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I bought a console to use as a media centre.... thing. So far so good. I bought blops to play online with my friends but i didn't enjoy it because i sucked and there's no way to turn off voice chat.
post #12 of 53
Man, I hear you. I once tried playing Resident Evil on my brothers Xbox 360--couldn't do it for longer than 30 minutes. I love the series, but I just couldn't play console games anymore. Been playing PC games for too long.
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real men frag with a keyboard
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post #14 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Boyboyd;12431486 
there's no way to turn off voice chat.

Unless you turn it off in the options menu.........tongue.gif

EDIT: That is if you were using a 360. Not sure about the PS3.
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post #15 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by amurph0;12431647 
Unless you turn it off in the options menu.........tongue.gif

EDIT: That is if you were using a 360. Not sure about the PS3.

I looked into it. What i do is pair a bluetooth headset then put it on my desk. Otherwise voice comes through the speakers. I have to mute each player individually.
post #16 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Boyboyd;12431672 
I looked into it. What i do is pair a bluetooth headset then put it on my desk. Otherwise voice comes through the speakers. I have to mute each player individually.

Press xbox guide button -> then go to preferences -> Voice -> Set voice all the way down to 0.

Then you shouldn't hear any voices at all.

If you only want to talk to your buddies then create a party and get them to join and go into party chat.

I think you can also just create a party and join it yourself, then go into party chat. No one else should be there so nothing will be heard.
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post #17 of 53
<-- Owns PS3

But i'll try it. The voice settings aren't great.
post #18 of 53
I got both consoles and a fair pc but still like playing on the xbox becuz of my friends.
It's just a personal matter.

I got no friends on pc frown.gif
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post #20 of 53
Exact same story for me. I jizzed my pants from the Halo Reach trailer and bought an HDTV, 360 Slim and Reach and Red Dead Redemption.
I haven't touched the thing since late November 2010. The experience is just no where near as good and as fun as PC gaming. I'll admit part of giving up was simply because I wasn't good with a gamepad.
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