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Originally Posted by strap624 View Post
He's not saying it's not important, misleading title is misleading.
He's merely saying consoles are where the money is at.
you say tomato, i say tomato.
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Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
w/e PC gaming is already dead.
Yet PC sales are up and there are still plenty of good games coming out :/

Don't troll yourself. Crysis would be NOTHING without making it on the PC, it couldn't have made decent enough graphics on a console and without that one redeeming feature the game would just be another title.

Now if they continue on this path they will eventually kill themselves unless they can hit it off somehow with the console crowd but from what I have seen so far it lags and gets low fps on consoles and looks bad.

Gj crytek, you just killed yourself. Don't make a game on the only system capable of playing it and you surely kill your fan base.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Marc-Olivier Beaudoin View Post
In big we loose money making pc games ( all lies ) and instead we want to milk the parents of 12 years old prepubescent whinny kid that shouldn't buy our game in the first place.


kinda true.
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post #16 of 83
you're posting comments from 2008???

this isn't news man, and it's really misleading. locked.

-e- turns out it's to provide a backstory on why the game is being neglected.

please keep things civil though
Edited by -iceblade^ - 3/19/11 at 10:08pm
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In my opinion, this explains why Crytek isn't pushing the PC version at all.

It is essentially driven by a business decision. I didn't know about this contempt Crytek had towards the PC base. Too much piracy with the original pissed them off. Imagine now, their beta version was leaked. Hence, no graphic options and not even DX10. Console is prioritary.
Edited by GrandMax - 3/20/11 at 6:30am
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post #18 of 83
Having a console is a must for this gen now. I don't think piracy causes them to lose money though, they might make less money, but not outright lose money. Otherwise companies like Valve and Dice wouldn't make games for PC. In the case of Crysis 2 it's obvious that Crytek wants a piece of the COD pie, so they tailored the game to console. Piracy is just a convenient reason. Look at the piracy rates on consoles, the Wii is probably the most easily pirated console of this generation, yet it has tons of games released on it (sure most of them aren't good, but developers must still be making money on them), PS3 had zero piracy until recently, yet PS3 lost a lot of the exclusives. Piracy is just part of it, the main reason is the PC's (that are capable of running these games) install base is too small compared to consoles.
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post #19 of 83
I love PC gaming, but part of his point is valid.

Extremely Relevant:
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/vide...ts/2653-Piracy
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post #20 of 83
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Having a console is a must for this gen now. I don't think piracy causes them to lose money though, they might make less money, but not outright lose money. Otherwise companies like Valve and Dice wouldn't make games for PC. In the case of Crysis 2 it's obvious that Crytek wants a piece of the COD pie, so they tailored the game to console. Piracy is just a convenient reason. Look at the piracy rates on consoles, the Wii is probably the most easily pirated console of this generation, yet it has tons of games released on it (sure most of them aren't good, but developers must still be making money on them), PS3 had zero piracy until recently, yet PS3 lost a lot of the exclusives. Piracy is just part of it, the main reason is the PC's (that are capable of running these games) install base is too small compared to consoles.
That's false 3 million people bought SC2, and according to steam most people have 8800/better graphics cards, proving that PC gamers have the numbers required to make the game successful if they all pay.

And piracy on crapsole is way less common than on the PC, because of the simple fact that you need to get it modded with a chip, as opposed to the PC, when people can just click on a website and play the game without leaving their chair.
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