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EndWar Sequel

July 23rd, 2009 by Troy Goodfellow · 1 Comment · Consoles, RTS, Ubisoft

Videogamer.com is reporting that Ubisoft Shanghai has been tapped to do a sequel to last year’s best console RTS, EndWar.

The emphasis will be on the single player story experience and adding some depth to a game that some people found too shallow. Still no hint on when we can expect it, or even what it will be called.

Lead designer Michael de Plater also reveals a little info on just how well EndWar did in the sales department:

Compared to strategy games it’s really successful. We beat C&C on our first go out. We were up there and not far off Halo Wars, which is obviously a big license. We beat just about everything – everything except Halo – for the last three years that’s come out. For a strategy game that’s a huge success. For a console game that’s not such a big success.

So either strategy gamers aren’t migrating to consoles or console gamers aren’t figuring out that there are strategy games they can play. I wouldn’t have expected EndWar to beat Halo Wars, but you never want to read “not such a big success” from a game designer.


One Comment so far ↓

  • Scott

    Am I the only one who finds it strange that a Tom Clancy game is being developed by a studio in Communist China?