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3rd Party Trophy Support: Capcom Signed, Will Other Devs Follow Suit?

July 6, 2008 Written by Azariah Ellington II

As some of you may know, Capcom has stated that trophy support will not be added to Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD and Devil May Cry 4. I’m disappointed, but there is a silver lining in the cloud. Capcom has announced that trophy support has been added to the deliverable requirements in their contract with Sony. So you can definitely expect to see trophies in Capcom games that are going to see later releases; possibly even in Super Street Fighter II Turbo┬áHD Remix. That is not guaranteed at this time.

With Capcom announcing this information, it makes you wonder what the other developers are going to do. Will Sony renegotiate with them and have trophy support required in all upcoming games as well? I would certainly hope so. Trophy support and in-game functionality is something that gamers want and would behoove both Sony and the developers to deliver. The spike in the sales of Super Stardust HD is proof that trophies add value to games. Though I’m a long time SSHD fan, I must admit the trophy quest forced me to play modes that I had previously ignored.

Do you think that Sony should require trophy support and in-game features from all developers? Why or why not?