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You guys are going way overboard with the "can I run it" questions. The game is in pre-alpha, no minimum specifications have been announced, and I doubt it's been very GPU optimized yet. You have plenty of time to save up for an upgrade and the game's not coming out until the end of October. Chill out.
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Pre-alpha..do you understand what that would mean?

We have already seen gameplay videos and they even held a multiplayer event thing at E3. Pre alpha would mean the game is still in paper and not a tangible thing like what we have.

It is true people are asking to many "Can I run it" questions especially since min/rec specs aren't out. Saying it is only in alpha and not optimized though is just as foolish.
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Pre-alpha..do you understand what that would mean?

We have already seen gameplay videos and they even held a multiplayer event thing at E3. Pre alpha would mean the game is still in paper and not a tangible thing like what we have.

It is true people are asking to many "Can I run it" questions especially since min/rec specs aren't out. Saying it is only in alpha and not optimized though is just as foolish.
EA confirmed during E3 that it was still in pre-alpha.
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Pre-alpha..do you understand what that would mean?

We have already seen gameplay videos and they even held a multiplayer event thing at E3. Pre alpha would mean the game is still in paper and not a tangible thing like what we have.

It is true people are asking to many "Can I run it" questions especially since min/rec specs aren't out. Saying it is only in alpha and not optimized though is just as foolish.
Do you understand what pre-alpha is?
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Yes your computer can run it.

Enough of this now?
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Pre-alpha..do you understand what that would mean?

We have already seen gameplay videos and they even held a multiplayer event thing at E3. Pre alpha would mean the game is still in paper and not a tangible thing like what we have.

It is true people are asking to many "Can I run it" questions especially since min/rec specs aren't out. Saying it is only in alpha and not optimized though is just as foolish.
The E3 Ustream that i saw, the guys said that it was indeed in pre-alpha. He said that alpha stage was a content lock, and since they haven't locked the content yet it has yet to enter the alpha stage. Evidently it doesn't have the bugs or performance issues that one would associate with an alpha version, but that's at least what the DICE guys said.
    
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The E3 Ustream that i saw, the guys said that it was indeed in pre-alpha. He said that alpha stage was a content lock, and since they haven't locked the content yet it has yet to enter the alpha stage. Evidently it doesn't have the bugs or performance issues that one would associate with an alpha version, but that's at least what the DICE guys said.
Alpha means first testing phase. Content lock is usually beta.
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Reading about how much you guys are spending for BF3 makes me feel less bad about my water cooling investment.

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finally a game where supressing fire will matter
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finally a game where supressing fire will matter
I'm guessing you've never played Red Orchestra, Project Reality or Arma 2?
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