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Legit PC players can’t play Final Fantasy 7 Remake after Epic Games Store goes down

oh absolutely speaking from experience lol.
Pc gamer since 1997... it's a life of pain and misery. Even with 3080 it's not all sunshine.
Of course it's a game of pros and cons. I like to have good pc and a console. I usually mix but recently I am a bit more jaded towards the pc.

Jesus, PC gamer since 1997 and it's still pain and misery? You must have absolutely zero technical know-how. Or you're full of bs. A long-time PC gamer who knows what he's doing would never say shit like this.

I can't even remember when last I've had major problems with a game.
 

Facism

Member
Do you not believe that platform exclusive like in video streaming exclusives or console games is not a form of competition?
Sure, but this specific instance doesn't benefit the customer in any way. Extortionate pricing with a single point of purchase, whereas your competitors, like steam, Origin, Ubi etc always have multiple points of purchase that end up pushing the RRP below whatever the storefronts are selling for.
 

kingfey

Member
Jesus, PC gamer since 1997 and it's still pain and misery? You must have absolutely zero technical know-how. Or you're full of bs. A long-time PC gamer who knows what he's doing would never say shit like this.

I can't even remember when last I've had major problems with a game.
If you are a pc gamer, you will be a smart person by now.

I have dealt with countless issues. All I did was consistent research how to fix these issues, watching YouTube videos, or reading discussions about the issue.

Anyone who still have issues, and doesn't know how to fix, has 0 clue about pc gamers.
 
If you are a pc gamer, you will be a smart person by now.

I have dealt with countless issues. All I did was consistent research how to fix these issues, watching YouTube videos, or reading discussions about the issue.

Anyone who still have issues, and doesn't know how to fix, has 0 clue about pc gamers.
Yeah, it's often fun figuring problems out, on the rare occasions they occur. And there's almost always a solution. If you've been at it for a while, you get quite good at it.

Now if you're into classic PC gaming and you have to figure out the best way to play a game from 1996 or something - that can be challenging sometimes. But still fun.
 

rofif

Member
Jesus, PC gamer since 1997 and it's still pain and misery? You must have absolutely zero technical know-how. Or you're full of bs. A long-time PC gamer who knows what he's doing would never say shit like this.

I can't even remember when last I've had major problems with a game.
It's the complete opposite. The more you know, the worse it is...
It's not about having to "set the settings, drivers etc". You do this automatically... it's about having to do it. PC gamers never evolved. We still accept all this crap.
Ignorance is bliss. If you don't see any cons in pc gaming? Then I would say you have limited knowledge.

But obviously, I must be an idiot because I am not sucking PC cock for whatever reason.
I can own something, be a fan of it and still have hate/love relationship with it.

But obviously. I keep all this stuff because I hate it and I don't know anything about it....
and that 3080 fe ? I hunted for it for week on release because I am an idiot. Of course. I don't even know what it does !!!!




I see this attack used VERY OFTEN. "you lack knowledge, you are stupid, you dont know enough"...
what fucking criteria does one have to meet to be labeled "pc gamer" ?! And I think I know. It is blind loyality to pcmr and their bs.
 
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kingfey

Member
Yeah, it's often fun figuring problems out, on the rare occasions they occur. And there's almost always a solution. If you've been at it for a while, you get quite good at it.

Now if you're into classic PC gaming and you have to figure out the best way to play a game from 1996 or something - that can be challenging sometimes. But still fun.
The classic is a little bit tricky. In 20 years from now, the current game would be in the same shoes as in the classic games.

The fun part of the pc is, fighting windows. Unless they drastically change it, it would be a little bit challenging to make all these games work sometimes.
 
It's the complete opposite. The more you know, the worse it is...
It's not about having to "set the settings, drivers etc". You do this automatically... it's about having to do it. PC gamers never evolved. We still accept all this crap.
Ignorance is bliss. If you don't see any cons in pc gaming? Then I would say you have limited knowledge.

But obviously, I must be an idiot because I am not sucking PC cock for whatever reason.
I can own something, be a fan of it and still have hate/love relationship with it.

But obviously. I keep all this stuff because I hate it and I don't know anything about it....
and that 3080 fe ? I hunted for it for week on release because I am an idiot. Of course. I don't even know what it does !!!!






I see this attack used VERY OFTEN. "you lack knowledge, you are stupid, you dont know enough"...
what fucking criteria does one have to meet to be labeled "pc gamer" ?! And I think I know. It is blind loyality to pcmr and their bs.

Look, all I know is I know a lot of longtime PC gamers, and they would never hold these kinds of opinions. And they would never complain about the level of choice and autonomy PC gaming gives you. "The more you know, the worse it is"?
 

rofif

Member
Look, all I know is I know a lot of longtime PC gamers, and they would never hold these kinds of opinions. And they would never complain about the level of choice and autonomy PC gaming gives you. "The more you know, the worse it is"?
Maybe they are not passionate enough or don't give a crap.
Some people just launch a game and don't even go to check options.
I am just jaded that no matter how much money you spend, stuff like ff7 remake comes out and you must do research and search for mods/tweaks.
It is too widely accepted. PCgmaingwiki is the page to look up to with any pc game. And it should not be like that.
I appreciate the choice and high fidelity achievable but it all should be better.
 

Orenji Neko

Member
Jesus, PC gamer since 1997 and it's still pain and misery? You must have absolutely zero technical know-how. Or you're full of bs. A long-time PC gamer who knows what he's doing would never say shit like this.

I can't even remember when last I've had major problems with a game.
Agreed。٩(^◡^)۶

This game solution waあs simple。 Epic not work get method to bypass 「easy 使いやすい」and continue play。Power in hand。Prefer that to no choice but wait。No time to whine or bray like an ass。
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Maybe they are not passionate enough or don't give a crap.
Some people just launch a game and don't even go to check options.
I am just jaded that no matter how much money you spend, stuff like ff7 remake comes out and you must do research and search for mods/tweaks.
It is too widely accepted. PCgmaingwiki is the page to look up to with any pc game. And it should not be like that.
I appreciate the choice and high fidelity achievable but it all should be better.
I never had any issues with pc gaming. You wait couple days to couple weeks and pirate the game, 99% of the problems the legit buyer have you don't have them. Want to support the dev then buy a copy but use the pirated edition.... It's shame it's like that but this the reality. First PlayStation I own after 2 is ps5 and it's magic.... You open it press 2times X and you play the game from where you left it. Same at my Xbox. Now open a pc game that you were playing yesterday perfectly fine and today you get the magic error music for no apparent reason. I am glad I left pc gaming.
 
Maybe they are not passionate enough or don't give a crap.
Some people just launch a game and don't even go to check options.
I am just jaded that no matter how much money you spend, stuff like ff7 remake comes out and you must do research and search for mods/tweaks.
It is too widely accepted. PCgmaingwiki is the page to look up to with any pc game. And it should not be like that.
I appreciate the choice and high fidelity achievable but it all should be better.

I never had any issues with pc gaming. You wait couple days to couple weeks and pirate the game, 99% of the problems the legit buyer have you don't have them. Want to support the dev then buy a copy but use the pirated edition.... It's shame it's like that but this the reality. First PlayStation I own after 2 is ps5 and it's magic.... You open it press 2times X and you play the game from where you left it. Same at my Xbox. Now open a pc game that you were playing yesterday perfectly fine and today you get the magic error music for no apparent reason. I am glad I left pc gaming.

I mean, it does sound like you guys are better suited to console gaming. Some guys just want to plug in and play.
 

KyoZz

Gold Member
I mean, it does sound like you guys are better suited to console gaming. Some guys just want to plug in and play.
Don't try to argue with Rofif, he's just trolling at this point and don't understand that his opinion is shit. He spend his time shitting on PC players but keep saying "I'm one of you!!!" as if that was going to give him some credibility.

rofif rofif , go on that superior platform that is console, to play at 30FPS with dynamic res and stop acting like a kid who can't stop complaining on PC thread while other are telling you how it really is.
No platform is perfect, you accept its strengths and weaknesses or you don't play, whining like that won't change shit.
 
Don't try to argue with Rofif, he's just trolling at this point and don't understand that his opinion is shit. He spend his time shitting on PC players but keep saying "I'm one of you!!!" as if that was going to give him some credibility.

rofif rofif , go on that superior platform that is console, to play at 30FPS with dynamic res and stop acting like a kid who can't stop complaining on PC thread while other are telling you how it really is.
No platform is perfect, you accept its strengths and weaknesses or you don't play, whining like that won't change shit.

Yeah I struggle to understand someone who says he's been pc gaming since 1997, is still spending money on 3080s to this day, and yet it sounds like he's anti pc gaming. Doesn't really make sense.
 

FStubbs

Member
I mean, it does sound like you guys are better suited to console gaming. Some guys just want to plug in and play.
Funny thing is, PC is a LOT more plug and play than it was years ago. A couple of days ago I downloaded Tales of Arise to my laptop, clicked to run it, and it ran. This would be the exact same scenario on PS5.
 
I was locked out of RDR2 one night during some big Fortnite event. That was the only time Epic GS failed me. Given that I've saved so much money I'm not really chuffed about it. I buy way more from their $10 coupon sales then I do on Steam these days.
 
Funny thing is, PC is a LOT more plug and play than it was years ago. A couple of days ago I downloaded Tales of Arise to my laptop, clicked to run it, and it ran. This would be the exact same scenario on PS5.
Sure - for 95% of pc games, you fire the game up, tweak the in-game settings, and that's that.
 

kingfey

Member
I never had any issues with pc gaming. You wait couple days to couple weeks and pirate the game, 99% of the problems the legit buyer have you don't have them.
Happy Simon Cowell GIF by America's Got Talent
The Office Lol GIF by NETFLIX


Please Mr pc gamer, how do pirates get any day 1 patches? You know, the issues you said, normal buyers face, considering both play the same game?


Want to support the dev then buy a copy but use the pirated edition
Are you ok there? You want to support devs, by pirating their games?

First PlayStation I own after 2 is ps5 and it's magic.... You open it press 2times X and you play the game from where you left it.
Someone never heard of sudden console updates.


Now open a pc game that you were playing yesterday perfectly fine and today you get the magic error music for no apparent reason. I am glad I left pc gaming.
Welp, this shows you have no clue how pc works my friend.

Like how dumb do you have to be, to make this statement?

You are playing on a computer. Unless your dumbass shit, messes up your computer, there is no reason you get errors like that.

Most of the common pc errors, are retards like you, who messes up their computer, then complain why their games on pc isn't working.
 

EverydayBeast

thinks Halo Infinite is a new graphical benchmark
Timeout, Square just released an HD version in 2020,


You don’t let a pc platform ruin your games brand.
 
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I'm probably going to buy the PS4 version since it's dirt cheap and has a free PS5 upgrade.

But there's no reason for the PC version to be this bad. Square really messed up here and they need to fix it.

Edit: Brand New copy for 20$. Not bad.
 
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Happy Simon Cowell GIF by America's Got Talent's Got Talent
The Office Lol GIF by NETFLIX


Please Mr pc gamer, how do pirates get any day 1 patches? You know, the issues you said, normal buyers face, considering both play the same game?



Are you ok there? You want to support devs, by pirating their games?


Someone never heard of sudden console updates.



Welp, this shows you have no clue how pc works my friend.

Like how dumb do you have to be, to make this statement?

You are playing on a computer. Unless your dumbass shit, messes up your computer, there is no reason you get errors like that.

Most of the common pc errors, are retards like you, who messes up their computer, then complain why their games on pc isn't working.
First clean your dirty mouth, didn't your parents teach you how to form sentences without using swears. Do you speak like that because you are behind a screen and you can use whatever language without consequences ? Go and form your questions without being an asshole and then maybe I will answer your questions. Degenerate and disgusting people like you without any respect are not worthy of an answer thought.
 

rofif

Member
Don't try to argue with Rofif, he's just trolling at this point and don't understand that his opinion is shit. He spend his time shitting on PC players but keep saying "I'm one of you!!!" as if that was going to give him some credibility.

rofif rofif , go on that superior platform that is console, to play at 30FPS with dynamic res and stop acting like a kid who can't stop complaining on PC thread while other are telling you how it really is.
No platform is perfect, you accept its strengths and weaknesses or you don't play, whining like that won't change shit.
Have you seen my posts?
I love pc gaming. I am just not blind to it’s problems and annoyances. Why call me troll for that?
Being passionate is trolling?
I also currently think it’s way too expensive platform compared to benefits. It was ok with normal prices
 
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rofif

Member
Yeah I struggle to understand someone who says he's been pc gaming since 1997, is still spending money on 3080s to this day, and yet it sounds like he's anti pc gaming. Doesn't really make sense.
I am not anti pc !!! I love playing at highest spec. I love pc gaming.
Like above, I am just less and less tolerant to its value, stores, bad ports and annoyances.

Why are you people confusing not being blind to flaws, with trolling and hating the platform.

I am maybe jaded as fuck and I really enjoy value and plug and play nature of console gaming… but I am still pc gamer at a core. I want dlss, 4k, 120 fps and gsync.
 

kingfey

Member
First clean your dirty mouth, didn't your parents teach you how to form sentences without using swears. Do you speak like that because you are behind a screen and you can use whatever language without consequences ? Go and form your questions without being an asshole and then maybe I will answer your questions. Degenerate and disgusting people like you without any respect are not worthy of an answer thought.
Ok MR no swears.
 

KyoZz

Gold Member
Why are you people confusing not being blind to flaws, with trolling and hating the platform.
Oh no don't worry, we understand you very well except that your argument here and on other threads (saying it's ok to only have 2 graphics settings for example) is just pure bullshit.

I can agree that there are some titles that are not optimized the way they should, but I think you are forgetting where PC games are coming from.
Remember the days of the Xbox360/PS3 where PC got delayed releases on almost every game, with ports that would make Halo Infinite look like the most optimized PC game ever? I do, and it is 10 times better today.

And now you also seem to be annoyed at the fact we get OPTIONS on PC, wtf man...
PC gaming has always been about tweaking, it is part of the deal. You get the best visuals and framerate but sometimes, a few games will just be bland and lazy port and ask you to look for a workaround.

In the case of FF7, blame Square, not the PC gaming as a whole. I can give you a few examples of recent games with solid PC version if you are still unsure.
 

kingfey

Member
I am not anti pc !!! I love playing at highest spec. I love pc gaming.
Like above, I am just less and less tolerant to its value, stores, bad ports and annoyances.

Why are you people confusing not being blind to flaws, with trolling and hating the platform.

I am maybe jaded as fuck and I really enjoy value and plug and play nature of console gaming… but I am still pc gamer at a core. I want dlss, 4k, 120 fps and gsync.
Because what you listed, happens to consoles too.

We got gta port this year, and look how that turned out.

We are just tired from console people, who says shit they don't know.

To me, fps is pc, and sports on consoles.
 

Midn1ght

Member
Some of you should spend less times in PC vs Consoles thread, being critical about the current state of AAA releases on PC does not automatically mean it's a drive by post against your favorite platform.

Like PC and Steam can't ever be wrong or bad. Seriously...

I've been PC only for almost a decade and broken games, the current GPU market and Steam complete lack of interest in updating Big Picture Mode is driving me nuts these days.

Here's a great time I had recently:
Starts Metro 2033 Redux and the game would not allow me to change the resolution above 1080p.
Checked online, some people have the issue and some not.
Why?


Spent 90 minutes to find a solution by myself and came up with this:
1. Go to (C:) > Users > Your User Name > AppData > Local > 4A Games > Metro 2033

2. Open user.cfg with Notepad and change these :

r_fullscreen off
r_res_hor 2560
r_res_vert 1440

Save and in Properties check "Read Only"

This will put the game in Borderless windowed and the correct resolution.

3. To Go back full screen if you need it, download and use the software "Borderless Gaming" (You need to add Metro 2033 to the list inside the software)

4. Now play in 1440p but problem: Can't use VSync anymore, even with User.cfg, Nvidia Inspector or Nvidia Control Panel. To solve this you do this :

Use Msi Afterburner, Go in Settings, On Screen Display, In the Bottom click "More" there you can set Framerate Limit to 60 and Scanline Sync to 60 and use a Key to toggle on and off.

Now game is 1440p / 60 locked without tearing.
FUN TIMES!

Yes it felt good to find a solution on my own but at that point I just didn't have it in me to actually play the game.
PC is great, you can fix shit on your own, you can Brut force your way to higher res and higher frame-rate, game prices, mods, freeporn etc... It's fantastic.

But devs releasing broken mess or half assed games on PC should not be ignored because HURRRR PC IS BEST PLATFORM YOU DONT KNOW SHIT ABOUT COMPUTER.

just my 3 pieces with a soda...
Jorge Masvidal Sport GIF by UFC


Edit : Merry Christmas to all my fellow degenerates. <3
 
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THIS is the problem with digital only...!!!
No, this is the problem of stupid DRM solutions. There are plenty of pc players able to play this and any other game. I would even say the right approach even for legit players that pay for their games to always get a non drm copy just in case.

There is no such thing as physical media in gaming nowadays. Especially when most "physical" games require mandatory online updates for the game to be played...
 
Please Mr pc gamer, how do pirates get any day 1 patches? You know, the issues you said, normal buyers face, considering both play the same game?

by just downloading a pirated version with the patch on it, most of the time there are just updates for the pirated version with the patches/new version, back in the day there were nocd patches for games that lot of people installed so the game wont ask you to put the cd in the drive each time you wanted to play


Are you ok there? You want to support devs, by pirating their games?

if a dev or a publisher acts shitty, lot of pc players have no problem pirating their game, I think that buying the game and getting a pirated version is rewarding them for a shitty behavior, and lets not forget that usually the people that actually developed the game wont receive more money than their salary and the shitty practices are done by the publisher or the owner of the studio that have no problem firing people after a project even when its a success or make them work extra hours with no extra payment even if the game give billions back

Someone never heard of sudden console updates.

a lot better than os patches that install themselves, go wrong and have to rollback or find a fix to the new troubles they introduced

Welp, this shows you have no clue how pc works my friend.

Like how dumb do you have to be, to make this statement?

You are playing on a computer. Unless your dumbass shit, messes up your computer, there is no reason you get errors like that.

Most of the common pc errors, are retards like you, who messes up their computer, then complain why their games on pc isn't working.

lot of errors are introduced in newer patches, drivers and dynamic libraries that can be updated by other aplications or even other games, there are also lot of cases of games/programs that corrupt their own files and wont start anymore and require a re-install or very specific fixes, we are not in the DOS era my friend, its actually more common than you think as there is a lot of dependencies in games its not that uncommon to go and download a dll file to put that in the install directory, you are not dumb for not knowing that but surely indicates you lack experience
 
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brian0057

Member
"It's just a launcher, bro. I don't care where my games are."
Great! Now your games are nowhere to be seen.
Long live the all-digital future, indeed.
 

lukilladog

Member
Do you not believe that platform exclusive like in video streaming exclusives or console games is not a form of competition?

That is more like obstructed competition and goes against free market, no benefit for Us. And of course Sony and Netflix can sell their own produced products wherever they want, but going to the market and pay product makers to block other stores is lame and not consumer friendly.
 
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Nickolaidas

Member
I am not anti pc !!! I love playing at highest spec. I love pc gaming.
Like above, I am just less and less tolerant to its value, stores, bad ports and annoyances.

Why are you people confusing not being blind to flaws, with trolling and hating the platform.

I am maybe jaded as fuck and I really enjoy value and plug and play nature of console gaming… but I am still pc gamer at a core. I want dlss, 4k, 120 fps and gsync.
Don't let them get to you. My 45-year-old brother has been pc gaming for 25 years, just recently bought a 3080 rtx and is still pissed off with dozens of his games being unable to do a proper UI-scaling in order for HUDs to look big enough in a 4K resolution. He knows a lot about PCs, basically came by to my house and help me pick up parts in order for me to buy hydro-cooling for my 2080 ti (which cost me about 500 euros).

He loves PC gaming, but is annoyed by the fact that he has to do fucking research whenever a game doesn't run or has weird issues.

I recently went PC-only because I frankly think that if you want to play a game at its best, you go for the PC version. Plus, the majority of games simply look and play better as your PC grows stronger, while the same cannot be said about consoles. Want to play Shadow Warrior 2 for the PS5 at max settings? Tough shit, it's 1080p/30 fps and go fuck yourself if you don't like it.
 
No, this is the problem of stupid DRM solutions. There are plenty of pc players able to play this and any other game. I would even say the right approach even for legit players that pay for their games to always get a non drm copy just in case.

There is no such thing as physical media in gaming nowadays. Especially when most "physical" games require mandatory online updates for the game to be played...
Thats a problem too. Retro gaming won't exist in the future...
 

Excess

Member
He loves PC gaming, but is annoyed by the fact that he has to do fucking research whenever a game doesn't run or has weird issues.
Just my opinion, but if this annoys him, I'd recommend a console.

For people like me, who enjoy tinkering and spending hours trying deconstruct an issue, it's very satisfying to have full control of your gaming experience, both good and bad, so it's not just the opportunity to play a game to its full graphical fidelity. I mean, I understand why people buy iPhones, too, but I want to root my phone and tinker with it. And if it wasn't for compatibility issues, I also would've switched to Linux a long time ago. Again, you have to enjoy the whole "package".
 
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