Take-Two, which includes important game companies such as 2K and Rockstar, keeps its distance from game services. In its statement, the company stated that its highly skeptical approach towards game subscription services such as Xbox Game Pass continues.
In recent years, companies in many areas of technology are switching to subscription system instead of selling products directly. The game industry also gets its share from this situation. Companies such as EA, Apple, and Google are launching their own subscription services.
Taking a Q&A session after the last quarter’s investor meeting, Take-Two’s chairman Karl Slatoff said in a statement that the company was primarily open-minded and had agreed to offer its games to such services in the past. However, he said he was not convinced that these services would be the only way or the main way to distribute the games.
Game prices are cheaper than Take-Two
Not only that, Slatoff said that the price set to own the games is “very understandable and very, very low on an hourly basis”. Of course, the long gameplay hours of Take-Two productions should also be taken into account.
“I don’t think our views have changed much,” the President of Take-Two said. We are open minded. We are highly skeptical that subscription systems will be the main method or the only method for distributing interactive entertainment. used the expressions.
Take-Two will act according to the consumer
In the statement, Slatoff also said, “We supported a large number of subscriptions, subscriptions that offer catalog games. I believe we will continue to support it. And in any case, the consumer will make the final decision and we will be where the consumer decides. ” said.
Take-Two also has studios such as 2K, Rockstar Games and Private Division under its own roof. Let’s see if the firm that has recently made a non-binding offer for Codemasters’ executive shares will be warmed up to subscription services?