Need for Speed announcement due next week

EA are working on a brand new Need for Speed game (well that wasn't a surprise was it?) and are due to announce it next week.

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Gamer136463d ago (Edited 6463d ago )

This new NFS should look amazing why because it might not be a port and its the second round on the 360, probley look the same on the ps3. can,t wait to see some screenshots and ingame trailers.

PS360PCROCKS6462d ago

hell yea they can do some cool stuff in reality wise of the game, like cars actually damaging, etc...maybe it will have the Havok engine like test drive does, that's really cool crashing in that game

USMChardcharger6462d ago

i hope it is better than the first one for the 360 (for me, may have been just fine for others). i would like it to be a little more realistic.

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The future of Xbox: Will history remember 'the end of exclusive games' as the right choice?

A gamble that could pay off, or backfire.

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Jin_Sakai1d 14h ago

Xbox is pretty much irrelevant at this point and PlayStation will open up a massive player base for Xbox games.

Obscure_Observer17h ago

Yeah, it´s so "irrelevant" that even publishers and developers that used to skip Xbox and keep their games exclusive to either or both Nintendo and Sony, are now heading towards to Series Consoles.

Playstation "massive" player base couldn´t prevent Sony from losing freaking 10 Billion after its latest financial report, and PC which used to be treated as Sony´s *main* competitor according to Andrew House, is now their main partner.

Those are the facts.

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Crows9013h ago

Another fact for you. Developments is pretty standardized now compared to before.

Many games still skip Xbox consoles.

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Ironmike12h ago

Sony going to be doing the same watch next Yr

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S2Killinit11h ago(Edited 11h ago)

Xbox has never been as irrelevant as it is today. So much so that they are releasing their games on other consoles to make a profit.

Facts

anast10h ago

It will be up by 20 billion by the end of the 4th quarter.

StormSnooper8h ago(Edited 8h ago)

Even you can’t deny that Xbox isn’t what it used to be. They lose more ground with every generation.

derek6h ago

@Obscure, lol. You guys are delusional. The stock went down and it will go back up. PC is a partner? There is nothing to partner with concerning pc, it's is an open platform and Sony will use it as it sees fit.

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Laxus7h ago(Edited 7h ago)

so irrelevant that they own some of the biggest games in the world.

Call of Duty. Minecraft. Elder Scrolls.
Nothing playstation has comes even close. But Xbox is irrelevant. Sure 😂

I think it's weird how Playstation fanboys are rooting for the destruction of Xbox. You actually don't like games if you do. Cuz we have seen how Sony acts when they get cocky. That's why they have no games this year and you'll eat it up.

NotoriousWhiz7h ago

No games even with a solid GOTY contender launching next week? If you say so.

Jin_Sakai4h ago(Edited 4h ago)

“so irrelevant that they own some of the biggest games in the world.“

I’m referring to the Xbox hardware not the software. 🙄

Knightofelemia3h ago

I'm a Playstation fan and I am not rooting for the destruction of Xbox. People are allowed to choose which platform they want to game on. I chose Playstation because of the diversity of games and I also like the Playstation studios they have under their belt. I also chose Playstation and Nintendo because they get more of the niche Japanese games. Xbox was going to get Gal Gun and Microsoft scrapped it. I use to like Gears of War when Epic still had it I bought a Series X just to play Gears. But the last two Gears games have been boring and I sold my Series X to someone who might enjoy it more then I did. Sony games might not push the COD numbers in sales. But at least they are memorable and replayable then a game that is released on a yearly basis like COD. Same shit wash, rinse, repeat.

Barlos1h ago

Xbox is irrelevant, not Microsoft. If it wasn't for Microsoft's deep pockets the brand would be dead already.

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-Foxtrot1d 10h ago

I hate the idea of consoles losing exclusive games, I'd be gutted if Sony or Nintendo started putting their games on whatever willy nilly as you've got to have that special "ooomf" to justify the purchase of each one.

However in Xbox's case they've been heading down this path for years now, not just because of Microsoft's new business goals but because of their own silly decisions. Microsoft buying up two massive publishers paved the way for them to become a huge third party publisher themselves and in years to come more games will come to other consoles

If you think they will stop at just 4 games then you are lying to yourselves

Lightning7715h ago

Nobody suspects they'll ll stop at 4. They're just testing the waters. If they succeed expect more of those types of games to make the jump.

EvertonFC14h ago

"If they succeed" well we know the answer to that already, so basically a 3rd party company in 3 years.

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Lightning7714h ago

@Ever riiiight They're releasing a new gen console.

So much for 3 years I guess.

@landy get lost spam bot.

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EvertonFC11h ago(Edited 11h ago)

Of course they will have a console, but they will love the profits from Nintendo and PlayStation gamers buying the games.
It's gonna actually be a great move for Xbox, I'm not in the playstation has defeated Xbox camp fella I can assure you.
Playstation fans won't like me saying this but Sony will see the profits MS is actually making and will no doubt offer at least some exclusives imo at some point nxt generation.
It's about profits for these companies at the end of the day and they all love the €/£/$

Obscure_Observer13h ago

"If you think they will stop at just 4 games then you are lying to yourselves"

Well, I believe more games will come eventually. Just not the ones you´re expecting.

They´re already announced their plans to release another powerful next gen system. So to assume they´ll release their major system-sellers on both Nintendo and Sony´s systems is silly to say at least.

"I'd be gutted if Sony or Nintendo started putting their games on whatever willy nilly as you've got to have that special "ooomf" to justify the purchase of each one."

I wonder if Playstation consoles will be worth for you in the future as more and more games will making its way to PC.

I believe Nintendo will be the only one of the big three to remain loyal to console gaming only for the foreseeable future.

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MrDead12h ago(Edited 12h ago)

It's funny now MS is multiplatform it's own platform will be it's smallest customer base. They purchased publishers and studios that profit the least from Xbox and now MS is taking control away from Xbox heads and making multiplatform games multiplatform again!?!.. MS is the worst thing to ever happen to the gaming industry so far, lets see what damage their dream of rentals only does to gaming, their horrendous mergers have already crapped on the workforce and left fans of franchises in limbo.

anast10h ago

Nintendo can't, it would destroy their console sales. Their consoles are always the weakest every gen.

Laxus7h ago(Edited 7h ago)

Playstation is already planning to go day and date on PC. They're following exactly what Xbox has been doing. They're going down the same path.

MLB The Show comes out on Xbox and on GamePass every year. And Marathon is also coming to Xbox day one. Yes there are excuses you can make like MLB "forced" sony to do it or Bungie signed multiplat into contract "allegedly".

But the Sony I used to know would have done everything in their power to stop Marathon coming day one on Xbox and they certainly would have prevented MLB from coming to GamePass day one every year.

I wouldn't be surprised if Helldivers makes it over to Xbox in a year or two either. I also wouldn't be surprised if more of the Playstation live service games make it to Xbox either.

Sony nowadays agrees with Xbox more than they don't especially their new CEO.

These games are too expensive to make for them to not maximize profits by putting some games that make sense on other platforms.

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XiNatsuDragnel1d 6h ago

I won't like exclusives for platforms entirely go away because it negs the validity of a purchase.

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isarai13h ago(Edited 13h ago)

My thing is, making a game exclusively for one console allows the developers to get closer to to the medal, and get more out of their games than other developers on their platform. That's why first party games no matter the platform or generation have always been a step above everyone else, and have spearheaded technology far ahead of anyone else besides the rare outliers like Rockstar.

That has always been a huge draw for me as a gamer, and it would really suck to see that go away.