In the week of the Xbox Games Event, you can find discounts of up to 75% in Warner Bros Interactive games exclusively on Xbox platforms. Discounts are available in multiple Xbox Stores Worldwide.
Great discounts. "Suspicious" timing. W00t W00t! 😅
Very suspicious. Especially exclusive to Xbox. Very suspicious indeedly.
Testing the waters? Was this high resolution, well elaborated poster, sporting Batman, Raiden, Agent 47 and Talion even necessary? https://pbs.twimg.com/media... You're pure evil Mr. Microsoft.
Also, this is the 2nd Warner Bros sale within a month. But this one includes better stuff than the 1st sale! I think MS bought WB Games to be quite Honest.
Yeah I think this pretty much confirms it. We might finally get a awesome lord of the rings game. Not knocking shadow or Mordor.
To be clear, I'm being sarcastic. It's just a sale. I don't actually believe this is any indication that a WB purchase is eminent even if it would please me to have Mortal Kombat away from the greed of WB!
If they pulled this one, it would be a a big LOL.
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if they did close the deal it will give microsoft a lot to work with and add some true rep to them as the studios that do wb games are no joke
This has happened before. Think I recall this happening before MS purchased another studio
Is Xbox trying to tell us something or are they just trolling...
That's cruel Microsoft. https://media2.giphy.com/me...
Seeing things like this has to give you at least a little hope. Would be crazy if they pull it off.
@Wesker The facts are its up to be sold, so someone will get them. Personally for me, out of all the companies publicly known of to be interested in buying the studios, Id rather it be Microsoft. EA and Activision to me are both suspect. Microsoft has shown that they can still release titles to multiple platforms like they do with Minecraft, and currently release XGS titles on PC and consoles with XGP and xCloud titles working on mobile, future TVs and the like so plenty of options there. Plus I game in that ecosystem so it just works better for me...
You're not fooling anyone Agent 47. You've been spotted: https://youtu.be/vJUmx_bSol...
There's gonna be all this hype about MSFT buying WB Games and then EA snatches them up lmao
As they always seem to do haha...man I really hope not this time.
Ugh, why couldn't dying light be on sale...
Not a good thing if Microsoft buys WB. I'm pretty sure they will micromanage them and force them to just make A and AA games for gamepass..
Like Hellblade which was a AA now a AAA for the sequel? Or giving Double Fine more money to add boss fights into Psychonauts 2? Or giving inXile more money and time to polish Wastelands 3? Or the AAA RPG Obsidian is working on? Like that?
@Dark No that's what you hope to happen. You desperately want that to happen, so you can keep the narrative alive. Keep your fantasy to yourself.
pretty sure phil has already bought WB and cant wait to announce it hes way to smug lately
Smug? Or knows how to save it for a blowout presentation later?
Great sales! Regardless, personally I’d hate to see all this and talent go to gamepass. Padding a never-ending service will not be the greatest motivation for making new inspired quality IPs long term IMO. MS’ handling of scalebound, crackdown3, titan fall, sunset overdrive IPs etc. give me pause to see them in control of a number of beloved IP. MS knows acquiring talent is easier than building it, but I also don’t want to see them buying their way to the top with the ol’ checkbook
So i guess you had no problem when sony bought insomniac? seriously knock it off with the fanboy nonsense
After a two decade partnership. Come on! Sony helped build Insomniac so to speak. That was an organic relationship/acquisition. Very opposite of a large buyout of this magnitude. Not very comparable at all.
Titanfall???? That was an EA game! Sunset Overdrive? What did they do to it exactly? Sony has purchased plenty of studios, I don't see you complaining about them. Gamepass doesn't seem to have dissuaded Obsidian and their new AAA RPG. Nor has it stopped the creation of The Initiative... So what exactly are you mad about?
Titanfall - MS don’t own the IP, and the better sequel had a great campaign and was multiplat, and sold better on PS4 Sunset Overdrive - MS don’t own the IP, now Sony owns an Xbox one exclusive game IP Scalebound - hyped and canceled Fable game - hyped and canceled earlier project Crackdown3 - hyped and failed miserably Not the greatest track record. Can’t imagine why anyone would be skeptical of this publishers abilities to manage high-brow quality IPs . Don’t really want IPs like Mortal Kombat or DC games get the same mis-management.
Titanfall was never in MS control. It was published by EA. The decision to not have a campaign in the first game had nothing to do with MS. Sunset Overdrive was always owned by Insomniac, that was their marketing deal for the IP. How is that a bad thing letting a second party dev keep rights to their game? How is that mishandling? That was a dumb argument and you should move on from it quickly. Crackdown 3 was definitely mishandled, no argument there. Scalebound was canceled because it wasn't shaping up well and MS didn't want to keep paying for a game that was going nowhere. Even the developers came out in MS defense for the decision.
I’d say it’s mismanagement not scooping the rights to the IP you’re hinging your brand on. Same, how Sony screwed up not bidding early for Crash and Spyro. Xbone launched with Titanfall and then leaned on Sunset later. Now both of those IP are more closely associated with a direct competitor. How is this wise brand/IP-management?
It's not their IP to manage. Are you being deliberately obtuse? That's like saying Sony mismanaged Yakuza because it's now on Xbox. Are you daft? Titanfall belonged to Respawn and the game was published by EA. MS had zero say on that IP. I feel like I'm taking crazy ills here! Did Sony mismanage Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy?? Nope! Square own those and can do whatever they want with the brand. Sunset Overdrive was a great game and it only came to be because Microsoft wanted a great game on their system and Insomniac wanted to keep rights to their work which is understandable. Also Titanfall 2 sold 1.7 million on PS4 and 1.3 million on Xbox One. I'd hardly call that more closely associated with anything. Especially since the original sold more than 3 million on just Xbox One Please educate yourself on how third party IPs work before shooting off on subjects you lack information on.
Titanfall 1's MP was a fantastic experience. Better than the 2nd game.
If I had a spare pair of thumbs or had no kids I’d love to debate about this further, but I’m fully aware of how 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party deals work. Won’t convince me that if you have 4 billion dollars to buy up dev teams that you can’t pay for IP rights to games exclusive for your console to ensure they don’t go to your competition. It’s why they needed so many new teams in the 1st place, Xbox need new IP to associate with the brand. Titanfall and Sunset they couldn’t or wouldn’t secure. Is what it is.
It is a market opportunity nobody saw coming. Microsoft has been doing their homework inside Xbox Game Studios but if acquiring WB Games makes sense to them, then I absolutely prefer them going to the new, consumer focused Xbox Division, than to the Studio/IP destroyers EA, Take Two or Activision.
I genuinely think you just don't understand what you're talking about. EDIT: Just saw your profile pic lol. That explains it
I have so much Xbox sh*t it ain’t even funny. I call spades where I see them. I’ll buy a series X too, but I’m gonna hollar bullsh*t if I don’t see quality coming down the pipeline. Can’t help it if Sony makes bomb-ass games on a continuous basis.
You can't secure IP that isn't yours!! Titanfall belonged to EA and Respawn! My goodness are you learning impaired?? Why did Sony not secure Yakuza? Final Fantasy?? Grand Theft Auto? Tomb Raider? Hellblade? Detroit Become Human? Death Stranding? Kingdom Hearts? Is it bad management? No! Because they aren't theirs to manage! We all have lives to live, you just don't have an argument here. You are just being ridiculous and antagonist towards Microsoft because of your biases. They bought so many studios because they needed more studios to be able to release more games more consistently. Why spend 4bn on IPs that aren't for sale when you can buy whole studios and their IPs??
PLease not WB on XBOX!!!!!
get a gaming pc if you're so worried about it but can't bring yourself to buy a xbox
Can't bring yourself to buy an Xbox? Who talks like this? I'd understand not wanting an Xbox because no games interest you but to buy a $1200 gaming pc to buy Xbox games because you don't want to buy an actual Xbox is all sorts of dumb fanboyism.
WB's games is already on Xbox.
Epic could buy WB...just sayin
If some folks really think this means MS brought WB then dude i need that special whatever you smoking. Lockdowns been frustrating.. Also even if MS buys this they will not get the rights to Batman, HP , Mordor. I think this whole deal is out there isnt it. Yet some xbox fans keeps pushing this fake narrative.
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