Gaming Thread, EduGeek Battlefield 3 PC Platoon in Fun Stuff; Originally Posted by Geoff
Thats because it actually was a beta test and not a demo like MoH.
Medal of ...
10th October 2011, 07:44 PM #106
Medal of honor was a beta, because after a month it closed, a week was used to fix bugs then the game got shipped out! Win win and in general it was a good game (although I am trading it in later this month along with a few other games to get some moneys off my xbox live subscription)
Originally Posted by Geoff
11th October 2011, 09:32 AM #107
11th October 2011, 09:40 AM #108
11th October 2011, 09:41 AM #109
They are not ultra PC images as ultra textures were not included in the beta.
They also appeared here for a similar discussion: http://forums.electronicarts.co.uk/b...-settings.html
11th October 2011, 09:42 AM #110
Fair enough, its still decent enough for a console!! It is comparable to PC on high then...
11th October 2011, 09:50 AM #111
Last edited by Rawns; 11th October 2011 at 09:58 AM.
11th October 2011, 12:31 PM #112
Yep 100% PC will look vastly better as well as having 32/64 man where as console is 24 max. Xbox and PS3 are DX9 equiv consoles so the PC is far ahead.
I am pretty sure BF3 will support DX11 features as well such as tessellation which always looks pimp and this is before we get to 3D vision which rocked in BC2.
11th October 2011, 12:36 PM #113
Granted pc is superior...I just hate having to continually upgrade...and BTW, Xbox slim and ps3 are dx10 equivalent...so not too far behind :-)
11th October 2011, 12:36 PM #114
11th October 2011, 12:38 PM #115
Erm no?? the ps3 and xbox (slim has no enhanced graphics) have DX9 feature set with a few extras but its no where near dx10 feature set and this is before we get to dx11. Consoles are like DX9+ but not DX10 and this is before we get to memory limitations.
Originally Posted by nephilim
11th October 2011, 12:39 PM #116
Likewise! It's costly and time consuming, however I've not upgraded for 6 years now, so I think it's about time I invested in a new rig. And BF3 is the perfect excuse for it..... provided I can convince the wife of course!
Originally Posted by nephilim
11th October 2011, 12:46 PM #117
Yeh upgrades can be a pain but it really depends on how much value/hours you get out of them. I get a good entertainment to £ ratio from my pc and poor from my consoles as nowadays I dont play on them.
Originally Posted by Rawns
11th October 2011, 12:53 PM #118
See I used to absolutely own on the PC, I spent a good few hours a day on there, but since developing carpal tunnel, I had to stop until I have my operation. I since turned to my xbox and seemingly get much more enjoyment, I haven't rage quit on the console whereas I used to on the PC where people were clearly using hacks but not getting caught by punkbuster/VAC/ACI etc.
I suppose its swings and roundabouts, if I was using the PC more, then I would probably not be moaning, but its sheerly for the fact that it causes so much pain (literally) that I enjoy my console more.
PC wise - since last year I have spent maybe 10 hours a week at the most on the PC/Laptop
Xbox - since last year I have spent up to 5 hours in an evening not realising how much time has passed on there (the mrs will tend to watch if I am playing a shooter)
11th October 2011, 12:57 PM #119
Likewise. Usually my missus does not have an issue with me investing in good kit because I use my PC a lot and she knows it will last a good few years and we will get value for money from it. Barely a day goes by where I don;t use my PC for one reason or another. Recently, I was happy with my old 19" LCD monitor that was almost 6 years old. The wife moaned at me recently and practically made me go out an buy a 24" widescreen! God I love her!!!!
Originally Posted by ZeroHour
However, being close to crimbo, and going to Dublin for a week at the end of the month means it may be a hard task getting a upgrade.
11th October 2011, 01:13 PM #120
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