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Yea, Just picked it up. $10 on steam right now.
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I played the heck out of the original NS. However I waited on buying this one because I heard it was pretty buggy and poorly optimized at launch. Have they remedied any of this by now? If so I'll prob grab it on steam as a way of saying thank you for the original mod, if nothing else.
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Its more then playable at release. I didn't;t encounter any game breaking bugs or performance issues.
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Last post in December...ouch Anyone still playing this? It's still insanely fun to me, couple of friends have gotten it due to sales and we've been playing a good bit.

Hell the game is almost as fun to watch as it is to play.
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Last post in December...ouch Anyone still playing this?

Community has gotten a bit smaller, but there are still a lot of players. I still play, it's one of very few PvP shooters that's actually worth playing, not to mention it's the best one by far since 2008.
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I guess this would be the best place to ask this:

With the new expansion announced at PAX, and them claiming better performance, etc, does anybody here knows whether the improved performance only applies for the expansion pack or will it water down to the base game as well?

Thanks smile.gif
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Natural Selection 2 Mega Pack is currently on sale for $7.49 (90% off). It includes the base game, deluxe version (soundtrack, art, etc.), 3 cosmetic packs and the commander-less NS2: Combat standalone game.

I've had this from some cheap humble bundle sale and didn't touch it for months until I decided to give it a go recently. I'm having way more fun with this than Battlefield 4 to be honest. It's still being actively developed and looks to be more optimized now than it was on launch.

You'd get more enjoyment out of non-rookie servers. Nothing ruins a good game like a noob commander. But yeah give it a go guys.
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Natural Selection 2 Mega Pack is currently on sale for $7.49 (90% off). It includes the base game, deluxe version (soundtrack, art, etc.), 3 cosmetic packs and the commander-less NS2: Combat standalone game.

I've had this from some cheap humble bundle sale and didn't touch it for months until I decided to give it a go recently. I'm having way more fun with this than Battlefield 4 to be honest. It's still being actively developed and looks to be more optimized now than it was on launch.

You'd get more enjoyment out of non-rookie servers. Nothing ruins a good game like a noob commander. But yeah give it a go guys.

+1

This is the only PvP shooter I speak very highly of. A proper match in NS2; one with 24-32 players, good team communication, team members who listen to each other and follow orders, a knowledgeable and active commander, and a worthy opposing team, is among the best multiplayer experiences one can have.
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You haven't played a real NS2 game until you try Wooza's 42 player server wink.gif. I play exclusively on it these days, It's just pure hectic fun. Alien rushes with that many players is a sight to behold.
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Reviving this old thread for the best game with a video teaser about the next map. Yes, that is right. Ns2 is getting a new map and is still in development.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DP_4d5gumJM&feature=youtu.be
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