Fable Legends will arrive on PC and it will have crossplay with Xbox One. The game has also been confirmed to use DirectX 12.
it was announced but not clarified dx12 only being used on pc. not x1
From first hand experience, cross-play is an amazing thing, so this is great news. Does anyone know if they announced a release date for it?
No release date at all. I bet they will announce it at E3.
less reasons to own X1. Hopefully Quantum Break follows this trend.
...and hopefully No man's Sky, H1Z1, planetSide 2, etc
Why would it not use Dx12 on the Xbox? That would reduce their workload significantly...
Nice, looks like MS is going to push for a lot of cross play with PC. This is really good for a title like this, looking at the gameplay I can see the "dungeon master" prefering the PC so they can use a mouse and keyboard to create traps, monsters and other hazards for players on PC and console. If that's how it's even played that is. Hopefully this example of cross play will prompt more of this feature from third party devs.
How are Lionhead a 3rd party dev? Fable a 3rd party IP?
Here, let me get rid of "other". Now, hopefully this will prompt third party devs to make more games cross platform with PC....
Firefall would be a great candidate for cross play between windows and xbox. I play it with an xbox controller on PC and It works brilliantly. perfect fit for the online centric xbox. I was thinking fable would be a great game for this, feature as it goes. I am sure MS have other cross platform games in mind ( Smite may even use it by the time windows X rolls out.)maybe even xbox-PC specific co op and competitive games. MMOs could utilise this greatly. There is some good potential there. And they can do it without taking anything from xbox (key games, like halo and forza are for xbox only..Fable has always had a PC release, so a more inclusive day and date launch with the xb1 version plus cross play is a good move.)
Does this mean H5, Quantum Break and GeoW will be on PC? Whats the reason on having an XBO, if all the games will eventually hit PC. I guess the hint on the H5 beta of it coming to other platforms could be true then. http://www.dsogaming.com/ne... http://i.imgur.com/Fh7YTKY.... maybe their are testing to see how software do on other platforms, in this case PC, maybe they are spinning off the brand after all.
@ GM_PR If a first-party mainline franchise like Fable is also going to be on PC, expect a Quantum Break port within 12 months of the XB1 version. Halo and Gears have no chance. The best opportunity you'll get is streaming those to PC. And form what I gathered, you need an XB1 to stream your games to a PC, in the first place.
Same reasons as today: It's cheap and has games like those you mentioned. If you already have a PC then perhaps there isn't a good reason for you to own an XBox One. Which is no loss to Microsoft, so long as people buy their games and services because that's where they make their money...
That's worrying though that they now putting there 1st party games on PC no?? Those investors losing faith in the xbox and want to tackle the growing PC market instead. They just basically took one of there exclusives and put it on PC. Great is cross-play but now I one less reason to buy an Xbox one as that was one of the few games that intere4sted me. (only interested in fable and scalebound and I have a gaming PC with W8)
Not worrying at all, you really think that one or two games coming from Xbox One to the PC is going to dry up Xbox support? I don't usually game on PC, I mainly use a PC for internet, email and other business. I am sure there are many more adults and definitely kids/teenagers like me. The only way to get our gaming is through consoles. So no, I am not worried. And MS is slapping Xbox on everything, their tablets, PC, and everything in between. They wouldn't push the brand name if investors were losing faith. If anything investors are fully on board and the faith is increasing. Edit: Also, people who say "one less reason..." in my experience, never really had a reason to get something in the first place.
"That's worrying though that they now putting there 1st party games on PC no?? Those investors losing faith in the xbox and want to tackle the growing PC market instead." MS sold 10 million consoles within 2 months why would they all of sudden start losing faith in the console? So believe it or not there's only a few people or maybe a vocal minority who actually won't get the game on Xbox because its on PC. Allot of people said they were getting TF on PC here as well other outlets. The game sold WAY more on X1 and even sold way more than the 360 version making your statement a little irrelevant and in the minority. Now listen if your getting it on PC that's fine. Because you getting it on PC is making MS money still and its all part of the same ecosystem that's the plan. To bridge the gap between console and PC. It does MS no harm but nothing but favors if you get it on PC now.
It's not worrying. It's just MS trying to push software sales, which is where the bulk of the money lies. I'd prefer they try and let as many people play the game as possible over trying to horde it to one system. It makes sense for companies to keep something console exclusive to drive hardware sales, but why anyone would have a problem with it being on PC as well is beyond me. From what I've seen, most people prefer either the console or the PC, but can often use both if necessary, so why not people have the choice of where to play and the companies can make more money at the same time.
Making money is more important than selling hardware. Investors aren't going to spin of the division just because it's making money from a wider audience than before...
I was seriously hoping for Fable Legends to be on PC, cross play is a great news as well! Between DX12 and UE4 I expect amazing graphics.
Awesome another reason for me not to own a Xbone I hope all there games come to PC
lmao...this guy again. lionhead was first and foremost a pc developer and this isn't the first fable title to hit pc. MS/LH have done it in the past with fable 1 and surprisingly i'm looking forward to playing legends with my pc brethren, the game looks like a perfect fit for crosspslay. @Alexious Keep dreaming..you guys are funny..lol
Well all xbox games can now be played on PC...through windows 10...but u have to have an Xbox
That's secretly my hope too. Quantum Break is next!
What it is coming to PC, it was announced. What was going on stage was crossplay phil was on PC and the girl from Lionhead was on x box playing together.
I'm against cross play in shooters but this game is perfect for it. Been in closed beta since start. As long as they force headsets on PC players instead of text chat, I'm all up for it.
How's the game? Did you enjoy the beta?
MS for years has been making all these promises to support PC I'm glad Phil doing what he needs to do and actually sticking to his word.
I hate Xbox One but I will admit I'm glad there putting there games on PC it really gives me no reason to own one PS4 and PC is all I need so far.
Shall i recommend a 1,2,3 ko combo nd add wiiu to that
All this is great news but with all their titles coming to pc doesn't that lower the reason to get an xbox one Edit:Maybe i should have put a ? I fear the defense force will attack me luckily i have nice gamers below me explaning it to me
They only announced Fable legends. The other games have to be streamed from an xbox one already in the house. So if you have a gane room downstairs you can stream to your pc upstairs. That kind of thing.
Ahhh thanks for the explanation bubbles
Its just fable. It has always been on PC aswell. So no, it doesnt, lessen any reason to own one, you wont be playing halo forza, scale bound or any other xbox specific games on PC. MS know that means less XB1 sales. However what it does mean is we will see games made specifically to take advantage of this. @xfiles2099 If you say so....You dont have much of an argument other than your own hyperbolic interpretation of cross play. Cross play : "multiplayer between two platforms", does translate to:all xbox exclusives are coming to PC. that is the flaw in YOUR argument, You misinterpret. But again NO point debating something if you dont have much to go on. @Gamer1982 That hardly changes the point does it? Releasing at the same time serves as a real world example of cross play between XB1 and PC, and thus serves as a great marketing hook for MS,as well as the first demonstration of XB1-PC cross play.In time for the launch period of win 10 and fable So of course its going to release at the same time, on both. What better way to show consumers, you support the tech you implement into your product?
I think you are wrong they really seem to be pushing PC cross play I bet there is more exclusives coming to PC which in fact lowers reasons to own a Xbone
Fable hasnt always been PC aswell, they eventually come to PC but that was long after Xbox. Never at same time.
I don't see the other big hitters making it to the pc outside of the xbox one streaming aspect. If they were they surely would have announced it.
all or some? fable legends,ryse and dr3 are the only titles so far and fable legends looks like a game which will suit both audiences perfectly and its also the 1st ms owned xbox one exclusive showing up on pc. all other titles will only be streamed to windows 10 devices.halo , gears, scalebound, qb, forza etc may not show up on pc.but who knows?lionhead was first a pc developer and fable anniversary was reeased for pc also shadowrun on xbox 360 also featured cross platform play with pc so this isn't the first time MS will be trying something similar with that franchise.Hope it pans out for MS and lionhead. the title looks great though and ill definitely be getting it for my xbox one will love to try out the cross platform play too..
No because building a pc is not cheap.
My hope for Age of Empires 4 or Age of Mythology 2 still stands ...
they will definitely show up at some point.
This is the only reason I am watching this. I need an excuse to get windows 10.
guess no point of getting an Xbox one then :P
I guess you dont like reading articles, huh?
Well looks like I won't be getting an Xbone. So many "exclusives" hitting the PC. Next up Killer Instinct and Sunset Overdrive.
If you were getting an xbox one to begin with you would have one by now. 4/10 for your trolling efforts.
Quantum Break as welll:)
Fingers crossed for them both!
I'm sick of the sony butthurt.Just keep waiting for greatness. Lmao
I wonder if they'll add pc streaming to the xbox.
Man the ability to stream my Xbox one exclusives to a windows 10 device is epic..I can't wait to fire up a game of Halo 5 during work break on the surface.
So you have an x1 at work on the sake WiFi then...
Rip Xbox One :/
Sony: PS4 remote play confirmed on iOS.
I would still like to see Fable 2 on PC. Wonder what's the deal with that?
So let me get this right ....I can play Fable Legends on my Xbox One (cross play) co-op with a friend on their PC?? Yaaaay! ...my day just keeps getting better and better!!! Sooo happy riiiight now!! ;o))
Guess this means I'll be getting the XB1 version of games more often in the near future, then. :)
Another Exclusive bites the phantom Dust.
Awesome wish more games had crossplay
More cross-play = more fun.
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