Xbox Game Pass |OT| Our Backlogs Are Doomed

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I can’t find reviews for that game, is EDGE too early?

The game was delayed like 3 weeks ago. Maybe it was too late to pull the review from the magazine. Or maybe it’s not a high profile enough of a release that anyone even thought about it.

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I can’t even figure out what the game is, it’s not the greatest term for searching lol

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I think it is in Game Pass right?

Yeah, and good idea. Was able to find it by adding Game Pass lol

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As binarymelon said it was delayed a few weeks. Here’s the trailer for those that haven’t seen it

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Next to the ones we already know, like Plague Tale 2, high on Life? Although I’m not sure if the latter would be considered AAA.

I guess so much for Tales of Arise this year then, likely not happening but hopefully some older stuff though, like we had with Guardians.

Nick specified day one launches. Sloth is an idiot who keeps misquoting everything.

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Day 1 third party AAA games will forever be a pipe dream IMO. Just makes much better business sense to get ur 6-12 months of sales up front and then put it on.

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Yes and no. We did have AAA day one 3rd party games but not huge blockbuster ones. MLB really is the closest I guess.

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One we get to the point where there is 1 AAA first party game every quarter, the complaining about not having blockbuster 3rd GP titles will probably decrease quite a bit, although there will always a contingent who will go on about it until the end of time.

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Outriders was day one and Back 4 Blood too. And a few years back we had Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Metro Exodus very soon after they launched. Perhaps Shadow wasn’t up to SE’s sales expectations, lol. But there was also DMCV.

MS could not predict that Xbox would be without any big first party releases this year, but I hope they have at least been trying to get some big stuff. If Plague Tale Requiem and High on Life make it in October, Scorn as well, I guess that is not too bad, let’s hope they do.

Let’s see what the second half of this month, September, November and December have for the service when it comes to bigger titles. Majority being indies isn’t really going to move subs I think.

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I wonder if it will open a debate what AAA means :joy:

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The thing is there aren’t that many AAA games launching this year in the first place.

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Edit: Removed big gif

I will not participate, lol.

That said, I was referring to games that are basically guaranteed to move units when I said that above. It’s probably not the best way to use the term.

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I am personally surprised that Saints Row is not coming. But at the same time it makes sense considering that it has time exclusivity with EGS on PC and Microsoft’s recent policies were about parity I believe.

EGS exclusivity alone will kill the game on PC and it has basically no hype surrounding it.

Maybe it comes as soon as the exclusivity is over. It looks like a game id play but not pay for to me.

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