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portal 2 better for computer or for Xbox?

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I would say computer because I prefer play fps games using a computer rather than a controller
answered 8 years ago by drakaenae King (41,339 points)   5 9 79
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IMO for PC/MAC. Because you can play with PC/MAC players and PS3 (cross-multiplayer), but not with Xbox360. Also graphics on PC/MAC is better (if you have good PC/MAC)
answered 8 years ago by Filoleg Adept (873 points)   18
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Portal 2 is definitely better on PC. It supports cross platform play with PS3, access to updates instantly once they're released, as well as mods.

Xbox 360 version is just Portal 2, and the updates are going to take weeks to reach you once they're release. There is also be no mod support, or cross platform compatibility.

Also, should Valve release free DLC, Microsoft will force them to put a price tag on it for 360 users. For PC users, if it's supposed to be free, then it will be free.
answered 8 years ago by mrtowel Prince (27,434 points)   8 18 41
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I'd have to say PC because PC controls are easier to coordinate than a controller
answered 8 years ago by l4d2bob Grandmaster (11,115 points)   5 10 48
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I guess it depends on your PC, if you have a slow pc, althought valve makes games so they can be played even on old pc's, you might want to get it for the console, since game developers always make the games run on the consoles.
answered 8 years ago by Ins1d3r Mercenary (1,224 points)   17
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If your PC meets the required specifications, then I would say the PC version is better for you. The graphics are better, controls are more precise, and you gain the ability to cross platform.
answered 8 years ago by SnakePL Adept (799 points)   7
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I prefer PC to system verison of this game as the PC is what it was originally made for.
answered 8 years ago by Regigigity Journeyman (643 points)   1 1 9
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im a huge xbox player, and yet ill have to say computer
answered 8 years ago by drahkos Journeyman (624 points)   15
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There is no compareison to PC.
answered 8 years ago by Albert Initiate (413 points)   2
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Much better for the PC since it has better graphics,controls,and mod support for it in the future.
answered 8 years ago by thor40000 Champion (7,055 points)   2 6 41
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Definetly for the computer. For one if theirs DLC you get it for free because it uses Steam.
answered 8 years ago by ExiledOne Mercenary (1,130 points)   11
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PC of course. You get mouse and KB usage and it is cross platform compatible with PS3.

For xbox, you can only play with xbox owners.
answered 8 years ago by xboxer King (32,462 points)   6 11 48
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pc version is better cause the xbox controller makes it hard to turn fast and react even faster.
answered 8 years ago by scorptile Mercenary (1,269 points)   3 8 18
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Get this game for the pc since , it will have a SDK released soon , also you could use them to create your own maps / mods.

also you can upgrade your pc to get better graphics then on xbox.
answered 8 years ago by RageQuit Soldier (2,345 points)   1 4 17
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It all depends on the type of system you prefer to play games on. Portal 2 for the PC contains the benefits of Steam, which provides free updates to the game and multiple control options, as well as graphical adjustments/enhancements. However, you would need a computer that can run the game smoothly. The console versions are limited to their hardware, but do not require any upgrades to run the game smoothly. The PC version is "better" for those who already own a computer with the required specifications to run the game.
answered 8 years ago by ashrua Journeyman (643 points)   8
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The PC/Mac version of Portal 2 comes with cross-platform compatability with PS3, mod support, free DLC, and instant updates the minute Valve releases them.

The Xbox360 version comes with all of the same features as the original game but is limited to no mod support, usually slightly late updates, and the DLC will cost money.

In my opinion the computer version is quite a bit better in terms of extra features, but if you are just relying on the playing the game once then either version is fine.
answered 8 years ago by DrPixel Hero (3,373 points)   4 5 44
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Depends on your hardware set up.
answered 8 years ago by sternslovchild Initiate (335 points)   4
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I would say PC, Because you get alot of extra's and you get to play Co-Op with PS3 and Mac owners online aswell.
answered 8 years ago by Jaws444 Hero (3,876 points)   1 4 39
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I liked playing more with a mouse and keyboard for portal 1 and i'm guessing its the same for 2 but thats just me if you have a fast and not slow laptop though i would go with PC
answered 8 years ago by djs Soldier (2,570 points)   3 10 39
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Maybe its just me but.... PC
answered 8 years ago by djs Soldier (2,570 points)   3 10 39
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I like controls in xbox 360 so i prefer it
answered 8 years ago by Haloweeboe Champion (5,146 points)   2 8 19

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