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post #11 of 19
Interesting....guess ill get to see this in action when I go over to my parents when my dad gets the game.
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post #12 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris View Post
otherwise you'd have to swap discs in the middle of a battle.

and we all know what happens when you swap discs in the middle of a battle!
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post #13 of 19
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
Reading comprehension people.





Where did this talk of some magical "streaming tech" come from? The game loads textures off of the optical disc, just like every other game that has ever been made for a console.


The high resolution textures won't fit on the disc, so there is no way to load them without storing them on the hard drive, otherwise you'd have to swap discs in the middle of a battle.
This was unclear in a different article I read, sheesh! My fault!
post #14 of 19
Gonna probably be 1 install per disc.

You buy it used, you gotta buy another code.
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post #15 of 19
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post
Surprised to see EA/Live not charging premium for higher res textures as a form of DLC.
nah that would be ridiculous even for EA
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post #16 of 19
The BETA on XBOX looked so nasty it hurt my eyes.

What is this "high res" texture talk about?

Because console don't even play at 1920x1080, so i'm sure what some ya'all smoking...
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post #17 of 19
Hmm...

So its going to be like Forza 3 was. That had an install disk.
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post #18 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by paras View Post
i say 360 is showing its age coz of disc size
That has to be one of the most idiotic things I have read in a long time. Seriously, congrats.

Sounds cool though, I'm picking up BF3 for both 360 and PC simply because majority of my friends game on 360s. This should make it more bearable.
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post #19 of 19
the high res textures will take longer to load, yes, but when they are on the harddrive, they will be loaded faster, so it will probably even out the performance.
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