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Gears of War PC digital certificate expires, kills game

Users on the Gears of War official forums are reporting that the digital certificates for the game have expired, as of 28th January 2009. This means that the game will not launch at a system date post-28th Jan.

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jack who3579d ago

this is why we buy games on 360 not pc

greeneggsnsam3579d ago

Well, some of us. Admittedly the PC version of Gears is inferior, but in most cases PC versions are the definitive editions.

DJ3579d ago

PC version seemed better to me.

greeneggsnsam3579d ago

I meant the general opinion, but you're probably right :D

likedamaster3579d ago

" Well, some of us. Admittedly the PC version of Gears is inferior, but in most cases PC versions are the definitive editions. "

You obviously don't possess the PC version. 10x better. Higher res, more detail, higher fps(frames per second) and more maps including xbox dlc, and you get map editor with the pc version plus custom maps from the community. Only thing about PC version opposed to xbox is that xbox version has more people currently playing it.

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meepmoopmeep3579d ago (Edited 3579d ago )

owned!
errr... not owned

JsonHenry3579d ago

So just torrent the damn thing. GoW was not that great anyway.

kazuma3579d ago

you can say that again.
both of you.

va_bank3579d ago

I actually paid for the game. Spent 50% of the time playing and the other 50% tweaking .INI files, because game ran like sh!t. Finally, got it to run perfect, highest res, highest level of detail. Unfortunately, by the time it was done, I was at the last boss fight.

That's what I get for NOT pirating it.

JasonXE3579d ago

shouldn't have been on the pc anyway.

likedamaster3579d ago

Bought it, loved it, (got a quick fix) still love it. Gears PC looks really good, trumps most games out there including Crysis.

Some had trouble cuz it "ran like crap", I would say get a better rig - you got it for Crysis! LOL. Mine runs beautifully with everything turned up.

Unfortunately it was handed over to another company who ported it over to PC, regardless it still looks and plays awesome. Hopefully they'll come with a fix soon. Or else my system clock will never be right. ;)

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Elvfam5113579d ago

That is retarded really doesn't affect the pirate users but the people who brought it that makes sense

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