March 10, 2010
World of Warcraft on consoles?
So recently there seems to be alot of clamoring to get more MMO’s on consoles. But should we ask ourselves should MMO’s even be on consoles. Lets take world of warcraft where you can literally bind dozens of commands to different keys. There are more number keys on a keyboard then there are on the entire xbox 360 controller. Could a good MMO outside of a FPS be made for a console using a keypad? Unless you used sub menu’s it seems it would be very difficult to create any customizable MMO that could be played on a console.
Blizzard released a statement today saying they would not be releasing WoW on consoles period. They did however admit that they had been considering making an MMO for console for sometime however it would not be WoW. You can read the statement from Blizzard here.
So what do you guys think? Do you think MMO’s belong on consoles? If so why? If not, why not?