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Poll Results: Should PC games start coming out on Bluray Discs?

 
  • 21% (14)
    YES. sounds good to me
  • 18% (12)
    I dont have a bluray drive, and I wont get one either
  • 25% (17)
    I download my games, so this will only take me longer
  • 34% (23)
    Sounds stupid to me. No need.
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post #21 of 39
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Originally Posted by Rangerscott View Post
I believe the blue laser is "weaker" than a red laser (cd/dvd) which allows more data to be written on the disc.
I thought it had to do with the shorter wavelength of blue light.
    
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I hate having to dl games from services like steam. It literally takes forever. While yes, you'll need a blueray drive and it won't happen soon, just think of what that extra space could mean in terms of textures, intro movies(and throughout), etc....
    
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post #23 of 39
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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
I've always wondered if games would ever start coming on small USB flash drives. Those things are getting so cheap these days they are almost disposable.
8 Gb flash drive: $10+ ish
8 Gb dual layer DVD: Under 50 cents.
post #24 of 39
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Not everyone owned a DVD drive at first. Games had two boxes. One had several CD's, the other had a single DVD.

Same can happen for bluray. You could have a few DVDs, or the single bluray disc.
Would not mind this. I own The Sims 2 on 4 CDs (such a headache to install... then like 15 more for all of the expansions) Imagine in 5 years when they run out of Sims 3 expansion ideas, just having one disk, one installer to install all of Sims 3 at once.
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post #25 of 39
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Originally Posted by Rangerscott View Post
I believe the blue laser is "weaker" than a red laser (cd/dvd) which allows more data to be written on the disc.
No, its smaller. Or, the wavelength is thinner.
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post #26 of 39
nope they should just all be on steam. i hope the next gen of consoles will have digital download.

and to all the people who say "what if you dont have internet?" if you have a gaming PC, you have internet. and most of the time if you have a console, you have internet. and i'm sure EVERYONE will have some type of internet by the time the next gen of consoles comes out i mean COME ON already.
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post #27 of 39
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I hate having to dl games from services like steam. It literally takes forever. While yes, you'll need a blueray drive and it won't happen soon, just think of what that extra space could mean in terms of textures, intro movies(and throughout), etc....
Best thing to do is back them to a HDD after you download them so you don't have to redownload them again.
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post #28 of 39
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No, its smaller. Or, the wavelength is thinner.
That's what I was thinking of, just went brain dead.
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post #29 of 39
I have adequate internet speed for my use(generally). It still takes me a while to download a larger game. Blu-ray drives are cheap as hell. It wouldn't be a bad thing if games came out retail on them. I would actually buy one brick and mortar occasionally.
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post #30 of 39
Steam will take over ze world!

And I'll be right with them.
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