Slightly Mad Studios, the developer behind Need for Speed: Shift, has updated its website to confirm that its newest racing project will also be coming to Wii U.

The Project Cars website now lists Wii U as a development platform, in addition to the previously announced Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 versions. Cars, which actually stands for "community assisted racing sim," is a new approach to game design where the direction of the development is based on direct feedback from gamers, who can invest in the project and access regular builds of the game. The game will release first on PC, sometime in 2013.

We're not sure how the game will utilize the Wii U's unique hardware, but that complicated steering wheel in the image above seems like a natural fit for the over-sized touchscreen on the new system's controller. 

[via Eurogamer]