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Making the engine more scalable? It was pretty scalable before. Only difference was we all wanted to play the game at the top of the scale. Sure a Wii could play it at "Low" and a PS3 at Medium, but we wanted to play it on "Ultra High." I hope the engine will still scale up high for the PC.

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The Orig crysis is an amazing game. Onslaught is one of my favorite levels of all time.

Any way - doesn't STEAM mess with systems? I have yet to install it on mine because of this. I heard that is screws with internet settings such...
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Piracy, eh? Bah.

tl;dr - The game won't run on most people's PCs, therefor not many sales.

TA DAH! I have solved their "Why are our sales so bad?" conundrum. I'm going on break.

On topic: I'm excited about the game. I loved Crysis even with all it's whacky bugs that still aren't (and seemingly will never be) fixed.
    
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nice!! I can't wait!! Any news on a release date?
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I would like to thank everyone who downloads games illegally
ditto. thanks a-holes.
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The Orig crysis is an amazing game. Onslaught is one of my favorite levels of all time.

Any way - doesn't STEAM mess with systems? I have yet to install it on mine because of this. I heard that is screws with internet settings such...
Steam got a lot of bad press in the beginning. Lots of it was undeserved then, and right now I can't see anything wrong with it. It has really matured.
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post #47 of 62
The piracy excuse is a load of BS. Anyone with half a brain should realise that it's just a superficially convenient way to dodge the fact that Crysis was not as appealing as they had hoped.

I did not buy Crysis, nor did I pirate it. I played the demo and came to the conclusion than it would have been a waste of my time and money or bandwidth to do either.

I may eventually get the game, but only for the MechWarrior total conversion, and only after Crysis becomes a bargain-bin title.

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Hopefully these guys will optimize Crysis 2, using all 4 cores and the latest DX settings. Then just to be cool make it 64-bit exclusive, just to get people out of their slumber, AGAIN.
And they would sell about 5,000 copies, having to charge 500 dollars each, to break even.

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tbh i think we as members of the community should start reporting piracy to the publishers
And this would do what?

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Psst... Crytek... Use Steam and then worry less about piracy

It's not perfect, but what Valve has put together is an incredibly efficient way to distribute games and by nature of the system cut down on piracy. Mutually better for both end-user and publisher.
I refuse to use Steam.

I do like direct2drive though, as I can backup the games I've bought with it and install them/get them running without the need for some client program, or even an internet connection.

I do suppose this makes Direct2Drive more prone to piracy, but if games were steam exclusive, that would harm their sales far more than piracy ever could.
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Steam got a lot of bad press in the beginning. Lots of it was undeserved then, and right now I can't see anything wrong with it. It has really matured.
The only thing wrong with Steam is the convenience factor. It has cost me too much damn money in impulse buys because I don't have to drive to the store for my games anymore. I think the last PC game I bought at retail was GTA: San Andreas.
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I have downloaded from both my university and my private connection (10MB down / 512kb up). Both are incredibly slow to the tune of about 15kb/s
That is strange. I get about 1200 kB/s during the Comcast speedboost, then it only drops to about 700-750 kB/s. I have the 16 Mb service. Steam rocks.
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That is strange. I get about 1200 kB/s during the Comcast speedboost, then it only drops to about 700-750 kB/s. I have the 16 Mb service. Steam rocks.
Yeah i always get good speeds from steam too
usually around 1.5mbps to 2mbps
Might be a routing problem for some people.
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