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#1 PS3Scene

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 02:56 AM

GameSpy Bolsters Unreal Package
Posted by XanTium | 15-8-2007 21:56 EST

 
From next-gen.biz:


A new deal between Epic Games and GameSpy will facilitate cross-platform gameplay between PC and PlayStation 3 users.

IGN's GameSpy signed a licensing agreement with Unreal Engine 3 creator Epic Games that will incorporate GameSpy's online multiplayer technology with the popular game engine.

The partnership affects PC and PS3 games, and will enable the possibility for cross-platform gameplay between the two platforms. Other features such as communication tools, competition apps, matchmaking, stat tools, community features, leaderboards and future feature sets.


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Posted 16 August 2007 - 01:30 PM

smile.gif great news. I like the idea of cross-playing. So now I am not in the need for upgrading my old PC this year. Thats great. I can go to a LAN-Session with my PS3.

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 04:40 PM

Hmm Maybe Sony are taking notice of what people want and pushing developers to achieve something after all. If they asked/paid/backhanded for this or not it is a good idea.

Edited by Chancer, 16 August 2007 - 04:43 PM.


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Posted 17 August 2007 - 04:09 PM

this only goes in sonys favor and guess what? no fee's still (im not dissing XBL, i play cross platform shadow run and use Halo 2 pc) even with this feature sounds promising




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