The story behind there being no Formula One game on the PS3 this year. Sony had a five year deal to produce the official F1 game. The license fee was $15 million per year and the deal ran out with the 2007 version. Here's why it hasn't been renewed.
Goddamit, Bernie, get a life and let us play F1! Sometimes it seems Ecclestone doesn't even care about the future of the sport. Maybe its because he's old.
Polyphony Digital are trying to get more support for F1 Cars in Gran Turismo 5, so they don't need to make F1 games anymore.
2 games more profitable than 1. So yea they do. F1 sells a lot especially in EU. No where near GT sales but sales are high regardless
So there should be an F1 game on xbox/ps3.
Please don't allow EA to f##k up my favorite sport. Amen.
@Kyur4 to be fair, the worst thing they could do is make barely any improvements over previous installments it would take a retard of the highest degree to screw the game up after Sony laid down the groundwork
Poly will create the next F1 game for Ps3 i suspect
If Polyphony boosts the number of F1 cars for the GT series, we probably won't even need another F1 title through Sony.
*Cries inside* How am I going to convince my brother to join the darkside?
i love F1 but i dont like the games- they get really boring so no biggie for me
But Microsoft is an American company and Americans don’t have F1 as part of their culture, they prefer the rather crude NASCAR racing LAWL
Sony understands the psyche of its droid force so they dont want to spoil them with so many games in a year. They would rather let them wait b3yond, after all its going to be for 10years.
I was kind of hoping Sony to get the deal I love F1 and the games are always o.k this news is something I was looking for and now I know why let's hope they'll agree soon and 09 is possible cuz' Sony was in track with this thing
well SCEE did a great job in making f1 games, got them all and love them all. Bernie is a legend and a retard lol. but the sport going down hill because of the FIA not bernie. like it says 15 million is nothing to him he a milti billionaire loving GT5P but would love to see a 2008 game for next year.
is an F1 fans dream, I would love this on Xbox-live.
Funny they say Sony's F1 license ran out, yet Sony are the ITV F1 08 sponsers.
OMG! what racing game will we play? lol
Sony is doing the sport a service in releasing an F1 game every year. Greedy sons of [email protected]#s can't see or understand anything as far as they're check books. $15 million is a lot of money for license fees when you factor in the fact that they are promoting a sport and therefore making money for F1. Its not like a movie license in which the movie benefits from having a crummy tie-in game.
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