Recently, it seems a list of sorts has been going around that notions towards a massive amount of “big-name” developers that are supposed to be dropping their software support for the PSP due to low software sales.
After the previous article that proved that, due to 8 million sellers on the PSP, the figure of 2.8mil PSP software sales was total BS, of course you know we’re all over this to provide the scenario of each company, and, of course, for a few cheap laughs.
Here we will be providing as many of these big name developers that are “dropping PSP software support” as we can find, as well as finding out just how true this statement is when applied to each one of them, so that, in the end, we can all group together and cry over our extensive software-related losses, while making smores and telling heartfelt stories around an open fire.
|EA Games||Has been non-stop announcing PSP games all since supposedly dropping support, just released Medal of Honor: Heroes|
|Square-Enix||Confirms plans for the “anticipated to be vaporware” Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core, announces that the PSP will be receiving a vastly upgraded version of Final Fantasy Tactics and, as of recent, has also been announcing games non-stop for the Sony PSP.|
|Ubisoft||Announced Prince of Persia: Rival Swords approximately 3 days after this rumor of developers dropping the PSP was started|
|Namco||Releases Bounty Hounds, Gunpey, Ace Combat X, and Snoopy & the Red Baron a few days afterwards, and announces Legend of Heroes III, The Fast and the Furious, Ridge Racer 2, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes and Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology|
|Konami||Reveals a compilation project “Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles” which will feature three Castlevania games, including a touched-up version of Symphony of the Night.|
|Capcom||Confirms plans for the “anticipated to be vaporware” Devil May Cry PSP, reveals a US release date for Monster Hunter Freedom 2, and a PSP exclusive fighter Fate.|
|We don’t know who in the world started this rumor, but if these devs are supposedly dropping the PSP, they’re sure doing a bad job of it.|