"As of this moment, there are no plans to bring Star Citizen to either PS4 or Xbox One."
Definitely misleading title. He is saying it will never go to the PS3 or X360. Which is fine. But some conditions will make him consider supporting the PS4 and X1.
Misleading comment. What he actually says is, "Star Citizen IS a PC game. It will NEVER be dumbed down for a lesser platform. We will NOT limit the input options or supported peripherals to the lowest common denominator. We will NOT pass on features and technology just because they will only run on some hardware configurations. [...] Because of this Star Citizen will always be primarily a PC game and will embrace the best and newest tech."
“IF the platform holders (Sony and Microsoft) allow us to update the code and data without restrictions and odious time consuming QC procedures, IF they allow our community to openly interact with each other across platforms, then I would CONSIDER supporting them.” So is Sony or MS allow the updates he doesn't see any problem to bring it, so the dumb down is not a concern on the next gen consoles
Problem is, Microsoft will not allow cross platform play with PS4. Sony have been open to do this, but MS says no.
@ sigfredod "I just upgraded my office rig to a pair of Titans running in SLI, driving a 4K monitor and a 1440P one (Thanks NVidia for the goodies!). We’re about ready to build the ultimate AMD rig with FOUR R9 290Xs and AMD’s eight core CPU driving a set of 4K monitors in Eyefinity (Thanks AMD!) You think that’s a good approximation for console, even a next gen one like PS4 or Xbox One?" Yeah... if MS/Sony update their policies, the XBO/PS4 will totally play games in surround 4K at 60fps.
@someone again - so your premise is that star citizen should be marketed to 1% of gamers? wow what a fascinating business model /s
@joecanada It's being funded by that 1% for the 1%.
@joecanada And yet... somehow it raised over $27,000,000 from that 1% of gamers...
"so your premise is that star citizen should be marketed to 1% of gamers?" You do realize that a big chunk of gamers have at least a GTX560Ti right (according to Steam survey)? Stop getting riled up over someone else's opinion.
Those are some mighty big conditions.
Lemme translate "Consoles will never get this because of their fundamental restrictions"
Dat Master Race respect.
And this is why I can't wait for this game. Nothing dumbed down!
NO! NEVER!! This is PC for PC gamers. Finally a PC game for PC graphics for PC gameplay for PC AI! PC ONLY!
But PC gamers have already had their great AAA Budget exclusive for 2013...... SIM CITY. Master Race, indeed.
I love gaming on both PC and consoles, but if CD Projekt RED has no problem developing for the PS4, I don't see why these guys would. Both Sony and Microsoft need to jump on this game. It looks awesome.
Becuz the Witcher 3 is an online game right? Star citizen and CDprojekts games are incomparable mate
CD Projekt RED asked Sony for freedom to release patches and DLC when they want. Sony said they could. I'm talking about freedom of developing, online or otherwise. Don't be a douche.
Star Citizen and The Witcher 3 are in different leagues. Star Citizen is supposed to be a love letter to PC gaming of past decades. It's going to be super pretty, super deep, super complicated and super awesome. We saw what consoles did to games like Crysis. When you have to remove half of the controls and change the core gameplay hook in order to make it accessible to console gamers, you can see why PC gamers might be a tad concerned about the dumbing down of one of the biggest PC exclusives in the past few years.
They don't have to remove anything this time around. Crysis was dumbed down because Crytek pandered. You don't HAVE to pander to a console's capabilities if you focus on the PC version first. EDIT: Why not? What features will be on the PC version that they couldn't do on the next gen consoles?
Even after the PC version is good and done and they decide to port it to consoles, it's not going to be the same game.
Crysis was a sh*t game to begin with...c'mon. It was pretty. That's all.
Um, no. Crysis was one of the best FPS games of the last decade.
@Pandamobile "Um, no. Crysis was one of the best FPS games of the last decade." I certainly disagree. You might be forgetting that console players got to play Crysis as well....maybe with not all of the graphical flare and polish that your PC can deliver, but with all of the gameplay intact. Crysis was boring.
Maybe because CD Projekt doesn't make a game where a simple gamepad isn't enough to handle all the control options needed? Maybe because their games are miniscule in size and depth compared to what Star Citizen is going to accomplish? I'm NOT bashing the Witcher series. Its one of my favorite series ever. But you really can not compare a Witcher game to what Star Citizen is. There is simply no comparison.
I wasn't talking about online. I was talking about ease of working with companies on features they want. I try to say something nice...and this happens. I freakin' hate Mondays.
“IF the platform holders (Sony and Microsoft) allow us to update the code and data without restrictions and odious time consuming QC procedures, IF they allow our community to openly interact with each other across platforms, then I would CONSIDER supporting them.” Those Conditions are against console manufacturers policies. I don't see Sony much less Microsoft allowing Robert to update/patch a game without a certification process. To be able to play cross platform gaming on PS4 /Xbox One and PC very unlikely. See other game developers don't give conditions specially of this magnitude.
“Star Citizen IS a PC game. It will NEVER be dumbed down for a lesser platform,” he said on his forums. “We will NOT limit the input options or supported peripherals to the lowest common denominator." Because controller got limited input. Space sims, as in simulator, as in many option as in can't get it work on a 12 imput controller. Go play arma 3 and tell me there is a possible way to tu put it on a controller.
This game exists because it's a reaction to the current state of the video games industry. Fully funded by PC gamers for PC gamers. You guys that are pleading for it on consoles need to understand this.
its no different than sony letting indies do whatever they want and helping them publish on ps4... but whatever, I'm not upgrading my PC for one game and if they wanna do the kickstarter/PC thing, thats their right.... you only miss out on potentially 200 million customers, but i won't lose sleep over it. loved wing commander series!!!
then get those 200 million customers organized and backing real $$ to the project! That's what we had to do. Joe, you seemed to be confused as to whether a game should exist to make money, or whether it should exist to be enjoyed.
Lol, yeah, 200 million PS4 and Xbox One gamers. PS4 and Xbox One won't even have a significant combined marketshare for at least 2 years.
Hey I'd start a kickstarter in a second to port star citizen to ps4. If only to support Chris... And yes I know games are to be enjoyed jeez is that a real statement. More money equals more games
Exactly. This game is being funded by PC gamers for PC gamers. Obviously there is enough demand there seeing as how Star Citizen has one of the most successful kickstarter funding in history. I can't wait for this game. I'm going to build a whole new PC and get the newest flight-sim joystick and peripherals just for this game.
With all due to RSI and Cloud Imperium, there's not really much of a game yet! Let's try out the alpha first and then worry about dumbing down, eh?
Yes there is...
In other words... Don't have a $600-800 GPU? Goodluck ever playing our game!
today's high-end, tomorrow's mid-range
True for today but this game won't be ready for a few years yet when those bits of hardware will likely be in the budget section.
Because video settings does not exist. Low setting on that game look better then consoles game the past 7 years. probably playable on a 500$ pc
Im guessing this is some way in reference to the recent disaster release of 'X-Rebirth', Another PC Space sim which has for the record had Good sales on steam so far but the customers are far from happy! Dumbed down failed console port ... causing all sorts of problems. Good to hear these guys are sticking to PC :)
I've never played this series and I'm very intrigued by its massive scope. Throw in some Oculus Rift support and I'm sold. Looking good. Keep dreaming console kids, this will never make it to consoles regardless of your speculations of Sony or MS doing this or that to make it "feasible." Just wont happen. This WILL be the time of the PC.
Rest assured Bonerboy, Chris Roberts confirmed that Oculus Rift will be supported with this game. This game will be so immersive, and with Oculus Rift, it will be 10x more immersive!!! https://www.youtube.com/wat... I wish the interview was longer lol, it ended so abruptly.
Star citizen is PC gamer funder for PC. You haven't pledged a dollar of the 28 million collected. You have no right to expect to a game of this massive complexity on your 4 button console.
Man, this is the game I've dreamed of for so long. I know it already has a limited first person system but if it had a Mass Effect Action/RPG element to it, it would make it just that much more awesome. Imagine seamlessly docking onto a planet, and roaming on a shuttle type craft across large lands, getting out, fighting alien monsters, harvesting minerals, discovering ancient artefacts that could give your ship advanced alien weaponry and such. Or a giant citadel where thousands of players can dock their ships, get out, trade, take quests etc. On top of upgrading your ship, you can customize and upgrade your character. You could also buy a planet to own and build stuff on it that provides your own flow of income. Maybe I'm asking for too much. One day though, one day. I hope other developers see what this Robert guy and the PC community are doing as an example of the scope and size of what is possible when games are developed for PC only and high end hardware which of course will be more accessible and affordable by the time a title is released.
THIS is the problem with PC devs, games don't need to be dumbed down to be on consoles, we have complex games as well and Civ Rev was an insult. this high and mighty mentality is stupid. We have some of the most difficult games ever made exclusive to consoles, and in a day where systems support Kb/Mouse controls it really just makes you look like a fool, we don't want you to dumb down your games, and if you do dumb it down, I will always skip it because you seem to think I am feeble and have the intellect of a rabbit.
the problem isnt the developers at all, the problem is the mentality of the userbase that game on consoles.
i would love to play star citizen, but lets face it. from what i've seen you basically fly around planets and never land on them. that would get old to me, pretty quick. to each his own. something like Destiny, sounds way more ambitious and beautiful as hell. so i will go with Destiny on ps4, got my beta code too. i mean microsoft will not allow crossplay. we all know it.
There's 100 star systems at launch and each one gets 3-5 planets, you can land on all of them. FP combat is confirmed.
The Glorious PC Gaming Master Race! END GAME! Christopher Roberts has spoken and his word is LAW! Christopher wants everyone on ONE server not a PC server and then a PS4 Server. Sony is NOT having that! Therefore no more of this SILLY TALK about StarCitizen coming to a console. “IF the platform holders (Sony and Microsoft) allow us to update the code and data without restrictions and odious time consuming QC procedures, IF they allow our community to openly interact with each other across platforms, then I would CONSIDER supporting them.” So there you have it folks, light out, end of story, Goodnight Irene. If you want to play the Almighty StarCitizen I suggest you do two things. 1. Help fund the game like so many PC Gamers have already done including myself to the tune of $28 million dollars 2. Get yourself a Nice gaming PC! Also No need to start spitting negative comments about StarCitizen now that it's OBVIOUSLY not coming to a console. We PC Gamers know consolers do not like PC Games, just look at Diablo III's PS3/X360 horrible sales figures are and go see just how DEAD Dust 514 servers are. Complete waste of time that could of been used for Diablo III PC DLC and World of Darkness StarCitizen PC Exclusive For LIFE! (loads up S.C. Hanger---"ah my pretty Retaliator Bomber and Stealth Hornet Fighter")
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