Sony will allow gamers who bough games such as Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty on the PS3 to transfer titles to PS4 at discounted price.
Boooooom Sony love
I love them if it really is significantly doiscounted. It should be free imo, if you bought the game digitally for PS3. Same with Borderlands 2 PS3 - Vita
I disagree. If they had to give borderlands 2 free on vita for PS3 owners what would be the point in making it?
@ Thisisjuju To get some positive buzz to counteract their Aliens CM fiasco, outsourcing the BL 2 DLC, micro transactions, charging $10 dollars for characters, charging for level cap increases, charging $100 dollars for the diamond loot chest and their constant flip flopping / lies?
@ admiralvic I don't think a free vita game would appropriately repent for those points you make, the vita audience is too small and specific. If they were going to apologize for something like Aliens:CM it would have to be global and directly towards people who actually purchased the game. Like maybe a discount on a future title for purchasers of Aliens:CM? Not that it would ever happen.
@ Thisisjuju What about it is free? The persons listed requirement was digital PS3 buyers, so it would work like a cross buy, which several games implemented (even games that released MONTHS before the Vita). I never once said they had to apologize for anything, so lets not start another issue here. I am just saying that doing something "good" will get people to look at you more favorably than doing something bad. Like how I was more than willing to buy Spelunky for the PS3 and Vita, but they were awesome enough to make it work a cross-buy.
@admiral They could do that by just apologizing verbally. Most gamers outside of forums don't even really connect the two games to the developer. They're completely different, and I'm sure those that brought BL2 are happy with their purchase.
yep makes sense to buy only ps3/4/vita stuff since you can carry that stuff to next gen. xbox 360 games are a waste of money. i bet gta online will be on the ps4 and have cross platform play as well.
gamestop has a program for all next gen consoles to upgrade for only 10 bucks... so Microsoft does not need to make a program such as this... nice try though.
not transfer! you are basically given the huge discount to buy them again digitally on PS4 while KEEPING you PS3 copies! I didn't hear the word 'transfer'.
Note the difference between this and what Amazon and Gamestop are doing. Buy a PS3 game, get the PS4 version for a severely discounted price. Limited time offer For Gamestop and Amazon you have to TRADE IN your PS3 version and pay $10 for the PS4 version. Sony lets you keep both though the upgrade is a digital version. (i think he said digital right?)
so you keep your ps3 copy as well?
Ahem. At Gamestop you buy a select few games for 360, trade in the 360 version for the One version for 10 dollars more. I know its Gamestop, but they had to get Publishers approval right? If not... why in the hell are Gamestop taking losses??
In this case, as far as the publisher is concerned, they're going to sell 2 copies of the game to the same person. That is pretty rare. If they can make an extra $10 on cross-gen gamers then why not. Means people are more likely to buy the game early on PS3, instead of holding out for PS4. It's kind of strange though going into the holiday season that publishers would be happy about this, since the holiday season tends to see a big boost in game sales. having an influx of used copies can't be good for new game sales.
Hopefully get some finer details on this, considering.
Yep, in regards to details I'm wondering how long this will last. This is great for people like myself who aren't planning on getting a PS4 at launch or any time soon. I was planning on not buying any game built for next gen on current gen consoles, but depending on how much the discount is and how long this deal extends, I just might pick up games like Watch Dogs on the PS3 instead of saving it for the PS4.
whoop whoop! That's so awesome, digging the Sony love!
yea.. i think i'll just wait for the ps4 launch titles.
The nice thing is, you don't have to trade in the games so you can keep both copies.
so gta 5 and dark souls 2 ps4?
really just a great idea all round.
Or you can just wait for PS4 version without spoiling yourself with the game too much.
And it just keeps getting better!
I can wait for the PS4 to release. Thank goodness for PC gaming to go with my console.
This is huge. What an incentive for people to pick up next gen versions of games. Crazy!!
I hope all first party titles will be under this scheme
Wish Madden would be on this list, really don't want to wait until mid November to pick it up. Everything else I will just wait for ps4 to ship as I will be playing GTA V
So you have to pay for something you've bourght already? I saw people bashing Nintendo for this on the Wii U but Sony gets praised? The hypocrisy is through the roof today. Nintendo release old I.P.s? Bash Sony release old I.Ps? Praise Nintendo recharges at discount for titles you bought on the Wii eshop? Bash Sony recharges you at discount for titles you bought on the PS3? Praise.
Just like all of a sudden people care about off screen play now that it costs an extra 200$
There are differences between a tablet controller with a screen versus a dedicated gaming handheld. One requires the system to work at all, the other doesn't and can be played on its own and with the PS4. Quite a difference. So the comparison doesn't make sense considering they aren't even the same or even work the same way.
so the comparison doesn't make sense now?good!! tell that to the Nintendo haters that the Vita/Ps4 combo doesn't make wiiu "irrelevant".
There's a difference between expecting to get a 5 dollar tittle you bought and expecting it to transfer over, and buying a 60 dollar game and it transferring over. No one expects to just get the next gen version for free while a small downloadable game should be expected to transfer over. That's why
lol, I could of sworn Nintendo got ripped for a similar scheme but now its acceptable? Or am I missing somthing? and no I dont own Xbox, Wii, DS, 3DS.
Nintendo did get ripped a new one here. But you see now it's Sony, so praise, celebration and thanks are in order.
I just hope its 50-75 percent off and even more for Plus members. While I'll be jumping straight into the PS4, this is a great deal for those who aren't getting a PS4 at launch and still want to enjoy their PS3s or fore those who are new to the Sony family and want to see what they were missing on PS3 before upgrading to PS4 in the future. The PlayStation family welcomes you with open arms!
if i had a choice of a ps3 version of a multiplat or the ps4, i would just stick with the ps4. its not rocket science.
pastapadre: PS3 buyers of Call of Duty Ghosts, Watch Dogs, Battlefield 4 get digital PS4 versions for significantly discounted price. No sports games. No deal for me..battlefield only game . ill take amazons xb1 offer instead.Thanks Sony
Only game I see myself doing this with is GTAV, but that's just my scenario.
Gamestop already announced this, old news Sony.
Gamestop had it for Xbox only. http://www.gamestop.com/nex...
Another good reason I own a PS3 over the competitions. Thanks Sony, and can't wait to play AC3 next month.
Tempted to buy Gta5 now, but not knowing if it's truly coming to ps4 I will hold off,..but it's so hard,..my penis, for virtual hookers :(
Madden 25 does this and how much?
Just hold off if you can! It makes games all the sweeter when you play them on the ps4. of course if you have money to burn by all means!
I'll keep little brother(ps3) right next to daddy(ps4.) Problem solved and looks good! Console cabinet time, I've held out long enough!
before reading the comments i'll be suprised if GTA! isn't on here :D good news
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