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Old 05-28-09, 05:15 PM   #16
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Default Re: PC gaming hardware sales better than consoles

Originally Posted by |MaguS| View Post
More computers in the world then the entire lifespan of console gaming... what did you expect? They are comparing general computer hardware aswell as PC Gaming hardware vs just console....

Now lets look at sales figures for actual software... 1 Million Crysis sold vs 8 million Halo 3's...

PC Gaming isn't dying, but rather losing primary focus from developers due to them migrating where the money is at.
I don't get why people always bring Crysis into the equation when comparing the number of sales between systems - half-life 2 would be a much more logical choice(at least when comparing a PC game to well-known titles such as Halo3). Crytek also aren't switching to consoles exclusively - they're just branching out to get more fruits from their labor just like Valve did with the orange box.

I bet that the PC version of the next Crysis is still going to sell the best even though the game is going to be available on all platforms.
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