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XBOX 360 Version Not in the Cards

Posted by Michael Bitton on Jun 25, 2010  | Comments

XBOX 360 Version Not in the Cards - MMORPG.com

Citing a "closed" XBOX Live system, Final Fantasy XIV producer Hiromichi Tanaka explained to Eurogamer.net during this year's E3 why Final Fantasy XIV will unfortunately not see a launch on the XBOX 360 platform:

"The main reason why we couldn't go with Xbox 360 was the Xbox Live system," he explained at E3. "[Live is] different to the normal internet environment, so when we wanted to introduce this game in the same environment as Windows PC it had to be PS3, so that was our choice.

"Microsoft has a different point of view: they want to have a closed environment for Xbox Live. We're still talking to... We couldn't come to an agreement on Xbox Live."

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Michael Bitton / Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined MMORPG.com as the site's Community Manager. Follow him on Twitter @eMikeB
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