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Windows 8 Allows Xbox 360 Games to be Played on PC

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    I don't really see them doing this. Since the XBOX 360 has a Xenon processor, its binaries use a PowerPC instruction set. This means that they could not be directly run on the x86, x86-64, and soon ARM processors on which Windows runs. The Xenon processor would have to be emulated, which would likely reduce the speed and efficiency.

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  2. #12

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    Windows 7 x64 Enterprise

    maybe not actual xbox 360 games, but I think xbox live games are possible..
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    Win 7 Ultimate x64

    Xbox live is possible now.
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  4. #14

    This won't be happening. XBox makes too much money selling games, they would never port it to PC.
    Even if they did, the games would be total crap. My computer could probably run 3 of them at max graphics at once and they would still look terrible.

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  5. #15

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    Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1

    this is fake, MS will never do this because it will affect xbox360 sales
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  6. #16

    Quote Originally Posted by JMC1 View Post
    this is fake, MS will never do this because it will affect xbox360 sales
    Could have something there.
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