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Thursday, 14 August 2014 07:06

The Crew will not get a PS3 release

Written by David Stellmack

Will be released on Xbox 360 after all

As Ubisoft has been telling us, The Crew is designed to be a next generation racer. So imagine our surprise when we found out that it will also be released on the Xbox 360 in addition to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The real question is why no PlayStation 3 release?

Well the answer from Ubisoft is that it is simply easier to produce a game on the Xbox 360 than the PC. The Xbox 360 is closest to the next-generation technical infrastructure which make it easier to port the game to a previous generation console.

Sony made sure that the PlayStation 4 was much easier to work with than the PlayStation 3 was. Developers have complained over and over that it is more difficult to produce games for the PS3 than it was for the Xbox 360. So really it isn’t much of a surprise that if they were going to port it to a previous generation of console, the simplest choice was to port it to the Xbox 360 if you don’t have the time to properly develop a PlayStation 3 version.

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