To focus resources on “newer” and “more popular titles”.
The Wii U generation saw Nintendo embrace online gaming more than the previous generations, and naturally, third-party developers at the time took advantage of this new focus. Unfortunately, these kinds of services have to eventually wind down, and Ubisoft has decided September 1st is the time to pull the plug on online features in three Wii U titles.
In a notice on its official website, Ubisoft mentions how it is closing online services for a selection of older games including Assassin’s Creed 3, Rayman Legends and ZombiU on the Wii U. This decision is so Ubisoft can focus all of its resources on delivering great experiences for players who are enjoying “newer” and “more popular titles”.
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