it's the truth; the Wii U's future cannot rely on third party ports. We've seen the results and have found third party port efforts extremely lacking. It's time for Nintendo to turn to smaller third parties for exclusives, and to help cultivate indie developers into bigger teams for future consideration as big partners for bigger games.
Even if the Wii U could handle a port of the UFC game they still wouldn't have brought it over. Don't give me that bs that the game is too next gen. They could have scaled the game down to get it on the Wii U, PS3, and Xbox 360. This is the same company that said NBA Live 14 couldn't run on anything but the PS4, Xbox One, and PC and there is nothing that screams next gen about that game.
Not much about the Wii U that screams Next Gen either.
Generations are defined by sequence, not looks or specs.
I'm not defending EA, in fact I think they just dislike Nintendo in General... That being said I think if devs are going to make next gen games they should focus on that, sure games can be "scaled back" to be on PS3, XB360, and WiiU(that is next gen, next gen Nintendo, and let's see they could still be number 2 this gen)but then they have to split there efforts and then both versions will suffer. Any dev should make the best game they can with the tools they have, and when they decide to make cross gen games, they decide to make two versions of an inferior game... When they could have made one version of a superior game. Even if they just focused on last gen(PS3/XB360, both still great systems to own)they would make better games. IMO
funny how they say a PC port is possible. wonder what they mean by that. they cant seriously be implying that, MAYBE, OR PERHAPS a PC might handle it. MY PC is more than capable of playing any game on xbone/ps4 with much better setting/graphics/anything.hope they specify what they were reffering to.
i think it goes without saying PC can handle it and they are that dumb to even imply it. so it also goes without saying that they meant they might possibly do a port
It's pretty obvious what they were referring to, you just wanted to take the opportunity to brag about your PC.
yep typical PC douchbag. PC is way better,the only way to game,cheaper in long run blah blah blah.
Ramiuki how is someone being a duesch for informing people that gaming is better and cheaper on PC. Sony Ponies constantly rip on Xbone for having lower resolutions as if graphics are the most important thing, then a PC guy is like well it runs even better on my machine and I bought the game for half the price, Sony ponies proceed to call him a duesch. The Sony Pony is by far the worst kind of fanboy and the biggest hypocrites.
you neve rknow man, the reason they didnt bring fifa 14 with ignite to PC was cause according to EA not enough people have high end pcs to run it, yet bf3 sells millions of copies and it uses a much more powerful engine. EA is just stupid.
I;d love to have this come to PC. PC needs more fighting games in general and it REALLY needs an MMA or even a boxing game with some realism to it. as it is now we have SF4, SFxTekken, Mortal kombat, Injustice which to me is the better of them all on PC and then there are the others i dont care for at that are more cartoony and just not my style. I played UFC on console like mad and EA MMA was the best of them all i thought till it got nerfed into death from all the whiners complaining on the forums. seriously the game got nerfed so bad it just died and the complainers killed it
People say EA doesn't like Wii u, but the PC misses out on quite a few games. Which is too bad because you're right, there isn't much choice right now on pc.
The game is only coming to current gen consoles ... Please people when will you understand that the Wii u is a last gen hardware
Pfft. The Wii U can handle it. EA, I understand that Wii U ports don't make you much money. Just say that instead of blaming it on the console's capabilities.
lol but it can run crisis 3...im calling BS
Then why is there no crysis 3 and why is it that the most demanding game weve seen on the wii u is a 2d rehashed platformer called donkey kong? LOL wii u only has 3rd party support from ubisoft and even that is declining fast
it doesnt matter, it can still do much more than deadbox 360 and ps3 and by a lot. running their games at 60fps is something deadbox and ps3 couldnt handle, and even ps4 cant handle. you people are all happy to see 1080p for the first time in your lives, its like the second coming of christ to you. 1080p is ole news kid, 60fps is old news. get on with it. wii u will succeed on their first party games alone and thats more than obvious when you look at nintendos history.
http://www.gamespot.com/art... From the article: "We did have Crysis 3 running on the Wii U," Yerli said. "We were very close to launching it. But there was a lack of business support between Nintendo and EA on that. Since we as a company couldn’t launch on the Wii U ourselves--we don’t have a publishing license--Crysis 3 on Wii U had to die." They had it up and running. Hence, the Wii U CAN handle it. The tech was not the reason it didn't happen, so shut your fat mouth.
EA wouldn't published Crysis 3. Also EA hates Nintendo.
Man EA are such A$$e$,they deserve to desolve from existence,All of there games are ruined and mediocre now.Games that had potential are eaten up and chewed.They don't care about bugs or rushed games,they're after ur wallet & f* there advertising in premiere league football
Not like i'd play that crap anyway, but we all know Wii U can easily handle that
Can't handle? Bullcrap. More like "Don't wanna support"
lol forgive me for being skeptical but I hardly think EA will make a sports game that is next gen for a couple years still. NBA2k14 is the closest think to a next gen sports game I've seen so far.
This is coming from the same company that made Titanfall 720p for the Xbox One. They're gonna talk about "Can't handle." Even if it couldn't it could've been downscaled. Just say that it wouldn't do well, and that's it. I'm not a big fan of EA.
*Reads title. *Reads quote. *Reads title again. Yep, another title & story twisting N4G parasite... twist those bad Wii U stories for you have no shame. *down votes story and the website that produced it.
The game is only for next gen consoles...what is there to scale back on?...face it the Wii U isn't next gen
if that's the case then ps4 and xbox one shouldn't even exist cause nothing about them say next gen. oh that's right because there successors to the predecessors.
Simply a business decision no more than that. EA Sports is going to need to be more efficient with their sports titles now that they can't exploit us with rehashes of NCAA titles. It makes me sick to my stomach that they hold the NFL license and 2k doesn't
lets be honest. all this time on the market with next to no AAA titles and 3rd parties shunning it left right and center. X is the only thing this console has going for it
Considering most AAA games are garbage $60 films with little to no replay value anyway, I'd say the WiiU isn't missing out on a great deal.
Japanese Exclusives >>>>> Western Garbage Multiplats Something Xbone will never gets. Japanese audience.
EA, please don't waste your time with a PC version, because it will be on Origins and nobody will buy it. If I had to pick Wiiu>Origins Making a Wiiu version would be the better investment.
EA still bitter about being turned down to put Origins on Wii U... bitter and spiteful people indeed.
Can someone explain what a person does in a UFC game that is so intensive that the Wii U can't handle it and please no trolling? I look at Mario Kart 8 and i think this game requires more work than a UFC game. Maybe i'm wrong. Reminder please no trolling.
"Wii U isn't an environment where third parties tend to succeed and we wouldn't expect a strong return from bringing the game to it" ...would that have been so hard to say? I'm guessing that wouldn't have been a smart thing to say from EA, & that it would burn any bridges down of an EA game going to Wii-U in future.... I mean, dismissing Wii-U as a viable platform for 3rd parties as an open statement to the public is like a declaration of war....They'd be better off saying that sh1t to the Nintendo powers-that-be, in a private setting, & looking at ways on how to improve it. And people that think a UFC game wouldn't be demanding.......well, just think of how unreal Fight Night on XB360 & PS3 was, & if that would have translated well to the Wii.....Same deal here, Wii-U is more akin to PS3 & 360 I power, as opposed to PS4 & XBOne....that is simply a fact....& the downgrades & stuffing around, compromises that EA would have to make for the Wii-U version would cost them more money, & in reality, probably won't sell enough to justify the costs associated. Not really EA's fault, as much as it is Nintendo fans fault, for constantly ignoring 3rd party titles, & instead opting for ANOTHER 2D Mario, Mario Tennis, MarioKart, Mario VS DK, Mario On Crack, Mario 3D in 2.5D, Mario Does Dallas, Mario Does Zelda, Mario vs Sonic, Paper Mario 10, Mario VS Crash Bandicoot, Mario Unclogs your Toilet, Mario Rollerskating, Mario Rollerblading, Mario IceSkating, Mario Snowboarding, Mario's Special Needs Tricycle Racing, Mario Waverace, etc, etc......... Start buying the good 3rd party Wii titles....If your a Wii-U owner that never experienced Rayman Legends, then your letting yourself down as a gamer, if you didn't get the Wii-U version, & the list goes on. Give a couple of 2D Mario's & Donkey Kongs a miss, & opt instead for either a better 2D title in Rayman, or support Darksiders 2 type quality, so the developers don't either go broke, or abandon Wii-U development, as many already have.
Your comment got truly ridiculous You went the strait up troll rout and to me that's a punk move. If you take away the Mario games and take away the EA sports games they make the same games of then what company would survive. A UFC game is not as taxing as you think but then I am not a game developer but neither are you. I own a Wii U and I will tell you this after paying for things we grown ups need to pay for I would not in a million years pay for enjoyment aka software that's missing stuff and at full price as that. Would you go pay for a burger with everything and be OK without the beef? Rayman legends got what it deserved they should have released it. People buy Nintendo games because as a company they stand behind there product. Are you remembering the Sims game EA produced recently that had issues? The fact that NBA live is no match for 2K. The fact that they paid the NFL because NFL 2K was great when it was being made, how about battlefield needing huge patches and it still needs them. If buying Mario everything is what I have to do to enjoy my hobbie so be it but I'll see you at Game stop trading in your next UFC game weeks later.
LOLOLOLOL. if the 360 and PS3 can, the Wii U can
More like EA can't handle Wii U & codeing for PowerPC Architecture. They rather port games to older hardware.
There's a long video from e3 couple of years ago with EA and a bunch of others from Ubisoft, Irrational, etc., raving about how great the think the wii u is. Fast forward almost 2 years and look at how they treat it now. https://www.youtube.com/wat... EA is at 24 mins in
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