Resident Evil 6 not planned for Wii U

Capcom confirms upcoming horror action game not targeted at Nintendo's new console.

Capcom has no immediate plans to bring Resident Evil 6 to Nintendo's Wii U, the publisher confirmed to IGN recently.

Resident Evil 6 isn't headed to the Wii U, at least not right now.

"Unfortunately, [Resident Evil 6] will not be available at this time on the Wii U," producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi said. "Right now we're concentrating on the PlayStation 3 version, 360 version, and the PC version of the game."

Resident Evil 6 will deploy on October 2, more than a month ahead of its original November 20 release date. The Wii U does not yet have a release date, but Nintendo previously confirmed the new system will be out worldwide this holiday season.

For more on Resident Evil 6, check out GameSpot's new preview from Capcom's Captivate event.

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Eddie Makuch is a news editor at GameSpot, and would like to see the Whalers return to Hartford.

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kreegan64
kreegan64

Resident evil has always sold relatively well on Nintendo consoles with the exception of RE 2 on 64, which sold decently still I guess.

N64(Resident evil 2) - .5 Million

GCN: RE- 1.4M, RE0-1.3M, RE4-1.7M

Wii: REUC- 1.2M, RE4-2M, REDC-0.9M


Those Wii ones sold pretty darn well considering they were light gun spin offs and a port. Not that I want RE6 for Wii U, but this seems like a poor business decision for Capcom (unless RE6 wasn't selling too well in general)

BlueFlameBat
BlueFlameBat

At least they didn't make some douchy remark about the title screen this time.