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[BD]Bulletstorm PC WOULD NOT require constant net connection

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This is a news story that's basically a case of "damage control" for developer People Can Fly. Destructoid posted up word that an obscure Electronic Arts product disclosure page shows that People Can Fly's upcoming first person shooter Bulletstorm will require a persistent net connection for the PC version of the game (something like Ubisoft's current DRM set-up for the game).

However the page was incorrect according to a "tweet" from People Can Fly's founder Adrian Chmielarz. He stated, "No, Bulletstorm PC does not require any constant connection, only for install and for online play (duh!)."
There...we can close the other thread now and people can stop worrying about having constant internet connection.

http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/01/...et-connection/
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Good news, but you need to correct the formatting before you get raged at.
 
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OMG FORMATTING IS BAD....... SO MADDDD!!!!!!!




good news
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good to hear. still probably just gonna rent this for xbox, and maybe if i REALLY like it i'll pick it up on PC when it's cheaper.
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Nice, now i'm actually going to buy the game.
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Yeah, I didn't think EA would be that stupid. I mean they have been in the past, but over the last few years they've been working very hard to get rid of their rather poor reputation from early last decade.

This game does look interesting, but it's kind of behind Brink and Homefront on my list of games to buy. I'll definitely be waiting for reviews on this one.
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post #7 of 24
Meh, Still looks like one of those £10 games

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Er, why do I need a constant connection while installing? The only time I should need one is when playing multiplayer. This is still fail.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Viridian View Post
Er, why do I need a constant connection while installing?
Online activation / authentication maybe? Come on, that can hardly be seen as a very onerous requirement.

There is just no pleasing some people.
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Online activation / authentication maybe? Come on, that can hardly be seen as a very onerous requirement.

There is just no pleasing some people.
Now that's just down right annoying. Get off your high bloody horse and learn that people have different expectations to yourself. Or, perhaps, people have more will to fight for rights.

I didn't need to be online to installed COD4 and it's one of the best selling PC games of all time. I should not have to be online unless I want to play multiplater (obviously) Anything more than that is offensive and out of the question. Do consoles gamers have these requirements? No. Yet consoles have JUST AS MUCH piracy.
    
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