Microsoft to flesh out second tier launch in September with cheap GotY Editions of first-party games

GR-UK writes: Microsoft is set to fatten the launch line up for Xbox One (September 5th) in second tier territories, by releasing the console alongside last year's Xbox exclusives, as Game of the Year editions, each at a cheaper price.

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.
XiSasukeUchiha1455d ago (Edited 1455d ago )

Goty edition of Ryse confirmed!

Sheikh Yerbouti1454d ago

It does cheapen the term GOTY when there's 50-11 games with GOTY editions. Especially when a game is poorly reviewed in the press.

Hardcore_gamerxbox1454d ago

U guys got nothing to do instead of bashing Xbox one ?

Sheikh Yerbouti1454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )


Not the XBOne. Just Ryse. Go play Titanfall.

XiYakushijuAkeginuXi1455d ago (Edited 1454d ago )

Lol It seems like Microsoft is making people believe that their games are Goty and that they have more games in total

Bigpappy1454d ago

it may be a maketing ploy, but not the first time this has been done to games that didn't win GOTY.

This trolling of RYSE is detracting from the fact that this is a great deal for people who may be just getting the X1. Ryse has a lot of DLC for the co-op arena battles. If you are interested in this type of game, it is the only of its kind on this gen consoles.

I completely enjoy the game and still play it more than any other game i own. There are people who hate the game because it is not on their system of choice and a few whoh might have played it and didn't get into the game play. That all fine (I couldn't get into assasin's Creed, but this is the firsting I mentioned it. I had the game for six months and never left Cuba. That game is failing to hold my attention and it got great review scores. I am not disputing the quality of AC. I am just making the point that Ryse just might be GOTY for some people over games the cretics prefer. I kwon I prefer it over AC by a mile.

Magicite1454d ago

I dont remember any X1 game getting/deserving GOTY edition yet.

1454d ago Replies(12)
memots1454d ago

problem is its not first party ?

MasterCornholio1454d ago

I just think that they slap GOTY on anything to get it to sell more. I've seen some pretty horrible games with that label.

I'm talking in general here.

Azzanation1454d ago

It could be worse. It could be GOTY KNACK!

geddesmond1454d ago

I thought GOTY stood for Game of the Year editions. Shouldn't only games that won those awards get it. Everything else should be bronze editions lol. Nah for real Goty editions really should be only for games that got that acclaim. Its just fooling the people that don't follow gaming like us gamers.

Its the goty edition, you know I have to get that. The game has to be good if it the game of the year. For my next trick I'm gonna sell bronze and call it the diamand edition of the year as my sloggo.

lelo1454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )

I guess people don't remember Sony's cheaper Platinum/Essential editions of games, witch basicly is the same thing. They bash Microsoft, but Sony does something similar. Fanboys really are dumb as door knobs. * shakes head *

+ Show (7) more repliesLast reply 1454d ago
NextLevel1455d ago (Edited 1455d ago )

A GOTY edition for Ryse?

The average rating for Ryse is a 6.

Rik_Mayall1455d ago

Don't worry Killzone will also have a GOTY edition even though that game sucks ass too.

NextLevel1455d ago

Killzone Shadowfall shouldn't have a GOTY edition either, IMO.

XiYakushijuAkeginuXi1454d ago

Killzone 3 didn't have it so why would Shadow Fall have it

bigbic1454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )

GG needs to end Killzone's downhill slide and and stop making them... I don't think it's in the same category of awful as Ryse, but it is still very generic.

LackTrue4K1454d ago

Rik_Mayall getting upset,

needs something to say, brings up

in a despret try to hit PlaySatation4 with something negative.


Prime1571454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )

Killzone: Mercenary was great... it's a shame that shadow fall wasn't up to par. I enjoyed Ryse AND KZ:SF, and I also think NEITHER should get a GOTY...


while, at the same time, I liked them both enough... they were good, not great, not amazing, etc

ramiuk11454d ago

shadow fall is defo not even close to "goty" but its better than people say imo,i enjoyed it

SoulSercher6201454d ago

Lol at you thinking you were clever

Sheikh Yerbouti1454d ago

I think Sony uses the term Greatest Hits, which I guess doesn't apply to misses either...zing!

InTheZoneAC1454d ago


you probably say it sucks because it's slower paced, you know, realistic weight and there's no aim assist that you desperately need.

Killzone is very fun

geddesmond1454d ago

Sorry but KZ is a great game that only men with there balls dropped likes. Graphics are better than anything on X1, theres even more people playing KZ SF that there is on Titanfall lol.

Nevermind, I just read some of your previous comments, you haven't even played KZ and are just a butt hurt Xbot. FYI Halo sucks because I never played any of them cause it was never on the consols ive owned since I started gaming. Mainly because the PS has brought me so many great games over the yers I don't need any other gaming machine cause PS has always met my demand and gave me some killer experiences I'll never forget.

GodGinrai1454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )


No offence but KZ:SF is not in the same league as halo or titanfall. You obviously havent played many FPS if you think KZ is anything other than average.

"Graphics are better than anything on X1"

Does it even matter, when KZ is such a bland game?


Sucks so bad it's the best selling next gen game to date on either system right? Look it up chump before you run your mouth with idiocy as your tool.

KinjoTakemura1454d ago

You're right. I own a PS4 and killzone does suck. So does Ryse. Neither deserve to labeled GOTY just be honest and admit it.

+ Show (10) more repliesLast reply 1454d ago
Agent20091455d ago ShowReplies(4)
FanboyKilla1454d ago

@nextlevel lmfao thats what my face must have looked liked when i read it.

AngelicIceDiamond1454d ago

@ Next I believe Killzone got a rating of a 73.

13 more points higher isn't anything to brag about especially considering its a proven BlockBuster Ip. You'd expect at least 85 score from it. Ryse is a new Ip so low score isn't nearly as damaging.

king_george1454d ago

Idk if being a new ip or not really matters in this case tho :/

Both games were not as good as they could have been

bigbic1454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )

I would actually argue that it's more damaging to a new franchise, because a known franchise can get away with more, having established fans already.

Even though Killzone SF wasn't a complete disaster like some other games, I still feel it has run it's course.

Sh0ckWav31454d ago

Wait how does user rating work on that?
I saw a positive of 219
Mix was 22
And negative was 19
How does that turns into a 5.9 user review?

NextLevel1454d ago

Don't pay attention to user reviews on Meta. Just the website ones. The user reviews are either 10 or 0.

Prime1571454d ago

Yeah, user reviews for launch exclusives were fanboys only... 10s if the fanboys liked the system and 0s if not.

KinjoTakemura1454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )

That Ryan Reynolds GIF pretty much describes what I was thinking and feeling after I read that article.

+ Show (3) more repliesLast reply 1454d ago
1455d ago Replies(6)
Tedakin1455d ago (Edited 1455d ago )

There are no less than 15 GAME OF THE YEAR editions every fall. Can't there only be one game of the year? I guess if one publication anywhere on Earth calls your game GOTY you can release a GOTY edition. Maybe somewhere, someone declared Ryse GOTY ;)

n4rc1455d ago

Its why its a completely meaningless title..

Who decides goty? Highest sales are the only way to go about that.. As it stands, every magazine and website decide their own

Tedakin1455d ago

A more fitting name would just be FINAL EDITION with all DLC and everything included. All the patches, all of it, on disc. I guess marketing wise that doesn't sound as good as OH BOY GAME OF THE YEAR! but at least it would be honest as to what it is.

porkChop1454d ago (Edited 1454d ago )

As long as a game has recieved at least 1 GOTY nomination from one site they'll use it to release a GOTY Edition. They should honestly just call them Complete Editions or Final Cuts.

BX811454d ago

That disagree came from me. If sales was the only measure then wii fit would've been a game of the year over a game like uncharted, and that's just all kinds of wrong.

n4rc1454d ago

I didn't say you'd get a good result.. Lol..

But its the only unbiased metric you can use.. Everything else is opinion..

+ Show (1) more replyLast reply 1454d ago
nerdman671454d ago

Game of the Year is not a universal title. Anyone can say that something is their "Game of The Year".
IGN, GameTrailers, GameSpot, Spike, a ton of places have Game of the Year games.
It is really a meaningless title.

Goku7811455d ago (Edited 1455d ago )

Ryse game of the year for an Xbox One game that has the company about to collapse? Only on Xbox One.

torchic1454d ago

wow when you put it like that...

Back-to-Back1454d ago

Kind of sums out how shitty the xbone is if Ryse is considered a GOTY.