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EA Ditching Plans for PC Version of Dead Space 2

It seems that the PC versions of console games are getting less common. The first Dead Space enjoyed a higher-resolution stint on the PC while equally entertaining gamers on the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. Sadly, the sequel doesn't appear to be hitting the PC, as it wasn't listed in the company's Fiscal Q4 2011 schedule.

Blue's News inquired regarding the omission, and was told by EA public relations that: "As of right now, a PC sku is not in the plan."

This would put Dead Space onto the list along with Halo, Gears of War and some of the EA Sports games.

It's another sad day for PC gamers.

Marcus Yam
Marcus Yam served as Tom's Hardware News Director during 2008-2014. He entered tech media in the late 90s and fondly remembers the days when an overclocked Celeron 300A and Voodoo2 SLI comprised a gaming rig with the ultimate street cred.
  • stratplaya
    Was it something we said? Or is it all the complaints about that secuROM thingy.

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  • Hilarion
    EA dumps the very people who made them in the first place. Why am I not surprised?

    That puts EA off my shopping lists.
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  • AMW1011
    It sucks, but at least I can play it on my xbox.
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  • njalterio
    Meh. Dead Space had a great soundtrack, but it got awfully repetitive after the first few chapters. Won't be missing it too much.
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  • BoxBabaX
    Great, and I'll be ditching EA! go to hell.
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  • iulianx
    This was the only game i was looking forward to from EA. The first game was soo good... This sucks.
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  • LSoares1
    They can eat my.......
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  • sacre
    Eh, what do you expect? With statistics clearly showing there are more PC games pirated over Xbox/Ps3 (ps3 is nearly impossible) They would be losing money or making minimal amounts selling to the PC.

    Halarious how it works, a lot of PC gamers pirate, then complain later that they're not making games for the PC as much as they used too. Sadly, we all pay for those who sit and pirate, then spend the day defending themselves saying "It isn't because of us that they're losing sales" or even the whole "We should get it for free" BS.
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  • Hilarion
    AMW1011It sucks, but at least I can play it on my xbox.Micro-Sponge gets enough of my money already without my buying an x-box piece of crap and subscribing to its service for "old-gen" technology.

    No thanks.
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  • XZaapryca
    The PC is only one part of the EA picture. I used to play EA titles on Commodore64, Apple IIe and even Amiga back in the 80's. Dumping PC for the next generation of hot gaming platforms isn't a surprise to me. This is just the standard MO for EA and corporations in general. Look at all the other companies that started here and then dumped us to hire cheaper people elsewhere. There will always be someone making games for PC, we'll play those games.
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