Exclusives are the lifeblood of a console and PS4 Boss Shawn Layden recently teased major games coming during the first half of next year.
There's Nothing like getting blockbuster games at the start of the year and throughout
Yep. Also I always appreciate the small lull in Sony exclusives at the end of the year. Let's me grab some of the bigger 3rd party stuff that always releases around then.
The best of their titles release early in the year.... the second half of the year leaves much to be desired.
Ni No Kuni 2
Horizon The Frozen Wilds
Not only are you wrong, but the second half of each year is already filled with blockbusters - so why would you need more? You would just miss out on most of that since nobody has time to play so many games.
Nothing screams 'must play' in there...
GT Sport and DLC for U4 & Horizon. Everything else is good for padding the list.
Hellblade and Ni no Kuni 2 - > I don't need a PS4 to play those even then they don't scream 'must play'.
The list is serviceable ..
Perhaps at the start of 2018 . . We can talk then.
Woolly you are putting your own bias into the equation. Since you don't want to play these games doesn't mean they are nothing. That is where a lot of people's opinion become incorrect even though they are opinions. You need to say the second half of the year leave much to be desired for myself. There are games on that list that guy posted where I don't want to play but I know there are popular games and people have been waiting for them for a while. Therefore I can't just say, oh Sony's second half is lackluster just because I don't want to play any of those games. There is a difference between a personally opinion and a regular opinion. A regular opinion you need to put yourself in other people's shoes and not just your own.
Just because they don't scream must play to you doesn't mean other people aren't looking forward to them, funny how that works huh? Options are nice.
Ok and usually MS has nothing for 9 months then drop everything they have at the end of the year when all the big 3rd party games are hitting. And what big games does MS have this fall? Forza? Crackdown 3 which doesn't look very good? Some indie games? Shouldn't get too ahead of yourself here pal... what screams must play out of those?
Yeah I have no idea what you're talking about literally my entire calendar between now and the ending of the year is full!!!
Something screaming I must play to you is too subjective I'm sorry but if you're going to have a biased opinion about it you actually destroy your entire Point you're basically trying to say that subjectively to you nothing is interesting but at the end of the day you're also talking about a system that's just moved 60 million units and is still becoming one of the fastest selling consoles in history so what you personally like is not relevant to the point being made.
Let''s actually stick to stuff that's objective and not measured through emotion or personal feelings.
I mean you could copy and paste your argument for any single company
"Hellblade and Ni no Kuni 2 - > I don't need a PS4 to play those..."
Aren't all of, your beloved, xbox "exclusives" also available on the PC ? Going by your logic there is absolutely no reason what so ever to buy xbox because all of his "exclusives" are also on the PC, right ? But, strangely enough you will never mention that in xbox "exclusives" threads, why is that i wonder, hmmmm ? That's a real puzzler...
you're onto something. .
nawh... if it makes you feel better. The whole year leaves much to be desired on Xbox as well.. even-stevens :)
also, the same PS fans that are quick to point fingers at XO/Win10 games add multi_plats to their exclusive lists like Liquid hath done above lol.
I should correct you. . you meant to say my beloved PC. Woolly_ doesn't own a console. Although the Switch is looking very attractive right now.
I agree with you. But the folks I'm dealing with don't deal with logic like you do lol
Surprisingly you didn't reply with an essay
nothing screams must play? i mean it's not like undertale is an award winning game or anything... Not like the dlc coming to two of sony's most significant games of the past few years is coming. Lost legacy and Horizon dlc. FF 12 remake must be so boring to play an upgraded mainline FF game. GT Sport must not be an award winning franchise. and that's just off the top of my head. Not to mention that i'll be buying personally:
Ni no kuni 2
Hellblade (team ninja is awesome and underrated)
patatpon remastered (never played it last gen)
FF 12 (didn't play it during the ps2 years)
Undertale (want to see what choices i make in the game)
Horizon Frozen Wilds
not to mention valkyria chronicles revolution and god wars future past and summon night 6 i'm buying as well for 2017
"...if it makes you feel better. The whole year leaves much to be desired on Xbox as well.. "
No, i would feel better if MS would release some REAL exclusives to the xbox, who knows maybe that would made me buy the system.
"also, the same PS fans that are quick to point fingers at XO/Win10 games add multi_plats to their exclusive lists like Liquid hath done above lol."
Also, the same xbox fans that are quick to make a list of xbox "exclusives" point out that PS4/PC combo game is a multiplat lol.
"...you meant to say my beloved PC."
Yeeeaaahh..., i'm not convinced, you are WAAAAY more biased towards xbox and agains PS4 (comment history can be a real b*tch sometimes) to be a PC only gamer.
"Although the Switch is looking very attractive right now."
Yes, the Switch and the PS4 are very attractive consoles to have. Two awesome consoles that actualy have an awesome lineup of the true exclusive games.
@Wooly For someone that doesn't own a console, you spend an inordinate amount of time defending Xbox and trashing Playstation.
Meanwhile Xbox boss promises games coming in 2 to 3 years....
This guy Woolly probably thinks Halo Wars is "must play". Then the drought all the way to Crackdown, which had about an impressive a showing at E3 as cat vomit on hot asphalt.
Some mother's do have them, folks.
wolly if i go by your logic then Xbox has nothing to offer this year.. Halo wars i didnt play.. nor do i play forza and so on.... so Xbox has no zero games this year isn't it???
Good distribution of AAA, indies, AA, A titles throughout the globe, and throughout the year is the best.
Earth is flat. No a globe
Lol goku at it again are we ?
But seriously though Sony's strategy is better than MS in my opinion.
A few years back i became obsessed with this theory and it left me more confused than ever. The truth is we'll never really know for sure because nobody can see for themselves and verify with their own eyes. If only we could fly eh?
^You guys are simply stupid if you think the earth is flat, case closed.
I'm not going to sugarcoat this, but if you think the earth is flat then you're a moron. Simple is that.
I didn't say I personally thought the earth was flat guys but my cousin is crazy about these conspiracy theories and used to go on and on about it. So I did a few searches on it and fell into the rabbit hole myself but that was ages ago when I was like 17 years old. Who cares anyway? The earth could be a damn triangle for all I care.
First of all its not a theory but a fact. Theory are what pseudo science says. All the lie Nasa says. If you guys need to insult me or anyone with brain. You should be ashamed and also block from here for insulting me.
And yes sony is definitely playing their card smarter saying to third party thanks for your priority support and love. Have the holidays literally all for yourself. And yes sadly nobody can go high enough by themself to see it with their own eyes. Whoever thinks nasa who gets over 20billions in tax money or government couldn't lie to US or every other government or space agency it's then very naive.
Seems like most major PS4 exclusives now come in the first half of the year. No surprise there.
2018 could very well be another very strong year for games but for me 2017 will forever go down as the GOAT. I've already gotten 3 of my favorite games of this gen in Zelda, P5, and Horizon. Then we get NNK2, Mario Odyseyy, and Wolfenstein. 2017 is the best year ever for video games.
Wolfenstein is this year!? God damn. Think that's gonna have to wait a bit. Too many other games to get first!
Wolfenstein II and The Evil Within II are both October. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider in September. Bethesda is killing it this year with those plus Prey.
Plus Skyrim VR and Doom VR by November and I will be getting more Bethesda games this year then in the previous 3 combined.
Yessss Playstation is so kickass thank you Sony.. this year is ridiculous with all the games that have come out and are coming out later! so far one of the best years in gaming IMO. I'm sooo glad i own a PS4.
They should just come out and admit God of War is coming out in March. Everybody knows it.
"Exclusives are the lifeblood of a console."
Thats exectly right.
Xboxfanboys will be downvoting, but they want to see the true.
It's a damn good strategy from Sony. I'm thinking we go get god of war in march and then spider-man in the summer, which is a perfect time to release the game. Both are going to be massive for sony. I could see them both selling more than 10m copies.
Cool profile pic boss !
Sony is going to leave me broke smh
I can't stand it any longer that sony always has to completely destroy and emberras the direct competition with their large amount of high quality masterpieces. At least give them a change to not fail ;-(
It's funny how some people come in these articles and scream how Sony doesn't release anything to later in the year. You show them a list of games coming at that time and they aren't good enough. Yet these be the same people trying to justify BC and cross-platform.
Of course I would love for all the PlayStation exclusives to launch ASAP but this is the real world and a lot goes into launching a game, especially a AAA title. I'm looking forward to the Crash trilogy next month and I have to say that I saw a good chunk of games on the Pre Show that I'll be picking up this fall and holiday such as GT Sport, Hidden Agenda, Everybody's Golf, Knack 2 and Hellblade. Also Uncharted LL and Frozen Wilds will be day ones for me. With Sony's partnerships with third party's I can see why Sony is releasing their exclusives in the early parts of the year as most third party titles hit in the fall and holiday season as to not compete for sales against each other. I have to say I'm excited for some of the third party offerings like Wolfenstein The New Colossus, Assassins Creed Origins among others. I'm content as I still have games in the wrapper on my shelf that I haven't played yet and with the games releasing now through next year I'm fine with the release dates for Days Gone, GOW and Spiderman. With age comes patience.
Is the uncharted game the only big game Sony has dropping for the rest of the year? Not that they need anything else other than that!
That and GT Sport and Horizon The Frozen Wilds.
Dope. Horizon looked good too. I haven't watched much of the uncharted spin off, I like to be surprised. I'm hoping it has a mp aspect
Crash Bandicoot, Gran Turismo Sport, Horizon Zero Dawn Expansion are also on the way. Then you see Ni No Kuni 2, Hellblade, Matterfall, Pyre and a bunch of other amazing content rolling into the fall.
Nice! My brother in law swears by crash. I only played it on the uncharted 4 game. It seems fun. The only games I played on ps1 was resident evil, dino crisis, I think twisted metal. I tried tomb raider but really didn't care for it. This yr and 2018, Sony is killing it!
So pretty much the same as 2017 then? Sure I loved all the games that came out early this year.
I and most of my gamer friends prefer Sony releasing games the way they do at present. The short lull in the autumn/winter allows us to buy and enjoy the big multiplatform games that always release during October to December. However, despite having already had so many exclusives already in the first six months of this year, Sony still has so many exclusives arriving between now and December including Hellblade, Yakuza Kiwami, GT Sport, Knack 2, Uncharted - The Lost Legacy and many more. I am still playing games released last autumn/winter and I know I will be playing games released in the first six months in the latter half of the year so I am glad that big games like Spiderman PS4, God of War 4 and Days Gone are arriving next year. There are just so many games available on the PS4, I would need three of me to keep up-to-date!
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