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  1. cheapchips replied to the thread Xbox Live Gold not needed for Free-To-Play MP, No Price Changes [2021-01-22].

    Infinite's setting an odd precident for packaging f2p, unless there's an existing example. It's a full price game with a separate free...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 6:12 PM
  2. cheapchips liked Jay's post in the thread Xbox Live Gold not needed for Free-To-Play MP, No Price Changes [2021-01-22].

    Was MS. Something on the lines of "Revenue has dropped due to the slow down of F2P (fortnight)" It was such an obvious response that...

    Jan 23, 2021 at 12:46 PM
  3. cheapchips replied to the thread Xbox Live Gold not needed for Free-To-Play MP, No Price Changes [2021-01-22].

    I definitely saw an article! But also can't find it. Wait, why am I in the street naked!?

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:41 AM
  4. cheapchips replied to the thread Xbox Live Gold not needed for Free-To-Play MP, No Price Changes [2021-01-22].

    It's very profitable. I forget if it's Sony or MS, but Fortnite is enough to warrant its own line on one of their financial reports.

    Jan 23, 2021 at 9:19 AM
  5. cheapchips replied to the thread Xbox Live Gold not needed for Free-To-Play MP, No Price Changes [2021-01-22].

    Honestly, this whole price increase feels like an exec squabble at MS. "Fine, do it, but I bet you it'll go down like a bucket of sick....

    Jan 23, 2021 at 7:46 AM
  6. cheapchips replied to the thread Velocity Architecture - more than 100GB available for game assets.

    Ant-Man and the Pube Forest?

    Jan 22, 2021 at 9:11 AM
  7. cheapchips liked fehu's post in the thread Velocity Architecture - more than 100GB available for game assets.

    I'm missing something or this is the perfect tech for an antman's game, or both.

    Jan 22, 2021 at 9:10 AM
  8. cheapchips replied to the thread Digital Foundry Article Technical Discussion [2021].

    I was talking about Day Gone .vs those two, sorry to confuse!

    Jan 19, 2021 at 9:14 AM
  9. cheapchips replied to the thread Digital Foundry Article Technical Discussion [2021].

    UE, all be it a custom version, Vs a bespoke engine? A lot of porting work has already been done if they can roll in 4.26 changes easily.

    Jan 19, 2021 at 8:29 AM
  10. cheapchips replied to the thread Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 [XBSX|S, XGP].

    I'll post this here. Latest NT diary which is about project Mara but the tech/approach applies to Hellblade too. They're using various...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 10:44 PM
  11. cheapchips liked Silent_Buddha's post in the thread Microsoft rumored to be buying...... [2020-04, 2020-07, 2020-11].

    Just to add to this, not all developers are capable of transforming into a large AAA studio. Management of a large development house is...

    Jan 18, 2021 at 6:26 AM
  12. cheapchips liked BRiT's post in the thread Microsoft rumored to be buying...... [2020-04, 2020-07, 2020-11].

    Discussion about Monopoly concerns moved to https://forum.beyond3d.com/threads/the-monopoly-discussions-2021.62235/

    Jan 17, 2021 at 11:08 PM
  13. cheapchips replied to the thread Microsoft rumored to be buying...... [2020-04, 2020-07, 2020-11].

    It's probably a mistake to assume that MS want all their studios to deliver AAA. They just need a steady delivery of interesting title...

    Jan 17, 2021 at 5:06 PM
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