Patrick Bach, the executive producer on Battlefield 4, has explained to Eurogamer exactly why the promising Battlefield 4 won’t be coming to Wii U. Bach says the main reason is that the Frostbite Engine isn’t supported on Wii U. This should come as some concern as the majority of EA’s upcoming games are based on the Frostbite engine. Here’s what Bach says.
“The biggest problem we have right now is we don’t want to back down from what we see as our low spec machines. We right now don’t have support for the Wii U in the Frostbite engine. The reason for that is it takes development time. What should we focus on to create the best possible Battlefield experience? We are now focused on PC and the current-gen platforms, and then there might be other platforms in the future that we can’t talk about…”