Crysis maker Crytek is one of the hardcore video game makers that is experimenting with new platforms and business models. And in the case of Warface, the German video game maker is taking free-to-play gaming to the Xbox 360.
Putting a f2p game onto last gen console isn't what I would call Charging Ahead, I would call it playing it safe, as the user base is massive. I would rather see them develop for the X1 though. The X1 needs a bigger library and this game would be a great option.
Wait what so if Microsoft supports the 360 it still get negative feedback wow I'm just flabbergasted
No, you just don't label it as "Charging ahead" though. * Charging ahead would be them releasing a F2P ww2 FPS game with 30 maps + 100 guns on XB1
I'm not trying to be negative. Just saying 360 has a big install base and X1 is hurting for games and this would be a good opportunity to help out the adoption rate of new users by bulking up the games library.
I wouldn't say X1 is hurting for games. They got plenty of 3rd party and exclusives on the way as well s titanfall around the corner. im glad this will be released on 360, will hold me over till I can afford a X1 :P
Charging ahead would have been them releasing something like this in 2006, but wait their size limit on content/downloads on Xbox Live in 2006 was 150mbs, forget what I said lol.
Actually they plan to bring it X1 eventually, I'm not sure where but i remember reading that they're just experimenting the success of f2p with xbox 360 and will bring the f2p model to the X1 as soon as they can.
I fail to see how F2P is a new business model. We have F2P games for quite a while now.
You right it's only that way when a f2p game is released on a Sony console
It's admirable how you feel the need to defend the Xbox, but that wasn't an anti Xbox comment just a comment about how badly phrased the description is it's not a new business model on any platform.
It's still a new business model for the developers. They didn't say they're inventing a new business model just experimenting with different platforms, which is new for them. And they actually didn't directly even say that, the article elaborated it that way. You probably should stop nitpicking.
This is actually great news! I'm not sure if Microsoft had any F2P games that weren't locked behind a paywall before this but I hope this will become a new trend not only for the 360, but for the One as well.
The article mention this: "The game will debut in the second quarter for Xbox Live Gold members on the Xbox 360". In answer to your question, World of Tanks is also locked behind the paywall, and if the trend continues, there never will be a F2P on Xbox that actually is free-to-play.
Wow, I must of missed that. Microsoft really needs to get it together and figure out what free to play actually means.
A F2P on a last gen system? 90% of Xbox 360's best games can be acquired for like, $20 or less each now - instead of paying to win, just buy one of the many great complete experiences for a few bucks.
Does Warface actually have a pay-to-win system in place?
I don't think its hardly as bad as the other pay to win games out there. They really want to avoid that issue.
^ I see. I'd definitely like to try it out when it releases.
I played the warface beta. The graphics were bad the aiming is terrible and it had constant connection issues.
I played once, maybe twice. It's like a bad counterstrike mod
I'm in the Beta as well. I thought the shooting was good. I was also extremely impressed with the visuals, considering it's a F2P game on a last-gen system. There were, however, constant connection issues. If they manage to fix that, might be worth playing. Definitely a great option considering that the price is right.
Anything ms does you guys hate. Lol you must be sad and alone to harbor so much hate. There is more to ms than xone. Is it because anyone who has buisness wish they had the success of ms?Hmmmmmm. Playstation vs xbox, its not ms vs sony. That is laughable.
Doesn't matter what the news is, if its Sony related its glass half full, if its xbox related its glass half empty. N4G is still a great place to get gaming news fast, you just have to be willing to wade through the BS spewed by the sites users
Well you see FanboyKilla, these fanboys are all about the "gamer console, that gives true gamers choices" So because of this, they hate anytime that MS gives gamers an option to do something fun. When they say "give gamers choices" apparently that is followed by "as Sony sees fit". Anything innovative, fun, or exciting by MS is immediately shot down and called a lie, or some other form of garbage...but then when Sony does it...the pearly gates of heaven open and graces all gamers..."gamers" that have no games to play and troll N4G all day.
I hate to break it to you, but "true" gamers don't play consoles, they play games. If you are unwilling to believe that you can play great games on the WiiU, Xbox 360/One, PC or any gaming device, you are simply a fanboy. This applies to any Xbox fan that can't recognize the great exclusives Sony has too.
Meanwhile on xb1 were waiting to see the bonus of having xbl.
obviously its tv tsk tsk
No I meant more like bonus games.
It's not free to play when it requires subscription... Let's see how many idiots gonna hit disagree button !
My momma always said, gaming is like a box of chocolates....you never know what you're going.....WHAT, $5.00 for a Red Dot Sight, $2.50 for a laser attachment!?!? WTF man, I thought it was free to play?!
Is that with or without paying $60 for Live gold?
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