Sony invests in Square

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  1. Yoshi Sugawara

    Yoshi Sugawara Stunt Coordinator

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    I doubt it will change anything
     
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    Sony are being quite cute with this, on the one hand they can if they want put pressure on Square not to release certain titles for other consoles but also if Square does release on Gamecube & XBox and starts to see a profit again then Sony will get some of that profit.
    If they can keep the PS2 as the best selling machine but also profit from software on the others then they are in a bloody good position.
     
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    I don't think that Sony will impact Square's decisions that much. As long as they get money.
     
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    Hmmmm, CoreMagazine have posted an interview with Square, one question you just knew they'd ask:
    Question: Some people have expressed concern that Square will back away from possible development on Xbox, GameCube or Game Boy Advance as a result of Sony's investment. Can you shed some light on that?
    Square: We plan to continue pursuing Game Boy Advance development. As for the GameCube or Xbox, we have no plans to support either one at this point. Our business model is to support the best selling platform, so our focus is firmly on the PlayStation 2.
     
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  9. Corey Hancock

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    LOL Brian. Square=Sony's Bitch. So true.
    Corey
     

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