Splinter Cell joins Ubi Wii list

Due out in 'launch window'.

Lazy old Ubisoft has decided to make up for only having seven titles available at the Wii launch by punting out a version of Splinter Cell: Double Agent for Nintendo's new console as well.

"We are very excited to bring Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent to the Wii this holiday season," Ubisoft's Tony Key told IGN. He also reckons it will "continue the tradition of maximising the capabilities of each respective videogame console".

Which is obviously to say that it'll make use of the Wii's unique control system. Apparently it's going to use the remote control and nunchuck attachment, but Ubisoft Montreal is still refining things and so they're not talking about specifics.

What we do know is that it'll apparently be based on both the PS2 and Cube versions, with enhancements to graphics and gameplay, and while it won't include all of the levels in the Xbox 360 version - due out on October 20th - and won't offer online play it will, er, well, might feature some downloadable content. Possibly.

Double Agent for Wii will be out within the console's "launch window" apparently. We should find out exactly what that means at Thursday and Friday's Nintendo conferences, when we're expecting to learn about the company's launch plans.

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