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Imagine 200+ snipers. Good luck spawning. /thread.

64 players is plenty.
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Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Interesting but for a 256 player match...you would need a huge map to make it entertaining.

256 Players on a map like Wake Island would be rather hectic, fun for some I am sure, but not for all.
I feel like it becomes more of a MMORPG (or MMOFPS?) at that point.

As mentioned somewhere previously, I would prefer a solid game that makes 64 player maps fun instead of just throwing 128/256 people together and hoping it works. I rage right now with ~20 people when half of the other team is sniping. I can't imaging 100 snipers... Well, I can, but I'd rather keep my sanity and pretend that I can't.

edit: Beaten by Corki ^
Edited by Plex - 3/9/11 at 10:40am
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I am totally content with 64 players. Thats about how many you need to make a game really fun. Its the right size for a game like BF3. Even if they did make it available on LAN to have 128 or 256 players, good luck with finding that big of a lan party lol. I really doubt there will be the ability to have this huge of a public server.
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Oh, playing Wake Island with FF on and the little turds that would shoot up the plane that you hopped into that they were camping for.
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just because an engine can handle it, doesnt mean that our computers can.

i think that is all that needs to be said.
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http://forums.electronicarts.co.uk/b...-vs-128-a.html
Theres a poll on the E.A. forums.Go vote if you like.
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I remember back then on Battlefield 2, I think Rubber Ducky had an unranked 128 player server.
    
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Imagine 200+ snipers. Good luck spawning. /thread.

64 players is plenty.
It would be awesome to play FFA with 256 campers.
I'm also curious about the server requirements, it's not fun to play on a laggy server.
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watch the jackholes release the game with 20-32 player only
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Originally Posted by CoreXE View Post
It would be awesome to play FFA with 256 campers.
I'm also curious about the server requirements, it's not fun to play on a laggy server.
The server would be the keystone in that.

I don't think increasing player capacity would have nearly as much effect on clients as compared to the server that is keeping track of 128 clients.
    
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