True, but we're not talking about 1st party exclusives, nor are we talking about a relatively new IP that needed rescuing in order for us to even get a sequel.
Street Fighter is part of a very popular 3rd party franchise, that has been multiplat for many, many years. There's no reason to assume we wouldn't have gotten Street Fighter V without Sony.
Maybe I'm missing something here, but could you explain to me how taking a long running 3rd par... #9.1
It really depends on what deal is being made. I imagine a timed exclusivity deal is not quite as pricey as purchasing total exclusivity of the IP, or the first game of a franchise for that matter.
I honestly have a hard time believing that's the case. As I stated above, Capcom sold over 6 million copies/downloads of Street Fighter IV on the PS3 and Xbox 360 alone, this isn't even taking into consideration the funds earned from the Windows PC and 3DS versions, nor does... #7.1