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[Eurogamer] Torchlight 2 is too big for XBLA

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"Super-sized PC action RPG sequel Torchlight 2 is too big to fit on Xbox Live Arcade and will need to be "comprehensively redesigned" if it's ever to see a console release, developer Runic Games has revealed."

Whew, well that's glad to hear. And all this time I thought they were dragging ass because of a simultaneous PC and console release. They hope to have the game shipped by this fall and hopefully not winter.

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*Whistles*

That's actually pretty scary, and impressive. Explains why the game has been delayed so far back...
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I'd rather have it via Steam anyways, just like I have the first. I'll just wait until it's $2.99 on sale like I did the first
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"We'd really like to release Torchlight 2 on XBLA, but Microsoft won't let us, so we're just going to have to put it on a disc and sell it for $60"
    
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
"We'd really like to release Torchlight 2 on XBLA, but Microsoft won't let us, so we're just going to have to put it on a disc and sell it for $60"
So true.
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"We'd really like to release Torchlight 2 on XBLA, but Microsoft won't let us, so we're just going to have to put it on a disc and sell it for $60"
Cool Story Bro.


I mean how big is the game??? There are games on XBL that are over 2GB?
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Cool Story Bro.


I mean how big is the game??? There are games on XBL that are over 2GB?
I wonder what the size cap for XBLArcade are? I dont think many games on there are really big data wise. Real game demo's are another matter altogether.
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UPDATE: Runic has clarified via its Twitter feed that it's the XBLA memory limit that's the problem, not the file size restriction.
Microsoft should do away with the file size limit on XBLA games anyway.
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I wonder what the size cap for XBLArcade are? I dont think many games on there are really big data wise. Real game demo's are another matter altogether.
Yeah that is a good question.

MS seem to have different rules for XBLA, XBLAI, and On Demand titles...

Mmm...
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