GUARDIAN OF LIGHT
4-WEEK XBOX DEAL
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[ July 16th 2010 ]
Croft and the Guardian of Light will release
exclusively on Microsoft Xbox 360 for a period
of four weeks before becoming available on Sony
Playstation 3 and Steam (Windows PC), Crystal
Dynamics have confirmed to Eurogamer.
This is a requirement of all games that are a
part of Microsoft's Summer of Arcade promotion.
all arcade titles, irrespective of platform, you
have to go through your submissions before they
agree and approve a date. Unlike a disc based
title where we can pick our window, you have to
go by what the first parties approve and give
you a date, to make sure you're not coming out
on the same day as five other titles. They like
to manage the release window accordingly.
agreement with Microsoft is, in order to participate
in their hugely successful Summer of Arcade promotion,
there is a window of exclusivity. That window
of exclusivity is a set four weeks."
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