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From the beta forums (not public). This image was obtained from reddit.com/r/guildwars2

Before anyone goes nuts -- please understand this is beta, not the finished product, and ArenaNet still has months to optimize the hardware problems. Nvidia nor AMD have released drivers optimized for GW2 either, and probably won't until near the game's release.

According to these notes the game is currently very CPU-bound (not a huge surprise, WoW is too); overclocking your CPU/GPU could hinder performance (this one is the strangest to me); and SLI unsupported (again, not surprising for a beta), but I'm sure these technical issues will be resolved before release. ArenaNet has spent several years working on this game and they're unlikely to release such a dedicated and polished game without fixing these significant optimization issues.

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Edited by velocd - 4/24/12 at 11:36pm
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This is bad ...
Even though it's a beta, it's 95% of the retail game.

I think those issues won't be adressed by the time it comes out....
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Originally Posted by Kerian View Post

This is bad ...
Even though it's a beta, it's 95% of the retail game.
I think those issues won't be adressed by the time it comes out....

What?

The game won't be released until July or possibly later. That's a very short list. There's not even a release date yet.
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This is bad ...
Even though it's a beta, it's 95% of the retail game.
I think those issues won't be adressed by the time it comes out....

? July?

They pointed to September most likely.

We're quite far away. 5 months at least.

These are all mainly technical issues that can be fixed in that time.
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The bit that has me most concerned is performance being affected by overclocking your CPU. :/

 

At least they have a few months to get this stuff sorted though, let's not get too worried just yet.

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KNOWN ISSUES WITH THIS THREAD:

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KNOWN ISSUES WITH THIS THREAD:

Title not formatted properly!

 

Oh you mean he forgot to put brackets around Guild Wars 2? Hardly a big deal man.

 

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What?
The game won't be released until July or possibly later. That's a very short list. There's not even a release date yet.

This, a thousand times, this!

Also, NCSoft is known to address the vast majority of bugs in their games within a very short deadline.
   
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Ohh maaan >_< September? Ive been waiting since 2008 T_T Im tired of waaating frown.gif Gonna be buying a copy for my friend and I tomorrow, any OCN groups formed yet?
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This, a thousand times, this!
Also, NCSoft is known to address the vast majority of bugs in their games within a very short deadline.

Aye! NCsoft is known for good customer services smile.gif
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This is bad ...
Even though it's a beta, it's 95% of the retail game.
I think those issues won't be adressed by the time it comes out....

I literally laughed out loud. Got to be a troll. Calling it 95% of the game when the playable content barely breaks lv20 and 2/5 races aren't even implemented yet lachen.gif
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