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post #311 of 327
this is a great idea. but what about DRM type stuff.
post #312 of 327
That would be awesome, but I highly doubt M$ would do this.
post #313 of 327
Maybe the next Microsoft console won't be backwards compatible. Regardless, they make this things called pc games for computers. Who'da thunk it??
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Originally Posted by PDXMark View Post
Even if a 360 emulator was made by MS for PC gamers, we'd never be playing cross platform. MS already tried that in 2010 as a small project to see how such a system would work.
False information is false.

Shadowrun was released in 2007, and is still playable today.

Also for your information Unreal Tournament 3, on PS3, allows keyboard and mouse vs control pad multiplayer.

Not to mention the numerous third party periphirals that allow a gamer to use keyboard and mouse for gaming on a console (look it up on Youtube for Call of Duty on console). Some of which are actually bloody good.

Too many excuses.

Bring on mouse and keyboard vs control pad. People need to stop being big wussies and learn to adjust.

If they make the PC platform able to support Xbox 360 games out of the box that's a good thing. It may just bring more people to the PC as a gaming platform, opening up more eyes to just what the PC can do.

Sooner or later the two industries will end up merging, it's an inevitability. Consoles are halfway to being full blown PCs now, they can do alot of what PCs can do, PCs just have more open source freedom.
Edited by Lifeshield - 6/23/11 at 6:58am
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I really hope this happens so I can play Skate 3/4 and maybe Gears of War.
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This would be nice!
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post #317 of 327
even if this happened it would be terrible. People already ***** about the quality of pc games now because they're ported. Imagine playing a 360game not even slightly adjusted for pc. It would blow. We couldn't adjust graphic settings or anything. It's a bad idea.
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I'd be willing to bet you will be forced to buy and use an XBOX 360 controller with your PC to play the games though.
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no thank you.

Windows 8 to support PS3 games would be better.
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I'd be willing to bet you will be forced to buy and use an XBOX 360 controller with your PC to play the games though.
why not?

we're not talking about a custom emulator here. this is a microsoft product, seems fair enough to require microsoft peripherals, for now.

im sure someone will be able to code in support for a 3rd party controller. they can get the Wii to work on PC after all.

plus theres nothing wrong with an Xbox controller anyway, i personally find them pretty comfortable, and you can get a wireless one here in Australia for like $40, works on both Xbox and PC. im sure they cost that much if not less over in the states. if that just simply blows your budget then well, boo hoo, no Xbox360 games for you.
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