Ubisoft today announced that it\’s latest release, Watch Dogs has become the best selling new IP-based video game ever. Over the first week, the game has managed to sell just over 4 million copies accross Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.

In the press release that Ubisoft send out, the Wii U version of Watch Dogs is confirmed to be available from Fall 2014.

The launch of Watch Dogs on consoles and PC was accompanied by the release of a free companion app, ctOS Mobile. The app allows gamers to connect with the Watch Dogs universe from anywhere, at any time, and is designed to enable revolutionary dual-screen gameplay, or even to be enjoyed as a standalone experience without the main game. ctOS Mobile has already been downloaded and played by more than one million people**. Watch Dogs will also be released on the Wii U™ system from Nintendo in Fall 2014.

Several month ago Ubisoft announced that the Wii U version of the game would not launch alongside the other versions, and instead would enter concetrated development at their Bucharest studio. This extra development time is to ensure that the Wii U version becomes the definitive version making use of the Wii U\’s unique capabilities. Ubisoft\’s PR has previously teased that we may see this enhanced version at next week\’s E3 game show in LA.

Written by Andy W.

Andy W.

I’m the Developer Liaison at Nintendo Enthusiast, and when I’m not working my butt off at the toy store I manage, I’m talking with developers from around the world, promoting crowd-funding campaigns, conducting interviews and also offering advice and support to developers looking to bring their games to Wii U & 3DS.

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