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nlitement
PS3 owners will be getting some and I quote " Substantial addon content"..... While it may not be some gay biker story, I expect it to be more missions, car, whores, weapons, interiors, etc , etc for Niko....

 

I do not agree with Micro$hit Shelling out cash to keep dlc away from ps3 users, I do agree that it was a good business move to lure people to buy their sh*tty outdated consoles.

Do you agree with Sony excluding everyone from the Stories?

 

Now, c'mon, the hypocrisy is getting silly.

 

I accepted that I wouldn't be playing the Stories, now it's your turn to accept you won't be playing two additional storylines, and don't even get started with your dumbass "exclusive" Home (exclusive to the PS3 to begin with) content like GTA IV sofas or some minor additions that is nothing compared to the two major DLCs like one new car or a dildo launcher.

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PS3 owners will be getting some and I quote " Substantial addon content"..... While it may not be some gay biker story, I expect it to be more missions, car, whores, weapons, interiors, etc , etc for Niko....

 

I do not agree with Micro$hit Shelling out cash to keep dlc away from ps3 users, I do agree that it was a good business move to lure people to buy their sh*tty outdated consoles.

 

"Substantial" is in the eye of the beholder. Maybe Sony thinks a t-shirt for your Home character is "substantial".

 

The fact is, there are no facts on what PS3 is getting. There are facts on what the 360 is getting. The only thing even remotely concrete is that Sony is getting some sort of Home content. Everything else is very vague and as far as I'm concerned Sony is misleading people with all that vagueness. They haven't paid Rockstar any money for DLC (exclusive or otherwise) and they haven't announced anything and that should count for more than a bunch of generic comments about how something is coming.

 

 

Ok, so microsoft pays 50mil to get this GTA lost and damned. Now, sony could pay that much to have another seperate content for them only, but if not, and the effort fails, microsoft is knocked again, and sony is boosted up.

 

This is ridulous.

 

A: if Sony was willing to pay more than $50 million the Microsoft deal wouldn't exist. We'd be sitting here talking about Sony's $50,000,000.01 exclusive DLC deal but we're not.

 

B: The Microsoft deal would undoubtedly prohibit Rockstar from turning around and making a deal with Sony. No lawyer would draft a $50 million deal and allow that to happen.

 

 

And if it succedes, and not just makes a small profit but is something wicked, sony can then give US something in home, or LBP, and they pay nothing, and hopefully it makes up for what they done, untill we are happy.

 

It's not about making people happy, it's about making money and Rockstar obviously crunched the numbers and determined it was more profitable to make PS3 owners unhappy and accept Microsoft's money than to make PS3 owners happy and miss out on $50 million. Deal with it.

 

 

And if not, mabey there will be some new free Stuff on home store, I have heard rumors on ps3 fourms about some new themes coming, but got no idea.

 

I've had my free 360 theme for months. It's tons of fun!

 

 

I am assuming this is what sony are thinking, and It is working slightly, i think it makes microsoft look a bit desperate, and DON'T call me a fanboy as TBF i can't care, thats my opinion and thats that.

 

and I'm assuming that Microsoft paid $50 million to keep this content off the PS3 and I tend to assume that since it's a concrete fact and everything. Call me crazy.

 

 

Lito, wrong, RS are brining out a new mode for all of us i think, so yeah, we not just paying for DLC.

Motor, i doubt you are, and trying to impress the big boys of the fourm. They can work on 2 things at once, or we would not be getting the new Multiplayer mode. So yeah, clever

 

So Microsoft paid Rockstar $50 million for content that people will need to pay for but Sony and all their users get it for free? Do you have any idea how dumb that sounds?

 

 

does M$ really think this will boost their sales?? I know lots of people considering consoles--- most are choosing PS3 to avoid the XBL fees.

 

Um, GTAIV sold more copies on 360 than it did on PS3 and the 360 routinely outsells the PS3 so I guess the answer is "yes". You may know a bunch of anti-360 people but they obviously aren't indicative of gamers overall. You can also browse this forum and see a bunch of people who either made the 360 choice already due to the DLC or are planning on getting one before the DLC launch.

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Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

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nlitement

 

Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

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PS3 owners will be getting some and I quote " Substantial addon content"..... While it may not be some gay biker story, I expect it to be more missions, car, whores, weapons, interiors, etc , etc for Niko....

 

I do not agree with Micro$hit Shelling out cash to keep dlc away from ps3 users, I do agree that it was a good business move to lure people to buy their sh*tty outdated consoles.

Who would actually read what you type and take it into consideration? You're saying it's

a gay biker story because you're a little cry baby who has a sh*tty laggy Playstation three.

 

If you'd actually read what intelligent people wrote you'd know that Microsoft isn't keeping

anything from anyone. Rockstar didn't make The Lost and Damned and have Microsoft buy

it. Microsoft paid to have it made for their console. f*cking idiot.

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Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

I don't give a f*ck if Xbox's Exclusive Content comes to the PS3, the only thing I care is that asshole's like you don't brag about how DLC is coming and its only for the Xbox.

 

And knowing R*, content will eventually come to the PS3, it may not be exclusive but its coming. Remember what they said earlier "We plan to keep GTA IV updated for years". Its really stupid to only update one console and not the other. Exclusive? Who gives a f*ck, The Lost and Dammed, doesn't really matter to me.

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Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

I don't give a f*ck if Xbox's Exclusive Content comes to the PS3, the only thing I care is that asshole's like you don't brag about how DLC is coming and its only for the Xbox.

 

And knowing R*, content will eventually come to the PS3, it may not be exclusive but its coming. Remember what they said earlier "We plan to keep GTA IV updated for years". Its really stupid to only update one console and not the other. Exclusive? Who gives a f*ck, The Lost and Dammed, doesn't really matter to me.

No one's bragging about the DLC, you f*cking morons who are stuck with a physical lag spike

are complaining and shoving that bat sh*t theory in your head. You f*cking idiot, The Lost and

Damned isn't going to come to the PS3 for the simple fact that Microsoft were the people who

paid to have the game made which means it's theirs.

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Chargr

 

Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

I don't give a f*ck if Xbox's Exclusive Content comes to the PS3, the only thing I care is that asshole's like you don't brag about how DLC is coming and its only for the Xbox.

 

And knowing R*, content will eventually come to the PS3, it may not be exclusive but its coming. Remember what they said earlier "We plan to keep GTA IV updated for years". Its really stupid to only update one console and not the other. Exclusive? Who gives a f*ck, The Lost and Dammed, doesn't really matter to me.

No one's bragging about the DLC, you f*cking morons who are stuck with a physical lag spike

are complaining and shoving that bat sh*t theory in your head. You f*cking idiot, The Lost and

Damned isn't going to come to the PS3 for the simple fact that Microsoft were the people who

paid to have the game made which means it's theirs.

Wow, look at this dumbsh*t, re-read my post idiot.

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LitoBX

 

Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

I don't give a f*ck if Xbox's Exclusive Content comes to the PS3, the only thing I care is that asshole's like you don't brag about how DLC is coming and its only for the Xbox.

 

And knowing R*, content will eventually come to the PS3, it may not be exclusive but its coming. Remember what they said earlier "We plan to keep GTA IV updated for years". Its really stupid to only update one console and not the other. Exclusive? Who gives a f*ck, The Lost and Dammed, doesn't really matter to me.

No one's bragging about the DLC, you f*cking morons who are stuck with a physical lag spike

are complaining and shoving that bat sh*t theory in your head. You f*cking idiot, The Lost and

Damned isn't going to come to the PS3 for the simple fact that Microsoft were the people who

paid to have the game made which means it's theirs.

Wow, look at this dumbsh*t, re-read my post idiot.

No fag muffin, you reread my f*cking post. I'm basically saying I know you're a jealous idiot

who actually does give a sh*t about The Lost and Damned. I'm not a f*cking idiot, and even if

I was f*cking wrong I wouldn't reread your sh*tty grammar if you paid me fifty dollars.

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Chargr
Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

I don't give a f*ck if Xbox's Exclusive Content comes to the PS3, the only thing I care is that asshole's like you don't brag about how DLC is coming and its only for the Xbox.

 

And knowing R*, content will eventually come to the PS3, it may not be exclusive but its coming. Remember what they said earlier "We plan to keep GTA IV updated for years". Its really stupid to only update one console and not the other. Exclusive? Who gives a f*ck, The Lost and Dammed, doesn't really matter to me.

No one's bragging about the DLC, you f*cking morons who are stuck with a physical lag spike

are complaining and shoving that bat sh*t theory in your head. You f*cking idiot, The Lost and

Damned isn't going to come to the PS3 for the simple fact that Microsoft were the people who

paid to have the game made which means it's theirs.

Wow, look at this dumbsh*t, re-read my post idiot.

No fag muffin

"No Fag Muffin" LOL. I'll end there. That's all I needed.

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LitoBX
Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

I don't give a f*ck if Xbox's Exclusive Content comes to the PS3, the only thing I care is that asshole's like you don't brag about how DLC is coming and its only for the Xbox.

 

And knowing R*, content will eventually come to the PS3, it may not be exclusive but its coming. Remember what they said earlier "We plan to keep GTA IV updated for years". Its really stupid to only update one console and not the other. Exclusive? Who gives a f*ck, The Lost and Dammed, doesn't really matter to me.

No one's bragging about the DLC, you f*cking morons who are stuck with a physical lag spike

are complaining and shoving that bat sh*t theory in your head. You f*cking idiot, The Lost and

Damned isn't going to come to the PS3 for the simple fact that Microsoft were the people who

paid to have the game made which means it's theirs.

Wow, look at this dumbsh*t, re-read my post idiot.

No fag muffin

"No Fag Muffin" LOL. I'll end there. That's all I needed.

That's all you have. Nothing's an insult coming from you, you couldn't

even figure out how The Lost and Damned was made to be exclusive.

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IMO -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

Not if Sony determined that they stood to make less money by offering DLC on the PS3 than they do by accepting Microsoft's $50 million.

 

If Rockstar estimated that PS3 DLC would make them $40 million and Microsoft offered them $50 million to keep it off the PS3 you can see why it's not stupid to make the exclusivity deal with Microsoft.

 

It's a business and making the content available to PS3 owners isn't necessarily the best business move for Rockstar.

Thats why Rockstar SUCKS. all they care abut is MONEY. not people

Rockstar is a business times are hard these days for everybody money keeps them going sometimes you have to put peoples needs aside for money as a business or go broke now what would you rather have?

 

some DLC for your PS3

 

or rockstar going broke and there not being anymore GTA games at all?

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It's not about making people happy, it's about making money and Rockstar obviously crunched the numbers and determined it was more profitable to make PS3 owners unhappy and accept Microsoft's money than to make PS3 owners happy and miss out on $50 million. Deal with it.

Ok, how many copies of GTA IV have sold world wide? It was at around 10 million back in August and the PC version has since been released. So lets say around 12-15 million?

 

Microsoft paid $50 million to Rockstar to develop this content. Let's say Xbox owners make up around 6-7 million of the GTA IV owners. Maybe around 70-80% of those owners are connected to Xbox Live. Maybe around 50% of those owners will buy the content. So around 2.5 million users. If $20 is charged for the content that'll bring in $50 million. If Microsoft take 70% of that, it leaves Rockstar with $15 million for the first episode. So Rockstar would take around $30 million for both episodes.

 

Now if Rockstar developed that content for all 3 platforms, they'd probably spend around around $60-70 million to develop it and get it working on the 3 platforms. About $35 million per episode? They'd then sell the content for the same $20. Going from calculations made earlier, they'd again bring in $50 million from Xbox Live owners. That would cover the costs of the first episode and give them around $20 million profit. Then there are the Playstation and PC users to factor in. All money made there can be classed as pure profit. Don't forget that would be doubled over the 2 episodes.

 

 

Which one of those seems the most profitable to Rockstar?

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the_regular_guy

 

It might just be me who is a complete idiot, but why would MS take 70%?

 

 

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Pubicmonkey

 

It might just be me who is a complete idiot, but why would MS take 70%?

Just working with estimations from here.

 

They could of course take more of that. Or less. I doubt they'd split it 50/50. A 50/50 split of $50 million would only just break even for Microsoft and they'll be after some profit at least.

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Well, the site says that MS takes "about a 30 percent cut from Xbox Live Marketplace content sales"...not 70%

 

 

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Well, the site says that MS takes "about a 30 percent cut from Xbox Live Marketplace content sales"...not 70%

D'oh. Well that was an oversight and a half. So then Microsoft could make a huge loss on this. That's.. interesting.

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Ok, how many copies of GTA IV have sold world wide? It was at around 10 million back in August and the PC version has since been released. So lets say around 12-15 million?

 

Microsoft paid $50 million to Rockstar to develop this content. Let's say Xbox owners make up around 6-7 million of the GTA IV owners. Maybe around 70-80% of those owners are connected to Xbox Live. Maybe around 50% of those owners will buy the content. So around 2.5 million users. If $20 is charged for the content that'll bring in $50 million. If Microsoft take 70% of that, it leaves Rockstar with $15 million for the first episode. So Rockstar would take around $30 million for both episodes.

 

Now if Rockstar developed that content for all 3 platforms, they'd probably spend around around $60-70 million to develop it and get it working on the 3 platforms. About $35 million per episode? They'd then sell the content for the same $20. Going from calculations made earlier, they'd again bring in $50 million from Xbox Live owners. That would cover the costs of the first episode and give them around $20 million profit. Then there are the Playstation and PC users to factor in. All money made there can be classed as pure profit. Don't forget that would be doubled over the 2 episodes.

 

 

Which one of those seems the most profitable to Rockstar?

 

Rockstar has actual market research on things like the percentage of people who might buy DLC, they actually know how much of a cut they get from the total price.

 

Basically they know much more about what they stand to make from PS3 DLC than some random guy on the internet and they had a choice between taking money from PS3 users and taking money from Microsoft and they went with Microsoft.

 

The fact that they accepted the $50 million speaks for itself. If they believed they were going to make more money with cross-platform DLC they would have done it that way.

 

If there was a scenario where everyone was happy and they were making more money that's what we'd be talking about right now but Microsoft obviously and apparently offered them a deal that was more lucrative than your nicey-nice utopia of universal DLC availability.

 

But keep making up your figures and plugging them into your over-simplified formula. I'm sure Rockstar's market research and financial information is inferior to your biased and desperate number-crunching.

 

As for Microsoft breaking even, between sales of the 360 copy of GTAIV and associated console sales they're well on their way months before the first DLC is even released. People tend to overlook that there's a second DLC coming to the 360 as well. With all that it's practically a given that this $50 million was a good investment for Microsoft, even if the DLC episodes themselves don't bring in that full amount.

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I think you are putting the cart in front of the horse-- not saying you are wrong, just pointing out that until the content is released and bought, you won't know how lucrative the deal was or if it were another flop for M$-- I honestly think that they are overcharging you guys for XBL. Is it worth it to you? Probably yes, but charging less they would probably sell more boxes and increase their XBL membership--

 

You are making an assumption that business managers in this country know what they are doing--- out govt wouldn't be providing trillions of $$$s in bailout money if that were the case-- M$ stock is still down over 50% from where it was 8 years ago-- and their cash dividends are crap-- I know, I'm a long time M$ shareholder-- still waiting for a rebound-- a well run company is typically reflected in its stock price

 

Unless anyone here is privy to the actual contract between the 2 companies-- on either side of the argument-- any and all posts on the subject are just guesses.

 

 

Now if Rockstar developed that content for all 3 platforms, they'd probably spend around around $60-70 million to develop it and get it working on the 3 platforms. About $35 million per episode?

 

I think that is a kind of a high estimate-- how many nerds does it take to script a game and design missions and stuff-- the expensive part of IV was rendering the city-- which has been done--- I think a better estimate would be about 10-15 million to port it to the different platforms...

 

there would be very low cost to distribute the game since it is DLC....

 

Just my 2 cents---

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motorforum

Given the amount of things that have been previewed in Home appears to be advertising a product, are PS3 owners really that desperate for GTA DLC they use this as a way to form a debate? They don't know and I don't know what it is, but Home isn't GTA IV so whatever you may get, chances are it won't be worthwhile anyway. Come on now, just accept that the Lost and the Damned and whatever the second episode is, won't come to PS3 as legal contracts to the tune of $50m are watertight and protected in every court in the civilised world.

 

As for those who think Microsoft are out of line this generation, perhaps they can see things now from the perspective of N64 or Dreamcast owners who were forced to play second fiddle to Sony across two generations. Also take the time to realise Sony's corporate arrogance ranks up there with MS and Apple, and just like Apple in the early 90s, the business decisions they've made have put them into a difficult situation; for Sony it is having the most expensive console in a credit crunch and overlooking the needs of their gamers to peddle their technology as they wanted it.

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just rember it might not have come to 360 beacuse gta4 was meant to be ps3 exclusive if it werent for sony not agreeing with microsoft so surely the ones that were gonna get it in the first place will have dlc this is only my opinion

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BowZa28

The DLC could come to PS3 eventually, but i'd say to all PS3 owners. DONT get your hopes up, its doubtful and won't be any time soon even if it does. So chill.

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just rember it might not have come to 360 beacuse gta4 was meant to be ps3 exclusive if it werent for sony not agreeing with microsoft so surely the ones that were gonna get it in the first place will have dlc this is only my opinion

Well I remember at the GTA4 announcment they mention the exclusive content for the xbox version of the game. So it was never planned to be an PS3 exclusive. From the start Rockstar was catering to Microsoft.

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Come on now, just accept that the Lost and the Damned and whatever the second episode is, won't come to PS3 as legal contracts to the tune of $50m are watertight and protected in every court in the civilised world.

 

 

Which you've read right?

 

Sony & Rockstar had an agreement (a contract if you will) also for III, VC, & SA-- there was no mention of cross platforms initially. What were the terms of that deal?? I'm sure money exchanged hands or some type of compensation in the game licensing or what not... it was called exclusive initially.

 

Everyone (Xboxers mostly) keeps saying they are so sure it won't EVER be available to PS3 players...

 

Is it likely?? from what I read, probably not.... we are dealing with episodic content not a full "game"....

 

Is it posssible? Yes.... (but not very likely cryani.gif ).

 

Now everyone needs to get over themselves and admit it is possible just not likely.... a few years ago everyone was sure the earth was flat, women would never vote, the housing boom would never end, Obama would never be elected US President, and Tom Cruise was straight ...

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All the idiots through out every page said the same thing in different words. colgate.gif

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All the idiots through out every page said the same thing in different words. colgate.gif

I'm the lead idiot-- king of the dip sh*ts

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Our only hope is they used the term "exclusive" like the have before... I think 6 months to 1 year is pretty standard for "exclusive" content....

 

GTA San Andrease Exclusive to PS2

 

Probably depends on how well it does for xbox-- if they see enough $$$$ by releasing it for PS3, then it will likely eventually be released-- if it falls on its face, very little upside for it coming out on PS3--

 

IMO  -- would be stupid to not port it to PS3-- the hard work would have been done (rendering the city)-- new missions/story in LC would be very simple (for them) to do.

 

in not, Spuds has begun work on his Xbox emulator for PS3 -- I'll be selling copies of this for $19.95 wink.gif

Yeah, where's the goddamn Stories? They're still Sony exclusives.

 

I hope all of you PS3 owners just die a slow and painful death for bothering us by still believing that a FIFTY-f*ckING-MILLION DOLLAR deal is worth less than your whining.

 

Shut the f*ck up, another retarded Fanboy.

And you really believe the content is coming out on PS3?

 

That's the only thing I'm talking about: people who bought the console thinking that the DLC would come out on it, then they bash it when someone points out the exclusivity.

I don't give a f*ck if Xbox's Exclusive Content comes to the PS3, the only thing I care is that asshole's like you don't brag about how DLC is coming and its only for the Xbox.

 

And knowing R*, content will eventually come to the PS3, it may not be exclusive but its coming. Remember what they said earlier "We plan to keep GTA IV updated for years". Its really stupid to only update one console and not the other. Exclusive? Who gives a f*ck, The Lost and Dammed, doesn't really matter to me.

No one's bragging about the DLC, you f*cking morons who are stuck with a physical lag spike

are complaining and shoving that bat sh*t theory in your head. You f*cking idiot, The Lost and

Damned isn't going to come to the PS3 for the simple fact that Microsoft were the people who

paid to have the game made which means it's theirs.

Wow, look at this dumbsh*t, re-read my post idiot.

No fag muffin

"No Fag Muffin" LOL. I'll end there. That's all I needed.

That's all you have. Nothing's an insult coming from you, you couldn't

even figure out how The Lost and Damned was made to be exclusive.

I agree!

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Come on now, just accept that the Lost and the Damned and whatever the second episode is, won't come to PS3 as legal contracts to the tune of $50m are watertight and protected in every court in the civilised world.

 

 

Which you've read right?

 

Sony & Rockstar had an agreement (a contract if you will) also for III, VC, & SA-- there was no mention of cross platforms initially. What were the terms of that deal?? I'm sure money exchanged hands or some type of compensation in the game licensing or what not... it was called exclusive initially.

 

Everyone (Xboxers mostly) keeps saying they are so sure it won't EVER be available to PS3 players...

 

Is it likely?? from what I read, probably not.... we are dealing with episodic content not a full "game"....

 

Is it posssible? Yes.... (but not very likely cryani.gif ).

 

Now everyone needs to get over themselves and admit it is possible just not likely.... a few years ago everyone was sure the earth was flat, women would never vote, the housing boom would never end, Obama would never be elected US President, and Tom Cruise was straight ...

One point I meant to make earlier but couldn't be bothered to edit a post I'd just made, but there was no Xbox when GTA III came out, so any exclusivity was purely because their was only the PS2 and the Dreamcast, which was on its way out at that point anyway.

 

As for wether I've seen the contract, we're talking about MS and $50m. How naive are you to think there's any gaping holes in it like allowing it to be released on PS3?

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The DLC could come to PS3 eventually,

 

Based on what?

 

On one hand you have a bunch of denial-ridden PS3 owners who believe this. On the other hand you have, um, evidence, like Microsoft's official announcement of their $50 million exclusive deal.

 

Fact: there's nothing whatsoever to suggest this content will ever be available on PS3. As far as anyone knows it's not coming. Every bitter PS3 owner in the world can go online and post something to the contrary on online forums but that isn't going to change a $50 million deal.

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As for wether I've seen the contract, we're talking about MS and $50m. How naive are you to think there's any gaping holes in it like allowing it to be released on PS3?

I think I made it clear I don't think it will come to PS3, just that it is possible... why are you afraid to say it is possible-- would you be willing to bet your life or soul on it??

 

Regarding III-- point taken, however SA was released almost 3 years after III-- and it was exclusive to PS2 (for a while).

 

http://news.spong.com/article/6259/Grand_T...ion_2_exclusive

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