Xbox One games at E3 were running on Windows 7

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  1. Delta517
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    Not sure if you guys find this news worthy, but I posted it here anyways :) To be honest, nothing really surprises me at this point with Microsoft :P I even heard that they are sending people out to various BestBuys to convince the people who are there to play Nintendos E3 Game Demos to wait for the Xbone instead... -.-

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    Dis gon be gud.

    Holy crap, M$oft.
     
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  4. Fear Zoa

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    Is this really news? I thought most E3 demos ran on pcs behind the scenes.
     
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    Holy crap, it's like MS really doesn't want me to buy their console. I keep on holding onto the fact that Forza is only on XBone so I have to get it. At this rate I may have to skip on my favorite racing game.
     
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    I'd still rather get an X1 over an HP computer. :P
     
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    I hope they add the buttons CTRL, ALT and DEL to the controller

    btw... HP puts Corsair H100i inside their desktops PC? :unsure:
    I can see one in the second pic
     
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    ^ hahaha yep to that.... I just find it funny they don't want you to see the new games on the system or even similar products.....
    HILARIOUS!
     
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    This would be a controversy if they lied at some point, but I don't think such a misdirection was made. I would agree it's misleading and somewhat poor form to demo games with an xbox one controller unless it was explicitly stated it was PC hardware. I do think this is good news that the xbox one controller works well on PC, I want rumble triggers.
     
  12. ThatDudeWithTheFood

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    The fact that it's Windows 7 and not Windows 8 worries me more than the fact that the games are running on Windows.
     
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    Plot Twist: The Xbox One runs Windows 7.
     
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    Two things strike me at this point

    1) I thought this was fairly common.

    2) This is absolutely awful -- I mean it is not like it is similar to the final hardware and MS certainly did not write the underlying libraries, graphics layer or "operating system".
     
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  15. Sakitoshi

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    behind a keyboard or a gamepad
    that's not a HP cpu, it's custom made, HP never uses flashy cases with acrylic windows or Corsair water cooling system.
    in any way, devkits aren't a exact replica of the retail system and can have weird cases, but the hardware need to be the same to ensure perfect compatibility with the retail product.
     
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    You saw DriveClub right? While not Forza it definitively is a solid racing sim.
     
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    At this point, this just adds more fuel to the fire. It doesn't even matter anymore whether this is a common practice or not. Anything that even seems wrong at first glance will hurt Microsoft's rep right now.
     
  18. grossaffe

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    Please, call it a computer and not a CPU. A CPU is but a component of the computer, which HP does not produce.
     
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    Ya I saw it, I also saw the Crew which is another good racing game, but Forza is special to me. It's an excellent sim with amazing tuning and it has an excellent decal editor. I had so much fun making paint jobs.
     
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    *Insert random troll about NFS World's decal editor here*
     
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