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People have to understand though the "online" community for games really isn't that big.

The largest online gaming forum is what? NeoGaf? And that's like 130,000 registered accounts. That's a drop in the bucket for game sales.

Just because you hear/sense excitement for something on a message doesn't mean it will get big sales. Wonderful 101, Tearaway, and many other games got good hype on game boards only to suffer mediocre sales.



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Ledreppe said:
As a Wii U owner I have to point out that I have never played a single Just Dance game. I do however, have Assassin's Creed 3, so the Ubi boss is just making sweeping generalistic statements.

lol



Soundwave said:
People have to understand though the "online" community for games really isn't that big.

The largest online gaming forum is what? NeoGaf? And that's like 130,000 registered accounts. That's a drop in the bucket for game sales.

Just because you hear/sense excitement for something on a message doesn't mean it will get big sales. Wonderful 101, Tearaway, and many other games got good hype on game boards only to suffer mediocre sales.

Thats a very good observation



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The NX will be a 900p machine

Ledreppe said:
As a Wii U owner I have to point out that I have never played a single Just Dance game. I do however, have Assassin's Creed 3, so the Ubi boss is just making sweeping generalistic statements.

Sadly, you are in the minority when it comes to buying AC games for the Wiiu!



                
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famousringo said:
The funny thing is, according to VGC, Just Dance has only outsold AC by 80k.

And, even funnier thing is, that's nearly 1.5 times the sales of AC IV: BF on Wii U!


For a moment I thought you were crazy, but I see now you're comparing the latest Just Dance to the latest AC.

I was actually comparing franchise sales. 530k for Just Dance, and 450k for AC, so not quite even 1.2 times higher looking at the whole franchise.

But it's a worthy point, one of these franchises is clearly getting bigger, the other not so much.



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Yes



Just Dance started on Wii in 2009. Assassin's Creed skipped Wii entirely and premiered on Nintendo home console in 2012, on its fifth major installment.

He's correct though, Wii U owners don't want to buy Assassin's Creed, because Ubisoft has given them no reason to want it.



EricFabian said:
padib said:
Um, no.

It's not about just dance or other experiences, it's about games they like. ZombiU sold relatively well though maybe not the numbers Ubi was looking for.

Nintendo gamers buy certain types of games, and that may not necessarily mean Just Dance. A great recent example is Shovel Knight. Don't come and tell me that's like Just Dance Mr. Guillemot.


sure is not. But Wii U owners didn't nuy AC and he is right about


I bought Assasin's Creed III and 260,000 thousand others did as well. So making Ubisoft 13 million dollars on a cheap port.



DolPhanTendo said:

I bought Assasin's Creed III and 260,000 thousand others did as well. So making Ubisoft 13 million dollars on a cheap port.


and 5,62mil PS3 owners and 4,90mil X360 owners did as well. If I was him sure I would stick with PS/Xbox base and not with Nintendo's



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EricFabian said:
DolPhanTendo said:

I bought Assasin's Creed III and 260,000 thousand others did as well. So making Ubisoft 13 million dollars on a cheap port.


and 5,62mil PS3 owners and 4,90mil X360 owners did as well. If I was him sure I would stick with PS/Xbox base and not with Nintendo's


Wait that is it? with both systems selling over a 160 million combined they only combined to sell 10 million copies. Ratio sounds around the same to me. 6.9 million sells 260,000 which is 4 percent of WiiU owners. 165,000,000 sells 10,000,000 which is 6 percent which is a difference of 2 percent not that big of a difference.