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Rayman fans on the Wii U were mad when the game was delayed to accomodate newly announced versions on the Xbox 360 and PS3, but to make amends Ubisoft and game developer Ubisoft Montpellier are offering the game's full online challenge mode early exclusively for Wii U fans.
The challenge mode will be available at no cost on Nintendo's eShop at the beginning of April. It appears to be the exclusive demo that Ubisoft previously announced. The online challenge mode tasks players to make runs over five of the game's levels (The Pit, The Dojo, The Dungeon, The Land of the Dead, and The Infernal Tower). This can be completed alone or with up to five friends, and there will also be online leaderboards to track everyone's times. New challenges will be posted daily and weekly.
Michel Ancel himself was disappointed with Ubisoft's decision regarding the game, and it's a generous move to offer this mode exclusively to Wii U owners given that the delay decision wasn't even made by the studio itself.
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Better than nothing I guess?
Actually, I think this is totally fair. Better than nothing for sure! Can't wait to begin playing.
im still tryn see if i want a wii u , ps4 or new xbox
sorry Ubi, no matter what "hallow gift" you give us, the wiiu players will forevr be cheated and the only real apology would be to give us our finished game NOW
Good, I went in early on Wii U based on this exclusive, so glad they're throwing us a bone while we wait.
Kind of doesn't mean anything as I could be playing the ACTUAL game as soon as next week!
If ubisoft would've release RL on feb. 26 we would've gotten this online mode with the rest of the full product. This is still a slap to the face only this time is label "free" and "exclusive". I will get this new demo but I won't buy the final product and that my friends will be my middle finger to ubisoft.
Its hard to distinguish demeanor and tone on this site, on many gaming sites actually. Anyways I'll check this out, although the devs said they are working on new content so they get a pass.
They should release the actual game. You know, since the Wii U version is done.
Again,all of this crap will basically just doom the game.