Those who watched Nintendo’s press conference during last year’s E3 may remember Rayman Legends, an exclusive title from Ubisoft that featured a number of Wii U-specific features. Today, Ubisoft announced that the game has been delayed from its original February 26 release, and will also be released on two other major platforms.
Speaking to IGN at the annual DICE Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, Ubisoft France Managing Director Xavier Poix had this to say regarding the delay and porting process:
When we saw all the comments when we announced the game would be focused on Wii U, all of the people that have both the PlayStation 3 and 360 were really disappointed. So we thought it was making more sense to also bring the game to where it was originally from. That means Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. So we decided to go for a multiplatform launch simultaneously.
Poix also revealed that despite the game going multiplatform, the game’s co-operative elements will remain exclusive to Wii U due to their use of the GamePad; because of this, the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 editions of the game will play closer to Rayman Origins.
Rayman Legends is currently in development by Ubisoft Montpellier, the developers of Beyond Good & Evil and Rayman Origins, and is set for release this September. The game will be released for Wii U, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.