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post #291 of 327
now people don't send in RROD xboxs and MS doesn't lose more money?
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I bet they're gonna make you buy a USB XBox 360 controller to play the games with...
this doesn't seem unreasonable if they are going to allow cross-platform play. No more kb+m>controller problems.
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I can't believe people still think that it's even a possibility

http://www.ripten.com/2011/06/10/mic...pcs-windows-8/

I posted this article on this thread a few pages back, thought I would post it again for those that missed it.
The XBOX live service is coming to Windows 8. So you can understand how this rumor got started.
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Awesome! Can't wait to play Forza on my PC
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post #294 of 327
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I can't believe people still think that it's even a possibility

http://www.ripten.com/2011/06/10/mic...pcs-windows-8/

I posted this article on this thread a few pages back, thought I would post it again for those that missed it.
The XBOX live service is coming to Windows 8. So you can understand how this rumor got started.
Windows LIVE and by connection, XBOX LIVE, have already had access on the PC. having XBOX LIVE available fully would make sense to have in addition to 360 game compatibility. By the time Windows 8 is out the 360 will be at the end of it's lifetime, and only logical of Microsoft to try to widen their customer base further. All games on the 360 are written in C++ IIRC, that in conjunction with C++AMP could very much make 360 gaming on Windows a big possibility.

BTW, I am using info from and referencing other people's posts.

Also, if this does pan out to be true, I wonder if Xbox1 games will work too, or at least the ones already in the 360 compatibility library.
post #295 of 327
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Also, if this does pan out to be true, I wonder if Xbox1 games will work too, or at least the ones already in the 360 compatibility library.

I thought none were now?
post #296 of 327
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I thought none were now?
I was unaware of this. Did the new dashboard update kill all xbox1 backwards compatibility?
post #297 of 327
xbox360 games on pc would change everything...for a fact i know even piracy supporting freak such as myself would pay to play because of the decent titles on xbox360 and the added keyboard and mouse support would be great...this would really put pc back in the game! And what a better way to earn off both avenues!
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xbox360 games on pc would change everything...for a fact i know even piracy supporting freak such as myself would pay to play because of the decent titles on xbox360 and the added keyboard and mouse support would be great...this would really put pc back in the game! And what a better way to earn off both avenues!
Maybe you are willing to pay to play, but don't expect the other millions of leechers to do the same. Also, don't expect it to support mouse+keyboard ... IF the rumor turns out to be true that is. You would still be playing on Xbox Live with other console gamers ... keyboard/mouse vs controller is an unfair battle
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Maybe you are willing to pay to play, but don't expect the other millions of leechers to do the same. Also, don't expect it to support mouse+keyboard ... IF the rumor turns out to be true that is. You would still be playing on Xbox Live with other console gamers ... keyboard/mouse vs controller is an unfair battle
Mapping the buttons on an Xbox controller to keyboard would be very awkward in some games. It might not work at all, they might require using a 360 controller. Forcing you to use a controller sounds like something Microsoft might do.
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I would love some split-screen action on PC. Personally i think its a possibility considering MS is giving alway 360s with Laptop sales.
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