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Originally Posted by c0nnection;15455517 
Console port or not at least they aren't mere ports. We still get our Modding tools, graphics options and all of the stuff we expect from a PC game. It's not like Bethesda is going to pull an id's RAGE on us with only anti-aliasing being the only option. Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas were also ports.

I would speculate that the gap has closed between PC and Console Gaming to such an extent that there is no viable commercial reason for developers to create any more than one version of a game, that is then transferred over to a secondary platform, perhaps with a few features tweaked, added or removed. slims down the cost in one sense.

There is also the possibility that PC versions are simply emulating the console games, with the added features only present to prevent suspicion?
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Originally Posted by Kusanagi;15455910 
I would speculate that the gap has closed between PC and Console Gaming to such an extent that there is no viable commercial reason for developers to create any more than one version of a game, that is then transferred over to a secondary platform, perhaps with a few features tweaked, added or removed. slims down the cost in one sense.

There is also the possibility that PC versions are simply emulating the console games, with the added features only present to prevent suspicion?

I wouldn't worry too much. The best thing about the Elder Scrolls series is the devoted modding community. I'm pretty sure that very soon the community will be racing to put out high texture mods for our viewing pleasure. Graphics wise, the difference btwn before and after the community gets involved is stunning. biggrin.gif
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Bethesda RPG's have always been leaning towards the easy side with with PC Requirements, I doubt this one would be the same, considering they are getting good FPS on an xbox!
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Lower requirements means more people can run it, if anything I see this as a good move. Like many have said, the modding community will vastly improve the visuals over the next few months.
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mm, I'm even considering waiting a few weeks before I start it just incase there are some awesome graphical tweaks released by the community.
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I believe a 5850 or 6870 is going to be enough to run this game at highest possible settings with constant 60FPS rate.

Required HDD size is really disappointing and tells a lot about the game. Either their installer is very good at compressing, or extremely low resolution textures are awaiting us. Lucky of us to have modding community, high-resolution texture pack would be up for download (by modders) in a week or so if that's the case.

Or the assets are repeated much more than they're indicating with all their "150 unique dungeons" hype.
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Yup, that's where to find the boats...
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Bethesda RPG's have always been leaning towards the easy side with with PC Requirements, I doubt this one would be the same, considering they are getting good FPS on an xbox!

Oblivion had performance issues on every single platform when it first launched.
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I've studied the Oblivion engine for some time and while engine is not exactly perfect, if you examined the oblivion.ini file you'll see how many settings are there and the way everything is rendered etc. and see how much demanding it is (and can be). And even afterwards not much was fixed (there were anti-stuttering mods etc). Just stating.

On the subject.
Thou shalt not doubt thy Bethesda devs and thy pc port.
Thou shalt overcome the anger of seeing initial UI for Skyrim. (they say they will work on special UI for PC, but)
Thou shalt not bet on which will come out first: nude mods or pirated version of game.
Thou shalt wait for mods to cripple health regeneration and weapon anti-degradation.
Thou shalt not die from playing Skyrim.

For everything else there will be mods making Skyrim looks and play immensely better. Mods FTW. So as long as the original game is absolutely epic (I'm sure it will), I'm fine with a bit of consolitis.
    
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Hell yeah! A quad core & a 260 !! Hope I'll be able to max it out tongue.gif
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