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Lol no, but I have 1.5Mbps down and 384Kbps up. Preeeety slow.

Not really that bad. Mine is about that speed, maybe a little faster. Leave your PC on for the night and it should be ready in the morning.
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Not really that bad. Mine is about that speed, maybe a little faster. Leave your PC on for the night and it should be ready in the morning.

Yeah but my parents are convinced my pc uses like all the power in the world and forbid me from doing that :| Life is hard lol
     
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I bought it disc wise. But ended up downloading it.
My DVD drive is terribad mad.gif
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Personally if it's the same price, I'd buy it on Disk, at least then if you even need to re-install it you don't have to download it again.
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Personally if it's the same price, I'd buy it on Disk, at least then if you even need to re-install it you don't have to download it again.

That's the only reason I buy games on disk biggrin.gif
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Lol no, but I have 1.5Mbps down and 384Kbps up. Preeeety slow.

Ive seen worse, lol. Right now I get 25mbps down & 3.5mbps up. My area is getting 50mbps soon, the days of waiting around are coming to an end as technology pushes further. thumb.gif
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Ive seen worse, lol. Right now I get 25mbps down & 3.5mbps up. My area is getting 50mbps soon, the days of waiting around are coming to an end as technology pushes further. thumb.gif

Aw man your swimming in internet! Some day I shall have great internets. I would do absolutely anything to get that 1Gbps up and down from google fiber. That is so fast I cannot even imagine it. You could download over 100MB's every second! That sort of stuff is like waaay too fast.
     
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post #18 of 27
Just download it on steam man
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To play it you've gotta use Steam.

You can purchase the boxed DVD and install the game from that if you've got a low bandwidth connection, but ultimately you'll end up playing it through Steam and Steam will update it with patches when necessary.
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as other people have been saying, even if you get the disk, you need to have steam to activate and play the game. that's how it worked when i got skyrim.
the only real benefit of owning the disk is for download speed, but if you are buying the disk online and having it shipped then it would probably be better to just download it from steam.
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