Square Enix has confirmed that the Wii version of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time is actually a tweaked DS game.
The Wii version came out because it was a painless process to bring Echoes of Time to the console.
“The DS version was the original source code, we made a system that automatically generated the Wii version,” Mitsuru Kamiyama, Echoes of Time director, said at a CEDEC panel, as reported by Gpara.
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