Super Meat Boy will eventually find its way to Xbox 360, Wii and PC, excluding as it will a PS3 release. Now, because you start stamping your feet and shouting “BIAS” while tears start to cloud your vision, make sure you direct your anger at the right people — Sony itself.
“Why wont this question die? We have answered it publicly at least 15 times but it just never ends,” says Team Meat. “We can’t EVER do a PS3 version of Super Meat Boy because when we were going into negotiations with publishers, Sony was the only one that didn’t express much interest in the game. We assumed this meant they didn’t want the game, and [we] decided to sign with Nintendo and Microsoft.
“Our contracts excluded any release on PS3. We would have loved to do a PS3 version, but its not at all possible whatsoever now, so please stop asking about it.”
That legitimately surprises me. Sony has often demonstrated itself as welcoming of unique indie titles, leading to a PSN full of rich, varied and unique games. The fact it snubbed Team Meat is disappointing to say the least. Ah well, Sony’s loss is everybody else’s gain, apparently.
Team Meat “can’t EVER do a PS3 version” [Eurogamer]