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DRM protection is one thing you can't get around nowadays, I don't like it but there it is. HOWEVER, it is NOT cool to code a game to offload gaming code to a cloud based server therebye rendering high end PC gaming hardware semi useless which is essentially what EA is doing.

Just because its more "efficient" on paper doesn't automatically make it best choice in the real world.

And I stopped playing Diablo 3 last year after Blizzards crap started to get out of control and server issues after about a month after launch. Skryim's basically limited to DRM and game updates via Steams servers, NOT offloading game code.

So try again with twisting my words. Perhaps a cup of tea and crumpets will calm your Brit tude a bit mate?
Step back from your current perspective.

Consider if the only reason you'll be able to play this game is BECAUSE it's offloading so much to the cloud.

Needs of the many > needs of the few. Enthusiast-level PC Gamers are the few, whether you think that's right or not. Your computer will pump up the graphis on its own, but for the core game logic to be heavy enough to do everything they wanted it was a choice of either A) offloading to cloud or B) have prohibitively high minimum requirements. One spends money to make more money. The other leaves money on the table.
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Nice try to change the subject entirely boxxie lover

My god how old are you. It's like reading the rantings of a sexually frustrated 12 year old lol.
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Step back from your current perspective.

Consider if the only reason you'll be able to play this game is BECAUSE it's offloading so much to the cloud.

Needs of the many > needs of the few. Enthusiast-level PC Gamers are the few, whether you think that's right or not. Your computer will pump up the graphis on its own, but for the core game logic to be heavy enough to do everything they wanted it was a choice of either A) offloading to cloud or B) have prohibitively high minimum requirements. One spends money to make more money. The other leaves money on the table.


That being the case apparently no thanks to EA, I sadly cancelled my preorder last night and put the money into my Starcraft HOTS reservation.
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That being the case apparently no thanks to EA, I sadly cancelled my preorder last night and put the money into my Starcraft HOTS reservation.

Hardware diversity is EAs fault?
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Hardware diversity is EAs fault?


There is a lot of blood on EA's hands these past years but now they just took out a still beating heart of PC gaming and justified it along with people like you defending them.
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So, it'll run worse than CitiesXL... Nice one Maxis
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There is a lot of blood on EA's hands these past years but now they just took out a still beating heart of PC gaming and justified it along with people like you defending them.

So, hardware diversity is EA's fault?
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So, hardware diversity is EA's fault?


Nice bait but im not falling for that one mate. Isn't time for another tea party on your end?
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There is a lot of blood on EA's hands these past years but now they just took out a still beating heart of PC gaming and justified it along with people like you defending them.
PC gaming is thriving now, moreso than it has been in years...
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