In an update to a story on Friday over at Eurogamer about Madden NFL 25 not coming to the Wii U and a decision about the fate of FIFA 14 on the platform, an unnamed rep from the company confirmed that the latest football title from EA Sports would be a no-show. This is not news to anyone who paid attention last week when EA said it had no games in development for the Wii U currently. Obviously that also includes every imaginable EA Sports title.
What is interesting is why EA claims it isn't bringing the game to the Wii U: the last game in the series for Wii U performed very poorly, according to the publisher:
"Six months ago FIFA 13 was a launch title on Wii U," an EA spokesperson told Eurogamer. "Although the game featured FIFA's award-winning HD gameplay and innovative new ways to play, the commercial results were disappointing. We have decided not to develop FIFA 14 on Wii U."
So that's EA's answer on that franchise and it's likely the answer it will give for every established franchise they own. EA does not see any games it could release on the Wii U making it any money… What we all wonder is at what point did EA make that decision, because the Wii U hasn't been on the market all that long…