MY Pc version speculation
I will break this down into 3 categories
What I believe to be Fact.
There is going to be a pc version.
There is quite a time delay between the releases of the two versions
The PC version will be built on the X-BOX version
(as far as I am concerned) The PS 2 version has no bearing on the PC version.
The X-BOX is a PC! But with limitations.
Red Storm love this game, are loyal to the fan base, read the forums and take note of what is said. They have also been hurt by comments made but are not in a position to defend themselves.
UBI own Red storm. UBI decide what can be said and when!
A Red storm employee who forgets this may have a bad day out!
Any game producer wants to make money.
They will have a marketing strategy
This is far less likely to take note of us, we are a loyal fan base but
WE DON’T REALY KNOW WHAT WE WANT!
Read any thread to see 4 sides to any argument and very little consensus.
This game will be released in three formats on more than three platforms so marketing will be complicated and there is no chance that every one will be happy
As X-BOX is the first release the marketing so far has been X-BOX lead
RSE have stated that they intend to stay true to the [Ghost Recon] concept.
There is an OTS view – don’t like it? – then turn it off!
The game is not finished, the version I played was for the X-BOX and was not finished. This means that until we see an off the shelf version of the X-BOX game there are several surprises in store for us.
Once we have seen the X-BOX gold version we can only guess as to the improvements that we will see in the PC version.
At SOME POINT we will start to get PC info
Deep throat info- various sources I considered reliable
When RSE made GR 1 they made it for the PC and then had to port it for the X-BOX, by all accounts this was a troublesome process and very time and labour intensive. Why?
Because of the limitations of the X-BOX.
As PC gamers we can upgrade to meet a new games requirements. An X-Box is an X-Box and that’s your lot!
This time around the game is being built on the X-Box and then improved for the PC version. Porting a game from X-Box to PC is a fast and relatively easy process.
There is a new "IGOR" which is much more powerful. but when will we see it?
Speculation – what I think.
At no time when I was in London, did the UBI people want to talk about the PC version. They also said that the RSE staff there where not the PC team. We know that the Shanghai team are out the equation on that one so what does that leave?
We have been told that the PC version will be ported from the X-Box version.
OK so what I PERSONALY think is that at this time there is no PC team!
Why? What would the do to earn a living? Why not sort the X-Box version and then let the X-Box team become the PC team and release the PC version of the game at a later date?
IMHO this makes perfect sense!
Why no PC news yet? AGAIN, MY OWN OPINION HERE, The console versions are a bigger money spinner than the PC version. So they are a good customer group to keep happy!
How much fuss have we, the PC players made about the game being produced for the X-Box first? Would the console crowd be any less likely to stamp their feet and throw their teddy in the corner if the advertising went something like this
This Christmas get GR 2 for the X- CUBE- STATION Thingy, Exciting all new features! Oh and by the way if you waited till early next year you could get a much better PC version! PLEASE RUSH TO THE SHOPS AND GET THE X- CUBE- STATION Thingy version !