Madden NFL 25 Skipping Wii U

by Matthew Kato on May 02, 2013 at 04:22 AM

It was conspicuous that EA Sports wasn't talking about a Wii U version of the latest Madden game, and now it's official that the game won't appear on the Nintendo console.

Nintendo World Report has a statement from a company representative that reads: "We will not be releasing a Wii U version of Madden NFL in 2013. However, we have a strong partnership with Nintendo and will continue to evaluate opportunities for delivering additional Madden NFL products for Nintendo fans in the future."

The series put out a title for both the Wii and Wii U last year, but there were reports that the Wii U version didn't fare well.

Although Madden is one of the biggest sports series EA has (behind only FIFA worldwide), this latest move isn't that surprising given that so far, the latest iterations of the Tiger Woods, NHL, and NCAA series are also not appearing on the Wii U.


[Source: Nintendo World Report via Kotaku]