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If you're not hyped for this then you must be an emotionless robot. I haven't felt such excitement since underground 2

[video=youtube;Lr0-TijmFDI]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr0-TijmFDI[/video]

So I know it can be bought from microsoft store and buying the xbone version = free pc version as well, but what if I just want it on pc? Really now who would want to play it at 30fps on console. Will there be a retail disc for pc or download only from the store? Lets assume it follows the trend of some recent games and is like a 50gb+ download, will definitely take me a fair amount of time to download it. Does microsoft store downloads work similar to steam in that we can share files?
 

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Looks nice dammit [MENTION=22446]vinodh[/MENTION]

I know pancakes must have pre ordered this lol
 
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If you're not hyped for this then you must be an emotionless robot. I haven't felt such excitement since underground 2

[video=youtube;Lr0-TijmFDI]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr0-TijmFDI[/video]

So I know it can be bought from microsoft store and buying the xbone version = free pc version as well, but what if I just want it on pc? Really now who would want to play it at 30fps on console. Will there be a retail disc for pc or download only from the store? Lets assume it follows the trend of some recent games and is like a 50gb+ download, will definitely take me a fair amount of time to download it. Does microsoft store downloads work similar to steam in that we can share files?
There is no disc version on pc yet and apparently there won't be one for awhile. You can buy it on the windows 10 store for pc and it'll automatically get added to your xbox account as well.
The download is 49GB. I haven't tried backing up games and then reusing the back up files for the windows store yet, so can't comment on that.

Looks nice dammit [MENTION=22446]vinodh[/MENTION]

I know pancakes must have pre ordered this lol
Yip I did.
 

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This game, is instant buy. looks awesome, and even better now I can play it on pc ^ ^
 

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Thanks for offering to purchase for every1 as a xmas gift @ guardian
 

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This along with motorsport/apex are instant buys. Thanks to my brilliant download speed though I'd probably only get to play it mid October, that is unless file sharing does become possible and 1 of you bros can hook me up
 

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Hahaha at game prices these days, its a miracle I can buy a single copy XD
 

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Grabbed the 1st on that was free this month on Games with Gold under the Backwards Compatibility...and have been enjoying it...its a different experience from Forza Motorsport 6. Its fun...and this seems like one of the games thats worth buying...with all the titles coming out now...have to budget! GoW4 as well in a couple weeks after this...
 

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This along with motorsport/apex are instant buys. Thanks to my brilliant download speed though I'd probably only get to play it mid October, that is unless file sharing does become possible and 1 of you bros can hook me up
If we can transfer between machines, your welcome to leech. I am sure we can make a plan as I am in PTA though. I have already finished pre-loading it on desktop, laptop and xbox just in case.
 

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So our only option is pay r1000 for it...and I dunno if the game supports wide screen....seems it didn't :(


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Yea sucks... I own an Xbox one. But even I don't care about cross play. If I want a game on Xbox I'll buy it on Xbox.. if I want it on pc I will buy it on pc. Having to pay r1000 when I only want the pc version is stupid... I'll just wait for a sale I guess
 

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So our only option is pay r1000 for it...and I dunno if the game supports wide screen....seems it didn't :(


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I think it's one of the rare cases that it may be "worth" spending that much on a game. Forza titles are always incredibly well optimized and well supported for the games life.
That said, I felt the same...I ordered it but decided to rather leave it but after a few days I caved and bought it for good. I know I'll spend hundreds of hours in game.
As far as Ultra wide support, I did see people mentioning 21:9 support is available. So fairly certain 3440x1440 will be supported.
 

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I think it's one of the rare cases that it may be "worth" spending that much on a game. Forza titles are always incredibly well optimized and well supported for the games life.
That said, I felt the same...I ordered it but decided to rather leave it but after a few days I caved and bought it for good. I know I'll spend hundreds of hours in game.
As far as Ultra wide support, I did see people mentioning 21:9 support is available. So fairly certain 3440x1440 will be supported.
Had over 600 hours in Forza Motorsport 4. The Forza games are incredibly fun and from the gameplay I've watched, Horizon 3 will be worth even it's R999 pricetag.
 

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So in the end which edition did people decide on? Because all price tags hurt the wallet XD
 

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I'll see if I can find a good dollar based online digital deal, same goes for BF1 and Mafia 3. These prices are becoming ridiculous.
 

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I'll see if I can find a good dollar based online digital deal, same goes for BF1 and Mafia 3. These prices are becoming ridiculous.
Sad thing is in dollar it is only $59.99 on the Microsoft Store. That's almost R200 less. They rip us off in South Africa.
No wonder piracy in this country is so popular ;)
 

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Sad thing is in dollar it is only $59.99 on the Microsoft Store. That's almost R200 less. They rip us off in South Africa.
No wonder piracy in this country is so popular ;)
Exactly, the whiney brick and mortar retailers are to blame, as far as I'm concerned.
 

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Sad thing is in dollar it is only $59.99 on the Microsoft Store. That's almost R200 less. They rip us off in South Africa.
No wonder piracy in this country is so popular ;)
Exactly, the whiney brick and mortar retailers are to blame, as far as I'm concerned.
Well it's more to do with the digital tax coming into effect.
 

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