As long as they continue to offer fans what they want, they will always triumph over Xbox, Pachter says.
Sony already won this generation and if they keep doing what they're doing they'll win the next one too.
In other news, water is wet.
It's not rocket science
Been saying this for years. Sony cater to all gamers, this is why they will always win. They have the big hitters, they have the niche titles, the have everything for everyone on their system. They have been doing this since the PS1 and it's why they are where they are now.
They dont cater to the multiplayer gamer
Really ? I have plenty of multiplayer games on my ps4....
I've come to realize that the newer generation of gamers has a shorer attention span and that's why they say things like single player is dead, or thats not there type of game. They need multiplayer games because these games offer instant gratification or something like that.
I can never keep up with the goalpost moving from xbox fanboys. So when people talk about all the games ps4 gets and say xbox has no games, you guys say "theres plenty to play!" Then rattle off multi plats. So when we say theres plenty of mp games on ps4, do multi plat games all of a sudden not count? Also there are exclusive Sony mp games, nothing as big as halo and gears but guess what, halo and gears aren't as big as they used to be. And with your recent mp games, you dont have much to brag about either...
The games market is flooded with MP games. You have a new Call of Duty every year. You've got GTA, Battlefield, Battlefront, Madden, FIFA, Overwatch, Monster Hunter, Rocket League, Destiny, Division. Then you have freebies like FortNite, Smite, and Warframe. Why does Sony even need to try to "cater to multiplayer"? I think the market is pretty well covered. SP? Not nearly as much.
They made their biggest ip an mp focused experiance, gt sport.
Damn! That salt lol
Yes they do. Factually incorrect.
They do actually. They have more multiplayer titles than Xbox.
And how did that help M$ this generation? Silly argument Xbots and their endless flip flopping smh.
Aceman18 Or maybe people want games that focus solely on gameplay like mp games do. If you are older than the new generation then surely you know that even back in the day the biggest and most popular games focused above all else on gameplay such as Tetris, Pong, Mario, Pac-Man, Sonic, Doom, Gran Turismo, Street Fighter, MK... with the exception being FF and later MGS. Maybe yours and today's generation really isn't that different and what the majority of gamers want from their games is basically the same: gameplay above storytelling and challenge over handholding us over corridors so that we can get to the next cutscene.
Love how I instantly get called a xbot because Im not into scripted walky talky games and prefer fun with friends and awesome gameplay instead.
Yeah awesome like Sea of Thieves. So awesome /S
What great multiplayer games does Xbox One have that PS4 does not?
Dude you realize we can see your comment history which is completely full of white knighting for MS and trashing anything Sony, so yes, we all know you're an xbot. Its cute you think you aren't tho 🤣
I dont even have a Xbox atm . PC mustardrice
If I was Sony in this position I would probably do a community related announcement at E3 where I would ask fans to go to a website created by the company to say what THEY want to see in the coming years game wise. So you would go to the website and there would be polls or just a long list of messages with people saying things like "I want to see Legend of Dragoon remake then a sequel" or "A new IP directed by Cory Barlog before he does God of War 5". Just gives fans a chance to have some input on future games and also lets Sony know what people want so they are most likely to buy it
didnt they have a website that did that during the ps3?
Then I would ask for Sony to form an Internal super group and have them make a BR game that will feature all of Sony's iconic characters in a huge map. But get this, all characters will get to gave their defining ability/weapon and general characteristics in a completely light-hearted batshit crazy execution!
Take my freaking money will ya !!!!!!!!!
Yo... Their version of Smash Bros. was Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale. The foundation for a modern Battle Royale type game from Sony was already set, they already have the title and everything! I don't know how I feel about PASBR stepping out of Smash's shadow and stepping into Fortnite's but at least it'll have a better chance of being good.
One of the only correct thing's this guy has ever said.
PlayStation always triumphing over Xbox isn’t anything that needs to be stated Pachter, it’s common sense.
And the trophy is...?
Sony dominated 3 out of 4 gens. It will continue. They r the global leader in video gaming since 94. Woohooo
The sun will rise this morning....
"As long as they continue to offer fans what they want, they will always triumph over Xbox" This needs to be above Phil Spencer's bed, on his refrigerator, and bathroom mirror. Get to work Microsoft.
Well its quite simple really, gamers want games, great quality games and that is what Sony is delivering, something they have done since the PS1.
Anyone with common sense & not in denial knows this already.
The water in Majorca is wet.
Actually its the exclusives that brought me to PS4 (I was X360 last gen) . The Last of Us in particular. And its exclusives that will keep me with Sony.
Saying Sony will win this generation is talking about something that has already happened. As for next gen anything is possible but if sony make ps5 bc and carry on with their current model I see nothing changing much from this generation
In other news, water is wet.. as long as it's liquid.
my backlog is effing crazy :( (and Detroit started pre-load last night)
So Sony have won the console sales "war" in what will be remembered as one of the worst console generations of all time and despite being on top they still have an overall greatly inferior platform compared to their main competitors and show no interest in trying to catch up or improve. Congratulations...?
Drugs are bad, mmmkay.
In what way is PSN inferior? You could have said that last gen but not this gen. Having moved from X360 to Ps4 I was pleasantly surprised at how they improved from Ps3 to Ps4 and the OS just keeps getting better with every update. This console gen has been really good for Ps4 at least xbone yeah its been really shitty but they have no one but themselves and Don Mattrick to blame for that. All that nonsense about Da-cloud and secret sauce with Dx12.....geez.
Remembered as worst generation by whom? Of course, by you xbox bigots lol. Can't handle karma, eh? PS2 was also inferior to its competitors but that generation was regarded as one of the best. So, what's your point? Dat salt though. Deal with it, Xbot loser LMAO! Xbots and their never ending flip flopping smh. EDIT: Is this you? LMAO https://uploads.disquscdn.c...
"you xbox bigots". I'm mainly a PC gamer you moron, so stop jumping to conclusions. I wouldn't buy any of these awful consoles at all if I didn't have to just to play some of the exclusives. And yes it's one of the worst console generations. Xbox One failed which in turn affected their game output, Wii U flopped so extremely hard that Nintendo had to leap into the 9th gen and release a whole new console while Sony has just been sitting on their ass afraid to take risks or innovate because everyone buys their console anyways while MS have been cruising ahead and have built the best console ecosystem and are trying to change the archaic console business for the better for everyone by tearing down barriers.
Do you feel better now? Do you also rip on people that use tide instead of gain? See how stupid product loyalty is. Christ fanboys drive me up the wall.
"So Sony have won the console sales "war" in what will be remembered as one of the worst console generations of all time" If anyone wants to know what scrambling, desperate damage control looks like, then this is your go to comment^. Microsoft has been absoluteky
Aaw, you're in denial. How cute.
Sounds like you're in a stage of denial.
You are definitely the worst generation for fanboys, it's unreal. Never had this shit back with Nintendo and sega we just gamed. And sony definitely had the games but their os and gui are horrible. Reminds me of mac, just bare bones of what you need. Still love their games though.
Brand loyalty and nostalgia will only go so far...the fact is that Sony is delivering the games and Microsoft is not. The fact is that Microsoft has simply not delivered enough quality games this generation and has chosen not to spend money on new IPs or on new games for existing IPs aside from the usual three of Halo, Gears of War and Forza. A focus on Games as Service and Multiplayer games has not helped either, and when gamers see Sony releasing game after game of first, second and third party exclusives in addition to the multi-plats and indies, it is no surprise that the PS4 is outselling the Xbox by 3 to 1 at the very least. It is popular to label what happened initially with the PS3 as a mis-step and leaving aside Kutanagi's hubris, the fact is that the Xbox 360 came out a year early and its online service was new and better which is why gamers flocked to it initially. Despite an expensive PS3 which was justifiable given it was introducing the new technology of blu-ray at the time, it was the many exclusives that the PS3 had eventually that ensured it surpassed the 360 despite being launched a year later. Even if Microsoft were to suddenly start spending on new IPs and new games, the very worst that can happen is that gamers would have both consoles instead of just the PS4/PS5. However, Sony is somehow able to deliver games that capture the interest of gamers and this will always make a difference.
The PS3 was a misstep its not a popular label its just a fact. The design was complicated on purpose, the launch of Ps3 and pricing was mis handled and Sony suffered for that. Eventually they figured it out late in the game. The botched launch is how I ended up spending last gen as an X360 owner and supporter so much so I purchased an Oxbox to play the previous gen games as I was a Ps2 owner and supporter. This gen MS mishandled the lanuch and pricing of Xbone so now Im a Ps4 owner and supporter and with the future looking more and more bright for Sony's model of game design namely non-gass Ill likely be a Ps5 owner and supporter.
@Kokyu I don't think Sony had any choice but to sell the PS3 at the price it did because of the cost of the Blu-ray tech at the time. As it is, they were selling the console at a loss. However, the Cell was actually very good as can be seen by the visual quality of all of Sony's first-party games. The fact was the multi-plat devs simply did not want to make the effort for the PS3 especially given that the 360 had arrived a year earlier. Sony obviously learnt a lesson but I do not think that the complexity of the PS3 was a mis-step but rather that the market was not willing to accomodate it on this occasion. One can even say that thanks to that lesson, we now have a x86 based Playstation console. Cheaper and perhaps not as powerful as what otherwise would have arrived had the Cell been successful, but more effective in ensuring parity as far as multi-platform games are concerned and the price ensured that Sony was sprinting out of the gate. Had Microsoft actually botherd to give gamers what they want which is clearly new games from existing and new IPs, the Xbox One would have been more successful than it has been despite the botched launch. The fact is that Microsoft has wanted to compete with Sony on gaming but has not wanted to put the work in to build trust, goodwill and reputation the way Sony has. One always knows that with Sony the games will always arrive and the outgoing console will always be supported for a reasonable time. One can definitely not say the same about Xbox consoles.
Maybe, unless Microsoft gets it together and stops going full r*tard on us there’s really no competition. I was a huge fan of the 360 over PS3 but I’ve done a 180 this gen and have loved the PS4 and barely touched xbone.
This is what Xbots reaction will be after reading this. Especially coming from an Xbox surrogate site like Gamingbolt. https://uploads.disquscdn.c...
That gif lol
Sony have dominated since ps1 :) even though some think 360 beat ps3.
360 beat PS3? It was like The Tortoise and the Hare tale lol
Real title. Sony won this gen without problems and is in pole position to crush again next gen.
Correction: Sony already won this generation and will probably win the next because they DO give fans what they want!
Is pretty obvious , Sony makes games or let developers to make games for everyone, unlike Nintendo or MS, while Nintendo contaminates the planet with cardboard and MS releases only 360 games for its 500 dlls machine, Sony is creating new games, remastering games, remaking games all year long, not to mention it has the best game of the decade so far, God of War , yes I finish the game and God of War easily won this title. ;)
They won this gen years ago.
If Sony has full PS4 BC right off the bat, they will be unstoppable.
Needless to say, Sony won 3 out of 4 generations because they give gamers what they want, they treat their 1st party developers with respect, make great partnerships with 3rd party, and they always deliver. I have faith that they will remain at the top of the mountain for generations to come.
Im not so sure yeah sony won this generation but we'll have to see if they win next generation as well cause microsoft could win next generation like they did with xbox360 last generation
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