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"We're definitely supporting PC," he said. "We love PC, but I think it'll be PC with a controller. I don't see us investing hugely in a mouse and keyboard setup. I think if you want to play on PC and you want to play Assassin's Creed, you have a controller."

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No problem, I've played all of them with a controller so far.
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Lame.
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I found the controls on Revelations work very well. Any big reason they can't reuse those?
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I understand that it might be nice to play with a controller but not every PC gamer has one...
The reason a lot of gamers choose the PC is because the keyboard and mouse...
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I read this yesterday and literally laughed out loud. Attention Ubisoft: "supporting Xbox" wouldn't mean forcing Xbox players to use a playstation controller. Every platform requires extra work to make it work optimally, and in the case of the PC that might mean a little more work with the keyboard/mouse. Forcing PC players to use a controller is backwards and laughable.

There's a reason I refuse to purchase any of your games, Ubisoft. Good to see you backing me up at every turn.
    
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Ubisoft just wanna make it easier to port from consololololols mad.gif
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"We're definitely supporting PC," he said. "We love PC, but I think it'll be PC with a controller. I don't see us investing hugely in a mouse and keyboard setup. I think if you want to play on PC and you want to play Assassin's Creed, you have a controller."


lol what? So they want everyone to buy a controller instead of making things re-mapable. I really don't see how they would need to "invest heavily" in this.
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No problem, I've played all of them with a controller so far.

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I read this yesterday and literally laughed out loud. Attention Ubisoft: "supporting Xbox" wouldn't mean forcing Xbox players to use a playstation controller. Every platform requires extra work to make it work optimally, and in the case of the PC that might mean a little more work with the keyboard/mouse. Forcing PC players to use a controller is backwards and laughable.
There's a reason I refuse to purchase any of your games, Ubisoft. Good to see you backing me up at every turn.

Exactly. Or say that they support the consoles but you have to play games with a keyboard and mouse.

Ridiculous.

Oh, and the keyboard and mouse, those brand new inventions that nobody knows how to program for and takes so much time to optimize.

Ridiculous.

There are games that are best played with a controller, like racing games. Actually, those are best played with a steering wheel and pedals, but again, some people don't play many racing games or play racing games at all to justify buying a racing wheel and pedals, and neither a controller.

This is another reason why I don't buy Ubisoft games.

Why are they always confronting PC gamers ? What marketing school says that is a good policy ?
 
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