Wii U version of Rayman Legends outperforms rivals

Rayman Legends may have dropped its Wii U exclusivity, but Ubisoft’s title has still been a success for Nintendo’s machine.

The Wii U SKU accounted for 45 per cent of the UK’s total week one sales of the game. It was also released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, with a Vita version to follow later this month.

It also outperformed the week one sales of its predecessor, Rayman Origins, by 20 per cent.

Rayman Legends was initially supposed to be a launch game for Nintendo’s machine, but a little over a month before its scheduled launch it was delayed until 2013.

However, just three weeks before its rescheduled February 28th release Ubisoft revealed not only that the game was no longer a Wii U exclusive, but also that the Wii U version would not be released until much later in the year alongside the other SKUs.

Ubisoft subsequently insisted that the game remained a Wii U system seller despite going multi-format.

About MCV Staff

Check Also

Gaining observability over multiplayer games – “Out-of-the-box observability gives you the ability to know what’s going on, but more importantly what is going wrong.”

Would you like increased transparency over the state of the backend systems as you launch and scale? [This content was created with Improbable]