Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming espionage MMO The Agency is not going to allow cross-platform play between the PC and the PS3, according to lead designer Hal Milton.
Plus,they've fine tuned the controls on the Dualshock,so it wouldn't make sense to allow Cross platform play only to make matters unbalanced.
ya but they could give us full k/m support on the ps3 like ut3 the real reason i suspect is $ edit sure we dont all have a usb k/m yet but it wouldnt be hard for em to give us the option to play cross platform or not.
Not everyone that will buy the game has a Kb/m for their Ps3,and everyone that will get it for PC has a kb/m.thus the unbalanced gameplay scenario
That`s all I gotta say.
you can plug any usb mouse and keyboard into the ps3 and it will work. other than that, kinda disappointing, yet i knew it wasnt going to happen. just release the damn game alreay! i need a good mmo to play once and a while.
if enough people get this game thatll be fine, but if there are like under 1000 people on at a time cross-platform should come into play.
Lol obviously they know the ps3 users wouldn't stand a chance with the superior controls of the pc version.
What, K/B and mouse? Like the ones the PS3 are compatible with? Although Id agree the PC set up is unfair when put next to the pad but that's mainly because of all the binds and hotkeys that are available in MMO's with the K/B.
Why do I always hear about superior PC controls? Am I the only one who likes a controller a lot more than a mouse and keyboard? I know that mouses are a lot more precise, but they just take me out of the game and I cant stand keyboards. I am always looking for the right buttons and whatnot. When I do play PC games, which is only RTS games, I never use the keyboard.
Controller to me is so much easier to work and comes across as being far more natural than keyboard and mouse. Computer gamers claiming it to be better are probably just more familiar with the setup, as I am more familiar with a controller. But to them, everything they do is obviously better. Hence why PC gaming is almost dead, cause it's obviously better.
i to like the conrollers alot better ten keyboard and mouse. Why? well everytime i play a shooter on PC, they always have change weaopons or select grenade with the numbers. on a controller they can fit all that so there are not muliple ways o get a weaopon out. i dont know but i thnk is alot easy to use a controller. I guess it all depends on what your use to. Right?
@ Mao if your gamepad is so superior why do I keep seeing topics from joypad users moaning about people having an advantage with the frag fx controller ? As for PC gaming being dead !!! It's funny I only ever see console users claiming that, I wonder why ? @ Nitrowolf2 I haven't changed weapons with the number keys for years. The mouse has a lil device on it called the scroll wheel which works excellently for switching between weapons, you might want to try it sometime. As for this topic, I can't believe people keep dismissing the mouse and keyboard combo it is the perfect system for controlling fps games and games like The Agency. The fact Sony isn't doing crossplay is testament to how deadly the mouse and keyboard is. A joypad user simply would not stand a chance against someone with a mouse and keyboard. If you think they do then you are seriously delusional. It would be as stupid as me claiming the mouse and keyboard is the best control for beat em ups (it isn't).
You can also remap the keys to suit your needs. I love how you can map fire too the scroll wheel giving you a much faster rate of fire.
superior control ? for a game that sounds quite ps3 oriented from the start and a mmo ?
they siad this at e3
if not, forget it.
I remember them talking about it, with DLC to take its place. But they never gave a final word.
Word is that it's going to be free to play, but I don't know that Sony has given 100% confirmation on that. I'm with you - I won't pay a subscription fee to play it.
I think if there going to charge for it they should offer us a week (or longer) for a free trial to se if we do or don't like it. I dont like paying for a game to play it i'll buy a game but i will not pay to play online
advertisements all over the place if it meant free to play for the PS3.
ps3 gamers would own pc noobs
it doesnt bother me at all but i would like a shoter that cross to PC like counterstrike or something. What im worried about are the PC hackers
the agency :) an amazing MMO which never stops and has loads of intergrations planned, the kind of thing an xbot like yourself can only dream of
never heard of it
you act as if someone is trying to talk to you and there mumbling. Its clearly stated the agency.
i think they said it would be free to play with micro transactions for full access to all weaps/accessories etc... i'd rather the monthly fee.. make it something like $4.99 or something.. i've paid for WoW, FFXI, EQOA, EQ its not that big a deal but transaction fees add up more than a monthly fee
I'm dissapointed about there no Cross Platform play, but I don't really know how this game plays, so if it's like a shooter I can understand that, but if its like a normal MMO than I don't see the problem. I wouldn't pay more than $5 a month for it though, so hopefully there isn't a monthly fee, or at least a small monthly fee. I hope DCU online has Cross platform play, but that's just wishful thinking.
psst....noone really cares about X platform play besides, I have not been impressed at all so far AND if it costs to play = fail
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