Multiplayer Arkham Origins skipping WiiU

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  1. ShadowSoldier
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    I personally think this is stupid. You can't expect something to grow if you don't give it the chance. This is basically the same thing as what EA and Treyarch did.

    EA releases Mass Effect 3 on WiiU, at the same time the Trilogy was being sold on other consoles...at the same price. Nobody bought it, so what does EA do? Blame the consumer.

    Treyarch releases Black Ops 2 on WiiU, stripped features, no support or DLC. Didn't sell that hot. So what did they do? Blame the consumer.

    So WB, explain to me again why I should give you my money? Also, sidenote: Monster Hunter is doing just fine with people on the WiiU. This is just the developer being lazy and not giving anything a chance. I'm not sure if I'm going to support this game or developer now.

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  2. EzekielRage

    EzekielRage Hero of the Void

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    Pretty much everything said right there...
     
  3. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    As it turns out, the Wii U-tility belt comes with a handy can of dev repellent.

    Feels Bat, man.
     
  4. chavosaur

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    Was thinking of picking this up for wii u just to have something to play on it.
    Looks like that ain't happening now
     
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  5. DSGamer64

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    Multiplayer for a single player game sounds fucking dumb to me.
     
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  6. EzekielRage

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    I also don't care about the multiplayer BUT it is a dick move nontheless. It is as if developers are actively trying to make the console fail. It's bullshit the system is already in place and you don't really save a lot of money to not implement it on the console. Probably a few thousand bucks but with a game that sells anyway and has a budget this high those are peanuts...
     
  7. Dork

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    I can't believe this, the Wii U has a lively and fantastic online community. Stupid devs can't see this goldmine.
     
  8. McHaggis

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    I saw this earlier when the press release didn't mention Wii U and was hoping they'd confirm it was a mistake. Oh well, I'm still buying it I don't play much multiplayer stuff anyway.
     
  9. xwatchmanx

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    This is precisely the reaction that most people with any other consoles are going to have. Seriously, what the hell do these developers expect to happen when they gimp one platform's version of the game, when it's also going to appear on consoles with much larger install bases?
     
  10. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    Chicken and egg scenario again...you would think WB may try to fix this by cutting the price of the Wii U version but I don't see that happening
     
  11. the_randomizer

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    Wow, so developers want to support the Wii U and Nintendo by removing key features to a game? Cool, sign me up! And to think I was gonna get Watch_Dogs and Assassin's Creed 4.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  12. emigre

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    What does Watch Dogs and AssCred 4 have to do with this?
     
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  13. ShadowSoldier
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    I was just going to say. I wasn't aware Watch_Dogs and AC4 were gonna be gimped on the WiiU...
     
  14. the_randomizer

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    They aren't, I was being sarcastic. I sure as heck won't get Batman. If they want us to support them, gimping ports will NOT draw customers.
     
  15. wrettcaughn

    wrettcaughn Misunderstood Moral Elitist

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    Why spend resources on developing/porting a feature that is barely going to get utilized? I'd be curious to know how much of the Wii U's paltry install base even connects to the internet...
     
  16. Joe88

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    we can already expect it to be a shoddy 360 port anyway
     
  17. ShadowSoldier
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    That's one thing that irked me about Arkham City on WiiU and why I didn't buy it... it's because it's buy WB. Rocksteady wouldn't have let their game be like that for the WiiU. I just don't think WB is going to do a good job.
     
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    The saying goes, "hard work pays off later, but laziness often pays off now" Such is the way of the developer. Gimping ports will not motivate people, and if they think it will help sales. HA, that's a good one.



    Companies make shoddy ports when the hardware in question is more than capable of making good ports then they bitch about piss poor sales. Gee, I wonder why.
    Rushed/gimped ports-->bad sales-->companies have the audacity to bitch and moan


    The circle of life

    Sorry, but I'll get Splinter Cell Blacklist, Assassin's Creed 4, hell, I'll support Ubisoft before I'll support those WB scumbags.
     
  19. weavile001

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    can´t wait to see batmans running around and teabagging others.....
     
  20. the_randomizer

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    Oh, you mean people on the Temp doing what they do best, create bitch rant threads? That's close enough to teabagging Batman, right?
     
  21. DiscostewSM

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    So, what will their excuse be when it comes around to the PS4/XB1?