PS4 leading in sales is actually bad for the industry.

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User Info: AftComet

AftComet
1 year ago#1
Let's get some ground rules clear, the crop of the people here have no interest in Sony. They're immature fans and nothing more. They don't work for Sony, they don't have money invested in Sony, so Sony "succeeding" making them feel personally good is silly.

Now, the average consumer beneftis when companies compete. However, in relation to the competition, Sony is not competing with the PS4 at all.

1. Open platforms like PC are healthier for the industry than closed ones like PS4. Developers get much more profit from selling a game on PC than they do PS4. Consumers also get games cheaper on PC. Why? There is no middleman. Plus more companies like CD Projekt RED with games like the Witcher 3 are focusing on DRM-FREE games. That's right. So if there is ever a PS6, Sony won't re-sell you PS4 classics like they are with PS2 games right now. You buy it once and the game is yours forever. Plus you're not tied down to proprietary hardware like you are with the PS4.

2. Microsoft has been investing in all sorts of ways while the PS4 has been floating. Weak sales and weak investments in new IPs. Microsoft works hard to bring emulation. Sony works hard to re-sell you games you already own. There is something fundamentally wrong with that picture. It's also sad that Sony is stooping to using Kickstarter like they are with Shenmue 3. That's despicable.

PS4 is becoming the Apple of gaming. We as gamers need the competition to step up in order to force Sony's hand to be better.

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User Info: Flare1721

Flare1721
1 year ago#2
No
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User Info: Mercenary12451

Mercenary12451
1 year ago#3
Just another troll from the pc mustard race or xbot
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User Info: slyman19

slyman19
1 year ago#4
So Valve charging 30% on every sale on Steam is some how good for the industry?
We're all peasants now.

User Info: AftComet

AftComet
1 year ago#5
slyman19 posted...
So Valve charging 30% on every sale on Steam is some how good for the industry?


There's GOG, Origin, GMG, uplay, and plenty others. It's an open industry.
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User Info: DS2

DS2
1 year ago#6
i agree that Sony is being lazy and just coasting through this gen because no matter how s***ty their services are, or how much they charge for old PS2 games, they're still selling PS4s like hotcakes.

but your arguments are dumb
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User Info: edgefury

edgefury
1 year ago#7
How are Sony selling me games I already own?

I don't own Dark Cloud or GTA Vice City

User Info: slyman19

slyman19
1 year ago#8
AftComet posted...
slyman19 posted...
So Valve charging 30% on every sale on Steam is some how good for the industry?


There's GOG, Origin, GMG, uplay, and plenty others. It's an open industry.


Not really. 90-95 of PC sales happen on Steam. Those other services barely make a dent. Why? No one gives two f***ing s***s about an open f***ing market when it comes to video games.
We're all peasants now.

User Info: ManuKesna

ManuKesna
1 year ago#9
Nah! Is bad for you because you cry about it
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User Info: Wildspark

Wildspark
1 year ago#10
Flare1721 posted...
No
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