Dan Pinchbeck said that he loved working on PlayStation 4, but he would also like to see Everybody's Gone to the Rapture on PC.
It would be amazing at 4K resolution.
I doubt it will be on PC since Sony helped making it.
Well, Sony is not opposed to third party developers releasing on PC as well.
@Alexious Bloodborne, the demand for that game on PC is absolutely colossal but Sony won't allow it because the PS4 needs its exclusives.
yes, we shall see just how open sony is about allowing it on the pc. the irony is sony would welcome dear esther on the ps4 with open arms.
I imagine it usually depends on the deal in question Alexious. SFV yes, Bloodborne no. It just depends on the agreement they made. Of course Sony would prefer that all content was exclusive to their platform, but in many cases they are not likely to be willing to pay / support the developer enough to strike that deal. Same with all platform holders, from their perspective exclusivity is better than any form of multiplatform releases.
Doesn't Sony make PC's?
Sony owns the IP. It's unlikely that we'll ever see it on PC.
I'll take 1440P as well.
I'm buying this game very soon
They brought it up.
Hey, I would love this game on PC too!
guess ill wait for PC
If you read the article carefully it says it's Sony's decision as they own the IP and rights and the ones who helped make this game. It's not their choice (The Chinese Room)
well ill give it a month before i purchase it on PS4
You should, because you don't even have a PS4.
add me psn- ogfernie currently playing rocket league but ok buddy
See ya on Windows 10 PC!!!
DirectX 12 maybe.
It won't happen unless Sony allows them. They have no choice
Or just get it on PS4?
Sony owns the IP, it's never going to appear on PC.
A shame really. Thankfully, with Microsoft trying to merge Windows and Xbox, the era of wasting money on three different machines just to play all the games we want might be coming to a close. It would be great if we had devs making games and manufacturers producing the cheapest PCs possible with which to run them. We would all benefit from this hugely.
No offense but: Face palm " would be great if we had devs making games and manufacturers producing the cheapest PCs possible with which to run them. We would all benefit from this hugely." We already have a market just as you described, its called the PC market! Why try to turn the console market into just another clone of the PC market? Why do that? When there is already a market already in existence for such already..again its the PC market. Sure let's just pack up all our investment and once again have a market where all software and graphics Api are controlled again by one single company? At least in the consumer electronics market there is real choice! More than one company can have software made for their systems and its not just one company having a [email protected] near monopoly.
Yes but PCs are unaffordable to many. The reason people buy consoles is ease of use and good value, both of which could be achieved on PC if Microsoft and Sony started mass producing identical spec machines. Any console owner would love a PC if it was less stressful to use; there's more choice, and a more competitive market. I was one of them, but made the leap from PS3 to PC several years ago.
"Sony owns the IP, it's never going to appear on PC." Why? Sony makes PC's. Wouldn't a highly rated game only help Sony in the PC market? Sony could offer the game free or at a discount to spur sales of their machines.
Sony sold off its PC arm, and Sony Sold also its Sony Online Entertainment PC arm also..Sony is strictly sticking to console's! They still own Stock of said sold assets, but Sony no longer is in the PC biz at all, just a stock holder of former assets.
I could see this game heading to PC after a period of time. If Sony allows it then it may help in securing future titles from The Chinese Room as part of a better relationship.
well unless sony changed their minds. this wont be coming to pc. sony has never allowed any of their playstation exclusive games to appear on anything that's not a playstation system.
God I hope this comes to Steam. The only thing that might stop it from happening is Sony.
there isn't a "might". sony owns the IP
It's like people deliberately don't read articles (or do research). For those OUT OF the know, again: SONY OWNS THE IP. Port begging is pointless, here.
Yes it deserves to played at higher resolution and framerates
Why Sony would release a game they helped to develop on PC? It's not their platform. First pc gamers ask for Nintendo exclusives and now this?
@Ratchet8 Their reasonings for such a request is pretty simple. Because its pretty much , there is only select few games on consoles I want, but I want those few games released on PC so I do not have to purchase said console.
You must be pretty naive to not understand how exclusives work, it goes for the guy who posted below too. Sony helped to fund the game, of couse they have the right to the game stay on their platform, now if you don't have a PS4, sorry, but that's your business.
Because exclusives are anti-consumer, I should not need three almost identical machines to play all the games out there. That's like having three cars because some places will only allows BMWs to visit.
Competition is a wonderful thing, it helps the market to keep growing, like i said, you must be pretty naive to not understand something so simple like that.
@Ratchet: Not if the price for "losing" is financial ruin it isn't. With rules like that, competition stops being about innovation and creativity, and starts being about the end of both of those things. The point of competition in such a case is to win and monopolize. Think about it, if your competitor innovates and starts attracting capital AWAY from you, that's money you need to live slipping away - money you need to be able to pay your employees so they can live. A competitive market is a desperately uncertain place. The point of innovation in such a context is to outdo and undercut the competition, and establish a monopoly. With monopoly comes the end of innovation, and the conservative clinging on to winning-formulas out of a fear that change mightn't bring the same success. It's the height of naivete to believe that competitive markets are places of good faith. People innovate as a means to the end of "victory" which is the end of competition through monopoly - eliminating the POSSIBILITY of being undercut or one-upped and meeting financial ruin (which entails artificial scarcity - being cut off from life's necessities). Just look at Apple - what the hell have they done differently in like a decade? Just iterations of the same thing over and over. Think of Activision with Call of Duty. The function of "exclusives" is to finally defeat competitors - draw consumers and their money to you, and deprive those things from competitors. It's vicious. If Sony "won", they'd dare not change up what earned them victory in the first place - innovation and creativity would end. People innovate begrudgingly in the capitalist context - they grow weary of having to one-up the competition, they just want the struggle to survive to end. Competition is only a good thing when the price of losing isn't effectively life itself. In such cases were that IS the price, life comes before innovation and creativity, and the only way to preserve life, again in this context, is to end innovation and creativity - monopoly, absolute financial security, safety from being undercut or outdone. People care more about preserving their life than they do innovating. I mean, you can't innovate without first having a life - you can't live without first having a life TO live. The problem is that once you secure your life in capitalism, choosing creativity and innovation threatens to undermine that security totally. Honestly, supporting exclusivity is, in the final analysis, the same as supporting the end of innovation and creativity. Exclusivity merely reflects a corporation's ongoing attempts to monopolize, which again, should they be successful in this, brings an end to innovation and creativity. You are championing the undermining of the very things you claim to value.
@Ratchet8 Of course it is. I have a degree in Economics, so I know that as well as anyone. However there is market failure here caused by the fact that video games are not homogenous products, and are protected by intellectual property laws. Essentially, you get a sort of semi-collusion, whereby consumers cannot simply go and buy another console to play the same game from a different company (yes, I mean some random company would create an identical version of this game). However markets can be very competitive where games are competing on the quality of their content, and hardware is competing on the best performance to price ratio (value). That is a competitive market. Exclusivity deals where the games do not depend upon specific hardware features are a legal grey area, somewhere between collusion and acceptable practice. And yes these games would still exist even without Sony and Microsoft funding them, because rather than buying three machines, we would have more money to spend on games.
Cant believe there are so many dumb people that still think that a SONY OWNED IP will be available on platforms that are NOT PlayStation. The same bullshit happened with Bloodborne, this is Sony not MS. They make REAL exclusives.
@Gespenst- Funny you mentioned this, but in the PC market, we really only have one singular OS that the majority of games are made for, where is the outcry for Linux, or Mac, to have a fair shake? Some may say, well that's because there is already many hardware choices to choose from, and the consumer does not need a wheel reinvented when it comes to the OS. And that's as much bullcrap as the idea its OK for one company to have a monopoly, because that's just the majority's choice and is just the better solution for everyone than a two companies coming up with a Os that does the sane things , that no diff. Than a software game that many want to play but its only on one platform.. Many games in the PC market are only on Window's, so where is the same view of people pushing for Linux or Mac getting such games? Humm, its ironic to say the least the very same that claim monopoly are bad for one company also themselves are also putting up with a singlular OS monopoly but have no qualms about such. Very definition of ironic turn of events. IE: not every game needs to run on The Windows OS. There are other Operating systems out there.
I would like to see this on PC. But I honestly can't see it happening. Sony want to keep there exclusives actually exclusive. You know so people who really want to play said exclusives have to go and buy a PS4. It is why I don't understand Microsoft lately. Making some of there exclusive titles available for PC. Don't get me wrong I really like what there doing but I don't understand it. What if they start just porting all there exclusives to PC. Sure they will get more game sales but there would come a point where there would be no point buying a XB1 all there exclusives are on PC. Please before anyone quotes me and points out that not all of there exclusives are on PC. Yes I know hence why I said "What if they start porting all there exclusives to PC".
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