In a recent interview with Reuters, new Electronic Arts’ chief operating officer Peter Moore has stated that EA are fully behind supporting the Nintendo Wii U platform and developing titles for Nintendo’s new console.
Little is known about the final specs for the console but Peter Moore has stated that he will be visiting Kyoto, Japan (Nintendo’s base) next week to check up on how the console is shaping up. He has said that from what he has seen of the Wii U (from a publisher ‘making software’ point of view) that the Wii U appears to be right on track.
“There are no indications that there’s anything that feels like it’s off target,” Moore said. Nintendo’s stock has taken a beating in recent months and its share price is approaching its low for the year.
Moore said he will be visiting Nintendo’s hometown of Kyoto next week to check on how the console is shaping up.
“From our perspective right now, specs are a big deal,” he said, adding that during his trip, he will looking to find out more about the gadget’s graphic and computer processing units, its price and when it might be shipped.
In the past, various developers have taken a back seat to developing titles for Nintendo platforms (mainly the N64) but Peter Moore has stated that EA are fully behind Nintendo and the Wii U.
“Our teams are working on it around the world. Our key franchises will be there. We’ve made that commitment to Nintendo.”
No release date has yet been set for the release of the Nintendo Wii U.