Although Wii U launch games developed by Nintendo will run at 720p, third-party Wii U launch games will run natively at 1080p. The Wii U versions of Batman: Arkham City – Armored Edition, Assassin’s Creed III and Mass Effect 3 are all confirmed to be running in full 1080p resolution.
Nintendo confirmed that its Wii U launch games will run at 720p. However, third-party Wii U games that will be released this holiday will be running at 1080p. During a recent Wii U Experience, Nintendo representatives stated that the Wii U versions of Batman: Arkham City – Armored Edition and Assassin’s Creed III will run natively at 1080p.
Batman: Arkham City was announced for Wii U during last year’s E3. The footage that played then was from other consoles and not the Wii U. Warner Bros. announced that Batman: Arkham City – Armored Edition will be coming to Wii U. Check out the first video of the game for Wii U above. Warner Bros. promises that the game will make use of the Wii U GamePad and there will be new content in this editiion for Wii U.