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sure ubi sure

i love the crap LOD in farcry, the crap shadows drawing in front of you in asssing creed, and the worse cpu thread use in every game of yours

Same problem is in FC3. I spend like 3 hours to find a solution but no matter where i looked i also found the same result: it's build like that in the engine and it can't be fixed. And it was really annoying for me, i have quite sensitive eyes and the flickering shadows made my eyes tear like crazy. I'm in tears just thinking about it as i'm writing this tongue.gif.

FC4 will be like FC3 for me, if it's on sale for less than 10€ then i might buy but not for anything higher.
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Ubisoft has some very interesting titles coming including Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed Unity, The Division, Rainbow Six Siege and The Crew. Hopefully with the transition to new-gen there will be better optimizations for the PC as well. Whereas Far Cry 4 is a cross-gen title the others are new-gen only which could mean that their last game's mess might be a thing of the past. In Far Cry's case if it's indeed the PC version the lead it certainly means better optimization but as for Assassin's I hope they are referring to older games and not to Unity, It seemed though that the build shown at E3 was the PC. Working closely with Nvidia should help a lot as well, a partnership that has been renewed for all upcoming titles. AMD,s presence in the console space has nothing to do with PC development they are completely separate.
Edited by pterois - 6/16/14 at 6:04am
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I think they meant PC with Geforce GPU is the lead platform, right?
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I think they meant PC with Geforce GPU is the lead platform, right?

Well, given they're working with Nvidia... I would expect so.

Not such a bad thing, working closely with another company at least gives them a chance to integrate new technologies and ideas... thus making it more commonplace and hopefully be picked up by other companies.
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Far CRY 3 was a AMD gaming evolved title and sucked on both Nvidia and AMD so i guess they just do really bad optimized games! which is 2 bad because i did liked the game and even finished it despite the stuttering i was having in my GTX 660TI SLI.

No more money for ubisoft from me....
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IIRC, minimum of 50, max of 80. That's what I try and aim for in order to have a smooth experience.
Just because it had negative mouse acceleration doesn't mean it wasn't developed on PC.

It's hardly a determining factor

Yes, it is. They can't seriously expect anyone to believe that the PC was given any kind of prioritization (surely the implication of "lead platform") if they didn't even bother to provide clean mouse input for PC users, one of the pillars of the PC gaming experience.

The hideous consolesque shadow draw distances (as mentioned already above) don't exactly indicate a strong commitment to the PC either, now do they?
Edited by Oubadah - 6/16/14 at 5:19am
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Yes, it is. They can't seriously expect anyone to believe that the PC was given any kind of prioritization (surely the implication of "lead platform") if they didn't even bother to provide clean mouse input for PC users, one of the pillars of the PC gaming experience.

The hideous consolesque shadow draw distances (as mentioned already above) don't exactly indicate a strong commitment to the PC either, now do they?

Lead platform doesn't mean "prioritsation"... it means it was developed primarily on PC and then ported to consoles.
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Given that the Xbox One and PS4 are now running on x86 architecture, it makes it easier to switch to PC as the lead platform for development and then back-port to the Xbox One and PC

It doesn't mean they're necessarily making any extra effort for PC, simply that they will design it on there and then port it across...
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After the BF4 Beta and BF4 full release (or BF4 Alpha and Beta, whichever you prefer) and SimCity, I don't really know about that.

BF4 while ultimately a waste of money, and hardline being a cash crab will more than likely run well on PC and look great. I would stick to that claim. I like neither of them but EA doesn't consistently put out horrid ports that have been downgraded. Sure there are issues here and there but they don't touch Ubisoft.
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am i the only one who find FC3 stuttering as hell on 7970? help me out here guys

Was your 7970 OCed? I could never play FC3 with an OC on either of the 7970s i had, game would crash and stutter. Set it to default clocks and it was smooth as could be.
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BF4 while ultimately a waste of money, and hardline being a cash crab will more than likely run well on PC and look great. I would stick to that claim. I like neither of them but EA doesn't consistently put out horrid ports that have been downgraded. Sure there are issues here and there but they don't touch Ubisoft.
Was your 7970 OCed? I could never play FC3 with an OC on either of the 7970s i had, game would crash and stutter. Set it to default clocks and it was smooth as could be.

I honestly believe that EA is trying their hardest to make their PC gamers happy. They have that 24 hour guarantee. Ask Ubisoft for a refund after a day and let's see how well that goes down. EA knows that the bulk of PC gamers care about the little things like CPU optimization. I say little because it isn't something that most people would bring up when talking about BF4. Most people would bring up the gameplay and graphics. BF4 runs great on my FX 8350 and R9 280X. It ran very well on my HD 7870 too. If you look at the code, which I can't make sense of, I promise that a seasoned PC programmer would prefer DICE's code to anything that Ubisoft's in house developers could put out.

As for the network infrastructure, EA is no better than Ubisoft, but at least when they made the poor decision to rush the game, they delayed DLC and put stability on the top of the list of improvements. I think BF4 should have come out this spring. As of now, I have never been dropped from a game due to the network in at least the last 3 months or so.
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BF4 while ultimately a waste of money, and hardline being a cash crab will more than likely run well on PC and look great. I would stick to that claim. I like neither of them but EA doesn't consistently put out horrid ports that have been downgraded. Sure there are issues here and there but they don't touch Ubisoft.
Was your 7970 OCed? I could never play FC3 with an OC on either of the 7970s i had, game would crash and stutter. Set it to default clocks and it was smooth as could be.

It's factory OC frown.gif
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