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A demo for the PC edition of Lionhead's Brit-tastic RPG Fable III is slated to launch alongside the full game on May 17, Microsoft's Larry 'Major Nelson' Hyrb revealed in the latest Xbox Live Marketplace schedule. Tally ho!

Fable 3 on PC

This news is another indication that publisher Microsoft is committed to the PC edition. Over the past few years it's repeatedly vowed to better support PC gaming but failed to deliver anything spectacular. Hopefully Microsoft really means it this time, starting with Fable III.

Fable 3 PC boasts a hardcore mode, new content, keyboard and mouse controls, 3D support, and other fancy features, all detailed in a video developer diary last month. As well as being sold digitally through Microsoft's own Games for Windows Marketplace, it'll also be available through competitor Valve's infinitely-more-popular Steam.

Pre-ordering Fable III from Steam will net you four extra weapons and five bonus tattoo sets, while Games for Windows offers a free copy of Fable: The Lost Chapters--an expanded version of the first game. You'll have to imagine what happens between that and Fable 3, though, as Fable 2 has never been released for PC.




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I have Fable: The Lost Chapters.

And Awsome!!!

I will try the demo..
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I might try it.
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keyboard and mouse controls
When did that start being considered a feature important enough to boast about?
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When did that start being considered a feature important enough to boast about?

especially for a game that probably alot better suited with an xbox360 controller for most ppl, I hope Fable 3 has controller support cuz Fable 1 didn't. I didn't enjoy mapping controls out with xpadder for fable 1. tongue.gif
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Good way to start it though is to throw a demo in.

I am surprised as to how many games refuse to put of a demo and just expect people to buy it just because they made their trailers look good.
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I think Duke Nukem Forever will be getting a demo too. I think the demo is coming out first to ppl who have some code they got with a game, den they'll release it to the public later on.
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