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MS is ALL about the money. so why would they care about the minuscule PC game market?.
If it's all about money then it makes sense to solidify your platform as something more than just a web browser against the android/ios/chrome storm. I doubt businesses can keep them afloat at their current girth if they were to lose marketshare in the home.
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I don't think MS will win anyone back until they can convince Epic to bring Gears of War back to PC. Both companies lost fanbase (and respect) IMO when Gears of War 2, and now 3 didn't come to the PC platform. Even more when they tried to cross platform Gears of War and trashed the project just because PC games are superior to console gamers; as if they didn't know that to begin with.
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I just spent 2 hours getting Bioshock 2 to actually work and sign into my account on GFWL.

It took me more than a week to achieve the same thing with Red Faction.

If M$ want to win me over, remove the idiotic 'sign in to save your game' feature because it just doesn't work! I don't mind signing in, but it's ridiculous when I physically can't sign in due to poor programming and because of that, I'm the one who suffers because my game is virtually useless.

They can go swivel if this feature is not abandoned sometime soon.
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Yes, they can.

Step 1: Stop getting 360 exclusives.
Step 2: Stop all development of GFWL, and disallow further bundling.
Step 3: Make the 360 OS functionally identical to Windows so porting is as simple as setting a common graphics config and throwing it on the DVD
Step 4: Trim the crap out of Windows while we're on the subject of operating systems. Gamers don't need three different Windows validation programs running, they don't need five thousand nanny programs going, and they don't need Windows trying to keep them safe from themselves.
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Yes, they can.

Step 1: Stop getting 360 exclusives.
Step 2: Stop all development of GFWL, and disallow further bundling.
Step 3: Make the 360 OS functionally identical to Windows so porting is as simple as setting a common graphics config and throwing it on the DVD
Step 4: Trim the crap out of Windows while we're on the subject of operating systems. Gamers don't need three different Windows validation programs running, they don't need five thousand nanny programs going, and they don't need Windows trying to keep them safe from themselves.
Include Steam in that bundling fiasco.
    
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One word. Steam.
Yeah but they still pack the GFWL BS in to steam games.
I hate it.
Makes me want to quit gaming.
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I only had problems with GFWL when updating it. That took a long time for some reason, but once updated it worked flawlessly, not sure what all the hate is about. Would i rather not have it, yes, but it works just fine and It does not get in my way.
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Lol.
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steam has a long way to go to even get close to what xbox live can do. beyond valve-made games, it doesn't offer much integration other than the stupid overlay and chat.
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steam has a long way to go to even get close to what xbox live can do. beyond valve-made games, it doesn't offer much integration other than the stupid overlay and chat.
So what can XBL do?
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