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What the...why is the PC getting last-gen versions of new sports games?

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FIFA 14, NBA 2K14, etc...all 360/PS3 ports for the PC.

Ummm...why? Shouldn't the PC be the first to get the "next-gen" versions or am I missing something? Is PC not already leagues beyond the new consoles anyways? Like, just port those versions over...surely it would be less work on top of everything, no?

Just so disappointed...I mean, how lazy can dev's/publishers be?
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Because the VAST majority of people that play those games wouldn't even have a clue how to build a computer. There's no market for those games on the PC.
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Because the VAST majority of people that play those games wouldn't even have a clue how to build a computer. There's no market for those games on the PC.

In addition to that games are a business and like any business they are in it for the money. Last gen has the largest installed user base so it makes sense from that perspective. We are also in a generation changeover so expect more of the same for another year or two until devs abandon last gen altogether.
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What are you talking about? Of course there is a market for these games on PC or else they wouldn't come to PC...

Besides, what's someone not knowing how to build a PC got to do with the PC versions be 360 ports instead of next-gen?

Trolling?
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What are you talking about? Of course there is a market for these games on PC or else they wouldn't come to PC...

Besides, what's someone not knowing how to build a PC got to do with the PC versions be 360 ports instead of next-gen?

Trolling?

Are we actually getting last gen or is it the very same game that we'll be seeing on next gen consoles as well? It's going to be the same engine with enhancements for while for next gen consoles and PC.
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No, we'll be getting the same version that's on the 360/PS3. We will NOT be getting ANY next-gen versions this year. That's the point of my post.
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