Epic explains why no Gears of War 3 PC

Written by Joe Martin

August 19, 2011 | 22:02

Tags: #gamescom-2011 #gears-of-war #gears-of-war-2-pc #gears-of-war-3

Companies: #epic

Epic's Mike Capps has confirmed that Gears of War 3 is not ever going to be released on PC and has explained to Bit-Gamer why that it is the case.

'It's a decision to focus on the market majority, Capps told us yesterday at GamesCom 2011 in Cologne, Germany.

Explaining further, Capps said that creating a PC version of Gears of War 3 would not be as easy as copying the code over and would require quite a bit of work for Epic.

'It was a choice. In that amount of time we could have done one big Xbox 360 update for Gears of War 3, or we could have made a PC port. It was a matter of priorities.'

Capps also made mention of the original PC version of Gears of War, which he said had not exceeded Epic's expectations.

Let us know your thoughts in the forums and check out the latest trailer for Gears of War 3 below.

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