Perhaps only adding fuel to the fire, Activision’s boss-man says he doesn’t spend much time thinking about Battlefield 3, nor does he “feel the need” to comment on other companies' games.
Kotick: liar... BS!
Yea, he's just mad, cuz EA didnt let him into the booth to play BF3 at E3...
I don't think about it but I tried playing at e3 - Kotick
...not since EA gave me the boot at E3 and wouldn't let me play BF3 like i was somebodies annoying adopted little step brother.
. He only thinks money.
Took the words right out of my mouth.
Great thinking ignore the competition worked for Guitar Hero.......Oh wait
It would be nice if N4G didn't "feel the need" to keep posting BF3 vs MW3 topics. It was already getting old weeks ago.
N4G doesn't post topics.
You're right, but they do keep approving them, which I think was the point lastdual was trying to make... it needs to stop.
Right, you don't think about the competition. Which is exactly why Guitar Hero added in drums and microphone when Rock Band was beating them in sales-wise, right?
Rock Band never beat Guitar Hero sales wise, the first Rock Band game sold 4 million units at retail as of mid 2008 while Guitar Hero III did 8 million units at the same time. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... After that, sales for both games began to drop but Guitar Hero was still outselling Rock Band.
Well considering with Rock band, you'd need to buy about $150-$180 to get the whole set up, which a lot of people did in fact buy... Ok, I should have said that they made more of a profit instead of sales-wise.
Even if you go by hardware costs Guitar Hero III still outsold Rock Band with $1 billion in revenue compared to $600 million. I also don't know why I got disagrees when I presented links along with the facts!
Actually, from what I'm reading, GH3 only did $831 million in revenue, not $1 billion. Probably just got your facts mixed up. http://www.cnbc.com/id/4225... But fair enough. Guitar Hero 3 did seem to be more successful, financially, than Rock Band. Still intriguing as to why Guitar Hero decided to go the band route with their next game (and no, I'm not talking about Aerosmith). They were probably watching their competition. ... Which goes back to my first point in saying that Kotick is full of crap when he says he doesn't think about the competition.
The billion figure is in the link I provided, the one you provided is only the US so one can assume the rest is probably all other territories combined. Nothing wrong with going the band route in the franchise. Kotick is only the CEO of Activision, he doesn't make games, secondly, as per the article Kotick says he doesn't think about the competition because he doesn't feel the need to comment about the other franchise like EA's CEO is doing with MW3. Don't know what your impression is regarding what he said.
You should Kotick. You should.
I hope he has nightmares about it lol.
He's not human
Kotick on Battlefield 3: I don’t think about the competition. You Weasel!!!
This douche doesn't "think" about the competition since he's too comfortable on his bed made of money, pillow made of shattered dreams, and blanket of blood & sweat taken from developers..... Man, that bed has got to smell randy!
What an idiot, that's exactly why Battlefield 3 will be the better game. You simply can't not think about the competition when making ANY product, especially a video game!
"I don't think about the competition" Really? then why did you try and play BF3 at E3?
Exactly. The man's an idiot. He puts on this "Activision's untouchable" front, but we all know Battlefield 3's got him sweating. I don't care which game 'wins', as chances are I'll buy both for different reasons, but it's amusing how worried he is about EA's upcoming FPS encroaching on MW3 sales.
everybody knows the solution pirate call of duty and buy battlefield just to wipe out that weasel smile of his face.
Kotick has stated in the past that he keeps an eye on the competition. What he's saying here is that he doesn't feel the need to comment on/against his competitors and he doesn't think about what the competition is saying. In that regards, Kotick does tend to be better than EA, who are known to say negative things about their competition as well as making boastful claims.
I believe it. If he thought about the competition there would be reason for him to start turning out quality games...which is not the case.
Well one thing is certain; N4G HATES kotick. Not a single disagree for any of the above comments. We may disagree about consoles and genres and developers, but our hatred for Kotick is true.
otherwise you're gonna get an awful surprise this Fall as you get anally shafted in the most violent manner by a certain first person shooter. You may know which game I'm talking about because its the game you so wanted to play so badly a few weeks ago but couldnt. BATTLEFIELD! YE!
I find it funny when people say that, "I don't care about the competition" "The competition doesn't worry me/us", etc.... Do they thing that makes them look tough? Confident? All it does is make them look like bad business people. A true business person would always be keeping an eye on the competition, how else are you supposed to compete?
Clearly he's telling the truth. If he did, COD wouldn't be being thrown out yearly. Especially in its current condition.
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