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i am a HUGE fan of the gears of war series & I am excited about the Gears 3 Beta Tomorrow. Is anyone else with me? I have high hopes that they listened to the fans & will bring a kick ass multiplayer experience.
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Is it bad that I remember the days when "Beta" status was for testing?
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I'm pumped myself, I've heard some really good things about it.

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Is it bad that I remember the days when "Beta" status was for testing?
Sure it may be mostly there for the sake of hyping up the game, but at least it is actually a few months before the games release, actually giving them time to implement necessary changes, as opposed to games that have beta testing right before the release date (even though the game has actually been done I believe for quite some time). But they really needed to do beta testing with this game though, GoW 1 and 2 both were riddled with problems in multiplayer at launch (server problems and such), and suffered because of it, all lot of people who would have been hooked on the multiplayer got turned off from the start because they could hardly play. It was a shame too because GoW multiplayer is one of my favorites around.
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I also believe Cliffy B. Will do the gears series right. Not alot of people will side with Cliffy but the one thing hes always been good about is listening to every side of a story. Ive been watching tons of videos & it looks like a hell of alot of fun for once.
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post #5 of 8
There are a few types of Beta's originally it was used for testing only where as selected people got to play the latest games for free.. now its another way to make a LITTLE more money.... squeezing the pockets..
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I've been playing the beta for the last week It's awesome.

This is a true, testing beta. Remember when Gears 2 came out? We payed money for an unpolished turd of a game, and it took them over a year and 6 title updates to get the game playable. With Gears 3, they want to avoid all of that, so we get the limited-release beta.
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Beta is pretty awesome, loving it.
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Yeah i just started playing about an hour ago. loving it so far.
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