Rayman Legends Officially Exclusive To Nintendo’s Wii U

According to the latest trailer of the game, Rayman Legends will be a Wii U exclusive. Back in June, a Ubisoft employee claimed that Rayman Legends may not be Wii U-bound. Because of these two messages, Joystiq asked Ubisoft just to make sure and were told that “yes, Rayman Legends is a Wii U exclusive. It will be releasing in Holiday 2012.”

72 thoughts on “Rayman Legends Officially Exclusive To Nintendo’s Wii U”

  1. Well in all fairness this can change. After all look at RE4. Started out as a Nintendo exclusive then Capcom made it for other systems.

        1. Actually, Ubisoft said: “yes, Rayman Legends is a Wii U exclusive. It will be releasing in Holiday 2012.” Is that enough evidence for you?

            1. Thats from June, while this is from yesterday, making it obselite, and wrong. In fact, part of the question this answer came from was about that comment you posted, and the rep said “no, its a wiiu exclusive”.

          1. The question isn’t if it ever was an exclusive (as you said, Ubisoft made that clear), the question is if it’s a timed exclusive or will stay an exclusive throughout the generation*.

            * I use this qualifier in case it’s ever rereleased in future generations.

        1. Except in this case, where they have just stated that it’s an exclusive.
          The Wii U is getting a good exclusive.
          Quit getting all defensive over a system you hate succeeding.
          It’s childish to do so.

          1. Never listen to PR talk. If the game isn’t selling hotly on the device, it’s getting ported to every device it can. Plain and simple as that.

            Beats being a 28 year old virgin like yourself, with more of an actually social life than being a Nintendrone.

    1. This is common for many games that start out as exclusives. they’re after money, not fanboys like majority of gamers. If a game sells well on one platform and is viable to release on another, then lets get that whole other market of consumers who have that platform as well. We likely wont be seeing a port of Rayman legends for PS3/Vita or Xbox Smartglass for at least 6 months. As long as it’s exclusive at launch, that’s all that matters, it will be a small factor in helping the wii u sell like the hotcake it is.

    2. And it’s very possible that the Vita could act as the GamePad for a PS3 version of the game, and any tablet for a 360/SmartGlass version. Or, they could remove Murphy all together and have it just play like Origins. I think that by the end of 2013 it will be on some other platform, or at least announced for one.

  2. The question is, for how long will it stay exclusive? I think they might release this for PS3/Vita combo. Does the Vita have gyroscope like the Wii U GamePad? If yes, then I think it can be ported at a later date.

    Ubisoft so far have 2 Wii U exclusives, right? I wonder if the other major developers will get on the same track and start releasing exclusive new generation content (like exclusive to the Wii U until PS4/NextBox comes out.

    1. That would be awesome and boosts sales of Wii U for people who want to get next generation games sooner. Praying this happens.

    2. i honestly dont see the ps3/vita version happening. there aren’t nearly enough vitas sold to justify it. i mean sure the wii u isnt out yet, but it IS nintendo, it’ll sell like hotcakes.

        1. As he said, it is Nintendo. They can release pretty much everything and it will sell like if it was Jesus Christ’s chesthair.

        2. uh yes i do, its nintendo, and its launching with a mario game, right before black friday, and has the word “wii” in it’s name. it’s going to sell very well.

          1. It’s “nintendo”. Yeah, just like how their GB Micro and 3DS pre-price drop sold well.

            Sorry, it’s “Nintendo” isn’t guaraneted to work. End of discussion.

            1. guaranteed*

              Btw, the Wii doesn’t sell so hot anymore, the fad died. It gets outsold on a monthly basis by the other consoles now. So again, invalid argument.

              1. It does,past me! In my new Nintendo loving state,I ordered millions of them to decorate my house with. And I play it all the time-including this homebrew game I made called “Past Aelous Busters” where you have to stop my past self from trolling everywhere on the internet by using a proton pack.

            2. um, actually the 3ds sold pretty well when it launched, and then declined due to a lack of games. the micro was hardly even advertised, and was resleased at the same time as the superior ds, so ofcourse it wouldnt sell well. where as the wii u has a ton of great games at launch, is being released right before black friday, and has the name “wii” in the title, which is, if you dont know, the highest selling console of all time. so yeah, it’ll do just fine.

    3. Maybe as long as how Muramasa, LKS, ArcRise Fantasia, etc remained exclusive to the Wii when an “insider source” claimed it was coming to the HD twins. Whatever happened to that after 2 years of confirmation? It sad to see ppl miss buying those games because of said rumor. The fact speaks by itself it is EXCLUSIVE until stated otherwise. Just like MH4 is 3DS EXCLUSIVE until Capcom says otherwise (I don’t know why they would even waste resource to port it to a dead or dying system the PSV).

      1. You have a point there, but Ubisoft is known to port the shit out of Rayman. Specifically Rayman 2, which has appeared on TEN consoles.

        1. Yeah but that game was just a basic game, this is built with the need to use a touch pad. And seeing as barely anyone actually uses the vita, let alone for cross play, i doubt we’d see it on other consoles, unless that idea took off

            1. I’m not…the Vita chance had passed long ago. It will not only compete with the 3DS (and the new 3DS XL), but also the upcoming Wii U for gamer’s dollars. Add to
              the fact that tablet gaming is catching on; things don’t
              look good for Sony’s handheld.

  3. Let’s go back to the snes genisis battle, it’s good to see some exlusives. Ps Xbox share nearly all of them! This is good

    1. All except Origins have been exclusive to something I think. 1, 2 and 3 to Sony (though ported later.) and the Rabbids series either to Microsoft or Nintendo.

  4. We’ve never seen a third party game use the PS3/Vita connection. We’ve only seen one first party game use it, and that’s only just coming out 9 months after the Vita’s release.

    There’s nothing to suggest that a mass of third party games are going to suddenly start using it. So the argument that this might is a little weak.

          1. No they haven’t. Nothing’s ever been mentioned about Wii U having any kind of 3D capability. I haven’t seen anything,anyway.

  5. Mission: Accomplished. I’m damn glad that Rayman Legends is a Wii U exclusive. It’s also an exclusive title that takes advantage of Wii U’s asymmetrical gameplay.

    1. HAHAHAHHAHAHAHA NINTENFAGS OBSESSING OVER THEY’RE GIMMICKY DOGSHIT! This game is terrible! Enjoy you’re kiddy exclusives as you will never get something that matches the level of quality of games like THE LAST OF US!

      1. Don’t be an idiot.

        Anyway, no mission accomplished. This WILL be a Timed Exclusive. I’ll bet my bottom fucking dollar on that.

      2. Does that mean Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge is a kiddy exclusive? SHUT THE FUCK UP TREY THE GRAPHICS WHORE! U just mad because the Wii U have exclusive titles with new ways of play control using the Game Pad. Does your game system has asymmetrical game play like the Wii U? No! You lose. Good day sir.

  6. first it was “haha nintendo doesnt have exclusives ” because rumored ports now its “kiddy exclusives” cool trolls.

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