This is why FF is now being milked: SE posts a loss of 5.7 billion yen

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User Info: j-fielding95

j-fielding95
4 years ago#31
TheGreatPotato posted...
j-fielding95 posted...
Romangelo posted...
they barely release any console games in that 9 months period.

and FF has nothing to do with it. it's Hitman and Sleeping Dogs.

XIII-2 actually make profit for them in the previous period.


*coughcough*all the bravest, XIII-2, LR, XIV ARR *coughcough*


...

XIII-2 was the previous period, All the Bravest is not on the console and released after this period, LR is not even close to being out, and XIV ARR is what, in beta?

Sooo...what was your post even about?


Why was XIII-2 and LR announced? Why did they need to recreate an entire game? Why was All The Bravest created?
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User Info: HAAH_WAAW

HAAH_WAAW
4 years ago#32
Man, I don't envy the ARR dev team.

all dat pressure

User Info: dils-d

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4 years ago#33
kupo1705 posted...
dils-d posted...
They have only themselves to blame. Hopefully they'll earn enough from selling Luminous that they can stay in business.


I don't think anyone wants to use an engine that expensive.


They will have to.
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User Info: Haku_Men_

Haku_Men_
4 years ago#34
I'm unsure how to feel about SE financial losses. On the one hand I'm hoping they adopt some new, more efficient method of releasing their games but on the other, the losses they incur may cause the to stop releasing some games in the West, especially any potential rare gems.

Hopefully things work out for the better this year. I may have hated XIII-2 and refused to buy it, while their newer games just don't pique my interests (save for the new Tomb Raider). But LR looks promising enough based on what I've seen.
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User Info: hyro56

hyro56
4 years ago#35
dils-d posted...
kupo1705 posted...
dils-d posted...
They have only themselves to blame. Hopefully they'll earn enough from selling Luminous that they can stay in business.


I don't think anyone wants to use an engine that expensive.


They will have to.


It's not that bad. Square-Enix just isn't performing as well as they have in the past. They are not on the verge of bankruptcy. So selling their propriety game engine at this stage in game would be foolish.
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User Info: MagiusNecros

MagiusNecros
4 years ago#36
5 million yen profit. 5.7 million yen loss.

Deplorable Console Market.

Praise among mobile,browser, social games.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=511716
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User Info: CokaineCowboy77

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4 years ago#37
MagiusNecros posted...
5 million yen profit. 5.7 million yen loss.

Deplorable Console Market.

Praise among mobile,browser, social games.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=511716


I can see them just abandoning console games all together.
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User Info: kupo1705

kupo1705
4 years ago#38
CokaineCowboy77 posted...
MagiusNecros posted...
5 million yen profit. 5.7 million yen loss.

Deplorable Console Market.

Praise among mobile,browser, social games.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=511716


I can see them just abandoning console games all together.


As long as they won't stop publishing games that's fine by me.

User Info: kupo1705

kupo1705
4 years ago#39
On the other hand, content for other platforms such as PCs


Then release your games on the PC.
And no, not on the SE store.

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RX02Banshee
4 years ago#40
KittenSndwchmkr posted...
RX02Banshee posted...
CokaineCowboy77 posted...
KittenSndwchmkr posted...
Protip:

Abandon Lightning once and for all. Move on.


Yeah, because abandoning the current most popular FF character in Japan and the character who is still netting profits is a great way to startv earning profits! Oh, wait...


Yes, all the people who are sick of looking at that pink abomination can't wait to throw money at her after not having any new protagonist since 2008 and after being forced to like her for all the years.

Oh wait...


Given Lighting has won a variety of popularity polls in Japan...Your personal opinion =/= the general opinion of the fanbase.
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