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Call of Duty Ghosts sales danger after Wii U release

It has been a mystery for a number of months, with plenty of ‘will it or won’t it’ rumors in between. Finally though, we are pleased to confirm that the Nintendo Wii U will get a version of Call of Duty Ghosts after all, with Activision announcing the news at last in a statement this week.

While this will be deemed as amazing news for Wii U owners who bought and loved Black Ops 2 on the system, others may be a little surprised that Activision has decided to support the Wii U once again after ‘debatable’ sales for Black Ops 2. It’s a stark contrast from EA who have decided to shut up shop completely on the Wii U – so well done to Activision on this occasion.

The publisher has confirmed that COD: Ghosts on the Wii U will also release alongside the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions on November 5 – and it will also be coming with off-TV support for the Wii U GamePad as well which is great. Activision publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg has said that they are doing ‘everything they can to support the Wii U’, so hopefully this is a nice indication that future COD titles will also be coming to Nintendo’s system.

If only EA had the same stance and were bringing a Wii U version of Battlefield 4 to the table. It would be great to change the company’s current image and at least give an indication that they want the Wii U to succeed as well in the third-party area.

So there we have it – Wii U is definitely getting a COD Ghosts release. Will you be buying it on Wii U now instead of other platforms? Black Ops 2 on Wii U is still arguably the best version, despite the low server count.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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