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It's going to release around 11PM PST currently.

All this for an hour? Seriously? I'll be sure to laugh at my friends who're getting it at Walmart at 12, because I'll have already been playing for an hour.

ONE HOUR.

I realize it's down from 7am on tuesday, but it's a bit ridiculous to say that Portal is being released "early" due to our efforts. Everyone on the east coast will be asleep when it is released, and 11pm is too late to get started on a new game for those on the west coast.

But that was probably the whole point from the start.
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Originally Posted by KittensMewMew View Post
It's going to release around 11PM PST currently.

All this for an hour? Seriously? I'll be sure to laugh at my friends who're getting it at Walmart at 12, because I'll have already been playing for an hour.

ONE HOUR.

I realize it's down from 7am on tuesday, but it's a bit ridiculous to say that Portal is being released "early" due to our efforts. Everyone on the east coast will be asleep when it is released, and 11pm is too late to get started on a new game for those on the west coast.

But that was probably the whole point from the start.
11PM PST is right when I get off work. BWAHAHAHA.
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11pm is too late to get started on a new game for those on the west coast.
Speak for yourself! Unemployment has very few benefits, but this is one.

I agree though, all that "work" to get it an hour ahead of people going to BestBuy...
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Looks like I'll be brain-dead at school tomorrow since I'll be playing Portal 2 all night!
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Originally Posted by KittensMewMew View Post
It's going to release around 11PM PST currently.

All this for an hour? Seriously? I'll be sure to laugh at my friends who're getting it at Walmart at 12, because I'll have already been playing for an hour.

ONE HOUR.

I realize it's down from 7am on tuesday, but it's a bit ridiculous to say that Portal is being released "early" due to our efforts. Everyone on the east coast will be asleep when it is released, and 11pm is too late to get started on a new game for those on the west coast.

But that was probably the whole point from the start.
BINGO. I'll be the first to say I love Valve and I have watched them grow since the beginning; but this game, never mind our efforts, was always going to be released on their time, not ours.
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I agree that this was either always planned
OR
this was done to support mdnight launches

OR BOTH LOL

Does anybody have a clue or wag of how I will get my PC version from the ps3 bonus?
Yeah. When you put your disk into your PS3, you will have to sign up. then, if you're a new steam user, download Steam and click the PS3 owners click here button when it tells you to log in. or, if you're already signed into steam, your game will start download automatically.
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Soon, there will be cake.
    
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BINGO. I'll be the first to say I love Valve and I have watched them grow since the beginning but this game, never mind our efforts, was always going to be released on their time, not ours.
And we all know what Valve time is like!
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Soon, there will be cake.
There better be a damn cake this time, or..

GlaDOS! You got some splainin' to do!
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OFFTOPIC: It's amazing how CS 1.6, an 8 year old game, has as many players playing as CS:S 1.6 FOREVER!!!
Actually its closer to 10-11 years old.
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