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Poll Results: What do you make of Crysis 2 DX9 PC Launch

 
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post #81 of 266
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Originally Posted by Jesse^_^;12580601 
I agree with this guy, for once..

PC Gamers unite grouphug.gif

Piracy has given them little motivation to spend a ton on R&D to make this game as great as it could be.

It's a shame
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post #82 of 266
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I bet Crysis 1 is nicer looking than Crysis 2 yeah?

Reason I'm asking because I don't want my eye's to be damaged by an old DirectX engine....
Crysis 1 looks much better, nicer Textures, Water Quality...

The shrubs and foilage look better in Crysis 2 though.

EDIT: Piracy is a big gripe... I buy all my Games, except for Mafia 2 which I got off a mate..
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post #83 of 266
This adds a new meaning to Crysis 2:Limited Edition. why don't companies make ports in reverse order?
stop doing 360->pc/PS3
do PC->360/PS3
im sure they will be better that way. The ps3 has more power and some games look worse on the ps3 than the 360, and some game look worse than either console on a pc. This makes me sad. Im a new PC gamer and am very upset by the effect consoles have. I have a suggestion. Make a new console. And put some high spec stuff in that machine, and please, make it x86. Dang microsoft can put a hacked version of windows 7 on it!
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post #84 of 266
i remember how crytek said they are working on PC version and a another side studio is doing console. which was BS as if they were working on PC from the start it would at least be DX10 like first 2 games.
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post #85 of 266
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Piracy has given them little motivation to spend a ton on R&D to make this game as great as it could be.

It's a shame
Yeah nothing like having your hard work being stolen to motivate you right ?
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post #86 of 266
If the game supported DX10 then maybe I would buy that it was already too late in the development cycle to get DX11 in for launch.
If the grfx looked amazing when sitting side by side then I could forgive it.
If it truly taxed my system to the point where I knew that the game looked like crap because my system couldn't handle it, then I could understand.

But to look like it does and the only reason why is because they were too lazy to code for the PC first and then port to console if that is what they wanted to do, that I cannot overlook.
When you go to the Crytek site and they talk about the game and the demo, they mention
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EA and Crytek are pleased to confirm that a new Crysis 2 multiplayer demo for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system and PC is coming March 1
. If that doesn't tell you the game was developed for console first and PC was an afterthought.

If I wanted a console game, I would have bought or pre-ordered a console game. I wanted something that was going to blow me away and make me take a good hard look at where I failed my system.
The only thing that the CryEngine 3 makes me do is cry. And no, Crytek won't be getting my money for this on my PC or my 360.
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post #87 of 266
I didn't read this whole thread but, are you telling me crysis 2 wont even support dx10? Dx9 only??? That doesn't even make sense
    
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post #88 of 266
Wow what a let down.... Almost all the time working on this game must of been trying to get it to run better on the consoles. The demo was a huge disapointment for me. Warhead still looks sharper imo. I'll take BF3 after seeing that single player video released today.
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I didn't read this whole thread but, are you telling me crysis 2 wont even support dx10? Dx9 only??? That doesn't even make sense
It is going to be released as DX9 only, yes. DX11 will be added as an afterthought later supposedly...with a patch.

In other words, it'll add absolutely NOTHING.
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post #90 of 266
While I don't disagree that continuing to use older technology isn't going to help anything, you do realize that the same things can be done with DX9 as with DX11 right? All it is is an updated API is all. Usually requires less resources to get things to look the way they do in DX11 as DX9 but it can all be done just the same in both. Anyway, anyone remember another game that was DX9 and added in DX10 through a patch? One of Microsofts' own games, Flight Simulator X. If they are going to add in support for it, it better work right or they should just leave it out of the game. From my experience patching in new levels of DirectX support instead of natively supporting them doesn't work well at all. I personally thing Flight Simulator X in DX9 looks WAY better than DX10, even with just the stock textures and what not.

Anyway, I haven't even touched the demo yet (and am one of the few who never even bothered with the leaked preview either) and while the graphics do look nice, they are certainly not on par with the first one. The main reason for me not playing it though is that it is plagued with the 'Press Start' screens, as well 'A/B' buttons in the menus. That is completely unacceptable to any PC game out today.

I never really had an interest in this game to begin with and after seeing more about this game, I now am confident that I won't be getting this game. It seems to be that it is mostly just a hyped game because the first was so great and now everyone will buy it expecting the same things.
Edited by ibfreeekout - 3/2/11 at 4:49am
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