Ubisoft CEO Blames Long Console Generation For Lack Of New IPs
Posted on Monday, July 23 @ 07:44:17 PST by Anthony Severino
Echoing a recent quote from a Square Enix technology director, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has said in an interveiw with Gamasutra, that the entire industry has been "penalized" by such a long console generation. He also added that the lengthy generation is also to blame for the lack of new IPs:
I can't disagree. While many consumers are very happy with their current consoles and aren't yet ready to drop cash on pricey new systems, the longer the new generation takes, the more of the same we'll get, and the more other emerging platforms will eat up market share that may be impossible to reclaim. Read more about the negative implications of a long console lifecycle, here.
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