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Do you want console exclusive characters for each platform?

Yes 5 45.45%
No 6 54.55%
I want mario on playstati... 0 0.00%

I love exclusive character fighters. (Aslong as there 1st party owned) It just makes the game feel special and unique.
I want to see more of it.

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Bofferbrauer2 said:
dx11332sega said:

But wouldn't a xenoblade character in soul calibur 6 get you excited and want more exclusive characters on switch?

Nope, not at all.

I would probably play through his story and then avoid him altogether. The only reason why I put up with Link in Soul Calibur 2 was because his throw was so broken (automatic ring out on smaller arenas since he throws so far), but I always disliked his very presence.

That was all I was thinking about coming into this thread lol, with Link if you just backed up to the edge of a stage and initiated his throw he would roll behind the enemy and punt them right off the stage, was hilarious for completing some challenges or finishing the game on higher difficulties.

Fancy hearing me on an amateur podcast with friends gushing over one of my favourite games?

Not really, because it makes for an incomplete roster and thus an incomplete game. That and not every system comes with exclusive fighters for every game, some get more treatment over others and I see that as being bad in of itself.


My favourite example of all time is Link in Soul Calibur 2. I hope they bring back Link in future Soul Calibur games :D
I would only want character exclusives on each platform if there was a copy-write reason for doing so, or there was no other way to add them, for example Link & Mario wouldn't be able to star in Playstation fighting games, but they could on the Nintendo version of the game.
But Spawn (in the Xbox version of Should Calibur 2) might as well have been on all platforms because players shouldn't miss out on content if they don't buy all consoles/versions of the game. Xbox could have had Master Chief or another Xbox exclusive character.

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I don't like games having exclusive content, period.

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