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Fixed that for you.

Also, this is the article summed up:

We ditched the PC and are projected to end up with the same sales as Crysis 1, which was a PC exclusive ( Crysis 1 sold 1 million in two months ).

Basically, when you ditch your real fans, your game sucks.

Blame Piracy all you want, Crysis 1 is one of the best selling PC games of all time. When your sales end up the same when dumbing down to the consoles, you know you're doing it wrong.
Never dirty the Crysis / CoD waters with that other game. NEVER.

When you ditch your real fans, you don't get as great a product, but, it's still a great-looking game that's fun to play.
    
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I stopped reading here:

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If making a game that is bigger, better, more stable, performs better across a wider range of hardware, provides a continued visual benchmark for PC gaming, and more fun with a huge single-player and multiplayer offering is considered selling out, that seems like a really odd application of the phrase. The decision to go multi-platform has allowed us to bring a better game to everyone, which has been our goal all along.
Way to address none of the issues that PC gamers have with Crysis 2.
Is it a fun, great-looking game? Yes.

Success.
It is a success based off of what they wanted to do for the consoles, but for the PC, it's sort of a different story.
 
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Funny, because Dice has a different point of view: Build high, to scale low. Not the other way around like Crytek. Who the hell wants a DX11 PATCH?! Sorry, if it's not built natively for DX11, there's no point adding a half-assed patch to make a few things look nicer.

I cancelled my preorder after hearing that there was no DX11. Sorry, I didn't spend 280 on a graphics card to enjoy what a 5750 could push.
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Funny, because Dice has a different point of view: Build high, to scale low. Not the other way around like Crytek. Who the hell wants a DX11 PATCH?! Sorry, if it's not built natively for DX11, there's no point adding a half-assed patch to make a few things look nicer.

I cancelled my preorder after hearing that there was no DX11. Sorry, I didn't spend 280 on a graphics card to enjoy what a 5750 could push.
Heh, you're mad about spending cheetohs on a low-end GPU? Heh.

According to this, you wouldn't be able to get playable framerates in DX11, anyway. You're defeating the whole purpose by not buying the game, LOL! It was made in DX9 so that people like you could play it. ROFL!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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Heh, you're mad about spending cheetohs on a low-end GPU? Heh.
5850's aren't low-end cards. One of the better cards from last generation. And I'm not mad about the money I spent on the card, I love my card, it maxes everything out there. I'm mad that Crytek decided to gimp Crysis 2.

I think you misunderstood completely.
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5850's aren't low-end cards. One of the better cards from last generation. And I'm not mad about the money I spent on the card, I love my card, it maxes everything out there. I'm mad that Crytek decided to gimp Crysis 2.

I think you misunderstood completely.
You typed "5750."
    
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You typed "5750."
Yes I did. I'm saying, I would have enjoyed using Crysis 2 if it could have used my 5850, that I spent good money on, instead of a game that could be nearly maxed using a 5750. And the chart you linked is For Crysis 1, and it's from Tom's hardware which I wouldn't trust to even hold my urine.
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Yes I did. I'm saying, I would have enjoyed using Crysis 2 if it could have used my 5850, that I spent good money on, instead of a game that could be nearly maxed using a 5750. And the chart you linked is For Crysis 1, and it's from Tom's hardware which I wouldn't trust to even hold my urine.
Crysis 1 = DX10, and the 5750, which you originally typed, gets low frames there, so my point was that for a DX11 game, you wouldn't have been able to run it well anyway.
    
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You typed "5750."
I think he was trying to say a 5750 could max out crysis 2. Which I don't think is far from the truth at all. I agree, I'd have liked for my 5870 to at least break a sweat running C2.
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I think he was trying to say a 5750 could max out crysis 2. Which I don't think is far from the truth at all.
Which was my original point, if he had a 5750, he should be happy that Crysis 2 looks great and won't be a huge task to run for his setup.


Alas, he has a 5850.
    
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