Pachter: Gears of War on PS3



9:18 AM on 12.20.2007

Games industry analyst Michael Patcher knows how to keep eyebrows raised, and this time he hits us with the prediction that Xbox 360 exclusive Gears of War will eventually be a PlayStation 3 title.

He points to Epic Games' familiarity with the PS3 hardware as a reason, and tells Game Trailers that "we pretty much know that Gears of War 3 is probably gonna' come out on PS3."

This assumes that Microsoft has a two-game deal with Epic for the Gears of War franchise, and after that Epic will be free to move the series to the platform of their liking. 

This is probably a solid prediction, but it comes at a time where both the PS3 and the Gears of War series are mostly off the radar of gamers. That's not to say that a shiny new Gears sequel won't get us interested again, but it just feels too early to be talking about GOW3 right now, doesn't it?

[Via CVG



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