What is the best possible move for Bungie from here on out?
I think they should stay independent because it’s benefit for them.
Well, they should and all hand is on them this time, not Activision anymore. See how is goes.
With one of the big "two". Can't see how a Switch exclusivity with Destiny 3 will help. Anyway, they should remain independent.
Exclusives sell far better on the Switch, and PS4 than the Xbox One, even with far less consoles out there.. So I'm sure they'd rather be tied to Switch than Xbox One bud. But yeah, being independent is obviously the most sensible choice for them.
Get a grip man
What are you on About? Even if Destiny 3 was Microsoft exclusive it'll be on Xbox One and Windows 10 store.
If Bungie made an exusive game for Switch it would sell like gangbusters no doubt. That being said, I agree it would be a very unusual choice of platform for them. I wouldn't count anything out though.
I think they will stay independent yet get help from Sony funding wise. destiny 3 won't be exclusive but may contain timed exclusive dlc or early dlc release for ps gamers. The only reason I said don't us because they akewady have a marketing deal and tend to do these sort of things without making games exclusive They even funded monster hunter world because it was a big risk for Capcom. Self publishing, distribution and marketing is expensive and with close to 1000 employees that's a huge risk so they will stay independent but will get help from someone too. Just look at CD project red they are indeoendgt yet have different publishers who help them in many regions
Zero reason to do anything but partner. You can have contracts without being owned. Insomniac can make games for whoever they want, they just have a good relationship with Sony and probably get good resources. If you are confident in the sustainability of your brand then you should always choose partner simply for the fact that you have a choice. Activision could have just run bungie into the dirt and liquidated the remains. A clean break like that is a good thing. Dont jump from one pan into another, wait until you know you are burned out lol. Then you choose to be owned by an employer lol.
If they can make a high quality switch exclusive, people would pick that shit up. Just advertise, with (the creators of halo present) and boom
Lol!...... oh, you're serious....
How can they make high quality exclusive with underpowered console ?
I am serious. people are actually buying games on the switch, high quality doesnt necessarily mean xbox or ps4 graphics. If its promoted correctly, then it could definitely happen.
Xbox will be over there right now, lurking in the reception, sniffing about, blank cheque book. Hey boys, look what I got here! (Blazing Saddles Quote).
They should partner whit EA. 🤡
You shut your filthy mouth.
Someone got jokes here 😂
They have to work with nintendo.
Rumor has it that Phil Spencer just sped his sports car right up to the HQ front door and just started lobbing money bags at their office doors. Just turfing money bags all over the place. Broke a few windows and hit some innocent bystanders. One person was treated for concussion.
That is an accurate description. Microsoft can get more benefit if Bungie stays independent. Better for the game quality, better for everyone.
Well in the end they will decide for themselves and they now have the freedom to make those decisions and having that freedom is why I think they will stay independent.
It depends on them really. But i think most would agree that their next title (An new IP and not Destiny 3) it would be a multi-plat title. But you will understand if they make an exclusive for that financial backing, even for multiplat for timed exclusive stuff. Most likely for a multiplat game they will end up publishing it on the Epic store and maybe the Steam store. (Doesn't seem likely they would go for Uplay, Origin and Blizzard again.)
Independent. They can partner with Sony for a new IP and yet still be their own company for anything else.
They should stay independent but if they need to partner, then the obvious best choice is with Sony. They already worked with Xbox and decided to leave. They are not going back there.
It depends whether they need money or not, personally they walked away from Microsoft, it wouldn't be to hard for them to go back. If tbey can make it on there own they should do, however I would be surprised if one of the 3 didn't come in with an offer to buy them and control the destiny franchise With some serious dosh by them they could increase studio size, the way Microsoft is going it would probably be a good choice going with them. Sony though could be another good choice given the fact this gen has been a very successful gen for them and could give bunjie abit of difference in what they create. Either way I dont see them in a losing position whatever the choice, because we all know the best thing has happened to them, which is Activision divorced.
Definitely should go independent, but the article is correct about thier history of waiting to the last minute to finish a game. It goes all the way back to the development of the original Halo. They'll need to step up their game, especially competing with games like fortnite.
They already got a 100 million investment from NetEase which I'm sure has strings attached.
I mean I'm admittedly biased but I would love to see them backed exclusively by PlayStation with the creative freedome Sony gives as a publisher. It's financially beneficial to remain 3rd party obviously though. I'd prefer a new franchise also that builds off of what they have learned up to this point.
i think they made enough money over the years to be on their own. if they were to partner again then they would have to split their profits. not to mention they wouldn't have to conform their games to how any given publisher wants...at the very least try being independent for a few DIFFERENT games and see how they turn out before considering getting a partner or bought out again.
I say stay independent or they could do what CD Project Red does and have someone like WB publish their game for a specific region (e.g. TW3)
I'd say to stay independent. However, if they did want the extra backing, I feel like Sony would give them far more creative freedom than either of the other two.
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