Indie Game and Phone App Developers are still waiting for their September payments, Microsoft does not want to comment on the íssue.
Give Microsoft a break, they have an Xbox One holiday price cut to pay for /s
Plus the massive money they spent giving the expensive "Limbo" away to Xbox faithfuls lol hahahahaha smh A company gives me that for being a devoted fan id spit on them. Since ive been a PS4 owner ive gottent few things free but my favorite was whent hey were sending emails around for $20 to spend on the psn store as a faithful plus member!!!! that happened twice without having to buy anything at the store first, those were different offerings too.
"Id spit on them" lol you must feel like a real tough guy. Ive never seen people complain about a company giving people FREE stuff. It is MS were talking about though so I guess I shouldn't be surprised
WOW - I will gladly take Limbo for free - thank you!
Give MS a break ? a freaking monopoly taking our money from whatever area possible ? lol hell no!!
you missed my /s for sarcasm ;)
The Wii U is just sitting there waiting for you dev's to bring your games to it. I'm sure Nintendo will pay you too...:-) Not bashing Micro...I own an XB1, hopefully everyone gets paid ASAP.
If anyone will push wiiu to its limits it the indie devs..
>I'm sure Nintendo will pay you too Please understand...
Your argument is invalid, business is business and MS promised that they will pay Indie devs after 45 days? and until now they haven't paid most of them. So do you think that's what you call a good business and deserve to give them a fvcking break? C'mon people, you know how business work especially if there's a contract existing and in fact Indie devs can file a complaint against MS and sue them but I guess it won't happen since Ms is a giant company.
Microsoft will continue to dominate well into 2015 :) I am happy the Xbox One is doing so well right now.
/s No other explanation. Dominate?? This is bizarro world? Alternate reality?
dominate your room? maybe.
They should add an extra bubble down category for this guy. A "corporate shill" category.
@Keltech I can see exactly what you are doing right now. Trying to discredit me and anyone else who supports Microsoft. I will NEVER be SILENCED and will always continue to support Microsoft and EVERYTHING they do. It is people like you who gives this site a bad name by constantly attacking people based on their console preference.
Ha hahaaa so funny lol!.
lol plus giving away 10 games to make people buy their system then jump for joy when they win November like they did without cheating lol
It appears that Microsoft's pockets aren't bottomless after all.
Of course, but sure they are tangled as hell.
no, they are. it's just, being bottomless, stuff goes in, but never comes out.
So Microsoft pockets are like... A Roach Motel?
Lets see how many non-freelancers understand what's going on here ...
I bet you they pay that Activision check pretty damm quick though for the COD DLC lol in all seriousness though, here is what Microsoft said "I've been contacted by Kris Steele who has had contact with Microsoft recently. While no official statement has been issues yet by Microsoft. Microsoft are claiming there was an error with the sales data figures which they are now working out. They apparently now intend to pay developers within the next two weeks."
So a 45 day time limit turns into up to 78 days... Nice way of getting devs to want to bring future games to their systems...
Even worse because the parity clause. They were forced to make their game exclusive and they haven't been paid for it.
What if there really was a sales figure data issue? Surely would understand they don't want to make up numbers while paying the developers. Maybe they'll get a a bonus, who knows? Besides, Microsoft just became the 2nd most valuable company in the world. I highly doubt they can't afford to pay anyone.
Merry Christmas Indie Devs. Love M$.
this should be fun..
Microsoft loves indies, apparently.
Here's hoping that they get their effort's worth sooner than later.
needs more air time. a multi-billion dollar business can't pay on time with transactions laid down in contracts? this is turning silly...
This could be bad, but its probably just nothing.
Ya waiting over 2 months to get paid for your work (which prob wasn't allowed to hit other systems for a specified period) is nothing. Put down the kool aid
I think you and all the other disagrees misinterpreted my comment, I meant if Microsoft doesn't pay these guys then this may prevent other indie devs from coming to their console, but I'm pretty sure Microsoft will pay these guys before that becomes apparent, hence the "this could be bad but it's probably nothing" statement. I apologize for not outlining the meaning behind my statement, I shoulda just kept it in my head :/ And I like kool aid.
I like kool aid every now and then lol
It's the kind of delays you expects from working with gvts and administrations , not a gigantic private corp wichever it is
Yup, its bush company behaviour.
I remember when indies were in it for the art, not the money. For shame!
Really so you don't go to work 5 days a week, strictly because you love your job, but because your greedy and materialistic. Pull your head out of your ass, everything requires money. These artists have to eat, pay bills\rent, just like any other individual in society.
Well he has a small..point. There really was a time when indie games were almost all free and done by the people because they just wanted to make games. However, payment allows bigger games and honestly..I totally love the indy scene of today and what it is and rather pay for a small but good and interesting game than to have much smaller but free games with very limited possibilities.
@Hoffman, Independent Developers "INDIES" Are not the same as Homebrewers.
Lets all work for free guys!
Developers need to eat you know.
What the hell? Are you aware of that those indie developers are living of the paychecks they get from Microsoft? This is one of the most stupidest comments I've ever read on N4G, It's not like people can work for free for 3 months, and still be able to pay for bills, food, ect.
@Hoffman the guys and girls doing it strictly for love of art or love of creating game content ect, are pretty much what i would consider modders on the pc scene. They know well ahead of time, it is passion that drives them and not a paycheck. I just think lamenting of the purity of the art for artistic sake is elitist bullshit. I wonder if some of these ever look outside their little sophisticated bubbles and pay attention to how the real world works. That or from the beach's, word choice is really piss poor.
"xbox live", so we're talking about 360 only? weird, wonder why microsft has outright not payed them, something must have happened maybe they blew through all their funds with all this BF stuff and wait for the board to provide their division with more money. idk
here is a concept... maybe those games didn't sell 1 copy in Q3 hence... no payment. http://marketplace.xbox.com... sold 2673 copies since 2011. http://marketplace.xbox.com... 296 copies since 2012
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