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Former console gamers, why did you switch to PC gaming?

#41THOMASNATORPosted 7/3/2014 7:49:03 PM
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#42R_Fated_CirclePosted 7/3/2014 7:57:00 PM
no reason to completely switch i play all games from vita to 3ds to wii-u to ps3 to pc and so forth. However if a game is multiplatform i will always get the pc version.
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#43WarShadowFHPosted 7/3/2014 8:39:18 PM
Mainly a PC gamer, but I do enjoy my 3ds, not to mention Smash bros is a thing among my friends. I love that game only reason to own a Nintendo console.
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#44sauruschamp1Posted 7/3/2014 8:53:11 PM
The next gen consoles have yet to have enough games to keep me occupied so decided to get a gaming pc instead. Steam sales are on of the main factors (336 games and counting) as well as mods add a lot of replay value and bug fixes to games. Also pc gets the best of both worlds as you can still use a controller for most newer games. I still play on the wii u and the previous gen consoles occasionally though for the exclusives but when you can get a game for a couple of dollars or preorder a game from gmg for $25 compared to the $60 to $100 for a console game the choice is obvious (I live in Australia so game prices are ridiculous).
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#45wantfastcarsPosted 7/3/2014 8:54:48 PM
Ratchet611 posted...
m-devil555 posted...
Consoles just seem like weak PC's to me now.

Pretty much just summed it up for me. I'm not entirely a PC gamer, though and still play on consoles quite a bit. Sooner or later though, I plan on switching entirely to PC gaming. Consoles nowadays try too hard to be computers, especially with all the F2P games they have, the constant game/software updates, and all the social media bullcrap they have now.

This, as well as a jump in graphics and a general preference to M+K over controller.
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#46SinfullyvannilaPosted 7/3/2014 10:45:04 PM
Never really switched, but strategy games.
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#47Digital_SPosted 7/3/2014 10:56:30 PM
I used to divide my gaming between PS1, N64 ,PS2 and PC but went full PC after seeing the PS3 being basically just a watered down PC ,I never went back.

Consoles died for me when the 360/PS3 generation started.
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#48YuniuninuniunPosted 7/3/2014 11:04:59 PM
I play a lot of MMOs and I didn't have a working TV
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#49good_mangorushPosted 7/3/2014 11:20:47 PM
Not really switching, but I currently use my PC more than my console for 2 reason:
- Have awesome experience modding Skyrim, Saints Row, Fallout, The Witcher, etc
- Emulator, now I can back up my PS1 and PS2 games on HDD and play them on my PC with better performance ( and save states lol).
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#50Tyler_NinjaCatPosted 7/3/2014 11:30:30 PM

And better graphics.

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