Michael Pachter looks at how Sony will behave will at this year’s E3
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Patcher strikes again. Im expecting both to show games but he seems very convinced in his assumptions that Sony will have more. How can he believe this or is he claiming special inside knowledge? He makes my head hurt.
I like Pachter and I think he does often offer insight into the business side of things, and I agree with him about PS Now. However, I think he's insane to think that MS wont put on a games dedicated E3. MS completely ballsed up on their introduction of the XB1, I dont think they'll make that mistake again. I see MS just tearing up E3 with nothing but games. I predict MS wins E3, Sony spends too much time talking about Now, Vita, PS3, Sales etc. and meanwhile MS have no choice but to be laser focused on games. EDIT: Sounds trolly but I actually only have a PS4, I hope i'm wrong about Sony.
I'd agree with some of what you said to an extent, except for the fact that Sony has been pretty quiet and it could be the calm before a storm. Keeping my hopes in check tho. I'd also not put to much stock in them talking about sales for to long, if at all. The world knows exactly where the PS4 stands in sales so they don't need to put up numbers to drum up interest.
I'm really confused by MS, they've announced a few games in the wake of e3 already. IE: forza horizons. That would have been a major reveal for e3 - I'm sure we'll see a trailer, but why not just announce it a week later at e3. I'm just saying he might be right, as Sony has been quieter than Microsoft, imo.
I'm an huge PlayStation nut and feel the exact same way. Microsoft seem to be following the PS3 blueprint, start of cocky, fail and turn things around. However the hype for E3 2013 from Microsoft wasn't validated as they seem to repeat; games games games, like they do now. Only time will tell, but no matter which platform you are rooting for, we gamers are in for a great E3 2014! Disclaimer: Slimeybrainboy is just being honest, all those disagrees are silly.
He's just going where the wind blows. Last year he thought Xbone had it all wrapped up and in the bag- and look how that turned out. Everyone talka of MS 180's yet they always forget the 180's this ass-hat pulled after that show. Don't know why we're paying him any attention right now, the commentators of N4g are who we should be listening to- not him (Pachter).
It's easy to underestimate Sony because they're in the lead. But when was the last E3 where Sony went in leading all consoles. People expect better MS E3 because they need it. I wouldn't underestimate Sony because they're more quite than MS going into E3.
Yeah kinda my thought too. Calm before the storm kinda thing.
I don't think they should bundle the PS4 with Knack or Resogun. While I enjoy both games, there are much better options.
He was using those games as an example because they would cost Sony the least amount of money to give them away for free, compared to something like Infamous Second Son.
I don't think they will bundle them , because they need to be able to give them away with PS+ in the future.
MS had a better E3 last year. Sony ran E3 off of mistakes by MS not on the strength of their games.
That's exactly how I felt about E3 last year. If I'm not mistaken Microsoft started off by showing Metal Gear? Then I remember them showing Battlefield gameplay, RYSE, and TitanFall. Then I left home, and headed straight to GameStop to preorder our 2 XB1's. Then that following day, headed back up to GameStop to pre order my PS4 Either way, should be one of the best E3's in a long time.
How? Sony showed an Uncharted 4 announcement, Driveclub, The Order, Watch Dogs, Destiny, ASSCREED4, Mad Max, 8-10 indies, FinalFantasy 15, KingdomHearts 3... Infamous Second Son...They showed games what are you smoking?!! lmao.
I still don't understand how Sony is in a bad position. The PS4 will probably be closing in on a million console lead in America after this month over the Xbox One, which is guaranteed to have a poor month, and the PS4 will have between 3-4 million more units sold worldwide. The PS4 has a lot of goodwill and momentum on its side. So how is it that Microsoft unbundling the Kinect and selling the Xbox One for $399 suddenly puts Sony at a disadvantage. Maybe the Xbox One starts selling the same amount of units in America as the PS4 - the PS4 will still outsell the Xbox One in the rest of the world. So Sony goes from making good profits early on in the console generation while starting to really pull ahead in sales to Sony is making good profits early in the generation and outselling the Xbox One at a fair pace. Let's also not forget Sony's 1st party studios, which could really make a huge difference if they are able to get some blockbuster games out by next holiday season. Gears of War isn't going to come out next year, and while Halo probably will come out in 2015 and it will sell consoles, I honestly don't think it will sell nearly as many consoles as a lot of people think. Of course, I don't know that there is a single Sony game that can, alone, sell a lot of consoles either (the only three would be Uncharted 4, a revamped God of War that looks beautiful and somehow fresh or Grant Turismo 7 if it returns to form).
i hope DO NOT SHOW ANOTHER GOD OF WAR ....we are FULL of these series ..
But we aren't with Halo? lofl!!!
i dont care about Xbone exclusives ..i dont have one. i care for PS4 to have NEw and QUality games not GOW again and again
PS2 had God of War 1 and 2. Ps3 had God of War 3.. Wouldn't it make sense for the Ps4 to have a God of War 4? Should we stop making Uncharted's and Gran Turismo's to? Gtfo.
I hope Naughty Dog announce Uncharted 1-3 remastered on PS4. Would be great for people who haven't played Uncharted before and great for fans who experienced it on PS3. I'd certainly buy it.
What an idiot.
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