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While there are some things that I don't know how I feel about, so far PvP looks pretty good, and thank goodness it looks better than Bloodborne's PvP.

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Yeah, I heard the network test limited invasions to players that already had summons. I don't think it will carry on to the final release.

 

Also, amazing DS3 PVP fight club (you may have to fast forward a bit): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vBJ53Dqla8

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I don't think I mind healing in duels as long as both host and invader can heal. Also the estus is better because it leaves you vulnerable for a second or two, unlike Bloodborne's stupid insta-heal.

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Pvp will extend the life of this game for a long time. Some players only play the pvp. They play the single player campaign just to find the important items. I never got into BB pvp and it looks like I didn't miss much. Getting that upgrade itch after seeing the game again. Not sure if my system will max DS3. Is FROM using an upgraded engine from DS2 (dx11 version)?
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Pvp will extend the life of this game for a long time. Some players only play the pvp. They play the single player campaign just to find the important items. I never got into BB pvp and it looks like I didn't miss much. Getting that upgrade itch after seeing the game again. Not sure if my system will max DS3. Is FROM using an upgraded engine from DS2 (dx11 version)?

 

 

I'm still playing DS2 PVP pretty much every day lol. I have over 500 hours in DS2 at this point.

 

The engine appears to be the same engine as Bloodborne, but since Bloodborne was PS4 only that doesn't give us a good idea.

 

That makes me think, if the engine is the same as Bloodborne's, why didn't Bloodborne come to PC?

 

:thinking: 

 

Also I'm sure your system will be fine. Dark Souls games have not historically been graphically demanding, and if they have it was due to bad optimization (Blighttown) rather than intense graphics.

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Also, I hope that DS3 doesn't lose some of the silliness of DS2 PVP. I mean most of the time I just want to fight, but sometimes it's fun just to goof around. For example, last night I cosplayed the Smelter Demon by wearing full Smelter armor, using the Smelter sword, and then setting myself on fire with Immolate lol. I didn't win very much but I had fun.

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I'm still playing DS2 PVP pretty much every day lol. I have over 500 hours in DS2 at this point.

The engine appears to be the same engine as Bloodborne, but since Bloodborne was PS4 only that doesn't give us a good idea.

That makes me think, if the engine is the same as Bloodborne's, why didn't Bloodborne come to PC?

thinking.gif  

Also I'm sure your system will be fine. Dark Souls games have not historically been graphically demanding, and if they have it was due to bad optimization (Blighttown) rather than intense graphics.

I was fooling around with the dsfix tool and funny enough, if you set max on a lot of the settings your frames will drop. Mind you this is a game will very low textures. If DS3 is a larger and faster game with better textures and effects then, I'm gonna need an upgrade. I'm sort of over due anyways.
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As far as I know, DS2 SoTFS, Bloodborne, and DS3, all use the same engine.

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As far as I know, DS2 SoTFS, Bloodborne, and DS3, all use the same engine.

That's great news. I expect a fully optimized engine.

Some interesting tidbits.

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I was fooling around with the dsfix tool and funny enough, if you set max on a lot of the settings your frames will drop. Mind you this is a game will very low textures. If DS3 is a larger and faster game with better textures and effects then, I'm gonna need an upgrade. I'm sort of over due anyways.

Pretty sure you will be fine with what you have for Dark Souls lol. But any excuse to upgrade is a good one thumb.gif
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