Titanfall PC date announced. No Win8 required

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#1 Edited by jhonMalcovich (6522 posts) -

Titanfall will launch on the same day as its Xbox brethren, on March 11 2014. No Windows 8 requirement.

Thank you, MS.

#2 Edited by Gaming-Planet (16389 posts) -

Windows 8.1 with start menu mod.

Best OS.

#3 Posted by Daious (2315 posts) -

When they said Q1, I was hoping for earlier.

#4 Edited by Xaero_Gravity (9715 posts) -

Great to know that it'll be launching the same day, so that's the version I'll get.

#5 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

i look forward to buying it on sale

#6 Posted by kipsta77 (1119 posts) -

Not too excited for it. Would rather play Battlefield 4 any day.

#7 Posted by Big_Red_Button (6092 posts) -

No game has W8 required.

Sometimes they list it on the box but they're full of shit. It's just MS trying to get users to switch. Windows 7 was a damn good OS and people got used to it. They've gotta get crafty to try and encourage people to switch.

#8 Posted by treedoor (7648 posts) -

When is the PS4 release date?

#9 Edited by Dreams-Visions (26569 posts) -

well it's using the old Source Engine, isn't it?

so of course it wouldn't require Windows 8 (DX 11.1).

#11 Posted by Zoso813 (310 posts) -

I'll buy it when it comes on sale, possibly. Looks horrible for a PC title.

#12 Posted by PSdual_wielder (10646 posts) -

Don't you mean thank ea? As far as I know microsoft only paid for it to be exclusive.

And I take it for granted pc games don't have windows 8 requirement, whenever they do crap like this it's only a publicity stunt and games don't actually require any exclusive technology in new OS's to work.

#13 Posted by _TheJoker_ (6013 posts) -

@Gaming-Planet said:

Windows 8.1 with start menu mod.

Best OS.

+1!

Also, Titanfall is getting released sooner than I expected, I'm happy now :)

#14 Posted by NameIess_One (1077 posts) -

It's a game published by EA, right?

MS would have to pay a very nice chunk of money to force EA to release the game only on Win 8, which has a very small userbase compared to Win 7.

#15 Posted by _Matt_ (9986 posts) -

@NameIess_One said:

It's a game published by EA, right?

Does this mean Origin exclusive and not on steam?

#16 Posted by biggest_loser (24206 posts) -

Can't wait to try it.

#17 Posted by clyde46 (48782 posts) -

@_Matt_ said:

@NameIess_One said:

It's a game published by EA, right?

Does this mean Origin exclusive and not on steam?

Yep. I'll wait 4 years for it to appear on the Humble Bundle.

#18 Edited by IgGy621985 (5428 posts) -

I'm so excited for this game...

#19 Posted by NameIess_One (1077 posts) -

@_Matt_ said:

@NameIess_One said:

It's a game published by EA, right?

Does this mean Origin exclusive and not on steam?

Most likely, yeah.

When you try to pre-order on GMG, it lists Origin as DRM client.

#20 Posted by R4gn4r0k (21455 posts) -

I'm wondering how big the maps are in this game and how many players can be on a server. If it's the same as COD, meaning small maps and few players, than I'll skip this game.

Anyone know this ?

#21 Posted by Aparthide (281 posts) -

@clyde46 said:

@_Matt_ said:

@NameIess_One said:

It's a game published by EA, right?

Does this mean Origin exclusive and not on steam?

Yep. I'll wait 4 years for it to appear on the Humble Bundle.

It'll be dead by then.

#22 Posted by XxR3m1xInHDn3D (2365 posts) -

Titanfall is a console shooter just like CoD so no sane hermit will want it.

#23 Posted by granddogg (625 posts) -

will pick up on pc cant wait....

#24 Posted by Doom_HellKnight (12217 posts) -

Why would one even assume that it would require Windows 8? It's being published by EA.

That said, looking forward to playing it on PC.

#25 Posted by haberman13 (2414 posts) -

@XxR3m1xInHDn3D:

@XxR3m1xInHDn3D said:

Titanfall is a console shooter just like CoD so no sane hermit will want it.

I assumed as much as well.

Tiny maps, simple gameplay, lots of explosions and 'perks'.

CoD with robots ... pass.

#26 Edited by silversix_ (21275 posts) -

since when do u see "W8 required"? There's no such thing. It may improve performance of a game like BF4 but what exactly do you expect to be improved in Titanfailure when its running on a 10 years old engine and looks like pure ass? There's not tessalation, physics lol the whole world is static and not even grass moves lmao. I bet this is the game IW was gonna release after the success of MW1 but were forced to make MW2. Now they're just taking their concept from 08 and releasing it in 2014 lol. Titanfail may and probably will held the crown of the fugliest title of next gen... even worst than CoD, be ready!

#27 Posted by edidili (3449 posts) -

@silversix_ said:

since when do u see "W8 required"?

No idea how this all started. What would make one think a game would have 8 as a requirement? Every 8 application that is not a metro app will automatically run on 7.

XP and 7 had different versions of DX, meaning if you made a DX10/11 game it wouldn't run on XP. 7 and 8 both run DX11.

#28 Posted by Multipass35 (312 posts) -

@Xaero_Gravity: as long as you support MS and Xbox Live in happy!

#29 Posted by silversix_ (21275 posts) -

@edidili said:

@silversix_ said:

since when do u see "W8 required"?

No idea how this all started. What would make one think a game would have 8 as a requirement? Every 8 application that is not a metro app will automatically run on 7.

XP and 7 had different versions of DX, meaning if you made a DX10/11 game it wouldn't run on XP. 7 and 8 both run DX11.

required as in performance enhancement aka bf4/W8. Another thing, why isn't an EA title like that isn't using frostbite3 when everything else does? because this title was originally made for current gen and probably was gonna be released in 09 or earlier. Now they're too lazy to rebuild the whole thing in frostbite 3 and just slapping this ugliness on Xbone and call it a day.