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post #11 of 290
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Originally Posted by Shmerrick View Post

Why does everyone hate GFWL. Hell, it's not origin.

Its unnecessary, you start your game, have to log into GFWL, then you get 40 pop ups and slide bars telling you all sorts of junk, then you get into the game and dont even use it...
post #12 of 290
If they're gonna go GFWL, might as well cancel the whole game for the PC. This is a good petition to tell Bandai that GFWL is going to ruin their game. It's simply a recommendation to turn to Steamworks for a more successful PC title. It's a benefit for both parties, except Microsoft.
Edited by Empr1ze - 4/11/12 at 5:54pm
post #13 of 290
Only a small fraction of my Steam games use GFWL, but they've troubled me only slightly more than Steam itself, practically not at all. It wouldn't be a deal killer for me if i was interested in this game. Whats it about anyway? redface.gif
post #14 of 290
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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post

Signed.

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.
What's worse is what WB/Rocksteady did with Batman: Arkham City; not only does that use GFWL, but it uses Securom as well - and they didn't even tell anybody prior to release, they were just fluffing us PC players up with all that DX11 talk (which totally sucks by the way). That would kill this game if they did that.
 
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I'd rather have GFWL than Origin.

However I'd MUCH rather have Steam over both >_>
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This doesn't bother me. I'd prefer GFWL over Origin. Never have had any problems with GFWL.

This. GFWL does nothing in the background for me. Just run the game and it practically does not exist.
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I don't buy games that require GFWL, not after GTAIV. GFWL gave me an error 90% of the time I tried to log in and because I couldn't log in I was not allowed to save my game. If it's just like Fallout NV where 'GFWL' only means that it supports an Xbox controller, fine. But if it's like GTAIV where you have to log-in to play, that's probably the worst thing they could have done to us, lol.
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This. GFWL does nothing in the background for me. Just run the game and it practically does not exist.

Cool story, bro, but do drill the following information into your skull that if Dark Souls were using Steamworks, then Steam may be able to use your achievements or the game itself to give out prizes, contests, etc.thumb.gif
Edited by Empr1ze - 4/11/12 at 6:07pm
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You can have a GFWL game on steam can't you? IIRC GTA4 is on steam and uses GFWL.
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Its unnecessary, you start your game, have to log into GFWL, then you get 40 pop ups and slide bars telling you all sorts of junk, then you get into the game and dont even use it...

That's how I feel about Steam, yet people in this thread seem to be advocating for just that.

Ridiculous petition by a bunch of babies, imo. Who cares what version of bloatware is being used. Steam, Origin, GFWL, etc can all sod-off as far as im concerned.
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