I honestly don't care how it affects sales, I'm not a shareholder. So, I didn't make a claim on how it'd affect sales, I'm saying that they should have cross-play and it's detrimental to us by them not allowing it.
I agree 100%. This is more directed at the negative news articles acting like it is going to make a difference come next gen, when either PS5 and X1 will either have Xplay or not. Either way no side would be ahead of the other as Nintendo would no longer be a factor.
I think you and I share the same opinion overall though. It should be the norm, but unless there is another major console for MS to crossplay with there is little we can do about it until all parties decide to play nice.
I don't see the point in discussing this tbh. Nintendo and MS fans love it because their companies does it and Sony fans don't think its a big deal because their company doesn't do it. Game companies can do whatever they want. They don't need to serve the gamers anymore. Gamers are serving the companies now. Its like sports teams. Fans love them no matter what they do.
Well let me make myself clear, I am not defending Sony. Cross play should be the norm as far as I am concerned. I am just pointing out that all these news media outlets trying to act like it is going to make a difference next gen are out of their minds.
The Playstation 2 is unstoppable. They can charge whatever they want for the PS3, and the Xbox 360 won't be able to do anything about it. Sony knows this.
Apples to oranges. Having a price point advantage and a year head start was a huge advantage for MS. Come next gen though, Sony saying no to cross play leaves no one for MS to cross play with as the Switch will not keep up with the next wave of consoles. In this scenario, there is no advantage to be had.
|Mr Puggsly said:
So have they switched to XB1 or PC gaming?
Just because its not a deal breaker doesn't mean the people have to be happy with it.
Xbox and Switch users are playing together on their preferred platforms, that's just dandy and I don't think its hurting either company. Users seem to be happy about it as well.
I'm not sure why people defend Sony on this. Sony does this because they believe its in their benefit, not their fans benefit.
I agree, people defending it is stupid. The people who act like it makes a difference in the long run AS THINGS CURRENTLY STAND are being just as stupid is my point. This is not directed at those who simply voice what they would like, so please do not misunderstand my stance on the matter.
I have made it clear several times, I want cross play. There just is nothing that will viably push Sony into it unless there is a 3rd console that can keep up power wise that is also willing to force Sony's hand.