Need your opinions - PC or PS3 version?

#1 Posted by Stepside (510 posts) -

Fellas, I'm really debating on this one. I just built a new PC that can easily handle this game, so it's not the technical limitations that's making me second guess myself. I'm a huge Relic fan, having played all of the Warhammer RTS games (all on PC), but this is my first time playing a 40k 3rd person shooter. I know there's been a lot of talk about the shit matchmaking with the PS3 version, but I'm more of a singleplayer guy anyway, so it doesn't bother me either way. I did try the demo on the PC and I enjoyed it, with solid shooting mechanic controls but I found the melee combat a bit wonky. I'm worried about aiming with the PS3 controller (I'm a PC FPS fan, I usually like 3rd person shooters on consoles) - does this game have aim-assist or is it smooth to aim with the analog stick(s)? I like the idea of playing this game on my bigscreen as well, but I'm still debating.


#2 Posted by BeachThunder (12440 posts) -

Um, well why not get it on PC then? If you find the M&KB controls aren't good, then you could just plug a controller in; also, If you really must play it on your TV you can hook it up to your computer.

#3 Edited by DonPixel (2628 posts) -

I played Space Marine in the 360, normal settings finished it in a couple of sessions - You can go in a head shot rampage with auto aim easilly, I'm good with the control pad thou. I wouldn't worry about the dificulty of this game in any platform.

As always PC version looks better, but the console version it's allright.

#4 Posted by jayjonesjunior (1087 posts) -

PS3 version has a few bugs.

#5 Posted by amir90 (2178 posts) -

I can recommend the pc version, haven't tried the console version to be honest.

The controls are good enough, but if you can use a gamepad.

Also pc version looks sexy.

#6 Posted by ervonymous (1297 posts) -

I think this was the first time anyone played a 3rd person Warhammer 40k shooter :)

Sounds like the only thing keeping you from buying it for PC is the screen, like BeachThunder said you could just hook it up to your TV if it's that big of a deal. Isn't the PC version also cheaper?

#7 Posted by Doctorchimp (4055 posts) -

This shouldn't even be a question... a 360 controller if you need it.

#8 Posted by Stepside (510 posts) -

@ervonymous said:

I think this was the first time anyone played a 3rd person Warhammer 40k shooter :)

lol good point :)

#9 Posted by Stepside (510 posts) -

Aaaaaand I just bought it on PC. Thanks guys.

#10 Posted by Enigma777 (6059 posts) -

I have the PS3 version and if the borked matchmaking really doesn't bother you, then by all means go for it. It's pretty great.

#11 Edited by Wuddel (2100 posts) -

I got it for PC (attached to TV). Runs very smooth. Don't think that you can play online with a controller, though. On the other hand you can play the campaign as a 75% melee game with a controller (on normal).

#12 Posted by RandomAtom (88 posts) -

I haven't bought it yet, but I will probably end up getting it on PC because of this thread and the demo.

#13 Edited by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

When the PC port is competent and it's an option, always choose it. I recommend a long HDMI cable (for TV gaming) and a wireless controller to anybody in the situation. At worst it'll be like playing it on your console, which isn't a bad thing in the least.

#14 Posted by TekZero (2691 posts) -

Xbox 360 controller for the PC and play it that way?

#15 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

I find it weird that people don't like the PC controls, I played the demo and tried with both the 360 controller and M+K, thinking 360 controller would be better, but I loved the M+K controls.

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