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bc2 was amazing imo (cept hit registry fails wer annoying xD). Im preordering this now, finally pc gets some attention
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Now that's commitment to a true pc community! I really WISH Crytek worked with DICE!
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Originally Posted by dontpwnmebro View Post
"our fanbase is in pc"

*consoles outsell pc*
BC2 on PC outsold both consoles.

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bc2 was amazing imo (cept hit registry fails wer annoying xD). Im preordering this now, finally pc gets some attention
It is really nicely polished up, but yes, the hit registry can suck horribly sometimes. Just the other night I was using the M95. I was absolutely sure I was hitting them in the head; I'd see the X hit indicator as well as blood gushing out of their head and did they drop dead? Nope.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 2/11/11 at 1:02pm
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nothing wrong with a port, they couldnt create an all new engine for the PC version.

They did everything they could for the PC version. The interface and everything else was redesigned for the PC to work for us better, they added about every feature they could that PC gamers wanted. Sure it took a while, but they did it. People forget that they had to port the engine and build dedicated servers and everything else for the PC version and release at the same time as consoles, and they did it with a 7 man team.

BF3 isnt a port for any system. Their engineers designed multiple frostbite 2 engines that work best for their intended system.
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Honestly, I see alot of people screaming PORT, but don't post valid information on proving it's a port. If it is a port, could you please post information so I can read it? Though, it does make sense for it to be a port because the engine used in bad company was firstly & only specified for consoles, but who knows? if it is, then they have done a VERY good job IMO.
Guess you guys missed my massive sarcasm tag.

BC2 is a port, yes, but its a good one and i have zero complaints about it. Just poking fun at the people who just scream port.

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"our fanbase is in pc"

*consoles outsell pc*
BC2 on PC outsold both consoles.
*reads post*
*looks at the other guys name*
Someone got pwned.
    
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lol, so they say that PC gamers are a priority and people think that they are actually going to do something different? Shouldn't people be judging these games based on how they play, not based on what the developers promise?

The amount of people that think BFBC2 was great, even though it is a terribly buggy port, just goes to show how desperate PC gamers are.

"We'll take a crappy console port, because we don't know anything better!"
    
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More of this will come with newer titles.

Programmers are not going to be held back my consoles this time around.
Thats why they (consoles) are kids machines.
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>mfw DICE is a badass

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lol, so they say that PC gamers are a priority and people think that they are actually going to do something different? Shouldn't people be judging these games based on how they play, not based on what the developers promise?

The amount of people that think BFBC2 was great, even though it is a terribly buggy port, just goes to show how desperate PC gamers are.

"We'll take a crappy console port, because we don't know anything better!"
Everyone knew BC2 was a port. Nobody, including the developer, is claiming otherwise. It was a console game only in the beginning (Bad Company 1), and they just gave BC2 to PC gamers as well.

Battlefield 2 was a PC game. And a fantastic one. They also made a console port of that (nobody remembers Modern Combat?). They are now claiming that PC will be the main focus of BF3. Much like BF2 was. And they are making console ports of that. Just like BF2.


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Shouldn't people be judging these games based on how they play, not based on what the developers promise?
Yes, but right now we don't have the game to judge how it plays. We can speculate and get information straight from the developer, who has so far done nothing to make us doubt them. Dice hasn't lied about making ports or tried to cover up for a crappy one.

In fact, BC2 is one of the better console to PC ports around. It's not that terribly buggy. Also note that pretty much every game there is has its share of bugs, port or not.
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lol, so they say that PC gamers are a priority and people think that they are actually going to do something different? Shouldn't people be judging these games based on how they play, not based on what the developers promise?

The amount of people that think BFBC2 was great, even though it is a terribly buggy port, just goes to show how desperate PC gamers are.

"We'll take a crappy console port, because we don't know anything better!"
HAHAHAHA

Lets just get this out in the OPEN, EVERY DICE GAME HAS BEEN BUGGY AT THE LAUNCH. Assuming bc2 wasnt going to be buggy to start is just plain stupid. every pc battlefield game has gone through the buggy launch. Assuming that bc 2 was buggy because it was a port is just plain stupid, and it shows you havent been playing dice game since the beginning.

Damn triple beat me to it.
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HAHAHAHA

Lets just get this out in the OPEN, EVERY DICE GAME HAS BEEN BUGGY AT THE LAUNCH. Assuming bc2 wasnt going to be buggy to start is just plain stupid. every pc battlefield game has gone through the buggy launch. Assuming that bc 2 was buggy because it was a port is just plain stupid, and it shows you havent been playing dice game since the beginning.

Damn triple beat me to it.
Haha, well I didn't really beat you to it, you brought up another point that I didn't even really address.

But you just made him more incorrect than he already was
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