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Rumor Horizon Zero Dawn on PC (Same guy that "predicted" Death Stranding)

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Whitecrow

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RIP Playstation

Good more software sales, horrible for PlayStation consoles.
Sony will know the fuck they are doing, I guess.
 

Danjin44

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PC always wins!

I only need Bloodborne now. The rest I can happily live without.
Anything can happen at this point but games like The Last Guardian, Gravity Rush and Bloodborne are from Studio Japan, so that might more difficult to bring more to PC.....but I could be wrong.
 
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The fact it's not Spiderman means it's not due to some "you need to bring the game to other platforms after X time" deal with Disney so hopefully they'll bring the rest of their games to PC too so I won't have to buy a Playstation ever again.
 

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Pretty sure that the rumored bigger game will be Spiderman on pc
That's a prime candidate along with God of War, for games people want to see ported. In fact, Sony could dust off a lot of PS3 era games and they would still sell well.
I'd buy Little Big Planet again.
 

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Fuck the spec threads.... this shits about to get good lmao.

Seems ms was on to something after all by making all they're games available on pc. Maybe pc solely will be the only platform you need to own now.
 
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Okay, just my two cents here, but if this actually happens Sygma shouldn’t be shamed into buying anything and giving it away. This is a gaming forum. Nobody should take anything we say here seriously. This isn’t fucking ReserEra.

it could be that Sygma doesn’t have a lot of money. Life is hard. Let’s not shame a fellow poster into doing something that could potentially hurt him.

Me, personally, I’m watching my money right now. This is all just fun and games, guys - let’s not take things too seriously here.
 
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I'm going to take a guess and say with the new of Death Stranding coming to PC, and now as well as Horizon: Zero Dawn.

Perhaps Sony is thinking of selling rights/licensing to other developers and want to use the PC Platform as a soft field test?
 

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You have been able to get the complete edition for less than $20 at retail and like $8 or less on key sites for like two years now. How much can they actually charge for this?
 

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Anything can happen at this point but games like The Last Guardian, Gravity Rush and Bloodborne are from Studio Japan, so that might more difficult to bring more to PC.....but I could be wrong.
well Bloodborne uses the same engine as Dark Souls 3 basically... that should be an easy port IMO
 

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well Bloodborne uses the same engine as Dark Souls 3 basically... that should be an easy port IMO
I'm not really talking it would be hard to port or not, would Sony allow Studio Japan game get released on PC? But like I said before, at this point anything can happen.
 

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Yes. Things have changed at Sony. It was starring everyone in the face and they ignored it.
If Gravity Rush gets PC release, I would be delighted, that way the game gets more known and more people get to play this gem.
 
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holy fuck what are the chances of this being the reason why shawn layden left sony? sony wanted everything on PC and he noped the fuck out of the idea
 
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Now that you guys know I'm not a fraud, perhaps I can repeat myself with my words sinking in:

1) PC is the primary development platform for nearly ALL games 1st party and 3rd party. Believe it or not, it's been that way for quite some time I'm told.
2) Sony's shift into the PC realm is going to get bigger and that means going from a hardware selling model to a game selling model (ala Microsoft).
3) There is no such thing as porting backwards. PC version is the de facto best vision of the director and assets/shaders, etc.. get ported DOWN. So releasing on the PC has always been a corporate decision. All assets are created so that they can't possibly run on a console.


NOTE: Watch the PS5 released games and keep in mind a PC version could lurk in the corner giving even better fidelity given the correct hardware.
 
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Now that you guys know I'm not a fraud, perhaps I can repeat myself with my words sinking in:

1) PC is the primary development platform for nearly ALL games 1st party and 3rd party. Believe it or not, it's been that way for quite some time I'm told.
2) Sony's shift into the PC realm is going to get bigger and that means going from a hardware selling model to a game selling model (ala Microsoft).
3) There is no such thing as porting backwards. PC version is the de facto best vision of the director and assets/shaders, etc.. get ported DOWN. So releasing on the PC has always been a corporate decision. All assets are created so that they can't possibly run on a console.


NOTE: Watch the PS5 released games and keep in mind a PC version could lurk in the corner giving even better fidelity given the correct hardware.
Good to hear. And this goes for MS too. Now if only Nintnedo did it. More games that can be played across platforms, the more money the company makes and the more the studio makes. Win win.

Unless you are one of these people................

Isn't it great how everyone's stereo can play the same disc or media player? And even better, you can even mix and match the unit, speakers and subwoofer from different brands and it still works.

Isn't it great how every car and gas station works where no matter what type of gas you need, the gas station has it?

But when it comes to video games, fuck that. I want only my piece of hardware to play certain games. It raises my self esteem when I sit in the living room playing a game in the dark in my walled ecosystem, knowing random people can't play the same game halfway around the world. Who gives a shit about jobs, buying a house and making sure my family is fed, walled garden gaming is of utmost priority to prevent personal depression.
 
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VFXVeteran was right all along. We need to thank our insider.

On a more important note, nude Alloy!
Was VFX the one who brought this up a month or so ago? And it (at the time) was a PS Now game.

I'm always skeptical about insiders. But if he was the one, there's finally a bonafide insider who made a unique claim and should be right. None of that vague shit, or tagging along other people's BS and riding someone else's coat trails if they were right.
 
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Was VFX the one who brought this up a month or so ago? And it (at the time) was a PS Now game.

I'm always skeptical about insiders. But if he was the one, there's finally a bonafide insider who made a unique claim and should be right. None of that vague shit, or tagging along other people's BS and riding someone else's coat trails if they were right.
He took the bruises along the way. At one point he even started doubting himself when the PSNOW version got announced.

Apart from that, I’m scratching my head on wtf Sony is trying to do here. It’s not like they are short on install base like the other guys. I can only conclude they are super confident PS5 will bring high end results enticing PC owners with a back catalogue. You like this? Now jump onto the shiny new stuff only available on PS5. See how it plays out.
 
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He took the bruises along the way. At one point he even started doubting himself when the PSNOW version got announced.

Apart from that, I’m scratching my head on wtf Sony is trying to do here. It’s not like they are short on install base like the other guys. I can only conclude they are super confident PS5 will bring high end results enticing PC owners with a back catalogue. You like this? Now jump onto the shiny new stuff only available on PS5. See how it plays out.
Simple. Money.

They are confident enough some gamers will stick to buying consoles, and the PC crowd will stick to PC gaming. So software sales should be incremental and not eat into each other.
 

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He took the bruises along the way. At one point he even started doubting himself when the PSNOW version got announced.

Apart from that, I’m scratching my head on wtf Sony is trying to do here. It’s not like they are short on install base like the other guys. I can only conclude they are super confident PS5 will bring high end results enticing PC owners with a back catalogue. You like this? Now jump onto the shiny new stuff only available on PS5. See how it plays out.
No, the fact is, a lot of people who play vidya on PC are not going to jump to console to play a handful of Sony exclusives. A lot of people are going to be playing Halo 3, 4, Reach, etc. for the first time as it comes out on PC. They didn't buy a Xbox to play those games, even if they loved 1-2 on the PC.

If Sony really is doing this, then it's because they want to sell to those people. The PC gaming market is huge. Companies make as much or more on the PC than they make on the individual console lines. If they can pick up millions of extra sales on PC, then it's something worth thinking about. Especially when the console is so similar technically to PC.

I think the vast majority of people are fine with a console with all that entails. Most people don't post on NeoGAF. Most people don't watch Digital Foundry videos. For those people, the PS5 is awesome. But it's not like NeoGAF owners are going to skip the PS5. There's so much talk about Xbox in this forum and MS flat out said that every Xbox game is on PC day one.
 
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He took the bruises along the way. At one point he even started doubting himself when the PSNOW version got announced.
Only doubted the HZD because I couldn't get a confirmation. BUT I did get one that's even more crazy than HZD, so I had faith regardless.

Apart from that, I’m scratching my head on wtf Sony is trying to do here. It’s not like they are short on install base like the other guys. I can only conclude they are super confident PS5 will bring high end results enticing PC owners with a back catalogue. You like this? Now jump onto the shiny new stuff only available on PS5. See how it plays out.
Game selling model now. Simple. And PS5 will share some of it's love with the PC.
 

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Only doubted the HZD because I couldn't get a confirmation. BUT I did get one that's even more crazy than HZD, so I had faith regardless.



Game selling model now. Simple. And PS5 will share some of it's love with the PC.

Any hints??? Lol


Crazy how this "game selling" model was first started by ms this gen.
 

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No, the fact is, a lot of people who play vidya on PC are not going to jump to console to play a handful of Sony exclusives. A lot of people are going to be playing Halo 3, 4, Reach, etc. for the first time as it comes out on PC. They didn't buy a Xbox to play those games, even if they loved 1-2 on the PC.

If Sony really is doing this, then it's because they want to sell to those people. The PC gaming market is huge. Companies make as much or more on the PC than they make on the individual console lines. If they can pick up millions of extra sales on PC, then it's something worth thinking about. Especially when the console is so similar technically to PC.

I think the vast majority of people are fine with a console with all that entails. Most people don't post on NeoGAF. Most people don't watch Digital Foundry videos. For those people, the PS5 is awesome. But it's not like NeoGAF owners are going to skip the PS5. There's so much talk about Xbox in this forum and MS flat out said that every Xbox game is on PC day one.
Perhaps. But I can't see Sony making money off selling their limited quantity of exclusives to PC owners vs their own eco-system where they take 30% of Every piece of software sold & hardware peripherals. Protecting that eco-system is still priority #1 no doubt.

Business wise I can only see this as a 'carrot' to bring more people into the Playstation family. If you're e.g. desperate to play Horizon 2 after playing the first one then Sony is the platform. If you stick to the first one only, then it's just the game sale - no harm done. Proof will be simple,; will PS5 games hit PC along side the console? if not then the premise proves itself.
 

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Only doubted the HZD because I couldn't get a confirmation. BUT I did get one that's even more crazy than HZD, so I had faith regardless.



Game selling model now. Simple. And PS5 will share some of it's love with the PC.
what's more crazy than HZD, God of War? i know you probably don't want to say but it's worth a shot asking :messenger_beaming:
 
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Perhaps. But I can't see Sony making money off selling their limited quantity of exclusives to PC owners vs their own eco-system where they take 30% of Every piece of software sold & hardware peripherals. Protecting that eco-system is still priority #1 no doubt.

Business wise I can only see this as a 'carrot' to bring more people into the Playstation family. If you're e.g. desperate to play Horizon 2 after playing the first one then Sony is the platform. If you stick to the first one only, then it's just the game sale - no harm done. Proof will be simple,; will PS5 games hit PC along side the console? if not then the premise proves itself.
You're looking at it from the POV that this means people en masse will skip the PS5 where they would have bought one otherwise. I just don't see that happening for the majority of people. I see this more as selling to people who they aren't selling to now.
 

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You're looking at it from the POV that this means people en masse will skip the PS5 where they would have bought one otherwise. I just don't see that happening for the majority of people. I see this more as selling to people who they aren't selling to now.
That’s what I said, it’s to bring more people in by providing the ‘carrot’. Not to retain.

On general, once people sample Sony studios output it’s difficult to not be impressed, that’s what happened to me and a few others towards the end of the PS3 gen. Only they provide the quality worthy of my time - personal preferences aside.

I‘m interpreting this as a Sony move to do just that, expose a new base to the offerings, bring them onboard.
 
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That’s what I said, it’s to bring more people in by providing the ‘carrot’. Not to retain. On general, once people sample Sony studios output it’s difficult to not be impressed, that’s what happened to me and a few others towards the end of the PS3 gen. Only they provide the quality worthy of my time - personal preferences aside. And I‘m interpreting this as a Sony move to do just that.

You'd have to be kidding yourself if you think they're going to this with the thought of Hzd 2 to be ps5 exclusive, thinking ppl will buy a ps5 after that.

They're just going to do exactly what ms is doing.
 
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