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The console MMO: Destiny, and those before it

MMGN writes: It wasn’t that long ago when the thought of a functioning, popular MMO on consoles was as rare as an EA game launch without server issues. But the landscape has changed dramatically with the introduction of the PS4 and Xbox One, particularly with the popularity of Destiny reigniting interest in a genre with historic ties to PC.

Can this console generation be the generation to establish the genre on consoles? More AAA studios are working to bring persistently online games to consoles, while games like No Man’s Sky, while considered the “anti-MMO” in that it spreads players apart rather than bringing them together, demonstrates how the genre has inspired a new online game beyond competitive battling.

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