How to ruin your PC port in five easy steps

Tagged: PC port, Gaming
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 7 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?