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#16 Boxster17

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 04:43

As soniq said, I could never see Sony allow their first parties to release their games on the PC platform as you're then losing the main reason that people are going to be buying your hardware. Sure you may sell a bit more software but at the expense of selling more hardware and expanding your install base, it just would never happen anytime soon (at least as long as Sony is producing console hardware).


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Posted 26 April 2013 - 10:23

As soniq said, I could never see Sony allow their first parties to release their games on the PC platform as you're then losing the main reason that people are going to be buying your hardware. Sure you may sell a bit more software but at the expense of selling more hardware and expanding your install base, it just would never happen anytime soon (at least as long as Sony is producing console hardware).



Yeah. The likelihood of Sony releasing its first party games on PC is about as likely as Nintendo releasing theirs. As long as you're in the console business it would never happen.

#18 OP TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 10:27

Yeah I never meant first party developers but because of the architecture I wouldn't be surprised if third party devs port games to PC with minimal effort.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 10:33

I'd imagine Sony would make agreements with studios about exclusives. They'd probably make the game exclusive on the PS4 for a certain amount of time before allowing any porting. Kind of like some XBLA games are exclusive to XBLA before devs can port to PC.

I don't bother buying XBLA exclusives because they always end up on steam. I am kicking myself I bought Trials Evolution on XBLA. I bought Mark of the Ninja and I am waiting for Fez in May on Steam.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 14:05

Indie ports, yes. First party? No.


ahh sadface :D



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