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who gives a flying )@#$ its halo
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Are you insane swayne, I love halo and so do SO many other people. Its like my favorite game, ever!
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Maybe he meant it the other way? As in OMG ITS HALO!!

But maybe not...
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post #14 of 29
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I already knew this. Halo 2 is on Vista because of networking options that Vista has over XP.
No, Halo 2 is on Vista so MS can force people that want to play it to either get an Xbox or get Vista.
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No, Halo 2 is on Vista so MS can force people that want to play it to either get an Xbox or get Vista.
I figured they would use HALO 3 as that hammer........
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I figured they would use HALO 3 as that hammer........
Halo 3 won't be out on Xbox until mid-late 2007... I imagine it won't be on PC until 2009, at least.
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I always thought H2PC was going to be released with Vista to bring attention to DX10
well duh, microsoft is lazy all they did was a port from the xbox to pc
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this is great news....that means my new 7900gt will play it very well...volt mod here I come
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No, Halo 2 is on Vista so MS can force people that want to play it to either get an Xbox or get Vista.
No its not, its on Vista because of the networking features.

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The developer team has officially dumped all machines using Windows XP, because game's networking, video, and window-management code only work properly on Windows Vista. The XP machines were used to help code Halo 2 for Vista.
http://www.techpowerup.com/index.php?18149

Well it was also some other things, but all I remembered was networking.
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No its not, its on Vista because of the networking features.



http://www.techpowerup.com/index.php?18149

Well it was also some other things, but all I remembered was networking.
Look at the timestamp on that article, Oct '06. Maybe networking became one of the reasons, but it was set to be released as the flagship DX10 product long before October of 06
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