Question for people that have played Morrowind on the Xbox 360

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#1 Posted by natetodamax (19453 posts) -

I really want to get this game and play it on the 360 because I don't have an original Xbox or a PC capable of playing it, but I heard some things about the game that made it sound rather unplayable on the 360. Anything from increased loading times on 360, random glitches, all sorts of badness. Hopefully someone can answer my question: Is Morrowind that bad on the 360?

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#2 Posted by Bigandtasty (3145 posts) -

Your PC doesn't meet these requirements?  

Recommended:
800 MHz or faster Intel Pentium III or AMD Athlon processor
256 MB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS or ATI Radeon 7500 or faster video card.

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#3 Posted by ViciousReiven (972 posts) -

Yeah it's horrible, don't do it. 
But then again I thought the load times of the xbox version in general, so it might not actually be increased.

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#4 Posted by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -
@Bigandtasty said:
" Your PC doesn't meet these requirements?  

Recommended:
800 MHz or faster Intel Pentium III or AMD Athlon processor
256 MB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS or ATI Radeon 7500 or faster video card.

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Exactly. The game came out like 9 years ago.
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#5 Posted by TheSeductiveMoose (3629 posts) -
@Bigandtasty said:

" Your PC doesn't meet these requirements?  

Recommended:
800 MHz or faster Intel Pentium III or AMD Athlon processor
256 MB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS or ATI Radeon 7500 or faster video card.

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 It is a vastly better game on the PC anyway.
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#6 Posted by ch13696 (4760 posts) -

Uuummmm do the random glitches you speak of make it unplayable? And how do you not have a PC that's capable of running the game. It came out a long time ago. The game can run on a real basic $100 PC.

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#7 Posted by natetodamax (19453 posts) -
I have a laptop that would probably run the game, but I'm using it for school in a few months and I don't want to use the space for morrowind
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#8 Edited by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -

Morrowind with the expansions is only 1060mb if space is the issue. The regular game fits on one CD. Got an extra USB flash drive?

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#9 Posted by natetodamax (19453 posts) -
I am not playing the game on the PC. That is final
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#10 Posted by Soapy86 (2723 posts) -
@natetodamax said:
"increased loading times, random glitches, all sorts of badness."
That just sounds regular-ass Morrowind to me. :D
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#11 Posted by ArbitraryWater (14247 posts) -

The Xbox version is playable, but make sure to dispose of every corpse you find or else the game will crash and other nasty things like that. Also get the GOTY edition, but that's fairly self-explanatory. 

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#12 Posted by Icemael (6837 posts) -

I have the XBOX version. I remember turning it on, being asked to decide everything from race and gender to star sign and favorite food (with extremely vague and largely useless explanations for how any of said choices actually affected my abilities, of course). Then I walked off a boat and into a town, wondered if something was wrong with my eyes, and realized that the game was running at like 10 FPS. 
 
I turned the game off and put the disc back in the case, where it's been sitting ever since.

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#13 Posted by AuthenticM (4283 posts) -

If you're so bent on not getting the PC version, don't play the damn game.

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#14 Posted by AjayRaz (12757 posts) -

i can't say anything that hasn't been said before. if you have the choice, the PC version is something you should purchase. it's superior in performance and there's mods.. 

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#15 Posted by DrPockets000 (2877 posts) -

It's OK on the 360, but it's not as fun.

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#16 Posted by AndrewGaspar (2559 posts) -

Don't bother playing it, period. The game has aged horribly. If you played Oblivion first, you probably won't like it.

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#17 Posted by EpicSteve (6908 posts) -

I mainly played it on the original Xbox, only randomly putting it in my 360 for about an hour. Didn't notice anything unusual.

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#18 Posted by ATrevelan (618 posts) -
@natetodamax said:
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I have a laptop that would probably run the game, but I'm using it for school in a few months and I don't want to use the space for morrowind
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Dude, I ran the game flawlessly on a laptop from 2004. Morrowind and all the expansions take up less than a gig of space, and I'm positive your laptop is light years beyond the one I played it on. 
 
The biggest danger is Morrowind sucking away all your school time.
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#19 Posted by lilman1101 (1218 posts) -

Any original Xbox game on the 360 runs horribly though.

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#20 Posted by Green_Incarnate (1789 posts) -

Dude playing it on a 360 is bad. Load times take forever, and it locks up constantly. Your PC can probably run this game.

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#21 Posted by Dan_CiTi (4412 posts) -
@natetodamax said:
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I am not playing the game on the PC. That is final
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Then don't play it. 
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#22 Posted by ClaritySam (645 posts) -

I played all the way through it on 360 with no bugs, glitches or longer loading times. Personally I think the more original setting makes it better than Oblivion.

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