If you don't have an Xbox One, you're going to have to wait at least a year before you can play the new Tomb Raider. ...and you just can't stand it, huh?
I can stand it.
I dont have an Xbox One but for the first time ever today (because of Halo 5) I actually thought about buying one, I wont get one until at least late next year because I am not buying a console solely to play 1 campaign of a Halo game and by next Christmasmas there might be a Gears 4 and Quantum break two other exclusives I am also looking forward to IN terms of Tomb Raider however I might just get it for my Xbox 360 and buy it a second time on the PS4
It really is the perfect time to own both
I look at my backlog as a defense-in-depth against impatience.
"Thirdly, we've known for years that if a game is more than a few weeks old in this world, it's "old." Well I'm not going to rush out and buy an Xbox one to play it so I guess I can stand it. It is what it is but I'm hopeful that xbox owners rush to get this game. Would be a bummer if it doesn't sell good. When games release on platforms at a later date they don't sale as much as it should have when it was first released so it won't get a lot of sells from the other platforms when it reaches them. Don't see it selling close to what the reboot sold
Not gonna buy a console for one game. Beside PS4 has so many games coming out DQ heroes, Disgaea 5, Uncharted Collection and Best JRPG releasing on WII U this December having 400plus hours of gameplay so my holiday gaming hour is pretty busy. So no need for TR as have other game to quench my gaming need.
Tomb Raider is a great franchise, hard to deny that. But, it's not the phenomenon it used to be. Since TR launches day and date with another highly anticipated game (Fallout 4), and Star Wars Battlefront, Black Ops 3, Bloodborne Expansion, and many other key AAA games will launch in November. I don't see Tomb Raider having any major impact on PS4 gamer's, but I do envisage MS picking up a ton of new X1 customers due to aggressive ROTR Marketing & Bundles. It'll be interesting exactly what the X1 sales figures are (if MS share them) after the dust has settled. I feel like there's so many great games coming....I myself can 'Definitively' wait 1 year for ROTR. No issues here /
"But, it's not the phenomenon it used to be." TR 2013 is the best selling TR game. It sold 3.4 million copies in a month and 8.5 total. TR has never been so big as it is now. Maybe not in pop culture as it was in the past but it certainly is in the videogame industry today.
You're far too sensitive, relax! ...and you're definitely NOT always right. No need to get defensive because it's a timed exclusive for 1 year. I understand my comment may have irritated you, because you're factoring 'X1' into your emotions, even though I didn't write anything negative about X1 nor TR. "TR has never been so big as it is now" ...use some common sense, there's never been as many gamer's as there are now, and TR made a majority of its sales on PS/PC if you really wanna go there! Sales...Ironically, I thought you people hated discussing sales. I really don't like repeating myself, but you just didn't get it. Tomb Raider is NOT the Phenomenon it USED to be, neither in Pop Culture nor in the Video Game Industry. GTA is a Phenomenon. Not sure what you're trying to achieve here dude /
I'm not irritated or sensitive about nothing. It seems that you're the one that is irritated and sensitive. Why else would you try to make this discussion about me instead of adressing the topic at hand? Also, I don't need your common sense. I all I need is facts and numbers are what provide those facts. Numbers say that TR 2013 is the best selling TR game and no amount of spin will ever change that. BTW you're right. TR isn't as big as it used to be in the videogame industry. It's bigger because the numbers say so.
"If you don't have an Xbox One, you're going to have to wait at least a year before you can play the new Tomb Raider" When is the PC version released as I am sure it will be before the PS4 version so you will not have to wait a year.
Yea and its on 360 too so that line is wrong. Im not that much interested in TR tbh and might get pre owned copy at some point.
pc version is in spring i think
if I didn't already own a xbox one i would defo get one now for halo 5 and tomb raider
Not a big deal with all the big games coming... and these games are absolute time sinks. MGSV:TPP AND MGO3? Yep Fallout 4? Yep Battlefront/Halo5/CoD/R6:Sieg e? Yep Don't forget Transformers, Just Cause 3, Hitman, Yoshi's Wooly World, Xenoblade Chronicles, Fatal Frame, Super Mario Maker, The Crew, Need for speed, NBA2k16, ADR1FT (for VR users especially)... Plus all the big ones of the past few months you might still be interested in getting. Witcher 3, Splatoon, Madden, Fifa, Mad Max, etc... Or the ones that always sell well with the mainstreams... Just Dance, Guitar Hero, Rock band, Assassin's Creed Syndicate, WWE2k16... Or the stuff from early this year that will likely be $20 or so around the holidays. Evolve, The Order, Dying light, etc. ...and more. You put all those games up against ROTR, and there are a lot of options chosen above ROTR. It launches on the same day as Fallout, two weeks after Halo 5, and one week before Star Wars: Battlefront... and of course, only one console. Good luck with that. Me personally, I'll be waiting for a Steam or other sale like last time. It wasn't that long after you could get it for about $13 on a Steam sale, and I'm not hurting to get it... because I still haven't finished Tomb Raider! So, I won't be buying this one until I beat the previous one, and given my backlog and these timesucks coming up, it's going to take awhile. Hell I preordered and still haven't even started DA:I yet. Microsoft is trying to put this game on spotlight, but really it's just equal to many of these other games not about to be hyped to Mt. Everest. They could of equally chosen close to a dozen other games to the same effect, they just happen to chose ROTR. But many won't care or won't realize it, because the mindshare of ROTR on one console, while being drowned among all these other games releases will keep the hype muted. It'll sell well relatively once you adjust expectations for all of the above, but compared to the huge, anticipated, multiplat games (many being long awaited revivals), it will sell far, far, far worse this fall. In other words, Microsoft can 'prey' all they want, with all these games out there this fall, the temptation simply isn't going to be there overall. This fall people have to make choices, unless everybody plans on spending about $800 just on GAMES (not consoles or anything else). Hell I listed close to $1500 worth of video games above and there's more then even that. ROTR is competing against ALL of them (and so is everyone else, but most of everyone else is competing on most/all platforms). There is just that many anticipated AA and AAA games out there. So with all these games out there, how many people are just going to skip ROTR? Or may want to get it, but doesn't want to buy a second console because there is that many games out there to buy. My guess is alot. We're going to be seeing quite a few games have some massive sales, and while of course people with Xbox One's will buy it, it will be up against a ton of other games. It's really not so much of a temptation... Plus people should remember next year is likely the start of the push for VR, plus all the new PC tech coming out, and the continuing push and cheapness of 4ktv's. So next year is likely going to be a big tech year for people, and that might also play into purchases this year. Should you spend $400-600 on a second console and associated costs or a new 4ktv next year? Should you buy a 2nd console or save that money to buy VR? Should I buy this 2nd console or pick up a bunch more of these games?
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