Microsoft was forced to close the development of cross-platform portal, which provides a single playing space for Xbox Live and Windows Live. Owners of the Xbox to fight there against the players on personal computers in Unreal, Gears of War and other games that are ported to both platforms.
However, preliminary testing showed that the best players with prefixes were simply destroyed opponents average PC level. As they say, the competitive element was absent completely in this humiliating spectacle. After several attempts to revive the project developers from Microsoft gave up and closed it.
For the Court’s Helm (Rahul Sood), the technical director of gaming, HP and founder of Voodoo PC, it was a big disappointment: “For more than ten years, all in the game business are aware of the true situation: on the console, you just do not get the same level of control accuracy as a personal computer – says Raul. – It is unfortunate that Microsoft has closed the project, because otherwise he would be an incentive for game developers to develop innovation in the PC platform, which then spill over to the console versions, as it did in the past. “