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Cant wait till my copy gets here tomorrow..

heres hoping the post gets in early -_-

(Before you ask, because i got 20% off buying a boxed copy at amazon.. lol)

From what i heard its similar to DA Inquisition, 10 hours likely is barely scratching the surface on the story and etc, I suspect Andromeda is significantly longer than ME1 2 or 3

As far as the story is concerned only about 1 or 2 hours is provided in the trial. You still only have 2 crew members. I hope like with ME: 1, ME: A fleshes out the new storyline and then ME: A 2 will be ultra intriguing like ME: 2
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Used a VPN and played a few hours early, restarted so I haven't progressed past my initial trial progress. Got to wait for the little extra goodies that are released with the game at midnight so holding off till then.

Will comment if the new drivers from Nvidia make a difference in frame rates at all.
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PC Gamer gave it 80% score... That's just ridiculous, especially when you consider that they rated Ghost Recon Wildlands below that...
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PC Gamer gave it 80% score... That's just ridiculous, especially when you consider that they rated Ghost Recon Wildlands below that...

Having played both, I think ME:A is much better than Wildlands...
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I do like how you can essentially pay $5 for a 10 hour trial...


EDIT: Though Steam and Origin do have refund policies I suppose.
Edited by brucethemoose - 3/20/17 at 10:22pm
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man this game needs to be fixed ASAP

day-1 patch didn't fix anything , textures/shadows pop outs and slower performance @ 4k
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I continued the trial but we the updated day 1 patch. My SLI scaling was not that great, but I suspect it's a combination of my resolution being too low for 2x 1080Tis (2560x1440) and my CPU. It was getting hammered pretty good despite it being a 6 core.

So I disabled one card and played for quite a bit of time on Eos. During that time including real time cutscenes, I averaged 95 fps. Combined with my Gsync monitor, performance was extremely smooth.

Will try DSR tomorrow with the 2x 1080Tis. The profile seemed to be working well though from what I could see.
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I am getting the error when changing the video settings in game, 'Application has been block from accessing graphics hardware'..... anyone know why this is?

Edit: Sorry new to all of this, I had no problems playing games through Steam up until I recently downloaded the new 'Game Ready Driver'


Edited by DrFreeman35 - 3/20/17 at 11:28pm
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I can confirm that the SLI profile works great in this game. I downsampled from 3840x2160 to my Swift. Ultra settings everything. Avg 76fps. GPU utilization on both cards in upper 90s. Phenomenal performance and IQ.
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I am getting the error when changing the video settings in game, 'Application has been block from accessing graphics hardware'..... anyone know why this is?

Edit: Sorry new to all of this, I had no problems playing games through Steam up until I recently downloaded the new 'Game Ready Driver'


I ran into this earlier. Just reboot the game. Or if it keeps happening try a fresh driver install with DDU.
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I can confirm that the SLI profile works great in this game. I downsampled from 3840x2160 to my Swift. Ultra settings everything. Avg 76fps. GPU utilization on both cards in upper 90s. Phenomenal performance and IQ.
I ran into this earlier. Just reboot the game. Or if it keeps happening try a fresh driver install with DDU.
Thanks I will try that, enjoy the game.
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