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Why does Bethesda think people are going to be playing Skyrim on a tablet made for gorillas?


Edited by Riou - 6/8/11 at 6:25pm
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Makes sense. Oblivion, Fallout, and FO:NV did sell more copies on consoles than PC.

I just hope they include an epic story like The Dark Brotherhood(Just remembering it gives me chills).

I swear it could have been a game in of itself.
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Surprised?

He's just up-front about it, that's all.
 
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I could never personally get into the ES games but I can tell this is killing the PC fans on the inside and I am sorry guys.

The Witcher 2 might be your place to be for a while. Hope you guys are okay.
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
Makes sense. Oblivion, Fallout, and FO:NV did sell more copies on consoles than PC.

I just hope they include an epic story like The Dark Brotherhood(Just remembering it gives me chills).

I swear it could have been a game in of itself.
Probably because those games came out for Console long before they came out for PC?

Naaaaaaaw that couldn't have anything to do with it.

I think when you make statements comparing sales one must take into account when applications are made available for all platforms. That goes for PC sales as well as console sales comparisons. Also, most of the gamers I know don't run out and buy the newest content at launch. My friends and I typically look to rent console games before we buy. PC Games are a little different of course. Buying from Steam when they have a sale going on is the other way to go since most games nowadays seem to be specifically for console and ported to PC. Why would anyone in their right mind rush out to buy a PC game at $60 on launch when they can wait and hate the game later on for ~$30.

See, even then you cannot begin to compare sales figures from Console to PC and vice versa.

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Probably because those games came out for Console long before they came out for PC?
Except that all three were released at the exact same time.
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Except that all three were released at the exact same time.
We only had Console versions available in my area. So I'm not sure how you figure that but okay if you say so.

And as I also pointed out there are other variables involved. Rental places will buy MULTIPLE copies knowing full well that's their bread and butter. Hmmm wonder if they rent PC games?

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Awww... I like lots of stats.
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Makes me love the CD Projekt more for prioritizing their game for PC before consoles.
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
We only had Console versions available in my area. So I'm not sure how you figure that but okay if you say so.

And as I also pointed out there are other variables involved. Rental places will buy MULTIPLE copies knowing full well that's their bread and butter. Hmmm wonder if they rent PC games?

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I know that in Europe and North America all three games were released on the exact same day, can't speak for the rest of the world, and the games bought by rental places are meaningless in the big scheme of things, and it's not like you can rent games everywhere too, here in France you can't as that's illegal.

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Makes me love the CD Projekt more for prioritizing their game for PC before consoles.(
They know that their game is more designed for the PC market but when the 360 version is released and if it sells substantially more, you can bet that the Witcher 3 will be a console port.
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