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Posted 08 April 2012 - 08:27 AM

Woah, I just discovered the thread -- and while I understand some of the cynicism, I really do, there's quite a payload of impressive features and capability this game promises, and two things that stand out in the press release are very positive for the PC:

1) Always on DRM is NOT part and parcel of GR:FS PC -- how much better then that could the DRM situation be? Ubisoft listened and perhaps even gets it... Five happy faces for Ubisoft!

:) :) :) :) :)

2) Reading between the lines of the system spec, there some nice latitude in that spec that suggests the game will be optimized to a considerable extent to take advantage of PC as the spec is well above what a Xbox 360 can pump render wise, and the latitude suggests there may be some decent configurarbility in the engine. No happy faces for this one yet, but, if you've seen GR:O with the post processing turned down it should look really good and be a solid performing PC offering.

If not for the use of the Tom Clancy and Ghost Recon monikers, I bet most Ghost Recon Fans here would find GR:FS an otherwise intriguing game; perhaps not to the extent we'd get lathered up from say an announcement like 'the epic return of RSE to revist legacy Ghost Recon game design, and cold war Special Operations in Ghost Recon: Last Gasp' but I'd wager GR:FS will be a game more then a few here will grudgingly enjoy...

:)

Edited by 101459, 08 April 2012 - 08:31 AM.


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Posted 08 April 2012 - 02:32 PM

i have question
how i know that the game will work in my computer?

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Posted 08 April 2012 - 09:56 PM

how i know that the game will work in my computer?

What are your system specs for:

· CPU (brand, model & spec)
· RAM (how much, & how fast)
· Video Card & VRAM

If you don't know, you can use a free tool like Speccy (click link) to make a report, then post it here and we can let you know if you fit inside the range...

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Edited by 101459, 08 April 2012 - 09:58 PM.


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Posted 09 April 2012 - 10:55 AM

CPU:Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.67GHz-2.66GHz
RAM: 4GB WINDOWS 7
VIDEO CARD: NAVIDIA GEFORCE 1024MBGeForce GTS 250 - SHADER MODEL 4- SyncMaster (1680x1050@60Hz)
1024MBGeForce GTS 250
WINDOWS 7 SYSTEM 64 BIT +SERVICE PACK 1
DIRECTX 11
Hard Drives:977GB Western Digital WDC WD10EARS-00Z5B1 ATA Device (SATA)
Optical Drives: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH22LS50 ATA Device
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:04 AM

lol

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:49 AM

I CAN REPLACE THE computer parts

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 08:43 PM

hezi69 it looks like your PC should be fine and you shouldn't need to replace anything... Your video card might be at the low end of what's needed but you surely should not replace it before you try the game. Have you tried Ghost Recon: Online? If your PC runs that game ok you should have a pretty good idea of how well it will run GR:FS as well...

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 08:54 PM

how to play ghost recon online
i have beta key but i says me that the beta in queue\
what to do
and what you can say about the other recommand requirdments exept video card

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 04:08 AM

A temporary broadband connection will be required for one-time product registration at first launch using the player Uplay account. From that point on, no permanent connection is required, except for online modes.


I feel I should comment on this too as I've made a few posts over the past couple years regarding Ubi's draconian DRM measures.

I can say I think that Ubi has chosen a very reasonable form of DRM this time. I have no problem registering my game the first time (kind of like activating Windows), and having Ubi check if I have a legit version when playing online because well ... I'm online.

What would trouble me is that I would not be able to play a game I paid for if my internet connection went down, or if I was travelling.

Sad to say, but I am glad that GR:FS was delayed long enough for Ubi to choose this DRM for the PC version. Hopefully we won't have any further nasty DRM surprises.

One thing that was NOT addressed in the press release that will still affect my purchase: if GR:FS PC is a direct port of the Xbox 360/PS3 version (same engine etc), IMHO it will be a good thing. Ubi has a bad habit of using different engines for the same game on different platforms leading to questionable results (GR2 for PS2 is the best example of this)

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:13 AM

how to play ghost recon online
i have beta key but i says me that the beta in queue\
what to do

Go to the GR:O site, and log in first (make an account if you don't have one), then hit the big 'APPLY FOR BETA' button and log in and it should ask for your beta key.

and what you can say about the other recommand requirdments exept video card

The rest of your PC is more then fine, you should not need any new hardware, even your video card should be ok...

One thing that was NOT addressed in the press release that will still affect my purchase: if GR:FS PC is a direct port of the Xbox 360/PS3 version (same engine etc), IMHO it will be a good thing. Ubi has a bad habit of using different engines for the same game on different platforms leading to questionable results (GR2 for PS2 is the best example of this)

This has always confounded me a bit, as the use of the term 'port' has come to be a really vague Gamer colloquialism to mean anything they don't like about a game that they feel was influenced by a console target design.

The game engine, art pipeline, and toolchain used to create any game that's going to use the DirectX render backplane on the Xbox 360 and/or PC is going to build the game first on a PC regardless and typically the same middle-ware and tools...

I grant that there are games that are hastily brought out for PC after console target build is polished, with incomplete features and limited regard for what a PC version of the game needs like:

· render optimization that takes advantage of what PC's offer
· configurable render settings
· adjustable FOV with correct scaling
· configurable keyboard binding and mouse control with raw input and no-scale options
· stand alone dedicated server support
· decent server browser capability or at least external support for a server browser

The last, an actual server browser or at least supporting external server browsers rather then some cheap hack of some sort of 'match-making' interface has been one especially onerous and miserable limitation Ubisoft have unfortunately foisted on Clancy Fans with the Vegas and Splinter Cell games...

But any of these shortcomings is more typically a limitation of budget/time, Developer laziness, and in some really embarrassingly conspicuous cases just incompetence -- then the fact that the game was optimized for the console first as the 'lead platform' and then hastily finished for PC...

Ubisoft has also given the impression of being a company that would very much like to be able to treat the PC as a console: onerous DRM and crude match-making, limited render and control interface configuration -- they want us locked out -- to see and play the game their way, regardless of whether we're missing fingers, colorblind, get sick from excessive camera bob or absurd camera post processing effects -- which is sad as the PC was the last bastion that gave people configurable means to dealing with limitations like these that otherwise made games unplayable for them.

But I don't mind a wit that the game is on the same engine for PC as the Console, I just hope the PC team gets the time, money and has the talent to make it look as good and hopefully better than it does on the Console, and gives us the range of input interface control and render options and game server browsing features we've been shorted in too many previous Ubisoft games.

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Edited by 101459, 10 April 2012 - 06:15 AM.


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Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:53 AM

Ive already tried to help hezi69 in the GR:O section, they don't seem to see the same thing we do.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 10:03 AM

listen you dont understand
i have enter loing my uplay account
but it doest show up me the enter the beta key
or apply for beta or redeem beta key
and i am uk player

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 10:13 AM

listen you dont understand
i have enter loing my uplay account
but it doest show up me the enter the beta key
or apply for beta or redeem beta key
and i am uk player


please refer to the posts i have made in the free beta key thread.

this is not something this forum can help with

Edited by bobmanuk, 10 April 2012 - 10:13 AM.


#44 hezi69

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:51 PM

i dont worry about ghost recon online

i want play in the future ghost recon future soldier for pc
even my video card might be to low or in the middle between the minimum and the recommand

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:04 PM

Can we stop all this chat about Ghost Recon Online.

This thread and forum is for GR:FS PC only.

If you have any questions about GR:Online then post them in the correct forum.




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