There's a certain glee in knowing that any time I want, I could buy a copy of Final Fantasy XIV
for my PlayStation 3 and just play there instead of on the computer. I doubt I ever will
, but I always have the option
. And I've met more than a few people whom I enjoy playing alongside and who do
play on the console, so it's certainly enriched my overall game experience.
Most MMOs launch for the PC and that's it. A small number go on to develop a native Mac client, some are available on consoles or mobile decides, and so forth. You can argue that developing these extra clients takes time and resources away from improving the main game, but you can also argue that these extra clients allow people who would otherwise have never played the game to experience something awesome. So how do you feel? Do you prefer games available on multiple platforms, do you prefer development focused on just one, or do you not really care?
Every morning, the Massively bloggers probe the minds of their readers with deep, thought-provoking questions about that most serious of topics: massively online gaming. We crave your opinions, so grab your caffeinated beverage of choice and chime in on today's Daily Grind!