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Can't wait to get this game........... after all the DLCs & patches are released, the game is mostly bug free, and the price is dirt cheap.

Gotta love the game industry.
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OMG I just realized the "disks" fail. XD Thanks Nutty.
    
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Game looks soooooo nice too bad I wont be able to play it until summer

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Originally Posted by Varjo View Post
It's not an either or thing, they could keep the game the way it is for consoles, and simply provide higher quality textures/audio for the PCs.
Higher quality assets could have been done for the PC, but the PC market is generally secondary. Since consoles are generally the target the majority of the budget is spent making the best set of content and assets that will work on all platforms.

Can't wait for newer consoles to come out, which should increase quality on PC titles.
Edited by lordikon - 10/28/11 at 6:10pm
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Are you being serious? Hell qarls texture pack in oblivion is 2GB and that isn't even all that good by todays standards.
There are a few things you should know:

-Qarls pack includes 3D models.
-There are 2,947 textures in his pack, all compressed using DXTn which has a constant compression ratio of 4:1. This gives us 2.45GB of texture data.
-When compressed using JPEG (85%) the final compression ratio is 12:1. This gives us 826MB of texture data.

Granted some textures shouldn't be compressed with JPEG and should remain DXTn, most can be.

In the end, 2,947 textures only takes up 826MB of space.
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New Flash to those who don't know. Skyrim is still running on Gamebryo. They only renamed it to Creation engine.
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I've got Veterans day off from work and I've also got the following Monday and Tuesday off as well. I'm going to be fully engrossed in Skyrim. Can't.freaking.wait.ahh!
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New Flash to those who don't know. Skyrim is still running on Gamebryo. They only renamed it to Creation engine.
If you look at a lot of the environments and stuff....it looks like a more polished and pretty gamebryo. Or they somehow copy and pasted exactly how the rocks and terrain looked in some parts of fallout 3. I dont mind that, because I notice the improvements a lot. Just that when todd says "everything is new and rewritten" it feels completely disingenuous. Unfortunately he's been known to lie a lot.
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Because unlike most modern games it still has texture compression?
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This could only mean one thing.. loads of repeated tectures, character models, buildings etc etc.. If anyone remembers the first few elder scroll games it was similar.. except in those days maps were randomly generated..
    
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