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41. Re: Console Grand Theft Auto V in September Jan 31, 2013, 17:02 Dev
 
Beamer wrote on Jan 31, 2013, 15:26:
jacobvandy wrote on Jan 31, 2013, 15:15:
Exactly. MS/Sony would have to pay Rockstar a Titanic boatload of cash to make GTA V a next-gen launch title, to make up for the opportunity cost.

Yup. Being a launch game makes the most sense for a medium caliber title. It's awesome for them, because it gives them some exclusivity and every single person buying that machine is desperate for games. If you're the only FPS at launch then you're guaranteed 2 million sales or so.

But if you're a game that's going to hit 5 million in your sleep, you don't release for a platform that doesn't even have an installed base of 5 million.

If Microsoft paid Rockstar, say, a billion dollars to make GTA5 an Xbox 3 launch exclusive it would probably happen. And it would probably make the Xbox 3 such an immediate winner that Sony would have trouble to get back. But it's not happening.

I agree with your analysis. But I doubt RS's price would be that high. They'd probably sell themselves for a couple hundred mil.
 
 
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