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Xbox One Titanfall and PS4 Infamous Second Son :The First Killer Games of the Eighth Generation?

Was Microsoft's sacrifice worth the additional sales?
Microsoft's willingness to cut $60 to $100 off the Xbox One's price a mere four months into its life cycle is troubling. The company clearly thinks that Titanfall, which is also available for Windows and the Xbox 360, is its best chance to catch up to the PS4.

Sony, on the other hand, didn't make any sacrifices and is still reaping the rewards of soaring Infamous: Second Son sales. Therefore, Microsoft investors should wait and see if Titanfall can maintain its momentum to see if its margin-sacrificing bundling strategy was worth it.

ninsigma764d ago

Wouldn't say it's bad news for microsoft that infamous has sold so well. As far as I can tell titanfall has sold pretty well and that's mhat MS want at the end of the day. Haven't played it so don't know if it's as good as they say but infamous definitely deserved it's sales. Stunning game!!

wonderfulmonkeyman764d ago

Played the first two in the series. Both left me bored after the quests were done.(user made quests only extended the enjoyment for a little longer)
I was also disappointed with the endings of the second game.
The third entry had better do way better in terms of gameplay and replay value or i won't even bother keeping it once i get a ps4...

ninsigma764d ago

I completely agree. I just couldn't get into the first one so never finished it and never even tried the second. All I know is that I've really been enjoying SS. Spent a lot of time on the side stuff rather than the story which is something I wouldn't usually do. I'm not sure how much different the gameplay is compared to the older ones but for me its really enjoyable and the gameplay is so fluid. Delsin is a great character imo and they seemed to have made all the right choices when developing it. Though saying that I haven't finished the story yet so I'll just have to wait and see if it continues to wow me :)

chrissx764d ago

Infamous ss is more of a killer game among the 2 considering its available only on a Ps4. The mad rise is Ps4 sales is a testament to that. TF sold well but not as well as m$ hoped,I wudnt even call it an 8th gen game.

wonderfulmonkeyman764d ago (Edited 764d ago )

Sales don't define what generation a console is in.
Nor does power or graphics or opinions.
I wish people would stop using incorrect definitions for the term "next gen"...

ninsigma764d ago

Correct sales don't define a game as next gen but at the same time Tf hasn't given us much more than what we've experienced on previous gens.

Hicken764d ago

The hell are you saying? Who said anything about determining next gen by sales? Sometimes I wonder if you just take words and redefine them to mean what you want. Reminds me of my ex.

jcnba28764d ago

Super Mario 3D World was the first killer game of the eighth generation.

cruzngta764d ago

Infamous is a true next gen game visuals and all. Titanfall is a cool game but not so groundbreaking that I would say 'true next gen' experience. Have both and play them both alot.

MasterCornholio764d ago

I agree with you that Titanball looks like a last gen game to me.

urwifeminder764d ago

Know nothing about infamous so cant judge that game ,but def Titanfall has the goods.