Funcom's Ragnar Tørnquist recently let it be known that development on The Secret World was primarily focused on PC rather than on the XBox 360. In today's The Secret World column, MMORPG.com Lead Writer Bill Murphy takes a look at that revelation and opines that it's actually a good thing. Read on!
In his own words, Ragnar’s reasoning is thus: “We are focusing on the PC version right now. That is our primary market and we want that version to be as good as possible.” And who can argue with that? SOE’s recent DC Universe Online is often hailed as a much better game on the PS3 while the PC version gets ripped because of its console centric UI and controls. Could something that’s sounding as complex and frankly “out there” as TSW really straddle the two platforms? I think it’s highly likely that both versions would suffer in the process of trying to make each work respectively.
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