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Just played it for a while and while the graphics, the sound and the effects are really well done, it just feels....empty. There doesn't appear to be any real skill involved in anything, just waves of people coming at you shooting from all sorts of directions, no cover so staying alive is more of a challenge than anything in the game is. Every gun is super accurate with loads of zoom.

I'll play it some more but for the time being, don't think this is going to be a buy for me.
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Yeah, it's a very basic game so far. Not to mention the graphics should look a bit better for how heavy they are.
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Yeah, it's a very basic game so far. Not to mention the graphics should look a bit better for how heavy they are.

I don't get this "16GB Recommended memory" thing. I ran the game almost near max and my memory usage never went above 6GB.

I tried playing more but it's apparent there's no skill involved. It's just a matter of how good you're at using your own team as meat shields.
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I don't get this "16GB Recommended memory" thing. I ran the game almost near max and my memory usage never went above 6GB.

I tried playing more but it's apparent there's no skill involved. It's just a matter of how good you're at using your own team as meat shields.

I suspect the final version will have more stuff. I get the occasional hiccup while objects are dynamically loading, I suspect that will be gone with 16 gigs.
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After playing, two things bother me right off the bat:

1. No ability to lie prone, reducing available tactics.

2. Infinite grenades. Here's hoping grenade usage is limited in the final product. The amount of grenade spam is ridiculous.
post #6 of 21
Played for a couple of hours last night. I agree with the OP. I just don't see any longevity in the game based on what is available now. I agree though that visually its very nice Im only running it on Medium and it looks good. The sounds are awesome as well. It definitely has a star wars feel but that's about it.
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After playing, two things bother me right off the bat:

1. No ability to lie prone, reducing available tactics.

2. Infinite grenades. Here's hoping grenade usage is limited in the final product. The amount of grenade spam is ridiculous.

besides your valid two points, IMO, i'd like to add some more of my gripes with this game:

no large player count in servers above 40, with the current small maps, on top off the arcadish shooting in this game, plus what you pointed out. and not only that but, no respawn time between deaths. thus, to me the game seems quite lacking, and looks like a step backward from the previous BFs games, which catered to be more tactic, whereas this trying to blend in tactic and arcadish, and only fails at that, IMO. the game feels very different from it's predecessor in it's shooting and overall feel of the game, which i liked. and oh, no custom servers.



so i really am not expecting much from this game, honestly. it feels too much like the previous bf games already (heck if it had felt like bfbc 2, i wouldn't have been complaining as much probably), and only slightly better visuals. however, i haven't got to play with vehicles in this game, so there might be some good left.

BTW, does this beta work with dx12, the way the full release's supposed to???
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True. Very causal pew pew living room console shooter. But SW fans must buy for the awesome visual & audio.
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I hears yas. I was expecting more of a BF4 meets Battlefront feel but I'll take it as it is. It's just a beta. Reserving true judgement for full release.
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Has anybody encountered any issues with the "required Nvidia driver" ... ???

I'm totally stoked with my current Nvidia driver and as a dual G sync monitor user I'm not keen on messing with something that already works well ... especially for a game I'm not really *that* interested in ...

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