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Think they should merge or at least mirror the online expeirence from the 360.
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I don't understand why they are rushing it, they still have not milked Windows 7 enough....45% of people are still running XP for Pete's sake.
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MS needs to start bringing in the Xbox 360 exclusives to the PC before I regain any faith from them. All 360 exclusives should be on the PC to begin with since the majority of PCs are running their Windows platform.
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steam should make their own OS
And yet all the games on Steam will still require Windows to function

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I don't understand why they are rushing it, they still have not milked Windows 7 enough....45% of people are still running XP for Pete's sake.
If you look at the history of Microsoft OSs they released a new OS every 3 years, XP is the only exclusion.
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If you look at the history of Microsoft OSs they released a new OS every 3 years, XP is the only exclusion.
And history shows that they have released a large number of turkeys in the process. It would be better if they just kept Win7, until people were really into using Win7 - and then only change when there is some need, rather than just because Ballmer wants to market something.

Think about it, garbage like WinME and Vista nearly clobbered MS. Overhyped, underperforming, unreliable, with a shelf life shorter than most corporate leases. Corporates are still migrating to XP, let alone the little flight of fantast to Win7. By the time they are running Win7, Ballmer will be shoveling garbage and false promises into Win12...
post #86 of 190
yeah...yeah.. right. The day Micro$oft makes an OS that will be aimed at PC Gamers, will be the day Politicians start telling the truth and hell will freeze over.
     
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Why does Microsoft even need to put more of a focus on gaming into Windows? It already works great for it. The rest of the focus is up to game developers. Microsoft have already provided us the platform.
    
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I thought Windows Vista's purpose was to relanuch PC gaming.... no wait! Windows 7 was meant to relaunch PC gaming... oh wait!, I need FACTS.
this.
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Why does Microsoft even need to put more of a focus on gaming into Windows? It already works great for it. The rest of the focus is up to game developers. Microsoft have already provided us the platform.
They just want a slice of the very big cake that is the PC Gaming industry.

I don't buy this "Real push into PC gaming" marketing bs for a second - but then i'm cynical of any company/salesman saying anything about any of their products.
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Why does Microsoft even need to put more of a focus on gaming into Windows? It already works great for it. The rest of the focus is up to game developers. Microsoft have already provided us the platform.
This. They have the best IDE of any platform in Visual Studio and the best APIs for gaming.

Its developers that need to "push" themselves into PC gaming.
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