How to ruin your PC port in five easy steps

Tagged: PC port, Gaming
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 17 weeks ago

"PC gaming is alive and well, but it seems as if companies almost want their PC ports to fail on the most powerful gaming platform. We've compiled a list of a bunch of ways that companies can make sure their PC games annoy gamers, and if you bundle up all these "features" you may also see a loss of sales and increased piracy! So, how do you make sure your PC game pales next to its console sibling? Let's find out..."

 

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Johny-47
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I've seen so many people complaining about games like GTA IV being a bad port but that game runs nice on my PC and I built my PC for about £800, not really serious high end just good, don't 'get' why there's so many complaining.

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  • Add customer-hostile DRM
  • Don't let players adjust their settings
  • Release it long after the console version
  • Forget that most PC gamers aren't using a gamepad
  • Force players to log into yet another thing
Anonymous

So where IS the five ways?