Infinity Ward: Wii Can't Deliver Our Multi-Platform Experience

The first Modern Warfare was truly a multi-platform release, appearing on the Xbox 360, PS3, PC/Mac and a Nintendo Wii port. Its sequel, Modern Warfare 2, isn't getting a Wii port just yet.

Whether Activision has a studio like Treyarch do a Wii port of Modern Warfare 2 remains to be seen, but developer Infinity Ward doesn't seem interested in putting out Wii titles for future titles.

"If we felt like we could deliver the cinematic experience we were going for on other platforms, then we would gladly move to that platform," said Infinity Ward community manager Robert Bowling. "Right now, we don't think the Wii can deliver the exact experience that we're doing. We like to be very equal across all platforms, and if it's not equal then we won't do it."

Bowling also hinted that the studio could work on an original IP after Modern Warfare 2 — but that doesn't mean Infinity Ward is done with Call of Duty games.

"If we do want to do something else, then we will do it," says Bowling. "We don't feel tied to making Call of Duty games." Infinity Ward, Bowling says, makes Call of Duty games because the studio has fun doing them. "And when it stops being fun, we'll move onto something else." And that something else probably won't be on the Wii.

Infinity Ward: Wii can't deliver on our goals [Develop]


Comments

    Hey that's great - we can actually find a use for Treyarch then!

    Wii can't deliver? More like IW can't deliver. 9 v 9 maximum multiplayer is a JOKE, Infinity Ward. Just admit you've screwed the pooch, IW, and we'll move on to a franchise more deserving of our attention.

    I think Bobby Kotick will have something to say about 'not doing cod games when it stops being fun to make them', a few weeks ago he said he wants to take the fun out of making video games. also I do hope they move on after this.

    Modern warfare wii port??

    Fun being when the sales start to go sour and they need to do something else.

    So the Wii can't deliver the exact experience that they want but the DS can?

    The idiots at JB Hi-FI have put 'Coming Soon' display boxes for Modern Warfare 2 in the Wii section. I take it they actually mean Modern Warfare 1. Is that news?

    Prime 3 did a pretty good job of delivering some cinema-style experiences. Try harder IW.

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