Because of “poor sales” apparently.
Well no shit Sherlock.
You sold a million copies of the game at $60 USD a pop. Not bad.
But your DLC sold badly because you led with the WRONG DLC.
But let’s talk about the game really quick.
Sony damned themselves out the gate by not including some of the most iconic characters to have been on Playstation’s glorious history.
Lara Croft, Naked Snake, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, Pyramid Head, Cloud Strife, Sora, Castlevania’s Alucard… and that’s just off the top of my head.
Why include characters like Fat Princess (from a Playstation Mini), Emmett Graves (who came from that one game we ALL PLAYED [sarcasm]), and Big Daddy (who spent his first YEAR as an XBOX EXCLUSIVE), and TWO Cole MacGraths (when one would suffice) when you have such an illustrious history to draw on? So many fond childhood memories of the buyers were cast aside because Sony demanded a vehicle to advertise new games on.
Before we get a chance to see some decent characters in the game, Sony destroys it by selling us a $60 advertisement with almost $150 of worthless DLC which consisted more or less entirely of useless and poorly drawn and animated “minions” that in 99% of cases in no way resemble the character they claim to be and serve no functional purpose in gameplay.
There are 4 DLC characters.
One is playable and fun (KAT!!).
There are even fewer DLC stages and arenas.
You see the problem yet?
PlayStation Allstars plays well, and is a lot of fun, but Sony’s mismanagement doomed the game before it even began.
Here’s hoping they do a second one, and that they do it right. A million sales is nothing to sneeze at unless you are Activision OR a Japanese developer with no concept of math.
$60 x 1,000,000 x Z (where Z is the amount of DLC sold).
Basic math. Money was made on this.
Sony has no right to gripe.
Shut up and just do your jobs.