Founders of Blizzard and Valve talk online console ubiquity

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Frank Pearce and Gabe Newell, the founders of Blizzard Entertainment and Valve, have expressed their wish for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo to break down the barricades between their console’s online services. Speaking to Develop regarding their desire for online console ubiquity, Pearce stated it would be “ideal to have a unified online community regardless of the platform that gamers are playing on.” For the full interview, check out the link below.

The full interview can be found on the Develop website. And yes – hats off to forum member PlankofWood for starting a discussion topic on our forums regarding this issue before we had a chance to report on it. +10 influence to you!


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