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Originally Posted by purpleannex View Post
You do realise that a bad console port amounts to the same thing as using a crappy XBOX game in the first place?

The point many are making is that they don't want their pc gaming experience dumbed down anymore than it has been already by console ports.
you do realise you're trying to say all xbox games or console games are crappy? which is retarded and while it may be your opinion, its simply that and nothing more.

and if thats the point people are trying to make...

im sorry but i didnt notice the part where they said that it will now be mandatory to buy Xbox games for Windows 8 and thats how your PC gaming will be.

honestly some people can be so single minded, ill bet they are even afraid of driving on a dual carriageway.

oh wait let me guess, you'll say something like "oh but dont you see, this means that all devs will focus on developing Xbox games and the PC wont see any good titles anymore"

thats the only thing i can think of that would lead someone to think this will have an adverse effect on PC gaming. and its a poor reason. nothing will change, coz it's still an Xbox game. it will just work on a PC. who cares. thats a plus guys. are you that ignorant and blind to see this?

these days a company gives you an extra feature, at seemingly no extra cost, and people cry and whinge about it and label it fail and whatever other crap you can come up with.
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I'll believe this when I see it, if I see it that is..
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Originally Posted by gooface View Post
I'll believe this when I see it, if I see it that is..
there is another thread showing more details released, with talk about how the Live service will work.

so this may end up being true ay.
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Yes halo >:d
    
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Intresting if true. You can make sense of it considering profit usally lies in selling software.
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I wonder what the OS minimum and recommended requirements will be if you plan on running 360 games. If this is true, I wouldn't have to purchase a console to enjoy Xbox exclusive titles.
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Don't we already do that? I mean, 99% of worthwhile 360 games are on the PC anyway.
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To all those saying it's impossible from a technology front, remember that Microsoft wrote DirectX for both PC and 360 - they know the ins and outs of all the code. It'd be relatively trivial for them to write a WINE-like compatability library so that no virtual machine would be required. WINE have to reverse engineer everything, Microsoft have access to all the code. If they were to do this, I'd imagine that would be how they'd do it.
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Would this mean cross platform multilayer? if so it would mean mouse and keyboard owning controllers and I'm all for this
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Originally Posted by MarvinDessica View Post
Don't we already do that? I mean, 99% of worthwhile 360 games are on the PC anyway.
Yet why should you deny the remaining 1%? (especially if it includes Halo, Gow, and Fable 2). I'd love this to be true, and it could be, but the problem is that it sounds too good to be true..
Edited by nspeed - 5/28/11 at 4:29am
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