Crysis 3 For Wii U was Canceled Due to Poor Business Support Between Nintendo and EA

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

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Crysis 3

Crytek, the developer of Crysis 3, had their game running on the Wii U and it was pretty close to launching as well. So I bet you’re wondering why it did not see the light of day? Well Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli stated that “there was a lack of  business support between Nintendo and EA”.  So eventually the game was canceled for Wii U since Crytek wasn’t in a position to publish the game.

Here is the full quote “We did have Crysis 3 running on the Wii U. We were very close to launching it. But there was a lack of business support between Nintendo and EA on that. Since we as a company couldn’t launch on the Wii U ourselves — we don’t have a publishing license — Crysis 3 on Wii U had to die.”

My opinion on all of this is that this is an utter disappointment.  This game could have been a great addition to Nintendo’s third party support and it is a shame that Nintendo and EA couldn’t work out a deal of some sort.  Let us know what you think in the comments below.


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About Theophilus Fox

Former Volunteer- My name is Theophilus Fox, I've been a gamer since as long as I can remember, and I also enjoy manga and anime. I'm a Nintendo fan, although I do not discriminate between franchises. I'm a guy who just loves to make jokes and generally have a fun time.