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Do you think releasing the demo impacted their sales or increased them? And by how much?
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I don't know about anybody else....but between the leaked screenshots of the single player, and what this Demo looks like on my machine (looks worse than Crysis 1), they certainly won't be getting any money from me.

And I bought two, TWO copies of Crysis 1 and Crysis Warhead for $60 each on RELEASE day. That's $240 I spent on Crysis 1 and Warhead. I won't even pay $5 for this crap port, at least not in the current Demo state.

"Press Start" to begin. Screw that! My keyboard doesn't have a Start button!
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Since Crytek is spamming the PC community with this blatant console-ported arcade shooter, my money is being put towards BF3.
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I am getting BF3 and Crysis 2. Both EA games its just one is on the Frostbite Engine (which is a modified Unreal 3 Engine) and one is on the CryENGINE (CryENGINE 3).
    
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You want my money Crytek? Too bad BF3 gets its
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its still a good game , a few maps in a MP demo does not make it crap ...

I wont be buying this but im sorry crytek .
    
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I don't think so. Nobody buys crysis for multi-player. The terrible reviews on launch will cost them sales.
I know I am not buying on launch day now. Going to hold off for a while and see.
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Its not a port.... You develop for the PC with cryengine 3 and it ports it straight to the console. Thats Cryengine 3's selling point.

I didn't want a game that busts my rig up like the first did when it came out. I wanted a game with better gameplay, which this has, and hopefully a better story. I don't want to have to spend £800 on 2 GTX580's just to get playable framerates.

The game looks beautiful as it is. Its just because its not in a jungle environment that it doesn't require the same level of detail to pull it off. A flat wall is easier then tree's after all. I think it's going to sell pretty well. Everywhere I go aside from OCN seems to be enjoying it.
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

"Press Start" to begin. Screw that! My keyboard doesn't have a Start button!
Actually it does.. right there between the left Ctrl and Alt keys. But it won't do what they ask you to do, which makes it even more stupid.
 
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Its not a port.... You develop for the PC with cryengine 3 and it ports it straight to the console. Thats Cryengine 3's selling point.

I didn't want a game that busts my rig up like the first did when it came out. I wanted a game with better gameplay, which this has, and hopefully a better story. I don't want to have to spend £800 on 2 GTX580's just to get playable framerates.

The game looks beautiful as it is. Its just because its not in a jungle environment that it doesn't require the same level of detail to pull it off. A flat wall is easier then tree's after all. I think it's going to sell pretty well. Everywhere I go aside from OCN seems to be enjoying it.
Where do you go, exactly?
Everywhere I go I see offended PC gamers, and with good reason. They could have designed Crysis 2 for the PC using the exact same engine as Crysis 1 and I would have been all for it. Everything was there and now everything's gone with this POS.

To answer the OP's question - indeed, it cost them my sale too. Last night I cancelled my £26.99 pre-order from Play.com.

With our response, I bet either Crysis 3 has the same horrible port job, even worse or it doesn't get released for the PC at all (as punishment for our disapproval! LOL).
    
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