In this week’s podcast, in light of Industry analyst firm Superdata’s report on the digital games market for October, showing a 7% year-on-year increase to $5.5 billion in global spend, the Sparks discuss what life would be like if gamers had a digital only future imposed upon them with games costing more than they did in store and ask, would there be a mass migration to the PC and its more reasonably priced online services such as Steam, Origin and GOG? Would the sting of high cost digital games on console make the initial larger financial outlay for a gaming rig worth it?
Views are given on the super secret PS2 backwards compatibility that Sony seem to have rolled out without telling anyone – but without the ability to pick up old saves (a la the Xbox One’s backward compatibility feature), is this what PlayStation gamers wanted/needed or is it just for bragging rights!
Also discussed is the PS4’s are selling like hot cakes news, with the announcement that the PlayStation has broken 30 million sales, and a breakdown of the free games for December on both Xbox and PlayStation.
Star Wars fever is gripping the Sparks this week as they talk about their love for Star Wars Battlefront and enjoy the Star Wars game they have always been looking for. Plus Antony talks about the Star Wars exhibition now open in the Discovery Museum in New York’s Times Square
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