View Poll Results: Should next TR game be only on next-gen

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Thread: Next-Gen Only TR?

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    Next-Gen Only TR?

    So if we believe all the rumors the PS5 and next Xbox are only a year away or so and they sound like they're be quite a leap in terms of power over the the PS4 and Xbox One. Now do you think/want the next Tomb Raider to be only on next-gen to take full advantage of more powerful and capable hardware?

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    Nope. I want to be able to play and I can't if it's next gen only. Simple as that.

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    I voted no too.
    I can't envision that the next gen consoles are going to be so much more "powerful" than the current ones. It's not like we've had a major technology breakthrough in the past 5 years that would make a difference. Therefore, there would be reason no limit the game to a single gen console.
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    If you look at what CD said in the end credits, it will likely be some time before the next TR. That would indicate they'll no doubt at least have versions that will play on the next consoles. Hell, by the time the next one is made there might even be a Stadia version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by a_big_house View Post
    I voted no too.
    I can't envision that the next gen consoles are going to be so much more "powerful" than the current ones. It's not like we've had a major technology breakthrough in the past 5 years that would make a difference. Therefore, there would be reason no limit the game to a single gen console.
    The CPU alone in the new consoles will make a huge difference in terms of physics as well as 60fps gameplay, plus I'm sure both the PS5 and next Xbox will both be doing 4k. Bigger games also require more RAM, of course we have no idea when a new Tomb Raider will be released but I can't see Square Enix sitting on the IP for very long as it does make money for them and what else do they really have?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Murphdawg1 View Post
    ...I can't see Square Enix sitting on the IP for very long as it does make money for them and what else do they really have?
    "Can't", or can? Doesn't make sense the way you said it.

    At any rate, putting TR on the back burner for a while will give them much needed time to overhaul or replace the game engine.

    It's also not like SE doesn't have other big franchises. They have Final Fantasy, Just Cause, Hitman, Kingdom Hearts, and their Crystal Dynamics and Eidos teams are working on The Avengers Project.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frag_Maniac View Post
    "Can't", or can? Doesn't make sense the way you said it.

    At any rate, putting TR on the back burner for a while will give them much needed time to overhaul or replace the game engine.

    It's also not like SE doesn't have other big franchises. They have Final Fantasy, Just Cause, Hitman, Kingdom Hearts, and their Crystal Dynamics and Eidos teams are working on The Avengers Project.
    Can't as in I don't think TR will be absent for very long. Also Final Fantasy takes a long time between games, Kingdom Hearts just released, Just Cause just came out last December and I believe Hitman is now a WB property.

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