Ubisoft CEO Praises Nintendo NX, Says It's "Easy to Use"
"I think, once again, the interface is very attractive."
While Nintendo itself is not yet saying much about its mysterious NX console, others are. Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot told IGN that the console will be "easy to use" and one that allows for "a different experience from what exists today.
"I think, once again, the interface is very attractive," he said about the Nintendo NX. "It's a machine that will be easy to use for all gamers. They have built in something that will give us chance to really have a different experience from what exists today. That's what I like--that they come with something new that is adapted to what we actually want now."
He added: "What we see is that Nintendo has learned from the Wii U. All publishers learn from what they do, and then come with something new and more attractive, which I think is the case here."
The Wii U performed below expectations, selling only 13.02 million consoles since its 2012 release. By comparison, the Wii sold more than 100 million units in its lifetime.
In a presentation attended by GameSpot, Guillemot said even more about the NX. He said it represents a "new approach."
"The new Nintendo [console] is a fantastic machine," he said. "It's really a new approach, it's really Nintendo, [which is] coming with something new again. We love it."
Ubisoft is supporting the NX will a new Just Dance game, while Guillemot also said that the company is "working on some [other] projects" for the console.
According to analysts speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Nintendo may finally officially reveal the system in early October.
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