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A Crack in Time is fastest-selling Ratchet game

Insomniac Games revealed that Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time is the fastest-selling game in the series.

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Delta2924d ago

Yea, i still have to pick this up.

baum2924d ago (Edited 2924d ago )

Probably because the PS2 had a sh1tload of piracy

Edit:

All I'm saying is that adding Blu-ray to PS3 was probably a great move in the long run.

Christopher2924d ago

But this isn't the first PS3 R&C game... it's the 3rd...

The reason why it's selling well, IMHO, is because of the new time puzzles involved and how people are talking them up and because more people who were sticking with PS2 purchased a PS3 in the last two months since the price drop.

raztad2924d ago

@cdogno

I dont understand what you guys are talking here.

UltimateIdiot9112924d ago

Just so you know, hackers have been ripping bluray movies and PS3 games for a while now through linux. So don't think that the only reason why there isn't piracy on the PS3 is because of Bluray.

badz1492923d ago

I still haven't buy mine! I was about to buy it but I have bills to settle before pay day! damn it! this will be the 1st one I buy on pay day!

Sub4Dis2923d ago (Edited 2923d ago )

hopefully this game's improved sales will send a msg to insomniac to keep making ratchet and stop making resistance.
i don't see how a company can be so damn good at making these platformers and be so damn terrible at making fps.

baum2923d ago

"Just so you know, hackers have been ripping bluray movies and PS3 games for a while now through linux. So don't think that the only reason why there isn't piracy on the PS3 is because of Bluray."

Blu-ray is too expensive to be used for piracy, therefore there is no piracy on PS3 (yet), thanks to Blu-ray.

UltimateIdiot9112923d ago (Edited 2923d ago )

Well, you don't need to load it from the bluray if you can put it on an external or the harddrive itself. What you do need to load a copy bluray or from the harddrive is a loader that will bypass the security check.

Just look at the PSP, you don't need to burn a UMD, just rip it. You just need to put it on a memory stick and in the early days, use a loader. With CFW, you just load the game like normal.

I'm not saying Bluray wasn't a smart choice but it's just not the main reason why there are no piracy on the PS3. Sony saw their mistake with the PSP and buff up the security in the PS3 software and hardware.

red2tango2923d ago

When the PS3 loader comes out in 2010, Sony is gonna be screwed because of the lower install base. Sony exclusives like R&C will also suffer.

baum2923d ago

Games are in the 25GB-50GB range. Some even add redundant data just to fill the discs. So yeah, the fact that they made it Blu-ray dependent is one of the main reasons PS3 piracy is not rampant like it is on PS2.

So, if anyone wants to pirate games on PS3, I wish them good luck downloading that much information, getting HDDs that big, swapping them all the time, formatting them, ruinning PS3's warranty by modding it.

TheReaper422923d ago

hacking a ps3 isn't even worth it. too much time and space consumed. 1 firmware update = brick all pirate's system easily. KaBOOM!

Which would you rather do, spend at least 5 hours downloading a game, couple more hours burning it, add in electricity bill + blu ray burner + blu ray disc (and or extra hard drive space), having to take the risk of a firmware update bomb, or go to the store and purchase a game which only (for some of us) take about 1 hour ~ 2 hours of work to buy.

sikbeta2923d ago

"Just so you know, hackers have been ripping bluray movies and PS3 games for a while now through linux. So don't think that the only reason why there isn't piracy on the PS3 is because of Bluray"

You don't know what are you talking about, linux even don't have a proper DirectX support/compatibilty and the PowerPc architecture don't have all the available/compatible software that others distributions have (aka i386/64bits)

gaffyh2923d ago

Good for insomniac, the game is great. And as we all know, Europe is the biggest market for Ratchet.

Milky2923d ago

My GOTY, cannot get enough of it.

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edwineverready2924d ago

more then a million in the end. It's a good game!

raztad2924d ago

I think Tools of Destruction sold like 1.5m lifetime. Probably ACiT will do better.

Game deserves all the sales it can get, excellent platformer, one of the few in a dying genre :(. It's sad, really sad.

DonCorneo2924d ago (Edited 2924d ago )

this good news.

40 million ps2s vs 27 million ps3s

and A Crack in Time is fastest-selling Ratchet game!

HolyOrangeCows2924d ago

*A Crack in Time is fastest-selling Ratchet game*
(Even with a smaller amount of hardware compared to previous games)

"....oh, never mind"

Campy da Camper2924d ago

I wrestle my kid each night for the controller on this game. It is a great platformer with great writing, visuals and weapons. I reall dig that my kid is into this and not wanting to run around on MW or GTA.

One of the last greats in the genre. Kudos Insomniac.

Xulap2924d ago

You wrestle your kid?
Like in chokeslam? WWE?

*calls 911*

haha, Just kidding.
It's good to see parents playing with their kids, and letting them play good games for their age.

PS3, It only does family togetherness: