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Hope it turns out to be true. I have the Wii and the PS3. No Xbox. Won't need it if this becomes true. XD
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Something tells me the game would have support this so im thinking this would only be on new titles
    
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post #323 of 327
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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.
Was just pointing that fact out, as I got the feeling several people in the thread figured they'd be able to play the games with a keyboard and mouse.
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post #324 of 327
i hope its true, but i doubt it, isnt one of the point of console gaming is that devs know that every single console is uniform, there isnt much devation, all 360's have the same graphics and cpu capabilities, that way, games can be optimized without worry that it might not be compatible on nvidia graphics cards for example (liek how i heard some amd cards dont run crysis that well).

also it is a fair playin field as mouse and keyboard are way more sensitive than thumbstick controllers.
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According to our sources, Xbox 360 on PC will have a subscription fee (just like Xbox Live). However, when it comes to online gaming, it will use Windows Live Marketplace and as a result, PC owners will not be able to compete against console owners (at least in initial stage), due to plausible frustrations (mouse vs. controller).
Thats from the article, how crazy.

If this is all true, and it isn't confirmed, this would be quite insane. Xbox 360 game sales would skyrocket exponentially.
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Thats from the article, how crazy.

If this is all true, and it isn't confirmed, this would be quite insane. Xbox 360 game sales would skyrocket exponentially.
The curious thing would be what would happen as components on PC surpass the console. For example, when DX12 comes out, if the current consoles only have DX11, will the game designers even consider making DX12 games until the console can?
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The curious thing would be what would happen as components on PC surpass the console. For example, when DX12 comes out, if the current consoles only have DX11, will the game designers even consider making DX12 games until the console can?
From what Im reading, and assuming based on the rumors if this is true, this is basically like an emulated but native way of playing 360 games on a PC.

Before even getting around to DX12, the 360 only has DX9 with mixed DX10 features. It wouldnt be about developers making their games to support DX11 (or 12) as those games would be separate.

IE - Crysis 2 360 version is only DX9. Play that on the PC, and its essentially pointless as opposed to playing the native PC version with DX10 or the DX11 patch unless you want to save money.
At least thats how I see it. I cant see Microsoft trying to prevent developers by limiting them to the 360 console specs.
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