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Destiny Unveiled: What Bungie's Next Game Is (And Isn't) All About | GameSpot

GameSpot: "The wait is over. It's time to dig into Bungie's ambitious successor to Halo." (Destiny, Next-Gen, PS3, Xbox 360)

barb_wire  +   714d ago
Let say for arguments sake, that Sony does indeed announce the PS4 Feb 20th, for a Hoilday 2013 release.. So, why a PS3 release, especially since it's a timed exclusive for the 360?

Not to mention that it requires an online connection at all times.. I know quite a few consoles owners (360/PS3) who have no internet connection whatsoever.. almost like Bungie is limitings itself in the marketplace.
showtimefolks  +   714d ago
is it timed exclusive? it didn't mention anything like that on IGN

and its the same reason RS are doing GTA5 for current consoles, you can launch a game with 3-5 million install base or 75-80million install base

also by the time destiny will come out in 2014 both xbox360 and ps3 will be closer to 85-90 million and that's a huge install base to pass up

also its my belief that both sony and ms will go for always online systems, i would hate that but i think that's where this is heading to and its gonna get ugly for those with slow or no internet connevtion
barb_wire  +   713d ago
Well there's this about the timed exclusive - of course, the contract could have been changed.. but honestly I doubt it - more than likely it was a provision when Bungie left MS.. clause 4 almost at the bottom.

http://www.joystiq.com/2013...

Also, this game is supposed to launch AFTER PS4 and whatever the next box do..

http://www.joystiq.com/2013...
ABizzel1  +   713d ago
@barb_wire

1. So, why a PS3 release?

Because not everyone is going to be able to afford an upgrade to the Next-Gen consoles Day 1, and there are still 70+ million PS360's out there, so why miss out on all those potential sales by being next-gen only with an install base of 0, and probably no more than 5 million by the end of 2013.

2. especially since it's a timed exclusive for the 360?

It was rumored to be exclusive for the 360, there has been no final say on if this is true or not, but seeing Bungie's history with MS and Activision's catering to MS's money this gen it's possible. That being siad Bungie left MS for a reason to grow, so I don't think they want it to be a 360 exclusive and on top of what does that men for the Xbox1080? If it happens blame that on Activision getting another MS check.

3. Not to mention that it requires an online connection at all times..

We'll just have to see how that works. It's fine for me, but as you said not everyone has an internet connection, nor does everyone want to play online. But that's a choice, and if you don't have the means to play then this game isn't for you. It limits Bungie's audience, but that's their business call whether good or bad.
ichimaru  +   713d ago
internet connection because it is mmo-esque with a "living" universe.
ps3 release with ps4 looming over our heads...you got me there
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NobodyImportant  +   713d ago
Destiny sounds awesome but I don't understand how Bungie can do their grand vision justice on such old hardware.
Bring it to the PS4 and the NextXBox instead. Surely the current gen consoles are holding it back.
How are you going to travel across the universe to multiple worlds and maps amazing environments ... that all fit on a DVD?

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