LeRon, Austin, and Stoy talk about the current situation surrounding the All-New PlayStation Plus and Sony’s dealing with subscription stackers this episode. The crew also talks about Microsoft’s mishandling of games for Marvel Studios, the Box Office success of Uncharted, and more on this episode of The Cross Roads Podcast!
The Cross Roads Team:
00:00 – Opening and Housekeeping
10:10 – What Are We Playing?
Notable Games Coming to PlayStation This Week
As we get set to close out the month of May, the new releases continue to flow with a couple of really noticeable names hitting the lineup. Sniper Elite 5 is the real headliner for the week but the return of the original maze runner Pac-Man might just steal the show this week!
47:38 – Notable Games Releasing This Week
Microsoft Misses The Mark With Marvel
Marvel’s vice president of games, Jay Ong, recently disclosed that when approached to develop exclusive games based on Marvel franchises, Microsoft turned down the offer, leading to Sony and Insomniac to create the now beloved Marvel’s Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4.
59:45 – Microsoft Snubbed Marvel
Uncharted Is A Success For Sony Pictures
Uncharted is raking in the dollar bills! The movie has managed to cross the $400 million mark worldwide at the box office making it one of the most successful video game adaptations out of the legions of video game adaptations to pick from.
1:11:25 – Uncharted Smashes the Box Office
Xbox Game Pass Might Be A Problem For Game Sales
The question about Xbox Game Pass and its effect on actual game sales has been around for a while, but a recent interview with Ed Fries (formerly an Xbox exec) has brought the conversation forward once more.
1:23:38 – Game Pass and Game Sales
1:54:13 – PlayStation Plus and Sub Stacking
2:06:53 – The Wrap-up and Plugs
2:08:33 – Featured Articles on Boss Rush:
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2:11:26 – Outro
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