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The PC version of Battlefield 3 was shown off at GDC last night and left onlookers mightily impressed.

With the game being built primarily on PC and brought over to consoles though, the question many are asking is how the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions will shape up when the shooter releases in the autumn.



DICE executive producer Patrick Bach explained the process of translating the game to consoles, telling the Joystiq: "We're streaming all the data. There's not a single frame where nothing streams. From textures to objects to weapons to sounds and animations ... it scales down pretty well.

http://www.computerandvideogames.com...consoles-dice/

Streaming?
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I bet it scales well down lol.
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it feels nice to have things changed up a bit
    
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im not a fan of BF but this is way Crysis 2 should have been made.
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im not a fan of BF but this is way Crysis 2 should have been made.
Blasphemy!!!
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im not a fan of BF but this is way Crysis 2 should have been made.
It was made like this. Crytek just decided to leave Aim Assist in for those that prefer a controller on FPS games (albeit idiots) and everyone crapped their pants over it.
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I bet it scales well down lol.
I love that part, scales down, it should ALWAYS be scaled down, not the other way around from consoles scaled up (or not touched at all like it usually is) onto PC's.
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It was made like this. Crytek just decided to leave Aim Assist in for those that prefer a controller on FPS games (albeit idiots) and everyone crapped their pants over it.
I use mouse and keyboard for the majority of my gaming, but it'd be nice to just use the 360 controller without getting destroyed when I play it on the big screen from a distance.
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Nice seeing things being 'scaled DOWN' for once.

But I didn't understand the 'streaming' stuff at all
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Nice seeing things being 'scaled DOWN' for once.

But I didn't understand the 'streaming' stuff at all
Yeah...same, I don't get the streaming part at all and what it means.
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