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I like how Halo for PC stuff (minus the original title port) has been released exclusively on a not desired generation of Windows.

I like how Uncharted is only on a PS3. I like how Forza is only available on Xbox.

This isn't a new sales technique.
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lol @ an OS exclusive. Sure I'll just spend that money for a side grade just for a 7 dollar game. I guess it's a bonus for those that have it already. I'm sure the scene will "patch" it at some point if it's any good.
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Man didnt they learn with Halo Wars (which sucked badly IMHO) that RTS is not a Halo strong suit... gees give us a nice FPS
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There is no game/game franchise on this planet that will draw me to Windows 8.

That's not a stab at those of you who like and enjoy Win 8. It's just the not ever going to happen for me.

Ever...

For example, if all new game releases magically became Windows 8 exclusives, I would just never play another new game.
 
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I like how Uncharted is only on a PS3. I like how Forza is only available on Xbox.

This isn't a new sales technique.

I know the concept isn't new. I like how they release it on a version of Windows that is not really liked...
    
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I know the concept isn't new. I like how they release it on a version of Windows that is not really liked...

Some people like 8, some people don't. Some people like Xbox or PS3, some people don't.
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I'm not hating, I'm ROFLing at Microsoft's ineptitude. Haaay guise, let's make a twin stick shooter (minus the twin sticks at launch) exclusive for an OS and a phone that have poor market penetration... tongue.gif

Why would they make it for anything else?
That's like releasing all the Halo games for PS2 and 3.

Sure it's good to have games on a variety of platforms, but doesn't always work like that.

I already have a Windows 8 phone so I am not complaining!
    
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I'd imagine it's WinRT based. In which case you won't be playing this on 7 ever.

I would imagine that too, which makes it even more awkward that it won't be available for Windows RT.

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I like how Uncharted is only on a PS3. I like how Forza is only available on Xbox.

This isn't a new sales technique.

I know the concept isn't new. I like how they release it on a version of Windows that is not really liked...

Related to the comment above, it seems they are still trying to sell Windows Phone 8, which is doing reasonably, considering where they were coming from, and Windows 8, which still sells licenses, even though people might not be using them, and this might be an incentive to, but it seems that not even Microsoft is betting on Windows RT anymore, despite what they say in other circumstances. People on Windows RT devices: expect to be forgotten by Microsoft in a year's time, they already started making their options. With 22nm Atoms, Kabini and Haswell, the consumers won't have any good reason to buy Windows RT devices.
 
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