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I dont knw why pc gamers are laughing.i'm sure they concided a few things on the pc platform because of the consoles.

I mean they did waste all that time and resorces for a real(?rumors)sp for the consoles...i dont ever remember a decent sp for bf.
not all console owners go online anyway so they could care less.
althuogh it should be hours of fun on all platforms by the looks of it.
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Originally Posted by AdvanSuper View Post
IIRC MAG supports 256 on the PS3, still looks decent and plays well IMO. Trim the fat and get 64 players in a game if the fans want it that much.
Trim the fat would mean no destructable environments.
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Consoles are alot more popular because consoles are easier. Pop in a game and play. Done. No driver updates, no installing hardware, etc. etc. etc...not everyone wants to learn the ins and outs of a PC just to play games.

Even if Devs did that R. Smith, PC gaming would still be a niche market.
Maybe I didn't make myself very clear.

I meant that if they were developed for the PC and scaled down the outcome would be much better.

It would be much better on the PC and it can scale down easily for the consoles and nothing is being lost by scaling up a lower quality version.

If it's being developed for all platforms, I really don't see why this isn't the logical choice.
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I don't know why DICE have to sound so apologetic. People spent $200 on a console back in 2006 and FIVE YEARS LATER they still have the opportunity to play one of the latest upcoming games - the same opportunity that is being offered to people who've spent $3000+ on gaming PC's over that time.
Console gamers should be thankful that BF3 is even running on their ancient toasters and stop demanding explanations from developers why they're games are "lacking" or whatever. You've had your countless hours of fun on your cheap-ass console over the years. I'm still waiting to be blown away by my drastically more expensive (and new) PC.
The Xbox 360 wasn't $200 at launch. Neither was the PS3, or even the Wii for that matter. I'm pretty sure the 360 was $400, the PS3 was $500, and the Wii $250. I get your point but you might want to double check some stuff next time.
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Maybe I didn't make myself very clear.

I meant that if they were developed for the PC and scaled down the outcome would be much better.

It would be much better on the PC and it can scale down easily for the consoles and nothing is being lost by scaling up a lower quality version.

If it's being developed for all platforms, I really don't see why this isn't the logical choice.
No, I knew what you meant. The first part of my post wasn't directed at you.
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The Xbox 360 wasn't $200 at launch. Neither was the PS3, or even the Wii for that matter. I'm pretty sure the 360 was $400, the PS3 was $500, and the Wii $250. I get your point but you might want to double check some stuff next time.
^This, I bought my 80gb PS3 (first gen and still running) for well over 600 dollars.
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What I don't understand is, it's going to look worse on consoles ANYWAY...so just give them their 64 players and say "Whatevs...we told you..."
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What I don't understand is, it's going to look worse on consoles ANYWAY...so just give them their 64 players and say "Whatevs...we told you..."
Because they care about the product? And the money it will bring
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Because they care about the product? And the money it will bring
Problem is, yes it will sell, but once the consolites figure out that it actually takes skill and coordination to play, they'll go back to Call of Duty where they can get the false illusion that they are good.

And yes, consolites is a word. As of now.
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