Sony Comment They Won’t Buy Exclusives

In a recent interview with the UK centric Playstation magazine, PSN, Jack Tretton, president of Sony Computer Entertainment America, has commented that Sony won’t pay off publishers to get exclusives access to their game, and thus receive a possibly huge system seller for the PlayStation 3. In the interview he said “we have a very different approach to exclusives than some of our competitors. We don’t buy exclusivity. We don’t fund development. We don’t, for lack of a better term, bribe somebody to only do a game on our platform. We earn it…

From there he went on to comment on the opposition by taking a few digs at both Nintendo and Microsoft by commenting, “Microsoft is too dependent on the third-party community, and Nintendo is too depended on first-party. We like to feel that we got a pretty good mix.