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Pretty stupid but AC is one of the few series left I play on 360 over PC because Ubisoft and PC = awful
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Ubisoft is the king of crap PC ports.
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The first time I played AC1 was on PC. I loved it. The controls were easy and fun.

Next up. I only had my IGP HD4200 for AC2 so I got it for xbox 360. I played for about 15 minutes. I then opened my xbox, took the disc, put it in the case, and it sat their, until someone on ebay bought it from me. Then it was in the mail and gone. I lost $14 on that purchase. The controls were terribad, extremely terribad.

The main reason? Automatic Camera angles. The games like "go race this guy" so I take off to the side of the building, start jumping and I'm moving in a straight line. Now the game decides it wants to change my view, about 45 degrees or more to the left. My straight movement now automatically becomes jumping off to the side and dying. This can usually be fixed with a bit of time getting used to the controls and how the camera reacts, but when it changes position violently at the split second your about to take a jump and it causes you to lose the race 20 times or die a bunch for no reason, you have an unfinished product you simply want to throw out the doors and make money off of.

I did get the game back for 360 some time later, as I couldn't afford a GPU like I wanted, and really wanted to play the game. I still have not beaten it, I simply can't sit down playing it long enough without getting so furious I want to kisk my xbox through the wall and shatter the game disc into millions of pieces.... I'm sure in a few months I'll get past my frustration and finish the game...

Yeah right, the 360 version is gone again as I now have a new HD6850, so I'll be ditching the remote for the actually useable controls of a KB and mouse. Sad thing though, if they don't support kb+mouse, it means I simply will NEVER get to finish the series, that simple. If I want to use a controller I'll turn on the console.

If your a game dev, or a publisher and your thinking of FORCING gamers to use controller only on a PC title, you should not have made it through your initial interview. (obviously for the psycho's who argue every point any1 makes, there are a few decent games that require a controller for PC. The vast majority however, is fail.

Theres a reason why MS dropped support for PC vs Xbox from the get go, xbox users would likely be quitting gaming and selling their xbox's in frustration. Theres simply no contest here.

So, they got me hooked only to piss me off. I was about to buy all the other AC titles on PC soon, but this has made me change my mind. As a consumer I can only speak with my wallet. So no more AC for me I guess. (unless of coarse, they smarten up and allow proper controls)
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post #44 of 72
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Originally Posted by hyp36rmax View Post

It has more to do with the PC excelling in FPS and RTS type games that makes a mouse+keyboard combination just about required. With console platform style games becoming popular across the board i'm not surprised about this one bit.
Pick up an Xbox 360 controller for abut $30 and call it a day and have fun. Used can be sought after for much less... everyone wins thumb.gif

Yeah, I use a 360 controller for a good number of games like racing, platformers/action games like Assassin's Creed, and others like Super Street Fighter 4 AE, easy to do plug&play. Some game types handle better with a controller than mouse/keyboard. I care much more about the input methods being available for the games that do need kb/m, and the increased graphics capabilities of my PC + online play/etc. vs. a console. smile.gif
Edited by GoldenTiger - 3/29/12 at 11:36am
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have not played a single one, just because it said ubisoft, can not back a company that doesn't care.
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post #46 of 72
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have not played a single one, just because it said ubisoft, can not back a company that doesn't care.

That would be most of them nowadays...

But regarding the no mouse and keyboard support, I think they will eventually implement it. Just wait for the PC community to spread the news.
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That would be most of them nowadays...
But regarding the no mouse and keyboard support, I think they will eventually implement it. Just wait for the PC community to spread the news.

Ubisoft LOVES sending out games with no mouse support..... they like not telling too! hence Resident Evil 4 for PC has no mouse support, for a freaking shooter!!!! ubisoft can suck it!
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That would be most of them nowadays...
But regarding the no mouse and keyboard support, I think they will eventually implement it. Just wait for the PC community to spread the news.

THEY ARE STILL SUPPORTING MOUSE AND KEYBOARD


Notice the title is "should" not "must". They're just openly admitting that they can't get a MKB control scheme that works as well as a controller.

OP, please add the paragraph prior to the quoted one into the quote...
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My interest meter just dropped to ABSOLUTELY NON-EXISTANT. Way to ruin excitement Ubisoft, why do they always manage to disappoint me?
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I have tried controller and m/k setup in AC. I have always found the m/k to me better. I feel like I am more in control of my caracter with m/k, idk about you guys but that's the way I feel in most games, including AC.
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