- It's no secret that Valve hasn't exactly been staunch supporter of the PlayStation 3, especially given that company bossman Gabe Newell
has called out the console on numerous occasions, going as far to label it as a "waste of time."
But, hey, that was nearly a year ago. Now things are different! Sales of the PS3 have gone up worldwide, making the console more viable in Valve's book. According to marketing director Doug Lombardi
, there's a 50-50 chance that future titles like Left 4 Dead may come to PS3 in the future. Just don't expect it this year.
To quote: "We're always evaluating what's happening in the marketplace and certainly something that's happening in the last couple of months is that Sony's managed to sell some boxes," said Doug Lombardi.
"So whether or not you like developing for that platform, if they've got millions of people connected to that platform and buying their games you have to take it seriously."
He went on: "They're in the race now, so we've got to re-evaluate that for what it is."
PC is still its primary format, reaffirmed Lombardi, explaining that hardware similarities makes 360 its second choice.
But what are the chances of Valve opening its arms to PS3 and showing it some Left 4 Dead love? "50-50...