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post #21 of 41
:yawn: I've heard THAT before. Even if Microsoft was serious, what could they possibly offer over other competing services?

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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
Oh my god that article is full of GFWL fanboy comments! Makes me sick. If they really think it's that good, they can keep it.
To be fair, every service has its share of fanboys. That doesn't mean GFWL is good or anything, but you get what I mean.
Edited by decyx - 3/9/11 at 3:33am
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So it's going to go away?
*Crossing fingers...*
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post #23 of 41
I think MS sees how much money Steam is making and wants a cut of the pie.

They'll probably fail and give it up like they did when they first launched.

When they launched GFWL they tried to charge PC gamers to use their online service, but they found out PC gamers were unwilling to pay to play online, so then they basically gave up on PC and stopped developing games for it.

Now I think they want to get into the distribution game but noone is going to want to use their service because GFWL is required and it's intrusive and annoying to use. So it will fail and MS will give up on PC gaming again.

That's the way I see it atleast.

Hopefully we'll atleast get a couple good games from MS tho.
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Honestly MS, I know you will never read this, but get the F#$* out of PC Gaming.. go do your xbox thing, steam is a brilliant platform that works, we don't need you hanging around throwing a spanner in the works once in awhile.
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Never had any problem with it.
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I must be the only one that doesn't mind GFWL, well mainly interacting with my friends on live, some cross platform gaming would be good in some cases, any who, I'm just a big proponent for competition being good for any industry.
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post #27 of 41
GFWL is a biggest PoS ever, they don't even have a search feature in their marketplace, and not even have Halo for sale. In addition you have to go through installing some annoying Windows Live DRM which wont work and last time had a bunch of fonts missing, when I was playing Bioshock 2 so I had to click through menus randomly to get through it.
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post #28 of 41
^^ I agree

Halo & Halo 2 both are missing.

If they want to change the way we look at GFWL then they will have to provide Halo 3 & others for the PC.
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post #29 of 41
Microsoft, actions speak louder than your stupid claims.

Prove it.
 
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post #30 of 41
Didn't an article show up recently that said completely otherwise?

I don't know what to believe anymore ._.
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