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Shawn Layden on Game Pass issues: “It’s very hard to launch a $120m game on a subscription service”
Former PlayStation Studios boss Shawn Layden has shared his thoughts about the games industry’s current state. He is concerned that consolidation will make it “moribund.” He is also skeptical about the Xbox Game Pass subscription model.
Unto the End makers on their deal with Xbox Game Pass
Subscriptions are becoming an increasingly valid model for both platform holders and players. Are they good for developers? There is still a lot of speculation and concern around that. Especially when attempts are made to link developers’ revenues to the time players spend in their game.
Now, though, we have at least one account of how a deal is structured between a developer and a subscription service.
Stephen Danton of 2 Ton Studios,