Speaking in EA’s Q3 earnings call last night, CEO John Riccitiello confirmed a heavy switch towards publishing Wii games in the coming year.
EA’s goal, he said, is to “rival Nintendo on their own platform” and “get noticed [on Wii] in ways that no other third party will.”
JR added: “Nintendo is the leader; they’re getting half our emphasis in terms of title counts.”
Riccitiello confirmed a Dead Space SKU for Wii in the call, as well as describing the games industry as three “buckets”: online games, Wii games, and Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 games.
The EA CEO says he places the Xbox 360 and the PS3 in the same “bucket” because “the lion’s share of titles developed for those platforms are common.”
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