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A petition has already been started, hoping to pressure Namco Bandai into not using GFWL. Within an hour of its publishing, the thing scored 600 signatures and at the time of writing that number is up to 2,560. One can expect it to climb over the next day or so.

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Let's hope they change this, one of the few games I'm really looking forward to playing.
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Signed.
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The petition to have GFWL removed is fine and I hope it succeeds, but seeing so many people swear the game off because it uses it is pretty darn depressing. We got the game we've been petitioning and begging for (with a nice chunk of additional content to boot) and now they're facing lost sales and boycotts because of something that mostly amounts to a minor inconvenience.
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Honestly, if it is on steam and uses GFWL what the hell do I care? It has never got in the way before and we should just be happy we are getting the game.

Pc gamers this is your cue to shut the hell up and just be happy for once and that means a lot coming from me as I am a pretty sour PC gamer and complain a lot about the state of gaming.
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Can't believe they went with GFWL. I was hoping they'd do their research when porting to the PC but apparently not.

Next thing you know it wont be sold on STEAM. Now THAT would be a slap in the face and a bad start to establishing yourself on the PC platform, though GFWL is just as bad.
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The petition to have GFWL removed is fine and I hope it succeeds, but seeing so many people swear the game off because it uses it is pretty darn depressing. We got the game we've been petitioning and begging for (with a nice chunk of additional content to boot) and now they're facing lost sales and boycotts because of something that mostly amounts to a minor inconvenience.

GFWL is a "minor inconvenience" at the best of times.

It's just bad DRM with a UI. I hope they, and the population of fans, don't invest much time into this and just remove it.
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Why does everyone hate GFWL. Hell, it's not origin.
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Why does everyone hate GFWL. Hell, it's not origin.

It is worse
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people are getting ridiculous with this crap...whinning gamers don't like something so lets get it changed.

i don't know why i bother reading these kinds of threads or news.

imho i see nothing wrong with gfwl
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This doesn't bother me. I'd prefer GFWL over Origin. Never have had any problems with GFWL.
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