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Gamezone
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(12-14-2016, 02:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by GitarooMan

This will have next to no impact on the game's sales. It certainly will have no bearing on its success or failure.

Agreed. But PR is taking a hit.
Master Thespian
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(12-14-2016, 03:00 AM)
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Anyone interested in an invite to the PC technical test? I've got one spot left. PM me your UPlay.
Gone!
Last edited by Master Thespian; 12-14-2016 at 03:17 AM.
Archpath1
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(12-14-2016, 03:06 AM)
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Eh doesn't make sense but ohwell

The game is fun, hopefully the word of mouth turns people over

The combat is nice once you get the hang out it, plus 2v2 is some of the most fun I've had
Gamezone
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(12-14-2016, 04:03 AM)
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Wait for Kingdom Come, guys. Looks like a good replacement.
SomTervo
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(12-14-2016, 08:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by GitarooMan

This will have next to no impact on the game's sales. It certainly will have no bearing on its success or failure.

Yup. Most people that buy games don't scrutinise them.
Joe Spangle
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(12-14-2016, 10:24 AM)
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I went to log into Uplay last week (think it was the 3rd Dec) and I couldn't log into the online part and so I opened a support ticket and I have only just today received a reply. that's 11 days that I could have potentially not had access to my games. After I couldn't log in I haven't tried again so it may have been resolved prior to the 11 days but the fact that I didn't work when I wanted has put me right off.

I don't get much time for gaming and so when I sit down to play I just want it to work. I don't want to update the store, I don't want to log in to a server, I just want to pick up where I left off and play.
Staf
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(12-14-2016, 10:26 AM)
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Not sure i'm getting this. Only interested in the singleplayer portion of the game, I'm fine with it being online though.
Gamezone
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(12-14-2016, 06:59 PM)
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Some people are really putting in som effort to defend anti consumer crap like this.

https://sabres-guide-to-gaming.tumbl...for-honor-rant
sjay1994
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(12-14-2016, 07:33 PM)
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While I don't think the reasoning for making the campaign online are good, I don't really feel bothered by this. The campaign might be what, 5-6 hours tops? Its probably a play once affair, and I don't think "server issues" are really going to intervene in it.

I feel most people who show interest in this game are interested in the MP of it, and the campaign was just made to prevent the stigma of "mp focused games are not worth full price" which plagued Rainbow Six. I hope that stigma fucking dies one day, because I find there is more value in a well crafted MP game like Seige or Overwatch than a full priced 10-12 hour SP game.

But considering how many people bitched about overwatch winning GOTY from the game awards, this stigma will probably never die.
martinstraka8282
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(12-15-2016, 01:07 AM)

Originally Posted by Gamezone

Some people are really putting in som effort to defend anti consumer crap like this.

https://sabres-guide-to-gaming.tumbl...for-honor-rant

This is my issue with it. There's no reasonable justification imo other than to admit it is anti consumer tacticts.

If it is because of drm then it's just another reminder of how much I hate this drm riddled digital world we live in and how much we don't actually "own" so much of what we buy digitally. If I pay for a movie or music for example, I want to be able to play it on any of my devices etc. But everything now is locked within ecosystems that I don't want to be restricted to. This alone is a huge advantage illegal downloading has over legit services unless im missing something and there is an avenue to get drm free movies etc.
Harmondale
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(12-15-2016, 01:39 AM)
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If the devs promise offline patches once the servers go down, I support DRM to 100%. Otherwise it feels like you rent the game...
-Ryn
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(12-15-2016, 01:57 AM)
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Originally Posted by sjay1994

While I don't think the reasoning for making the campaign online are good, I don't really feel bothered by this. The campaign might be what, 5-6 hours tops? Its probably a play once affair, and I don't think "server issues" are really going to intervene in it.

I feel most people who show interest in this game are interested in the MP of it, and the campaign was just made to prevent the stigma of "mp focused games are not worth full price" which plagued Rainbow Six. I hope that stigma fucking dies one day, because I find there is more value in a well crafted MP game like Seige or Overwatch than a full priced 10-12 hour SP game.

But considering how many people bitched about overwatch winning GOTY from the game awards, this stigma will probably never die.

One will be playable forever. The other will inevitably be a useless chunk of data at some point. Unless you bought it physical in which case you've got a neat pizza cutter.
Gamezone
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(12-15-2016, 01:58 AM)
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Originally Posted by Harmondale

If the devs promise offline patches once the servers go down, I support DRM to 100%. Otherwise it feels like you rent the game...

That`s completely different, yes, but I don`t want my physical copy with DRM.
Gamezone
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(12-16-2016, 10:20 AM)
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I noticed that some of you are worried about Ghost Recon Wildlands being always online too. Their community manager told us yesterday that nothing has changed, and that Wildlands will be playable offline.
Lord of Castamere
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(12-16-2016, 04:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gamezone

I noticed that some of you are worried about Ghost Recon Wildlands being always online too. Their community manager told us yesterday that nothing has changed, and that Wildlands will be playable offline.

This is off topic, but do you get 3 ai companions when you play Wildlands offline?
atr0cious
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(12-16-2016, 04:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gamezone

I noticed that some of you are worried about Ghost Recon Wildlands being always online too. Their community manager told us yesterday that nothing has changed, and that Wildlands will be playable offline.

We were reassured many times about the offline aspect in for honor and wildlands is still in that same time frame. I wouldn't take anything for granted, especially since that game kind of lends itself to always online. Bet they're gonna monitor for honor sales before making a final decision.
Gamezone
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(12-16-2016, 04:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lord of Castamere

This is off topic, but do you get 3 ai companions when you play Wildlands offline?

Yes.
farisr
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(12-16-2016, 07:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gamezone

I noticed that some of you are worried about Ghost Recon Wildlands being always online too. Their community manager told us yesterday that nothing has changed, and that Wildlands will be playable offline.

Not gonna hold my breath. They still have time to fuck it up.
Neuromancer
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(12-16-2016, 07:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gamezone

I noticed that some of you are worried about Ghost Recon Wildlands being always online too. Their community manager told us yesterday that nothing has changed, and that Wildlands will be playable offline.

Well I know which one I'm buying.
Gamezone
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(12-17-2016, 02:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by farisr

Not gonna hold my breath. They still have time to fuck it up.

Yes, it didn`t take them a split second to change their mind with For Honor.
Lanrutcon
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(12-17-2016, 02:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gamezone

I noticed that some of you are worried about Ghost Recon Wildlands being always online too. Their community manager told us yesterday that nothing has changed, and that Wildlands will be playable offline.

That's good. Doesn't rule out last minute fuckery, but for now I'm happy.
Plumpbiscuit
(12-17-2016, 02:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gamezone

I noticed that some of you are worried about Ghost Recon Wildlands being always online too. Their community manager told us yesterday that nothing has changed, and that Wildlands will be playable offline.

Unfortunately this means nothing. A game can change at anytime up 'til its release, another manager can easily say Wildlands will require an internet connection next month or the month after.
samsveds
(12-17-2016, 04:02 PM)
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Doesn't sound like an afterthought.
Leyasu
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(12-18-2016, 09:43 PM)
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So apparently powerupgaming.co.uk I don't know if they are a ban site or not this "always online" title is running on P2P! lol

Well done UBI. This just went from day one to never.
prudislav
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(12-18-2016, 09:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Leyasu

So apparently powerupgaming.co.uk I don't know if they are a ban site or not this "always online" title is running on P2P! lol

Well done UBI. This just went from day one to never.

yep i read the MP is P2P and not dedic ... also the experience from akphas pretty much confirms it
Chinbo37
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(12-18-2016, 11:01 PM)
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I would have a lot more respect for these companies if they just came out and said - "always online is an anti piracy measure while giving us the chance to mine your data and understand your gaming habits so we can sell you more stuff in the future".


I still wouldn't buy the game but I would respect them.

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