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I can confirm the game will be on one DL-DVD disk (which can be read by any DVD drive). Please don't ask for my sources.
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post #32 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by Track View Post
What, you think this is a new concept?

That for years developers were like "Ah, heck, we've got 9GB.. we'll be good for a while".. and now that Crysis 2 is coming out they're like "Shoot, we need more space, but ah! We have compression!"?

No!

They've been compressing the crap out of those textures for years.

They should simply put the game on TWO DL-DVDs and end with it.

/thread
As I said before, the game was originally developed with consoles in mind. I doubt that the graphics were what they were trying to improve/focus on and I highly doubt with the prevalence and ease of PC piracy (proved by the leak of the PC dev build, which has angered them) that they would go to the extra effort to provide us with more content for a potential loss.
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post #33 of 64
I imagine within the next 10 years they will move on to Blu-Ray discs for PC games.

For now its one or two DVDs usually.

Its amazing Crysis 1 is only one disc to be honest.
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post #34 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR View Post
As I said before, the game was originally developed with consoles in mind. I doubt that the graphics were what they were trying to improve/focus on and I highly doubt with the prevalence and ease of PC piracy (proved by the leak of the PC dev build, which has angered them) that they would go to the extra effort to provide us with more content for a potential loss.
well... lol from Cevat himself

As you all have heard by now, an early, incomplete build of Crysis 2 has been leaked online. While we are deeply disappointed by these events, we are all completely overwhelmed by the support we have received from you, our community.

Despite this unfortunate incident, we can assure you that PC gaming is very important to us and will always be important to Crytek in the future. We are all still focused on delivering a great gaming experience to our true and honest fans. I hope you will enjoy Crysis 2 on PC, as we think it is our best PC game yet!

We appreciate all of your continued support, and look forward to playing online with you soon!

Thank you,
Cevat Yerli
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post #35 of 64
MW2 came on two disks. Why couldn't Crysis do that?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Megaman_90 View Post
I imagine within the next 10 years they will move on to Blu-Ray discs for PC games.

For now its one or two DVDs usually.

Its amazing Crysis 1 is only one disc to be honest.
I imagine within the next 10 years they will completely abolish physical distribution of PC games, if not limit it severely. The PC section in my local GAME is a fraction of the size of even one console stand.
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post #37 of 64
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man you are thick.

let me break it down

they compress a game to 9GB to fit on a DVD but when installed could be anywhere between 9Gb-18GB.



black ops is 7.5GB on the dvd and 17 installed so crytek has more than 2GB more space.
No, actually, you are the definition of thick.
Seeing as you completely missed the point.

Who CARES how much space the game takes on my HDD?! That's not the discussion and you're calling me thick for not being aware of that? Jesus.

Look,
If it takes 9GB on the disk and 16GB on my HDD, then it will look like Crysis 1.

Following me so far?

Now, if it takes 15GB on the disk (HD-DVD) then it will take 30GB on my HDD and look twice as good!
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post #38 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by Track View Post
No, actually, you are the definition of thick.
Seeing as you completely missed the point.

Who CARES how much space the game takes on my HDD?! That's not the discussion and you're calling me thick for not being aware of that? Jesus.

Look,
If it takes 9GB on the disk and 16GB on my HDD, then it will look like Crysis 1.

Following me so far?

Now, if it takes 15GB on the disk (HD-DVD) then it will take 30GB on my HDD and look twice as good!
they would have to be retarded to make such high end textures people *****ed about how poorly crysis 1 ran imagine how people would be if crysis 2 was even worse. and you do realize for an HD-DVD you need a special DVD Drive?
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post #39 of 64
OP i really hope for your sake you are troliing cause what you are saying is completely retarded.
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post #40 of 64
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR View Post
As I said before, the game was originally developed with consoles in mind. I doubt that the graphics were what they were trying to improve/focus on and I highly doubt with the prevalence and ease of PC piracy (proved by the leak of the PC dev build, which has angered them) that they would go to the extra effort to provide us with more content for a potential loss.
A few things:

1.) I understand that Crysis 2 is a console game. This discussion has always been primarily about whether PC games are capped at DL-DVD sizes or will we start seeing multiple DL-DVDs, which is what I want.

2.) Even though Crysis 2 is a console game, is obviously looks far better on PC. One place where it does and could stand to look even better, is texture compression. If the devs weren't limited, we'd be seeing far higher texture sizes.
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