UB Halo Demo

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by thechris69, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. thechris69 macrumors 6502


    Nov 11, 2005
    Is there currently a demo for Halo that is universal binary? because the current halo demo runs horribly on my iMac I think because its a PPC version:eek: :eek: :apple: :apple: :apple:
  2. FF_productions macrumors 68030


    Apr 16, 2005
    Mt. Prospect, Illinois
    I don't think there is, you have to buy the game for it to be universal.

    Stinks doesn't it?
  3. sycho macrumors 6502a


    Oct 7, 2006
    How bad did it run? I was running the demo at 1920x1080 on my MacBook Pro and it was playable, although it didn't run as smooth as natively in XP on the MacBook.
  4. twistedlegato macrumors 65816


    Jun 15, 2006
    Clcik the halo icon so it is selected then press (in finder that is) command(which is the :apple: button) then I while still holding command, then you shoudl eitehr see the words Universal or Power PC.
  5. polishmacuser macrumors 6502a


    Jan 17, 2007
    Los Angeles
    dudes if it was on powerpc code than i wonder how it is on universal because when i played it on my macbook it ran perfectly fine except the fans were going crazy
  6. applekid macrumors 68020

    Jul 3, 2003
    "Perfectly fine?"

    Then you haven't played it on a real machine. Running the original Halo on my iMac G4 with all settings on low was as slow as it running on my iMac Core Duo with all settings up. This of course was the PPC version.

    The UB version runs much more better as you can imagine. It could play at a steady 30 FPS with the proper settings.
  7. thechris69 thread starter macrumors 6502


    Nov 11, 2005
    Yes I could imagine it runs nicer as it is UB, but I just want to enjoy the demo b4 I save enough money to buy my friends 360 WITH gears of war... so is there no UB demo then?:apple: :apple:

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