Colby Tortorici looks at the effect that yearly releases of the same franchises have on consumers. Should there be a limit to annual game releases?
In my opinion, no. I believe it stagnates a developer's creativity and makes them lazy, all the while taking advantage of a part of the community that strive for updates in their graphics and teams. I'm sure there's a better way of doing annual releases, but no one developer cares enough yet. I would say that every annual release should be put on a two year schedule with updates in-between releases, so no one misses out on their team roster and the developer has enough time to make a better title.
I honestly would like to see Forza take a break for a little while. Forza games have had 5 releases since 2013 and I know that they are two different games between the mainline motorsport series and the horizon series but come on. FM5 2013 FH2 2014 FM6 2015 FH3 2016 FM7 2017 I get that they are alternating but its getting tiresome and just as bad as being annual.
Agreed they need to take a break. For someone like me who loves there games I simply do not have the time to keep up, and it's frustrating.
nope.. but it sure is good for game devs, minimal effort, maximum profit just how they like it ... :/ sadly only indie game devs and a handful of studios like ID, Machine games and CDPR still actually give a single fuck about quality nowadays :/ everyone else just wants to flood you with MTx's and season passes that truly truly arent worth the price at all and ship you as broken a game as they can actually get away with
3 years apart is better I think. Yearly games aren't high quality or are simply copy and pasted material
No.....they aren't. They turn the franchise stale and redundant. I don't know who in their right mind would buy these games over and over again.
They are not necessary and can turn a franchise into crap. It can make it feel like industry pumped out garbage thats just to make a buck and sometimes makes changes in the game for the worse. A new game every other year or three is good.
No. At minimum they could or should be bi-annually released. A lot of gamers don't have time to dive right into a game as soon as it comes out because the market is flooded with so many quality games at one time. I don't see how anyone can make the time to play everything. So by the time said person makes it to the game they want to play a new version comes out and now they don't get as much enjoyment cause either 1. the developer has moved on, or 2. majority of players have moved on. *disclaimer* Everything I just said is really only applicable to the online aspects of any game, but I still feel it's a valid point. Wait every 2yrs so us gamers can have realistically have time to enjoy every aspect of the games. It could be argued that annual releases also hurt the publisher? I pass on games because I know I won't have time to play and by the time I do a new version will be out so why bother. Again just my opinion.
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