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iD has stated in an interview that they will develop multi-platform games geared for the console, and release for console and PC at the same time.
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http://uk.pc.ign.com/articles/804/804112p1.html

iD has stated in an interview that they will develop multi-platform games geared for the console, and release for console and PC at the same time.
They made my still-favorite game of all time: Doom3 MP. I will always love ID for that.
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They want to make money just like all game developers.

They have always talked about piracy on PC as well. And piracy is not as rampant on consoles. I think that may have had some bearing on their decision.
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This is sad. Why? Because they will focus optimization for the consoles first, then port it to PC. Lowering the performance of the games for PC.
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i wonder if they will make a ps3 game cause i remember reading interviews where they bashed the ps3 simply becuase it was hard to code for. They didnt like the idea of having to learn something new. Either way i hope thye just make some good games and they run well on all platforms they come out on.
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WoW Im sick of consoles Even though i want a 360.......
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Honestly PC Piracy is too easy, so very easy its unreal. I actually buy PC games though, but for my PC not many games actually work.
    
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post #8 of 43
Purely to make money. It won't be so bad if they make it for the 360 then port it to PC, I assume they are fairly similar aren't they?
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yea hopefully the 360 will see some good games, and ports wont be so bad as compared to if it was from ps3
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post #10 of 43
I think this is great for the console world and I look forward to what they can bring to the table. Indeed they will get ripped off less on console as piracy on console software is nowhere near the amount of piracy on PC software.
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