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According To Him “6 gigs: New engine & we’re much better at compression (art/voice/data). It’s huge yet more optimized than we’ve had before. And faster.”

So there you go, you Skyrim fans can now rest and know that nothing has been sacrificed to fit the game on one disc.
Oh, yes, I'm definitely convinced.

Also, I find the capitalized "Him" somewhat amusing.

Edit: Actually, the entire "article" comes across as sarcastic, no?
post #12 of 223
Personally gonna wait until GOTY. Don't wanna have to buy 100s of DLCs when I can get the game for a fair price with all of them (as GOTY Ed.)

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Its Bethesda though. Sacrificing Gamebryo probably won't be enough to stop the PC version from having tons of bugs.
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Not that hard to believe people, I would expect games to do this. Although bethesda has released some buggy games, I have a feeling skyrim will be different.
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So they could fit it on a console disk! no no, jk.
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How big was Oblivion IV?
Steam is telling me that it would be a 5.5gig download but I'm sure that includes all the GOTY stuff like Shivering Isles.
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It's a zip inside of a rar, inside of a 7z, inside of a tarball.

That's how.
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What's the standard game size these days anyway, and how does that break down between textures, audio, etc.?

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How big was Oblivion IV?
Not sure, but it took me quite a while to acquire it back at community college.

Don't worry, I have a legitimate copy now.

Edited by t-ramp - 10/28/11 at 10:45am
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How big was Oblivion IV?
Before or after mods, lol?

Pretty sure 5.5gb for GOTY is about right but my last install was 22.5GB (almost maxed the 255 limit on mods).
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bf3?
Uncharted 3?
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See the problem is, saying nothing has been sacrificed is crap, look at Crysis 2, They said nothing will be sacrificed for the PC because of the console, Now look at the textures 4x smaller then Crysis 1's. I Don't care if Skyrim came to 25gb, As long as it was good, and didn't feel like a chunk was missing, or parts had been cut then I'd be happy
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