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So you play and love FFXIII on 360, will you buy a PS3 for vsXIII?

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So you play and love FFXIII on 360, will you buy a PS3 for vsXIII?

Definitely yes 40 36.04%
 
I could be tempted 14 12.61%
 
Niet, Nein, Never, No 34 30.63%
 
I already have a PS3, but... 12 10.81%
 
What's vsXIII? 9 8.11%
 
One FF game per generation is enough for me 2 1.80%
 
Total:111

A thread a few days back suggested there could have been a cunning Sony plan to lure 360 owners over to PS3 by "allowing" FFXIII to go multiplat and then reel them in to PS3 because FF vsXIII is PS3 exclusive.

A bit far fetched I think. But I'd be interested to know whether there are any (currently) 360 only folks out there who will/might pick up a PS3 for vsXIII, if FFXIII really floats their boat once they've played it.

Let's see whether FFXIII on 360 could end up being a PS3 system seller (whether it was a Sony plan or not) shall we?



“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” - Bertrand Russell

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."

Jimi Hendrix

 

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It's unlikely, they'll just buy the next Mistwalker game



Or they'll just w8 for the usual port just like evry other "exclusive" from square, hehehe get it "exclusive".....=.=



Aww sony "Allowed" it to go multi.
lol. That does  smack of desperation.
Still far fetch and desperate it is an interesting theory but means sony would have had to moneyhat again to keep FF13vs on the PS3.

Personally I can see it getting a couple of sales if FF lives up to the hype.



What if Versus goes to the 360?



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Lord Flashheart said:

Aww sony "Allowed" it to go multi.
lol. That does  smack of desperation.
Still far fetch and desperate it is an interesting theory but means sony would have had to moneyhat again to keep FF13vs on the PS3.

Personally I can see it getting a couple of sales if FF lives up to the hype.


There must be some validity to Sony "allowing" FFXIII to go multiplat outside Japan. Seems odd that Sony could have no say in the matter whatsoever, yet retain exclusivity in Japan, and have total (for now) exclusivity for vsXIII. There must have been some sort of back room deal making. In the least Sony deciding not to counter any MS deal that was on the table is a form of "allowing". Very dubious whether people coming back to PS3 for vsXIII was much of a factor in Sony's decisions.

I just realised, I can't vote in my own thread, there isn't an option that applies to me. If only there was a 7th voting line available.



“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” - Bertrand Russell

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."

Jimi Hendrix

 

If FFXIII (360) sells around 2 million WW, I expect a port.



Ninman said:
If FFXIII (360) sells around 2 million WW, I expect a port.


While I'm not going to flat out disagree with you on this I think it would need more than 2 million to make a vsXIII port more likely than not. It would mostly depend on the 360 sales relative to PS3 sales. If 360 is >50% of PS3 (in the multiplat markets) then the likelihood goes up. if 360 sales <50% of PS3 then likelihood diminishes. Absolute sales required to make a 360 port of vsXIII likely? I'd put that more around 3 million+ than 2 million.

I think there will be a good deal of FFXIII sales on 360 that are people why buy to try out the franchise and a decent proportion won't like it enough to be converts to the franchise, so vsXIII has a good chance of selling substantially less on 360 than XIII. Whereas vsXIII is likely to sell as well as or better than XIII on PS3.

If S-E goes all out with vsXIII content then a delayed 360 port could either be a 5-6 disc proposition, or it could end up having content taken out to fit it onto 3 or 4 discs, or even worse it could be reduced in quality to fit on 3 or 4 discs but retain the same quantity of material. Any way it goes it would not go all that well for the 360 port as the "It's identical" statement wouldn't hold up quite as well as it does for XIII. 5-6 Discs would be the best outcome because that way you'll get the same game in both quantity and quality.

And timed exclusivity would be another minus for 360.

There could be some quite serious freaking out by PS3 FF fans if a multiplat announcement was made and it was scheduled for simultaneous release, meaning a delay for PS3, and no doubt meltdowns over accusations that detrimental changes would/will be made to make the porting work out for the 360.



“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” - Bertrand Russell

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."

Jimi Hendrix

 

Microsoft is going to drop the news come E3.




Farfetched indeed. The only thing the games have in common are name, themes, and some staff.



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