French developer Ubisoft recently followed up their earnings announcement (in which they reported a $73 million loss in the first half of the fiscal year) with their planned titles for the recently announced motion control platforms for both Sony’s and Microsoft’s home console. Yves Guillemot fielded questions both on whether the projects with continue existing franchises or be new IP, and exactly how many games players can expect for each platform.
“We have about ten games that will come for Natal during the first six months of the launch of Natal, and we expect between four to five games for the new controller from Sony,” he said. “That’s the picture at the moment, [but] it can change in the next twelve months.”
“I didn’t count the games that in fact are supporting the new functions that those accessories will bring,” Guillemot responded. “I was more speaking about casual games that we are doing on those two machines; we can consider that on those games it’s 70 percent new property.”
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