Which Version To Buy?

#1 Posted by HarpuaScorpio (11 posts) -

I've played all the way through the first two games on 360 but I'm thinking about switching to the PC version for The Third. I know that SR2 was dog shit on PC but Volition themselves are handling it this time around AND it's only $39.99 on Amazon for the PC download (I think you'll be able to add the key to Steam as well). You guys think it'll be worth saving the $20 on the PC version?

#2 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -

It depends, do you think you would want to play co-op?

#3 Posted by HarpuaScorpio (11 posts) -

For me there's a difference between wanting to play co-op and actually having someone around to do that on a consistent basis. I had originally intended to play all of SR2 co-op but my buddy ended up not being around as often as I wanted to play it. So, in theory, yes I'd want to play co-op. In reality? Probably not gonna happen.

#4 Posted by left4doof (286 posts) -

The purple one

#5 Posted by Mmmslash (2166 posts) -

@NekuSakuraba said:

It depends, do you think you would want to play co-op?

Is there no co-op in the PC release? I hadn't heard anything about this.

#6 Posted by HarpuaScorpio (11 posts) -

@left4doof: This guy!

#7 Posted by ds8k (412 posts) -

@NekuSakuraba: How does this matter? All versions of the game have co-op.

#8 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -

@Mmmslash: @ds8k: Local co-op.

#9 Posted by Mmmslash (2166 posts) -

@NekuSakuraba said:

@Mmmslash: @ds8k: Local co-op.

Huh. Does it offer online co-op, still?

#10 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -

@Mmmslash said:

@NekuSakuraba said:

@Mmmslash: @ds8k: Local co-op.

Huh. Does it offer online co-op, still?

Not that I know of, PC versions usually always cut out local co-op.

#11 Posted by canucks23 (1087 posts) -

@NekuSakuraba said:

@Mmmslash said:

@NekuSakuraba said:

@Mmmslash: @ds8k: Local co-op.

Huh. Does it offer online co-op, still?

Not that I know of, PC versions usually always cut out local co-op.

The only local options the SR games have had are systemlink/lan. PC version has that too.

#12 Posted by DonPixel (2585 posts) -

Wait for reviews

#13 Posted by pornstorestiffi (4909 posts) -

Personally i will go PC version, cause i hope people will be able to mod the crap out of it.

#14 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7240 posts) -

@canucks23 said:

@NekuSakuraba said:

@Mmmslash said:

@NekuSakuraba said:

@Mmmslash: @ds8k: Local co-op.

Huh. Does it offer online co-op, still?

Not that I know of, PC versions usually always cut out local co-op.

The only local options the SR games have had are systemlink/lan. PC version has that too.

I'm pretty sure I've heard there is going to be local splitscreen.

#15 Posted by ds8k (412 posts) -

@Mmmslash: Yes it still has online co-op.

#16 Posted by emergency (1193 posts) -

Wait for reviews, see if the pc port is alright and then buy the pc version if its decent.

#17 Posted by Marz (5642 posts) -

i've heard nightmares about saints row 2 pc....  so i'd wait to see if it's a decent port before buying 3.

#18 Posted by geirr (2469 posts) -

I pre-ordered two copies for PC. A bit risky considering SR2 but I hope it goes well!

#19 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10384 posts) -

@pepsimaxofborg said:

I pre-ordered two copies for PC. A bit risky considering SR2 but I hope it goes well!

Two? What, you buying it for a friend who is too cheap to buy it himself?

#20 Posted by AlexW00d (6168 posts) -

For £18 for the PC version I couldn't say no. Plus I hear they've added DX11 support and stuff, so maybe they actually bothered this time?

#21 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2484 posts) -

It's $34 on Greenmangaming.com w/ code PERFE-CTPRE-ORDER! for 11 more hours. Key registers on Steam, so that's how I went.

#22 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2484 posts) -

@Marz said:

i've heard nightmares about saints row 2 pc.... so i'd wait to see if it's a decent port before buying 3.

Problem with SR2 was that it was outsourced by Volition to another company for the port. They're saying that SR3 PC is being done in-house and supports DX10/11, so I'm hopeful that it won't have as many problems.

#23 Posted by 234r2we232 (3181 posts) -

I went with the Xbox.

Because: friends.

#24 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7039 posts) -

Xbox. Anyone else on Xbox feel free to give out GTs. Same goes for all versions really.

#25 Posted by A_Dog (743 posts) -
@AlexW00d

For £18 for the PC version I couldn't say no. Plus I hear they've added DX11 support and stuff, so maybe they actually bothered this time?

Where'd you get it for that cheap?
#26 Posted by AlexW00d (6168 posts) -
#27 Posted by geirr (2469 posts) -

@MooseyMcMan said:

@pepsimaxofborg said:

I pre-ordered two copies for PC. A bit risky considering SR2 but I hope it goes well!

Two? What, you buying it for a friend who is too cheap to buy it himself?

Haha no, me and my wife have two computers set up next to each-other and we both want the 'man-a-pult' to play around with in co-op.. cuz we're kinda geeky like that.

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