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In a new interview at GamesIndustry International, Sony Online Entertainment's John Smedley has quite a bit to say about the success of the recently launched PlanetSide 2. He calls it the best microtransaction game in SOE's stable of MMOs. In addition, he says that Facebook games are not the kind of games that he wants to make.
"We discovered that we really weren't interested in doing that as a company, and as a result, the games just didn't come out to the quality level that we were happy with," Smedley explained. "So we decided that we didn't want to be in that space. I gotta tell you, I'm not a fan of the Facebook game. To me, they're monetization vehicles and not the kind of games I want to play or make. That's just me personally. So we'll stick to what we do best."
Read more at GamesIndustry.biz.