Cool!With the unexpected team up of Nintendo and Sega, Sony and Microsoft had decided to enter an unsettled alliance. Microsoft would provide Sony with some good developers that it had just acquired and Sony would ensure the games were made up to standard for both of them. Most notable of said developers was Rareware that Nintendo had sold to Microsoft. Having them work with Sony and Microsoft’s financial backing should result in some good titles being released. Sega may have gotten the works of Enix under their umbrella and Tecmo to work with Nintendo, but Koei’s Dynasty Warriors and Konami’s Metal Gear Solid proved to be a hit with players that would benefit both Microsoft and Sony’s catalogs.
With Sony’s brand name and Microsoft’s know how of Hardware and internet made them a tremendous duo to combat any given console.
The two would make a console that appealed to Western markets and try to force Sega and Nintendo out of the console market.
Butterfly Effects: Newcomer Microsoft and their XBox will be helping Sony and their PlayStation make a new console that combines the best of both consoles. With the likes of Konami and Koei making titles exclusively for them the future console wars will get even more heated.
Next Time: We learn what manufacturing differences appear in Nintendo and Sega’s next consoles due to the Triforce engine.