There were some major surprises in terms of cross-platform play at E3 2017. Minecraft was revealed to be getting a free “unified edition” that would allow players on PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and all mobile platforms to play together. Then, Rocket League was announced for Nintendo Switch, and would also support Cross-play between Xbox One and PC. What you might have noticed is that PS4 is not listed on either of those titles. Turns out, Sony blocked cross-play between those games.
Turns out, Sony didn’t want to hurt their current fan base, as SIE global sales and marketing head Jim Ryan said to Eurogamer, “We’ve got to be mindful of our responsibility to our install base.”
He went on to specifically talk about Minecraft:
“We have a contract with the people who go online with us, that we look after them and they are within the PlayStation curated universe,” he said. “Exposing what in many cases are children to external influences we have no ability to manage or look after, it’s something we have to think about very carefully.”
Did you hear? The Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer was leaked! It was a phone video of a phone video of a watermarked rough cut, and it was hard to make out, and….now it doesn’t matter. Sony released the trailer properly just a few dozen minutes ago. Speaking of leaks,
Netflix just released the trailer of Vivo, An animated Musical film starring Lin-Manuel Miranda. Vivo is a Sony and Netflix original about a Kinkajou that embarks on an adventure. It is because he wanted to help out a friend to confess his love via song. Vivo (Lin-Manuel Miranda ) is a
After what’s been a lackluster E3 even by post-COVID limited-resources no-time-to-prepare-anything standards, everyone was looking to Nintendo to save the day. Did they do it? Well…their Direct this morning wasn’t a series of slam dunks, but they scored enough times to leave us pleased. Here are the things that intrigue
Usually, Nintendo is the last company to make their E3 presentation. If you’re a Nintendo fan and you want to know what they’ve got up their sleeve, you have to wait and wait and wait through all the other guys’ boring videos about meatheads shooting aliens in order to to