Infamous vs. Titanfall sales. And WTF is 'hype' anyway?? *spawn

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  1. Shifty Geezer

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    I would be so up for that! :twisted:

    Oh, you mean using established standard words, and not:

    Biscuit - noun - a higher than typical amount of marketing/promotional investment in a product to generate public mindshare.

    "Insomniac has a lot more biscuit surrounding it than TF."
    "Rubbish. MS has been laying on the TF biscuit for months prior to launch. Whatever forum biscuit you think there is for Infamous is mostly strawberry topping."

    Strawberry topping - noun - social discussion about a current product, service, or other item of interest.
     
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    Sounds like we need a Tea Party!
     
  3. DrJay24

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    Apparently Rangers. He is playing the expectations game. If he can convince everyone that Infamous is a super hyped messiah of gaming, then when it does not beat TF on NPDs he can write a post on how TF over-performed and Infamous under-performed.

    Reminds me of 2008 when Bush debated Kerry. The Bush people would talk up Kerry as the world's best debater. It's very strategic.
     
  4. Scott_Arm

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    Yah, two different games on two different platforms. They really aren't competing against each other in any way. They just happen to be out at the same time.
     
  5. Shortbread

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    I think both will do great numbers...

    Titanfall will most definitely secure about 70% of the XB1 user base, and probably pushed an additional 300k XB1 units out the door.

    Infamous will probably secure about 60% of the PS4 user base, and push any fence sitters on purchasing PS4.
     
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    2004. For Rangers anything that hypes up one of the worst looking games across generations that he has seen must be a bit problematic.:twisted:
     
  7. Shortbread

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    What I find strange; is that MS hasn't made any mention (noise) of solid numbers from Titanfall sales - software and bundle wise. :???:

    The only blurp I heard was "hundreds of thousands of players are enjoying Titanfall". Something like that... :???:
     
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    Apples? Oranges?

    Short of each being one of very, very few games on the new systems, I see no correlation whatsoever.
     
  9. zed

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    true
    one being hyped immensely, the other not so much :mad::wink: (couldnt resist)
     
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    You have some serious spare time in your hands.
     
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    Stop freeing up his hands!
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    You are such an optimist.
     
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    Am I right in thinking Titanfall is only playable with live gold membership? I've not heard of any wavers from Microsoft.
    Have there been any figures released for the percentage of Xbox one owners who have opted for gold membership because I think that 70% number may be way too high.
     
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    Do you think 70% sell through is too high for Titanfall or 70% of XB1 owners having Gold memberships is too high?
     
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    Sorry I wasn't very clear. I think 70% sell through is too high since the game requires gold membership to run.
     
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    Huge pinch of salt time but rumour about Infamous:

    Seems realistic numbers for pre-order but...
     
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    I can believe it. The overall good will for this game on the web seems high. And every video that's come out for it so far has a ton of views as well.
     
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    I think it's safe to say, Infamous has outsold Titanfall in the UK (so far).

     
  20. Rangers

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    They were debunked when it came out that XBO led the UK>PS4 the 4 weeks prior to infamous. insiderp had said PS4 won those weeks.

    So yes they are making things up.
     
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