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Considering installing Windows 8, concern about games.

#11mogexpress1Posted 9/12/2013 11:02:21 AM
Dark souls should have problems enough for pc

boot times for 8 are ridonkulous

Metro is just a giant quick launch bar which is pretty cool
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#12Snuckie7Posted 9/12/2013 11:42:01 AM
Windows 8 is actually better for gaming because it supports newer versions of DirectX. Battlefield 4 system requirements anyone?
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#13gsf4lyfePosted 9/12/2013 11:46:20 AM
Lonestar2000 posted...
If you have 7 there is no reason to go 8.


It uses less RAM and boots faster. Few other under the hood improvements as well. Only drawback is the UI and that's subjective.
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#14brainlackPosted 9/12/2013 2:26:27 PM
godamit posted...
Simply put, I'm planning to install Windows 8, my only concern is game compatibility. I recall there being some trouble with different games, and I just wanted to ask if people perhaps knew what all games with issues are, or if perhaps there is a master list somewhere.

Thanks for any help.


stop hope I am not too late but just cause 2 irregular shadows on win 8 and sleeping dogs texture not rendering gives black colored world
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#15godamit(Topic Creator)Posted 9/12/2013 4:45:01 PM
Hmm, thanks for letting me know, but fortunately, I'm pretty sure I'm done playing those games, so it won't be a problem. Among my concerns would be Fallout 3/New Vegas as I recently started playing those.

I'm not quite going to do it yet though, due to classes today and such, so I think I have a good 5-6 hours or so from now until I start preparing backups and such before I install Windows 8.
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#16DV8ingSourcesPosted 9/12/2013 4:51:02 PM(edited)
brainlack posted...
just cause 2 irregular shadows on win 8 and sleeping dogs texture not rendering gives black colored world


Pics or more information? I'll gladly test for accuracy.
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#17OmegaDL50Posted 9/12/2013 5:20:55 PM
I have a Win 8 PC, and I have no issues with Sleeping Dogs.

Problems with textures and shadows sounds more like a GPU issue.
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#18Snuckie7Posted 9/12/2013 5:36:04 PM
DV8ingSources posted...
brainlack posted...
just cause 2 irregular shadows on win 8 and sleeping dogs texture not rendering gives black colored world


Pics or more information? I'll gladly test for accuracy.


I can confirm that both games have zero issues on my end.
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#19AzurexNightmarePosted 9/12/2013 9:02:05 PM
Madmicky933 posted...
There are no issues when it comes to games for Windows 8.

Only issue with that OS is it's really meant for tablets and is just very awkward for desktops and laptops.


I have a touch screen laptop
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#20brainlackPosted 9/12/2013 10:41:50 PM
Snuckie7 posted...
DV8ingSources posted...
brainlack posted...
just cause 2 irregular shadows on win 8 and sleeping dogs texture not rendering gives black colored world


Pics or more information? I'll gladly test for accuracy.


I can confirm that both games have zero issues on my end.


I can confirm its pure luck why other people experience this like me and I fixed it using skidrows patch illegal + steam game = still illegal I know but as a reference if someone needs a fix
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