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I have been a hardcore console gamer for a few years now, and I recently have spoken to a few of my Clan-mates and we were thinking about trying our recently most used game, CoD: BO, on the PC. I play it now on the 360.

What should I expect going in? I have a beefy enough system to run it I think, but like what do I need to play? Can I still use my 360 controller? I'm a total noob at this.
    
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You can use the 360 controller if you buy the USB wireless adapter that will connect with wireless controllers.

To play, if youre playing online, which you probably are, you need good ping, decent internet, be able to put up with cheaters at times(rarely now). And have good enough frame rate to pWN.

Like nhb93 said dont use the 360 controller. Use the keyboard its faster.
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Don't bother trying to use the 360 controller with an FPS on PC. For that matter, you might as well just stick with playing on the 360.

I think the 230 should be good enough for it, but don't hold me to it.
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pc gaming for most people is about the mouse and keyboard to use a controller for the pc on a FPS game is almost ridiculous, but as the above poster said you can buy the wireless receiver so you can use a controller.
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If you're like most console gamers, you'll have to use cover much more. Not trying to be a jerk or anything, but on consoles you can get away with running across streets and whatnot (I do it too, if no one kills you who cares right?).
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If you have the wired Xbox360 controller you can use that without any adapter.

I game on my 360 and pc. Most games I prefer the keyboard/mouse but games like dirt 2 and fallout 3 I use my controller for.
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post #7 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by Caz View Post
I have been a hardcore console gamer for a few years now, and I recently have spoken to a few of my Clan-mates and we were thinking about trying our recently most used game, CoD: BO, on the PC. I play it now on the 360.

What should I expect going in? I have a beefy enough system to run it I think, but like what do I need to play? Can I still use my 360 controller? I'm a total noob at this.
You'll get stomped if you use the controller, sadly.
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You can use the 360 controller if you buy the USB wireless adapter that will connect with wireless controllers.

To play, if youre playing online, which you probably are, you need good ping, decent internet, be able to put up with cheaters at times(rarely now). And have good enough frame rate to pWN.

Like nhb93 said dont use the 360 controller. Use the keyboard its faster.
Well I think I will just get use to using a Keyboard and Mouse, being as it seems to (duh) defeat the purpose of being on a PC.

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Originally Posted by Nhb93 View Post
Don't bother trying to use the 360 controller with an FPS on PC. For that matter, you might as well just stick with playing on the 360.

I think the 230 should be good enough for it, but don't hold me to it.
I've asked around, and I looked it up, and it should be more than enough.





My bigger question is still really un-answered. Like I want to know what the gameplay will feel like, and such. Graphics, and EVERYTHING. Compared to the 360 version.

I might search around google to find the answer, but I figured you guys might have better insight.
    
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You should expect less 12 year old screaming in you're ear so a more mature community better graphics and better exclusive games especially fps and more money being spent but iits worth it bro
Edited by theproodnoob - 1/15/11 at 1:32pm
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If you're like most console gamers, you'll have to use cover much more. Not trying to be a jerk or anything, but on consoles you can get away with running across streets and whatnot (I do it too, if no one kills you who cares right?).
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You'll get stomped if you use the controller, sadly.
To both, why?
    
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