As reported yesterday, the Wii U edition of Splinter Cell Blacklist has started to pop up on various internet-based retailers for pre-order. The following features have been laid out for the game on its American Amazon listing:
Splinter Cell Blacklist offers enhanced gameplay options on the WiiU. The Gamepad mimics Sam’s OpSat, allowing the player to operate gadgets such as tri-rotor drones, sticky cam and much more through touch and motion based inputs.
The WiiU GamePad allows for faster reaction times, letting the player mark and execute enemies, switch weapons and choose gadgets to adapt to any situation.
Track your friends’ missions and see what Splinter Cell Blacklist players are doing worldwide through the GamePad.
A new trailer has been released for the aforementioned Wii U edition. Showing in-game examples of trirotor drone control, spy cam operation, weapons and gadget selection, and the killing-in-motion gameplay feature. All accessible via the Wii U gamepad.
Splinter Cell Blacklist is being developed by Ubisoft Toronto and will be published by Ubisoft for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, and Wii U on August 20th, 22nd, and 23rd in the U.S., Australia, and Europe, respectively. The Wii U trailer is available below.