Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday April 10, 2016

BioWare Founder Thinks Console Upgrades Are A Pain In The Ass

Does this guy have a point, or is he speaking for the whiny game developers out there who are worried they may have to do more work?

"I'd say that'd be a gigantic pain in the ass that flies in the face of the purpose of consoles," he said. "It's funny, there's actually some stories behind that. For example, the original Xbox...Microsoft actually had multiple different DVD drives. They didn't tell anyone that, but as a developer you discovered that you have different performance and sometimes you'd have these boxes of refurbished drives and different brands and different equipment. It caused incredible variability."