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here is what I want...Steam and native, Keyboard and mouse support
Not going to happen. Look at the hell that Microsoft is giving Valve just because Valve wants to give a free update for TF2 on the Xbox.
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Not going to happen. Look at the hell that Microsoft is giving Valve just because Valve wants to give a free update for TF2 on the Xbox.
That and Microsoft with their Games for Windows Marketplace is a competitor against Valve/Steam. If they are going to include an online market place for games with the next Xbox, Microsoft will probably use their own before ever thinking of using Steam.
post #43 of 54
I doubt there is gonna be mouse support. It would defeat the whole purpose of console gaming.
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I doubt there is gonna be mouse support. It would defeat the whole purpose of console gaming.
My guess is that around 75% of people who prefer PC just want keyboard and mouse support. I would happily play PS3/360 only titles if I could do so with what I am used to. I haven't played Red Dead Redemption, Infamous, and Killzone 2 or 3 just because controllers are difficult for me. I would happily buy those titles if I could use my keyboard and mouse.

If you made keyboard and mouse support native to the console you would have the ability to restrict its use online too..... I would be totally happy with the console not allowing me to use my Keyboard and mouse in multiplayer and allowing it in single player.

You just can't really argue with that scenario.
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My guess is that around 75% of people who prefer PC just want keyboard and mouse support. I would happily play PS3/360 only titles if I could do so with what I am used to. I haven't played Red Dead Redemption, Infamous, and Killzone 2 or 3 just because controllers are difficult for me. I would happily buy those titles if I could use my keyboard and mouse.

If you made keyboard and mouse support native to the console you would have the ability to restrict its use online too..... I would be totally happy with the console not allowing me to use my Keyboard and mouse in multiplayer and allowing it in single player.

You just can't really argue with that scenario.
yeah thats pretty true lol i didn't think of that
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post #46 of 54
Mouse and keyboard support require extensive testing both from game developers, xbox and hardware manufacturers.

Modern keyboards and mice are not as easy as joysticks.

The dreamcast supported also a keyboard and web browsing I remember.

Let the kids have a console to play games and pay them dearly. Hype hype and hype and button mashers.We grown ups have our own ultimate game machines.
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post #47 of 54
Maybe microsoft can hire some people from OCN and make the design actually work this time around. Possibly a upgradable console?
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post #48 of 54
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Nice news for console players.
If they take away that god-awful aim assist crap and actually allow us to upgrade the hardware once in a decade I'll buy one.
Only games I noticed that had aim assist were the Halo and CoD series. But I think you have the option to turn it off. But MP, I can only think of Halo 3 having it. I don't recall aim assist in Gears of War or BF Bad Company 1 or 2.
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post #49 of 54
This sounds about right, the Xbox 360 needs a replacement in 2-3 years.
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post #50 of 54
still too late. we'll prolly have a gtx 790 or a HD9870 by the time those next gen consoles come out and we're at dx14 or something and they're still at dx11 lol
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