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I received a gift card to Best Buy and they don't have many electronics that I want (although I am thinking of getting a Kinect), so I thought I'd just pick up Crysis 2 for PC since I'd like a new multiplayer experience. I know that it is very similar to CoD in terms of perks and weapon upgrades and stuff just like many other FPS's, but is it worth the buy? Any input appreciated. Thanks
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I really enjoy it but the play style is different, very fast going, very run-and-gun in most modes... if you stand still, you're dead.

It's a love-it-or-hate-it kind of thing...

A positive (kind of) is that Crytek has been releasing effective patches to fix the issues and are showing continued support for the game, even though it was clearly released way too early and they are still playing catch-up.
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It was pretty stale.
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If Crysis 2 launched with DX11 and looked exactly the same as it does now this thread would already have 100 posts about how you're an idiot for NOT having it and playing multiplayer because the MP is THE MOST FUN EVER.
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I only really played the demo but it was fun. Kind of reinds me of FEAR Combat. If you played that game and liked it you will probably like this too.
    
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Best to wait for BF3 if you want a real game.
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One gun dominates the map, Scar, if you want to win consistently, use it at all times.
That's why I find the gameplay stale.

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I really enjoy it but the play style is different, very fast going, very run-and-gun in most modes... if you stand still, you're dead.

It's a love-it-or-hate-it kind of thing...

A positive (kind of) is that Crytek has been releasing effective patches to fix the issues and are showing continued support for the game, even though it was clearly released way too early and they are still playing catch-up.
Maybe the singleplayer, but the MP would suck for most PC gamers DX11 or no DX11.
MP is about gameplay, controls and variety and C2 from my prospective lacks that.

The campaign was very good but lacked a boss battle, that with DX11 would have made it awesome.
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