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SmartGlass not 'popular' or 'responsive' enough for Rayman Legends

SmartGlass not 'popular' or 'responsive' enough for Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends is one of the best examples of how compelling multi-screen gaming can be. Originally a Wii U exclusive, the Ubisoft platformer takes advantage of the GamePad in clever and engrossing ways.

However, with the move to multi-platform development, wouldn't it be possible to recreate the same multi-screen gameplay on Xbox 360 with SmartGlass? Series creator Michel Ancel told us no. "It's not as responsive as we need to," Ancel explained, adding: "it's not very popular today."

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"smartglass most certainly does not connect via the cloud rather than local connections... that ..."
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Dead Rising 3 has SmartGlass-exclusive missions

Dead Rising 3 has SmartGlass-exclusive missions

Launching SmartGlass on your phone or tablet while playing Dead Rising 3 will give you additional abilities, like calling down air strikes and marking waypoints. However, there's another reason to keep your handheld device nearby while playing: it's the only way to get the complete game experience.

"You’ll get calls from a character that are only on the SmartGlass device. So if you don’t have SmartGlass, you won’t get those calls from that guy. Which also means you won’t get those missions," executive producer Josh Bridge explained.

Read more: 'Getting more out of the game' »

"It's a big time Microsoft title. That means only 360 or a later PC release."
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