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Well if anyone remembers, they originally planned to charge PC gamers like they do their Xbox gamers.
When the internet went mad, they decided it wasn't a good idea.
Unfortunately, that may also have been the time they decided not to bother supporting it anymore.

their audacity to even hint at it could've raptured their brand forever. Can someone tell me why oh why xbox gamers pay for multiplayer? Don't they realise they are being ripped off?
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The article, though featured on Gamespy, still makes a point. Microsoft just isn't supporting the GFWL platform. It's no wonder why it's terrible.
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their audacity to even hint at it could've raptured their brand forever. Can someone tell me why oh why xbox gamers pay for multiplayer? Don't they realise they are being ripped off?

No, everyone I know with a 360 who pays for a live account say that its worth it. I don't see how paying £40/year is worth what you can get for free anyway from PSN/SEN and PC gaming. One person I know who used to think that got a PS3 and he doesn't pay for XBL anymore.
    
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their audacity to even hint at it could've raptured their brand forever. Can someone tell me why oh why xbox gamers pay for multiplayer? Don't they realise they are being ripped off?

Now THAT is soemthign to get fired up about. There's no way I'd even entertain paying for multi on PC.
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Offline profile allows you to save thumb.gif
Same for me. Are we trolling?

I guess we are since it also never gave me any problems either.
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I can only install and activate Batman AC only 2 more times cuz I like to format my computer. I will have to buy the game again if I want 5 more activations? mad.gif
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I can only install and activate Batman AC only 2 more times cuz I like to format my computer. I will have to buy the game again if I want 5 more activations? mad.gif

Had something similar where I'd update my BIOS and it would ask me to reactivate, notching down the install allowance.
Also lost my entire GTA IV profile through a GFWL error, gave up on the game after that.
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I can only install and activate Batman AC only 2 more times cuz I like to format my computer. I will have to buy the game again if I want 5 more activations? mad.gif

Contact support or de-authorise the machine before reformat?
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Works perfectly well for me, you people all need to stop whining.

+1 Could not agree more. I have never had a problem with any GFWL game and I think I own just about every one of them.
 
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The point isn't that it works fine for you guys up there.
Obviously, a significant percentage (it doesn't even have to be the majority) of users are dissatisfied with GFWL and are having problems.

Something a significant percentage of users (users the service is forced upon, no less) is dissatisfied with is, in my book at least, "awful".
Edited by crust_cheese - 4/21/12 at 3:47pm
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