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Assassin’s Creed III: Shorter Wii U Development Time May Cause Setbacks

While the Wii U version of Assassin’s Creed III is planned to be equivalent to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions, it turns out that it may fall short in a few areas. Lead Designer Steven Masters says that the more limited development time the Wii U team has had could lead to a few features not quite making it into the final product in time foe launch – namely a few lighting and particle effects.

While the team is hoping that the system’s release may be a bit further off than anticipated so they’ll have some additional time to “play catch-up” and bring things fully up to par, they say that even without these effects, the Wii U version still performs at “99%” compared to other platforms. Whether or not it manages to reach that 100% mark will depend on the remaining development time – not on the system’s innate capabilities, as many might have been quick to judge.

Source: Xbigy Games via My Nintendo News