Riccitiello expresses “frustration” at weak Wii

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 11 November 2009 10:17 GMT

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EA strongman John Riccitiello’s told investors that there’s “frustration” at the firm regarding Wii’s performance.

“To be honest with you, I think the Wii platform has been a little weaker than we had certainly anticipated,” he said, speaking after Q2 earnings this week.

“And there is no lack of frustration to be doing that at precisely the time where we have the strongest third-party share.”

It’s all Nintendo’s fault, apparently.

“Frankly, I think they need more beats in the year than they get out of a first-party slate – to be able to have the Wii software platform perform as well as they would like,” he added.

“We are building the products that I think the most highly rated on the platform and at this point in time, generating the most revenue of any third-party platform.”

Via Kotaku, IG and GI.

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