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The only game i care now is...MK . If its true then it will be my FATALITY
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Would this mean that DEVS will start making games just for the XBOX because they know it can be played on the PC as well to save $$$?
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Originally Posted by MoBeeJ View Post
The only game i care now is...MK . If its true then it will be my FATALITY
Haha that's a fair call. I wish pc only gamers were given a chance go experience the new MK. It's such an epic game
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If this is true, I wouldn't be suprised if the version required to play it (Windows 8: Gaming Premium Edition) costs...$199.00. The same as a 360. I doubt most off the shelf computers could emulate it either.

If you throw in K/M support, I might actually dig it.
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If this is true, I wouldn't be suprised if the version required to play it (Windows 8: Gaming Premium Edition) costs...$199.00. The same as a 360. I doubt most off the shelf computers could emulate it either.

If you throw in K/M support, I might actually dig it.
But why play games with worse graphics and gameplay?
As well as encourage developers to develop games for one platform.

Also, how will the online be?
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Won't you need a special DVD drive to read the discs?
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Won't you need a special DVD drive to read the discs?
not at all, MS just has custom firmware on the 360 drives, wouldn't be to hard to get around that.
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they actually just updated that in the last firmware update
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_360_system_software
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Most likely wont happen, imagine the amount of rage quit the console FPS players would have.
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post #230 of 327
This is the most absurd rumour I've read so far about Windows 8. The primary advantage of a console is set hardware, if you allow console games to be played on PC then developers would have to account for the endless number of configurations that PCs have.

Whats probably closer to the truth is that the Next gen Xbox will run Windows 8.
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