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Old 04-22-11, 12:19 PM   #11
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Default Re: *Breaking News* Crysis 2 editor and CE3 SDK coming

Originally Posted by Sean_W View Post
It maybe business but it doesn't take much to make a few changes for the PC version. Keep saying that it's just a business for defending poor console ports. It doesn't make it true. Developers have to spend money on PC patches when they could have spend a little extra time on the PC version on release.
Really, it doesn't take much? You may want to rethink that statement.

It's about choosing their time and has nothing to do with money. If you look at patches for the PC after the release you'll see game like GTA IV, UT3 get loads of patches and they could have been spent making it right in the first place. Your argument falls flat on it's face if you take BF3 as an example and also, a lot of businesses don't have share holders.
Haha, the patches are released at their pace. They could have 1-2 people working on patches and finish them whenever as opposed to the 5-6 people it would require to get it all fixed by a deadline. Hence why PC patches are few and far between as of late. Anything that doesn't completely break the game is put on a "when it's finished" release schedule.

And the major publishers do have share holders, for example EA and Activision/Blizzard.
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