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#4458966 - 01/27/19 09:41 PM Metro Exodus  
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Has anyone seen the recently revealed system requirements? I was kind of taken aback when I saw them! This the first time in a long time that, apart from "recommended" graphics card, I feel intimidated and ill equipped for a game. eek I know system requirements often have a lot of leeway and are sometimes not even really indicative of what is really needed but man these specs seem kind of steep. Also, I don't understand that a GeForce GTX670 AND a GeForce GTX 1050 are listed together under "Minimum" requirements. I don't get this. Why is there a lower end and higher end card listed at the same time under minimum? Are they just trying to cover all the bases and implying that you can technically get away with a lower end card be we really recommend a high end card for "Minimum Requirements". I have to say that kind of baffles me but I get the feeling that all this is to say that this game is going to be intensive.

I was hoping Exodus would be released with an engine that was optimized like the "Redux" versions of the original games. I remember that, and to this day even on newer hardware than back then, that Metro 2033 runs really crappy. However Last Light ran much better and even better than that, the revamped Metro 2033 Redux runs butter smooth at max settings minus expensive AA.

So I guess this is not the same engine or iteration but something vastly different? Sounds like it may be a game I have to wait and see other's experience and even then, may not get right away. Looks like a cool game though. I love the originals and these folks make a good all around game. Having Metro partly open world sounds really great to me but I may have to hold off.

On a side not I tried the demo of the new Resident Evil 2 Remake and from what I can tell, that new engine of theirs is really slick, looks really good and seems to be optimized very well.

I'm not sure though that my GTX 970 will handle Exodus though giving the specs they just released.

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A 6xx series card is older and does some things more inefficiently than modern 10xx cards.
However the x70 sub type is the moderately high end card, while the x50 subtype is a low end card. (At least in some SKUs based on the number of components failed QC and disabled).

Combined the performance is often similar 670~1050 sounds like a reasonable parallel showing performance from similar 'levels' of technology from older and modern lines.

A 970 should be better than the minimum by a fair bit.

What was the 'recommended' card(s)?

#4458982 - 01/28/19 02:32 AM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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I didn't realize they were equivalent cards. I guess I don't know enough about video card nomenclature as I thought a 670 was a low end and a 1050 a more modern high end card and thus confused why they were listed together under "minimum" requirements. I seem to fall between min and max requirements on a variety of fronts. Just gives me the feeling this will be a performance intensive game.


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You are comfortably above minimum spec everywhere (assuming that it is a desktop, and the GTX 970 is exactly that and not the (half GPU) GTX970M you find in laptops). (Though there are some advantages to 10xx series cards, the 9xx series are not too far behind, and again, the x70 sub type is 'high-ish' end, and the x50 sub type is only middling. In most benchmarks the 970 seems to be around the level of the 1060).

You exceed recommended in CPU (marginally) and RAM (significantly), so should see ample performance to be usable, even if you need to have slightly less than the highest resolution and graphical options. (The gen 4, 7 series, 90 model CPU is the top end consumer chip from that generation, and is about 20% faster than my gen 3, 7 series, 70 model CPU, which is still a competent chip). I might be very mildly concerned that the on-chip features of my cpu don't include something used in a very cutting edge application, reducing performance or being incompatible, but you are in the top end of the correct generation.

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I'm looking forward to playing this. I enjoyed the first two Metro games quite a lot. They are essentially the spiritual successors to the Stalker series.


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#4459046 - 01/28/19 06:55 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Same here PM. Exodus looks like a great balance between both. The backpack and weapon modding on the fly looks really cool and useful too. Still working my way through Metro Last Light. I still have Stalker SoC installed but I've never gotten too far in it.

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Originally Posted by Coot
Same here PM. Exodus looks like a great balance between both. The backpack and weapon modding on the fly looks really cool and useful too. Still working my way through Metro Last Light. I still have Stalker SoC installed but I've never gotten too far in it.



I'd pay good money for a re-release of the original Stalker with current day DX 12 graphics.


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#4459052 - 01/28/19 07:47 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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I'm really looking forward to it, but very worried about the transition to larger maps. I hope it doesn't become another copy/paste scavenger game like most open world games. But the developers seem to indicate it will be more along the lines of Deus Ex (but larger outdoors) with hub sections so that gives me some hope.

This is easily the 2nd most anticipated game coming this year for me, right behind Ace Combat 7.

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HOLD THE PRESSES !

this is just in. the game will no longer be available on steam and will exclusively be sold on epic store, as of today no purchases are allowed. Those who preordered the game on steam will be able to download and update the game via steam normaly (what they say, who knows if there will be delays on patch).

Acording to the company twiter the game will return to steam on FEB 2020......that is right folks, the limited exclusivity #%&*$# transitioned to PCs....thanks a lot consoles.

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Reason enough to not support Epic.

#4459076 - 01/28/19 11:08 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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In that case, no thanks.


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#4459109 - 01/29/19 03:31 AM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Wow that stinks to high heaven. What a crumby move. I was highly likely going to wait anyhow but this clinches it for me. I like for there to be competition but not companies greedily securing exclusivity rights when it comes to PC delivery platforms. I'm okay with only being able to play a select few games such as Metal Gear Solid through Sony via a Playstation but I don't like seeing this kind of thing happening more and more on PC. That's just crap. They did something similar with Rise of the Tomb Raider. Flat out ignored PC fans who are the ones supported the Tomb Raider series and it went straight to Xbox one for just under a year I think. Then they finally released the PC version. Then they did something similar with Remedy's Quantum Break. You could only get it on PC through Microsoft's Store and then some time later it finally came to Steam. I hate this crap. I want there to be competition but I also don't want a dozen game launcher/store front softwares on my PC. I hope GOG.com maintains its methodology. As long as they don't change a customer can buy Cyberpunk from them when it releases without having to have an account or Galaxy. They can just buy it and download it separately and be done with it.

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Eh I will play on 1X on my couch and not worry about PC. Game looks solid


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So this is the first Metro that is open world? I vaguely recall the first one being very linear--I have it, just never bothered playing through as S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is a masterpiece, but is sorta open world.

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Yes, the first one was originally planned as Open World but they had to cut scope.

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The two Metro games do indeed play very much like standard first person shooters but what drew me in was the setting, story and the very uniquely Russian perspective.


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It is rare for a FPS these days to have a great atmosphere and story, and this game was on my steam wishlist for a long time. I'll probably torrent it before I decide on buying though. With the Epic Store lacking the content that well and proven stores like Steam and GOG have and not enough experiences on the internet with refunding through Epic known, i'm not going to spend 60 bucks to try out if my 1050 Mobile reaches a minimum 720p 30fps.


The exclusive thing really sucks. I'm all in favor of devs earning more money, but if that money comes from cutting basic content like cloud saving, mod support, achievements and a review system, whilst not implementing anything new that is attractive, the consumer has no reason to swap environments.

By the way, i'm fully basing my opinion on this (excellent) article, so perhaps i'm not seeing the full picture:
https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/Dav...Current_State_is_Not_Good_for_Anyone.php

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Originally Posted by Blade_RJ
..that is right folks, the limited exclusivity #%&*$# transitioned to PCs....thanks a lot consoles.


This has been a thing for well over a decade. Remember when Half Life 2 forced us to exclusively use Steam? Or BF3 with Origin? Or any Ubisoft game over the past 8 or so years required Uplay? Nothing new here.

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It is rare for a FPS these days to have a great atmosphere and story, and this game was on my steam wishlist for a long time. I'll probably torrent it before I decide on buying though. With the Epic Store lacking the content that well and proven stores like Steam and GOG have and not enough experiences on the internet with refunding through Epic known, i'm not going to spend 60 bucks to try out if my 1050 Mobile reaches a minimum 720p 30fps.


The exclusive thing really sucks. I'm all in favor of devs earning more money, but if that money comes from cutting basic content like cloud saving, mod support, achievements and a review system, whilst not implementing anything new that is attractive, the consumer has no reason to swap environments.

By the way, i'm fully basing my opinion on this (excellent) article, so perhaps i'm not seeing the full picture:
https://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/Dav...Current_State_is_Not_Good_for_Anyone.php


The refund policy mirrors Valves (which they only implemented after EA/Origin beat them to it). Most of your other points are irrelevant. There was no mod support in the first place. No achievements is a plus. You can't turn that off in Steam, I've been waiting for a fix for about a decade if not longer now. Review system is broken in its current form. Just check the reviews and you'll see what I mean.

Whether that is good or not for customers is irrelevant sadly. Valve, EA, Ubisoft & Blizzard have set the standard for requiring a launcher/client. Customers go where the software is and Valve is loosing AAA games at a high rate.

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Originally Posted by Flogger23m
There was no mod support in the first place.

I'm talking about the Epic Store in general

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No achievements is a plus.

And for most gamers, it isn't. There is a large crowd of gamers wanting achievements. Why do you think everybody and their grandmothers' game include achievements?

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You can't turn that off in Steam I've been waiting for a fix for about a decade if not longer now.

Why remove something that is very succesful and desired? It's akin to complaining that FPS games are 3D instead of 2D.

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Review system is broken in its current form. Just check the reviews and you'll see what I mean.

And I always get plenty of useful reviews out of them, if you're too lazy to scroll further than the overall score, that's on you.

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Whether that is good or not for customers is irrelevant sadly.

Like you've said in your opening sentence, Valve implemented their refund policy after Origin beat them to it. So have a lot of other features of Steam been implemented after another company showed that that feature was something that attracted customers.

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Valve is loosing AAA games at a high rate.

Who have they lost? So far i'm only seeing Metro and The Division 2 as AAA exclusives on Epic Store, and that isn't going to cut it. Electronic Arts pulling all their games away from Steam was a bigger blow. Also, the Origin store isn't doing so well if you look at the amount of 3rd party content there.

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im a patient gamer this just means i will have to wait longer for a steam sale........but by then i will have a new gen of processor and nvidia problably will have the rtx 2.0 cards on the market so i can run this ultra 4k

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Originally Posted by Vaderini
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There was no mod support in the first place.

I'm talking about the Epic Store in general

Well that isn't very relevant to the thread then...

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No achievements is a plus.

And for most gamers, it isn't. There is a large crowd of gamers wanting achievements. Why do you think everybody and their grandmothers' game include achievements?

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You can't turn that off in Steam I've been waiting for a fix for about a decade if not longer now.

Why remove something that is very succesful and desired? It's akin to complaining that FPS games are 3D instead of 2D.

Why not have an option? Not everyone is a 13 year old that needs constant pop ups for every little thing. It is much more akin to having popups on a website. It is practically the same. 2D vs 3D FPS is a massive difference to gameplay. Having popups in your games is just as bad as those pop ups on a website. Most people run ad blockers to get rid of them. It shouldn't surprise you that we'd like similar functionality in our paid games.

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Review system is broken in its current form. Just check the reviews and you'll see what I mean.

And I always get plenty of useful reviews out of them, if you're too lazy to scroll further than the overall score, that's on you.

Most of them are garbage. Games get review bombed due to the developers ethnicity, political decisions of another country (China vs South Korea as an example) or ramble on about entirely other products. A good example is Metro 2033 getting Epic store rants for reviews which have nothing to do with the product in question.

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Whether that is good or not for customers is irrelevant sadly.

Like you've said in your opening sentence, Valve implemented their refund policy after Origin beat them to it. So have a lot of other features of Steam been implemented after another company showed that that feature was something that attracted customers.

And that is why some competition is good. Valve has been lazy for a good ~6 years. What needs to be fixed gets kicked to the side and more garbage and neglect has set it (such as review bombing and an influx of low quality "hentai games").

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Valve is loosing AAA games at a high rate.

Who have they lost? So far i'm only seeing Metro and The Division 2 as AAA exclusives on Epic Store, and that isn't going to cut it. Electronic Arts pulling all their games away from Steam was a bigger blow. Also, the Origin store isn't doing so well if you look at the amount of 3rd party content there.

So far these past few months:
Call of Duty Black Ops 4
Rage 2
The Division 2
Metro Exodus (timed only)


Three of the biggest AAA games announced this year won't be on Steam. This trend is picking up steam, pardon the pun.


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Originally Posted by Flogger23m
Well that isn't very relevant to the thread then

If you don't find the "exclusive" discussion relevant to the thread, then why are you participating in it?

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Why not have an option? Not everyone is a 13 year old that needs constant pop ups for every little thing. It is much more akin to having popups on a website. It is practically the same. 2D vs 3D FPS is a massive difference to gameplay. Having popups in your games is just as bad as those pop ups on a website. Most people run ad blockers to get rid of them. It shouldn't surprise you that we'd like similar functionality in our paid games.

There is an option to turn pop-ups off, it's called "disable Steam Overlay in-game".

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LOL the publisher Dev has threatened the pc community saying they will not release any more titles on the plataform if people boycott........lol........let the boycotting begins...pc players are not lemmings like casuals on console. dude just shot his own tight and hit an artery........


Someone translated the original interview, seems it was not cut as dry as some people in the net made it look like.

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"I've been looking at all the buzz. My feelings are two fold. On the one side, us leaving steam is not certain, nobody has made such a bold move as of yet (as far as I'm aware). This is all new, and this means that it will cause some people to be upset. Yes, a move like this requires folks to install the Epic launcher that can cause some inconvenience to players and this all means that there will be some push back.

On the other hand, the reaction of a certain group of players (people threatening to use torrents etc) - is hardly warranted. I get a feeling that people didn't want to play the game in the first place, but instead were just waiting for a reason to start throwing out their complaints. So we (the devs) spend years of hard work trying to make something special, but the aforementioned group of players just think our hard work isn't even worth a couple of minutes it takes to install a new launcher. Of course its their life and their right so why even bother with Metro? It seems like its a game that they have no interest in. I can only say that those people were't fans in the first place and our work isn't interesting to them, and that means that opinions of such people are of no interest to me. What is the point in me listening to their opinion?

Let us take closer look at the situation shall we? Some people think that ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ on Exodus as well as the previously released titles that they somehow made the world a better place. "Lets put the greedy developer in their place!" these people think. Here's my answer to this - if this goes to the extreme and PC players decide to boycott Exodus, then subsequent Metro titles, if they do come out will not come out on PC. If its for better or worse, you decide for yourself. Personally I would just feel bad for the loyal fans. This won't affect how much I value the work of my friends and work colleagues. I know for sure that all these angry people who are spewing their bile online are not capable of doing even a small fraction of what we were able to achieve and will hopefully achieve in the future. And thus, they don't have a clue as to what they are talking about.

And also, despite the fact that during development I've played and finished every single level of every game god knows how many times, I still want to play Metro. I have finished the previous games many times, even now I'm getting ready to do another full playthrough of the PC version (I'm assuming here he means Exodus), which were are now adding the finishing touches to. To me this is a tradition, I always do a full playthough of our game just before release. It lets me appreciate all the work we did. So you might be asking what is this all about? I'm remembering the Professor's words (not sure what he means here) , words that I've heard many times from him personally and from the Internet - when you make a game you have to make it for yourself first and foremost, you yourself actually have to like the game. And only now I'm starting to fully realize that no smartass is going to get to me and devalue the hard work that we have put in. There will always be those who are unsatisfied.."

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I don't know who's talking in that quote but it comes off as quite dismissive and does not even address the reasons why many folks are unhappy.

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I’m in the middle of playing 2033 Redux and the graphics improvements are really great. I played the game before but it was the original release so it didn’t look nearly as nice.


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What I really like about the two Redux games is that they play like two Chapters of the same game (due to the unified visuals, mechanics, HUD...)

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I finished playing 2033 Redux last year I think and really liked it. I had the original game but it ran so poorly. Even years later with newer hardware it still ran like crap so I never got far into it. I bought Redux on sale and it ran like a dream and is beautiful. Right now I'm playing the original release of Last Light but it runs much better than the original Metro 2033 did. There's only a few spots in level transitions where the fps tank but then clear up. I wouldn't mind getting the Redux version to round out the collection but this runs just fine for the most part comparatively. It likewise is a beautiful game too and I agree with you RSColonel, they both blend seamlessly with one another. I was interested to discover after the fact that 2033 could have two endings depending on a choice you make which I did not know.

I also really appreciated being able to see the military silo location which was a scary hell to explore at the end of the first game all cleared out and cleaned up and occupied by the Rangers in the beginning of the second game. I like seeing continuity like that and old places or faces from previous game entries. I hope Exodus comes to Steam eventually as that's the platform where all my other Metro games are.

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So did anyone buy it ? i'm seeing xbox gameplay and eeeeeh...

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Wow, 8.5 on IGN and about 80% on Metacritic.

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Metro 2033 got 81% and Last Light got 82% on Metacritic, and those are 2 of my favorite games of all time. Really tempted now to buying this...

By the way, does anyone know is Artyom is the protagonist, or is his story concluded?

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From the review at IGN it sounds like Artyom is the protagonist.

#4461489 - 02/15/19 11:37 AM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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I'll be buying it. I'm still in the middle of playing Last Light Redux.


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#4461495 - 02/15/19 12:07 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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BTW, I just noticed there's also a post-apocalyptic Far Cry out today? That one went completely below my radar.

#4461496 - 02/15/19 12:07 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: RSColonel_131st]  
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Originally Posted by RSColonel_131st
BTW, I just noticed there's also a post-apocalyptic Far Cry out today? That one went completely below my radar.



Yes, "New Dawn". It takes place several years after the end of Far Cry 5.


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#4461497 - 02/15/19 12:09 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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So that's the "Blooddragon" or "Primal" interim release for FC5 then...

I ignored 5 because the plot and gameplay got such a bad reputation. Might be worth checking that one then.

#4461498 - 02/15/19 12:11 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: RSColonel_131st]  
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Originally Posted by RSColonel_131st

I ignored 5 because the plot and gameplay got such a bad reputation. .



I found the gameplay to be virtually the same as it was in Far Cry 3 and Far Cry 4 and while the geographic setting was obviously different, I found the plot/story to be no better or no worse than the story in FC 4.


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#4461500 - 02/15/19 12:22 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Well...


From what I saw the criticism was that you get pulled repeatly into some cutscenes/psychotic episodes, and there is no "good" ending as it's either nuclear strike or you die. Didn't seem very interesting to play then.

#4461508 - 02/15/19 01:47 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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#4461510 - 02/15/19 01:51 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: WangoTango]  
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Originally Posted by WangoTango
Far Cry lost me after FC2.


I enjoyed FC 2 for the most part but the constantly respawning enemy checkpoints were annoying.


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#4461589 - 02/15/19 07:47 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Bought FC 2 at launch for the 360 as an impulse buy. However, the game had a gamebreaking bug that corrupted your save file when you were about 3/4 in. Ubisoft quickly acknowledged the problem, but said that it was to expensive to patch. Basically all 360 owners got #%&*$#, after forking €70 for a game that was unfinishable.

Never bought an Ubisoft product since, and never will do so again. Something similar happened to Konami and MGS V: GZ on 360, but that is a story for another day.

Seriously, #%&*$# those 2 companies.

#4461606 - 02/15/19 10:04 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Originally Posted by WangoTango
Far Cry lost me after FC2.


I enjoyed FC 2 for the most part but the constantly respawning enemy checkpoints were annoying.


the respawn wasnt so annoying, what was annyoing was that the missions were ALWAYS on the oposite side of where you got it from, mission quest give is NE ? enjoy going SW, and vice versa, got tiring really fast, i enjoyed much more attacking camps but never finished because of this

#4461635 - 02/16/19 04:13 AM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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FC3 and FC4 were great fun. FC5 sucked in my opinion. It's not just the story either. All the guns aee basically the same. There is no point to unlocking any new weapons. It could have been great if they did it right. So will take a hard pass on FC5.5 New Dawn.

Metro Exodus on the other hand...go get it. Stop complaining about Epic store. This is a classic game. Its one of the all time greats in my opinion. Have played about 2 hours so far but I am loving it.


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#4461667 - 02/16/19 03:41 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Metro : Exodus is getting better reviews on PC. %83, compared to %77 on console.

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#4462073 - 02/20/19 01:04 AM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Metro Exodus was ok, just ok.

I love the world and the atmosphere of the Metro games, but the play mechanics are meh, and the many scripted action sequences are annoying.

IMO any developer not named Bethesda Softworks could do a better job of living up to the source material.

#4463224 - 02/27/19 03:04 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Well, despite the stupid move with Steam/Epic I, well, got the game somehow wink

And honestly: It's February and this might be game of the year for me. Especially if they release some nice juicy DLCs with additional large levels.

They really did almost everything right here - judging at least by the first third. There's stuff in I would like to have in every other shooter.

#4463227 - 02/27/19 03:12 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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I’ll buy it when it goes on Steam. I have plenty of games right now that keep me busy.


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#4463231 - 02/27/19 03:24 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Let's just say I got a legal key, but there's no Epic Launcher on my PC. wink

I'll rebuy it oin GOG later I guess, in a year or two. The main downside to this game is that it makes the old Metro titles look incomplete by comparison, and it totally nuked Far Cry New Dawn which I also tried. In fact it nukes a lot of other shooters, which is a bit like what Witcher 3 did to RPGs for me. On the upside when I upgrade my 1080ti in a year or two I'll have extra currently unused GFX options and difficulty levels to replay.

#4463236 - 02/27/19 03:34 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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Far Cry New Dawn is pretty straight forward to me. If you liked Far Cry 5, you will like New Dawn. If you hated FC 5 then you'll hate New Dawn. It's more of the same with just a different story and characters.


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#4463245 - 02/27/19 04:37 PM Re: Metro Exodus [Re: Coot]  
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I'm actually surprised how bad FC New Dawn looks (at least to my eyes). The geometry of most buildings and even the rocky cliffs is so "blocky" and rectangular, the animations of the people very off. Yes, it's a budget title, but they reused a lot of assets so that doesn't excuse it. I decided to replay FC4 instead...

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Thanks for the game comments. I played the original recently when i grabbed a DL on sale. I will do the same with exodus.


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