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Both Microsoft and Sony are strongly considering implementing Early Access style systems into their consoles, having been asked by numerous developers to do so.
Speaking to Gamesutra Sony’s Adam Boyes had this to say when asked how early the company would consider putting something in the development cycle into the hands of the public:
“That’s one of the massive conversations we have internally — that, at what point does [a game meet standards of release]? We still at some point ensure that we’re being mindful of the consumer. We don’t want somebody to stumble across that title and expect a full product, and have a negative experience.”
“Honestly, we’re working through that right now. We’re figuring out what’s ok. We obviously have our tech requirement checklist that people have to adhere to. So we’re internally discussing, what does that list look like this? What are the caveats? Stuff like…
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