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Gears of War 4 Tests the Competitive Crossplay Waters Between Xbox and PC

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KBop a doo
272,791
KBop a doo
Posted on 01 December 16 at 02:13
This oughta be interesting

Please click here to read the story: Gears of War 4 Tests the Competitive Crossplay Waters Between Xbox and PC
Nyxil
270,881
Nyxil
Posted on 01 December 16 at 02:17
I feel like there's not much difference between the inputs for third-person shooters. Especially Gears, where the aiming is already just point-in-the-general-vicinity-and-it-dies. Only thing I could see it helping is spinning around fast.
GamerScoreM4STA
Posted on 01 December 16 at 02:33
Pass
NutriWhip
1,131,388
NutriWhip
Posted on 01 December 16 at 02:33
Nyxil said:
I feel like there's not much difference between the inputs for third-person shooters. Especially Gears, where the aiming is already just point-in-the-general-vicinity-and-it-dies. Only thing I could see it helping is spinning around fast.
I never had an issue playing OG Gears PC or even Ultimate Edition against KBM users. Gears is a game that a KBM just doesn't provide that much of an advantage over a controller.
Eurydace
429,499
Eurydace
Posted on 01 December 16 at 02:38
I think this is great.
The SCHWARTZ 00
Posted on 01 December 16 at 02:40
Seems like PC guys can spin the camera around much faster than console guys EVER could. It'll be interesting to see how this plays out. Rooting for the console pros.
Crimson Drifter
Posted on 01 December 16 at 02:44
Meh, ill slaughter them too smile
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Krazie
1,211,603
Krazie
Posted on 01 December 16 at 03:06
Almost every PC Gears player I've seen can't stand up to those that play on console, bring those chumps on over.
Kexol
305,953
Kexol
Posted on 01 December 16 at 03:15
I say let the two unite compute
Suppa
118,056
Suppa
Posted on 01 December 16 at 03:31
This is great news for me. I've been playing with a controller against keyboarders on Windows 10 since release with no complaints.
Tanelorn82
283,688
Tanelorn82
Posted on 01 December 16 at 03:54
Gonna try it for the increased XP.
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Outsider Fenix
Posted on 01 December 16 at 04:07
This is fine as an optional playlist. But there should never be PC cross play in Ranked competitive at all. I play this on console to get away from hackers and cheaters.
Death and Glory
1,115,824
Death and Glory
Posted on 01 December 16 at 04:48
Embar headshots for days on PC.
Dynamite Andy
333,427
Dynamite Andy
Posted on 01 December 16 at 06:19
And hidden behind this event is the infamously rumored Escalation patch wink
Lvx
189,348
Lvx
Posted on 01 December 16 at 08:03
Krazie said:
Almost every PC Gears player I've seen can't stand up to those that play on console, bring those chumps on over.
That's because wallbouncing just doesn't work with kb+m. Aiming is much better with a mouse in Gears games, but moving around is awful.
arglactable
253,800
arglactable
Posted on 01 December 16 at 09:13
Nyxil said:
I feel like there's not much difference between the inputs for third-person shooters. Especially Gears, where the aiming is already just point-in-the-general-vicinity-and-it-dies. Only thing I could see it helping is spinning around fast.
I take it you're not familiar with how these games play at high levels? Spinning around fast is extremely useful (for wall-bouncing in particular), which is why most experienced players tend to use very high sensitivities. I can't imagine how being able to move the camera very quickly for map movement while still having the precision aiming advantage of a lower sens would be anything but a clear advantage.
FiveWizz
183,158
FiveWizz
Posted on 01 December 16 at 09:53, Edited on 01 December 16 at 09:57 by FiveWizz
Do we know if console players will always be playing against pc players [in this playlist] or will it be a mixture?

Because we might just end up playing against console players and never know the difference.
Yin
935,329
Yin
Posted on 01 December 16 at 11:40
Erm... wall bouncing (and general movement) is significantly easier on PC. Not to mention aiming with the Longshot/Embar.
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Necromorph11
506,237
Necromorph11
Posted on 01 December 16 at 11:53
the beginning of the end
Seblirium
117,241
Seblirium
Posted on 01 December 16 at 12:36
I think this is great news; and I'm pleased The Coalition are at least willing to give it a go on public servers, rather than throwing out a typical statement along the lines of "it's something we're constantly looking at" etc.
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