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Poll Results: Do you think Microsoft will port this to PC?

 
  • 29% (54)
    Yes!
  • 46% (87)
    No!
  • 24% (45)
    Maybe...
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post #41 of 82
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

It might come to PC to boots X1 sales indirectly. Most people will see how good the game will look in PC and then have no $ to buy a PC to play the game but buy a X1 instead. I know Forza will never come to PC same time as X1 but 2 year latter i cant see why not. It should have no negative effect in X1 sales.

Not sure how PC version would boost XB sales headscratch.gif
Xbox live subs would tank too.
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Originally Posted by keiko1 View Post

If forza 5 is released in 2015 on pc i dont see how it can affect sales of xbone , its gotta be pure extra revenue for turn 10 . I mean by that time forza 6 will be almost ready .

Even though i dont play sims, i am a nfs guy. I still have most forza (2,3,4). I would definitely buy Forza 5 if it came out for PC.
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post #42 of 82
Will never happen. Sorry.

Xbone's gotta make some moneiz.
post #43 of 82
Still waiting on a photo realistic racing game. This isn't it.

So does this mean it will look better, or just run at a constant 60 fps? I doubt they would upgrade the graphics or improve anything if they ported it to pc
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post #44 of 82
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My guess is that they were made for PC then ported to XBOX.

Halo 1 was straight-up an Xbox game. The PC version, which released two years later, was known for being a sloppy port with lots of performance issues and bugs that weren't there in the original release on the Xbox. Halo 2 was pretty much the same deal, not a true native PC version at all.

Kinda funny though, since originally Halo was planned on a multitude of platforms, including PlayStation 2 and Mac. After Microsoft saw how great the game was looking, they scooped up Bungie and made it an Xbox exclusive. That game and Halo 2 alone sold enough Xboxes to justify making a successor to the Xbox during those days.
post #45 of 82
Console exclusivity sucks now.

Back in the SNES/Gens day, the software was coded literally to the silicon for most games, that even the same game title can play and look differently on the old 16-bit consoles. Exclusivity came out of how hard it was to port anything hard-coded to one console's hardware to another in the days before APIs like OpenGL.


Nowadays... there is no technical justification for exclusivity now, the new consoles are x86 PC parts now and the Wii U probably still holds the exclusivity crown due to its PowerPC 750 CL processor and the use of the Gamepad screen in some games makes it a bit hard to port over to PC and consoles without secondary screens.



The raw game code is made on PC, but not released to PC. We can have the game, they just won't allow it.
     
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post #46 of 82
Eh, Did Microsoft announce their new PC game ? It was announced ages ago as 'favorite franchise will appear on PCs' etc. ?

Could it be Forza ?
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post #47 of 82
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Originally Posted by Alvarez View Post

Eh, Did Microsoft announce their new PC game ? It was announced ages ago as 'favorite franchise will appear on PCs' etc. ?

Could it be Forza ?

I forgot about that and then someone brought it up a few pages ago i think, could well be, I suspected it would be Forza, Halo or Gears of War, we have some form of clue that it could be Forza.
post #48 of 82
This is like saying Uncharted 4 is coming to PC...
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post #49 of 82
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This is like saying Uncharted 4 is coming to PC...

Well it's not because Xbox is owned by Microsoft whereas Playstation is a Sony console. So its very possible that they might release Forza for windows.
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if...! Instant buy!
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