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Originally posted by Reymas

If you have a choice, the answer is always PC.  There will be mods for ESO btw.

 

Honestly, I'm a bit worried about the console megaserver populations.  Pretty sure they might combine the PS4 and XB1 mega-servers in the future.

This will never happen because microsoft won't ever allow it, microsoft HATE cross platform gaming, they will never allow pc xbox and ps4 to play together, ffxiv wanted to be on all 3, and microsoft said if it come sout on xbox then the pc and ps4 and xbox cannot be cross server, they must be all separate.

Microsoft are the bane of the future of gaming cross platform, its digusting. thats why Square E turned down microsofts money and kept ffxiv pc and ps4 and made it crossplatform, but ESO has given into greed and will be 3 separate server forever.

Originally posted by Matticus75

I have a Xbox one, and a PC, Controllers (xbox vs mouse and keyboard are not an issue to me)

Trying to decide if I should get the game eventually for the console or the PC

Pro for the PC maybe at least for me is that my MMOs are familiar playing on that platform and I have a high end graphics card

Pro for the Xbox one is that I have a large high def TV and well a couch to sit on lol

 

Guess this issue would be game play overall, any suggestions on which way to go? Espically for a MMO?

I think some topics came up for the Xbox one vs the PS4, didn't find any threads on vs the PC

I have a PC and PS4, at the end of the day, microsoft forced them to separate all 3 platforms servers, so as we all know mmos last a lot longer on PC, and are generally a lot better in gfx, controls and software like TS3 for guilds and pvp.

Most people are buying it on PC so there PC server will be faaar more populated, and it comes out 2 months earlier on the PC.

Originally posted by orionblack
Originally posted by Chattaway

Don't like it? Don't buy it... simple, end of.

This is like someone saying they hate mcdonalds then going and buying and one and then complaining that they did not get enough fries because they ordered small and not large lol.

Welp ...seems to me that the vocal minority won't realise that they really have a choice of not buying the game. 

Once they understand that once the general public stops buying such things, game companies will stop selling them.

Meanwhile as another nay sayer stops to respond to you and I, I would imagine that another pre-order has been sold, and not stopping anytime soon.

As for me...yeah think i'm ordering the physical copy for the shinies!! 

Yes i bought physical CE and i'm unemployed on jobseekers £50 a week... if i can afford a £90 game i'm sure most people can.

the items in this CE are by far the best of any mmo i've ever bought in my life, and i got a lot of them.

Don't like it? Don't buy it... simple, end of.

This is like someone saying they hate mcdonalds then going and buying and one and then complaining that they did not get enough fries because they ordered small and not large lol.

Originally posted by Comaf
Originally posted by sludgebeard

This is the worst CE leak ever (And will go down in history as so), I for one ca not believe that Zenimax would stoop this low. Well Ive HAD IT!

 

Not only did they ignore players cries for an imperial race, and for all races - available to - all factions, but now they go and throw both those into one box and chrge you 150 bucks to have it!!

 

That is an outright deception of consumer interests and I will be filing a greviounce with the company first thing tomorrow morning!

 

God is no one else as outraged!?

"[Not only did they ignore players cries for an imperial race] and for all races - available to - all factions"

 

Where are these cries?  Secondly, why must nearly every online RPG have broken lore and a laissez-faire attitude toward realm politics? Here's a quickie on why Elder Scrolls is a grown up title, and properly expresses race and subsequently, a more realistic reason for finding purpose in warfare...

 

The basics are:

 

Lesson 1:  If a nation has no walls, everyone takes what they want when they want.

Lesson 2: Nations build walls.

Lesson 3: Other nations build ways to destroy those walls (see #1)

 

My point is:

 

Lesson 4: Life forms tend to bond in nations (hence the term national pride) in order to promote same gods and ethnicity

Lesson 5: Read about the Tolkien Elves and Dwarves.  There's a reason there were entire realms dedicated to one people.

 

I am utterly thankful Tolkien knew enough about lore to keep the Hobbits, Elves, Humans, and Orcs, from all randomly grouping to pk each other in the Shire.  Fantasy gets to be epic and somewhat believable (which ironically, is what makes good fantasy).  A lot of younger folks want to be able to do anything and go anywhere as they please because they don't have the intellectual capability to understand or appreciate depth - that's my opinion, but considering so few young folk read these days...

 

So good news - many games meet your standards.  Let us lore lovers have one of our own as well.  This ain't GW2, Age of Conan, or any other co-op.  It's an mmo where RPG matters.

What? I live in England and in England we have many types of people from the west to the Middle East and the east, people move here and live here and are loyal to the country.

In every ES game do you not start as a prisoner in a SET land and can play any race? Did skyrim force us to play nords?

You talk about walls but in real life we do not say someone from this country cannot come here at all, we have many races of people living together, so there’s no reason why a nord could not go and live in the Breton action lands and serve them, we are individuals not drones and racists, this is an RPG game, get used to it.

As for your lore on tolkein, that's completely wrong... dwarves traded with humans, elves traded with humans, many creatures in LOTR and the Hobbit mingled at times, when frodo went to the pony did everyone scream and shout wtf is that? or ask for ID in the pub for a pint? no they knew what eachother were mostly especially elves and dwarves.

I play LOTRO a lot and that game is based on the books and strict with tolkein lore and the game will show you how much the different races can come together despite their racist views at times.

Most of england lets say are english but that does not mean there are no other people here, and thats not a bad thing, its natural, england was made up of anglo saxons who came from the anglo, saxons and jutes, so don't say that its not normal for ESO to allow any race to live and do as he wants.

Originally posted by Octagon7711

Sad but true.  A lot of games our making us pay extra for stuff that is a major part of the game.  I remember when Mass Effect 3 added the DLC with the Prothean character.  A major character who many felt should have been included originally in the game.  There was also the talk of DLC content already being in the game from the start and that it was just made unlockable for extra money.

1 race is not a major part of the game though is it, they want people to buy CE and giving something good is better than something crap like GW2 or SWTOR. you will not die if you do not buy IE for an extra £20, and pre ordering is free and you can just pre order get the code and cancel your pre order and whalla you have the race crossover unlocked, are people that ignorant? they did not think about doing that?

I think people are just raging for the sake of it, want the race pay for it, simple. people sub to WOW for years and then an expansion come sout, they buy it, for the new zones and class and race, do people moan about that? so ESO charging for Imperial race is no different than wow charging for worgen, goblin, draenei, blood elf, padaren.

Firstly i think people are going way over the top with their rage about this CE/Proder pack.

In the world of elders scrolls anyone who is a fan will realize that no race should be faction locked, that's not how any of the single player games play, if i want to play a Nord and kill Nords i can... Skyrim.

People who are raging over the play any race on any faction don't seem to realize that this is very good, my ONLY issue with the game was i wanted to play Breton and my friend Nord, and that meant we could not play together unless i was forced or he was forced to play something we did not want, is that a good game? no it is not so thank you Zenimax for allowing me and my friends to all play together no matter what race we each decide to pick.

For all those worrying and raging that it’s a preorder, you do realize you can preorder the game on amazon/game.co.uk right now for FREE get the preorder code, add it to your account unlock all this content and then cancel your preorder so then you will always have the unlocks? So don’t claim poverty or time limited because ALL have the chance to do this right now regardless of when you decide to buy the game.

Imperials

IMO this was always the plan, it was the only race not in the game due to the 3/3/3 faction race and i think they had this plan all along but kept it a secret a) for CE and b) to build gratitude and hype for people wanting to play an imperial and as any faction as a neutral race.

- - -

I myself will be playing an imperial as i think they look amazing and this also means people who lets say want to play certain factions can always play a human race no matter what faction they want to pick.

I don't get how people claim to love and support the elder scrolls series and them blatantly spit in the face of the devs who brought us this amazing game, if you don't like it don’t but it, I’m not forcing you to buy it, they are not forcing you to buy it. do NOT buy this game and then complain about issues and slag them off, its like someone buying mass effect and then saying then skip all quests and hate story, its just silly.

I have preorder physical CE and can't wait for this game to come out, i hope it does very well and the community grows strong.

Originally posted by Yamota

The whole point of getting a sub. based game is that everyone pays the same fee and get the same starting conditions. But lo and behold, collectors edition not only gives you bonus experience, a faster mount and a completely new race?

This is so wrong on atleast two ways. First, obviously, the fact that if you buy a collectors edition you will get significant exclusive content but also sets a precedence for the inevitable cash shop. Do you really think that if they offered this race in the collectors edition, they aren't going to offer the same or similar in the cash shop? Effectively turning this game to your typical F2P game, except it is not F2P. It is box+SUB and now also exclusive content which you need to pay for on top of the montly sub.

So true subscription based games, as we know it, are dead. RIP.

Either accept this cash shop plus P2P nonsense or move on from the MMO genre. Looking more and more to do the latter. Sad to see such a promising genre which started with UO (for me atleast) get turned into this.

WoW is a sub only game with a cash shop, so the answer no.

Originally posted by Vannor
Originally posted by Chattaway
Originally posted by Vannor
Originally posted by Chattaway
Originally posted by Vannor

It's great they've added the Imperial race and allowed cross faction race choice.

It's absolutely shit that having those standard and pretty much necessary game features is tied to certain conditions.

The imperial race and open race choice should be included with every subscription. Period. No excuses.

Those options will be in the cash shop after launch.. so wtf are people paying a subscription for if all the content and features aren't included?

I said the same to myself after paying £130 for guild wars 2 then finding out they give you 1 tiny bank tab and charge you £8.50 for each extra one or bag slot upgrade you buy...

But the sub is really to pay the staff, upgrade and develop the game, maintain high standard servers, which it is as one server for the entire world, which is amazing and what every game should use.

Without a sub F2P cash shops become extremely greedy, time limited, and pay to win, look at the stuff guild war 2 has been adding lately.

Well, that's my point. Putting a race and cross faction race choice in the cash shop, or bonus edition, is worse than anything GW2 has done, especially considering ESO has a sub.

No ESO CE offers TONS of useful items, what did GW2 CE give me? oh a stupid xp drink, a mini pet and a 2 week bank golem that's runs out and is useless, that's was pathetic, everything ESO offers is amazing and useful forever.

Yes, the stuff is useful.. but only because it's not included in the subscription or normal box price when it should be. Races and race choice was included in the box price with GW2. You didn't need the collectors edition to be able to play what you want to play.

What you're saying is like saying.. someone broke my window, it's great that I get to pay for a useful new window.

But before yesterday races were stuck in factions were they not? before yesterday everyone thought the game was as it was, race locked to factions no? so you are getting for the box price what you expected to get all along, this pre order bonus is a bonus and not needed to play or not promised, this is optional and free at that.

So the argument is false because they are giving us what we want when they never said we would get it with the box.

Originally posted by Vannor
Originally posted by Chattaway
Originally posted by Vannor

It's great they've added the Imperial race and allowed cross faction race choice.

It's absolutely shit that having those standard and pretty much necessary game features is tied to certain conditions.

The imperial race and open race choice should be included with every subscription. Period. No excuses.

Those options will be in the cash shop after launch.. so wtf are people paying a subscription for if all the content and features aren't included?

I said the same to myself after paying £130 for guild wars 2 then finding out they give you 1 tiny bank tab and charge you £8.50 for each extra one or bag slot upgrade you buy...

But the sub is really to pay the staff, upgrade and develop the game, maintain high standard servers, which it is as one server for the entire world, which is amazing and what every game should use.

Without a sub F2P cash shops become extremely greedy, time limited, and pay to win, look at the stuff guild war 2 has been adding lately.

Well, that's my point. Putting a race and cross faction race choice in the cash shop, or bonus edition, is worse than anything GW2 has done, especially considering ESO has a sub.

No ESO CE offers TONS of useful items, what did GW2 CE give me? oh a stupid xp drink, a mini pet and a 2 week bank golem that's runs out and is useless, that's was pathetic, everything ESO offers is amazing and useful forever.

Originally posted by Gilllean

Author of post did you play ? this so called amazing game ?

For example I except have seen 2 official game plays. One extremely bad and one average also I watched a lot of streams YES stream hidden from Zenimax and NDA witch where horrible.

Price is not a problem only a small one Eu people must pay for 25 $ more ....

Problem is that Zenimax stated they will be a B2P  and P2P now we clearly see that they are ready to break alliance limits for money and it's a Red Alert that game is going to be greedy as any other F2p. Also Pre order contains items that tel us that there will be a rediculuous OP cash shop in game.

Do you not realize they broke the 3 faction rule because EVERYONE wanted it? everyone i know hated the 3 faction 3 race lock, they changed it because WE wanted it NOT THEM, THEY added imperials for that, WE wanted race crossover.

NDA so i wont answer that, but its amazing.

I live in england and we have a like 25% tax on things, so that's expected, paying more? go robin hood and murder your government.

As for cash shop, remember Neverwinter? £35 for 1 mount, yes 35 pounds... i dont think a few cosmetics in ESO will be that expensive.

Originally posted by Vannor

It's great they've added the Imperial race and allowed cross faction race choice.

It's absolutely shit that having those standard and pretty much necessary game features is tied to certain conditions.

The imperial race and open race choice should be included with every subscription. Period. No excuses.

Those options will be in the cash shop after launch.. so wtf are people paying a subscription for if all the content and features aren't included?

I said the same to myself after paying £130 for guild wars 2 then finding out they give you 1 tiny bank tab and charge you £8.50 for each extra one or bag slot upgrade you buy...

But the sub is really to pay the staff, upgrade and develop the game, maintain high standard servers, which it is as one server for the entire world, which is amazing and what every game should use.

Without a sub F2P cash shops become extremely greedy, time limited, and pay to win, look at the stuff guild war 2 has been adding lately.

And its a good reward for fans and supporters of the game, all right now have the option to get this preorder bonus even if you have no money in your bank, and if it does and when it does come to item shop in ESO it will prob be £5, which if you buy the game after release will prob be half price or F2P anyway and then you have payed half of what i payed int he first place.

Firstly i think people are going way over the top with their rage about this CE/Proder pack.

In the world of elders scrolls anyone who is a fan will realize that no race should be faction locked, that's not how any of the single player games play, if i want to play a Nord and kill Nords i can... Skyrim.

People who are raging over the play any race on any faction don't seem to realize that this is very good, my ONLY issue with the game was i wanted to play Breton and my friend Nord, and that meant we could not play together unless i was forced or he was forced to play something we did not want, is that a good game? no it is not so thank you Zenimax for allowing me and my friends to all play together no matter what race we each decide to pick.

For all those worrying and raging that it’s a preorder, you do realize you can preorder the game on amazon/game.co.uk right now for FREE get the preorder code, add it to your account unlock all this content and then cancel your preorder so then you will always have the unlocks? So don’t claim poverty or time limited because ALL have the chance to do this right now regardless of when you decide to buy the game.

Imperials

IMO this was always the plan, it was the only race not in the game due to the 3/3/3 faction race and i think they had this plan all along but kept it a secret a) for CE and b) to build gratitude and hype for people wanting to play an imperial and as any faction as a neutral race.

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I myself will be playing an imperial as i think they look amazing and this also means people who lets say want to play certain factions can always play a human race no matter what faction they want to pick.

I don't get how people claim to love and support the elder scrolls series and them blatantly spit in the face of the devs who brought us this amazing game, if you don't like it don’t but it, I’m not forcing you to buy it, they are not forcing you to buy it. do NOT buy this game and then complain about issues and slag them off, its like someone buying mass effect and then saying then skip all quests and hate story, its just silly.

I have preorder physical CE and can't wait for this game to come out, i hope it does very well and the community grows strong.

Originally posted by Iselin
Originally posted by colddog04
Well, I thought the stuttering was pretty obvious in the video, but in game I was surprised at how many people it ran smoothly with. 100+ and I was still getting very high frames at high graphics levels on a 6/10 PC.

That video has very little, if any, current real time gameplay footage anywhere and what little it has, has been post-processed like crazy. And yes I know it runs very smoothly with large numbers at the moment.

 

Still doesn't stop some form saying that the reason ESO doesn't have chat bubbles is because it's a laggy Hero Engine POS 

What? the enite video is real time gameplay? are you watching some other video? and this content was not in the 1 year old 9 min dev video... as for calling me a kid, fine go ahead, but this kid knows that your 50 mb net connection aint goign to make a video not lagg if the game is lagging in the video.

Originally posted by Iselin
Originally posted by Chattaway
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My last point, you say you have never seen lagg in the video? did you not see their latest pvp video? if you can't see the lagg then you need to go to specsavers and have been playing too much ps3 for 7 years.

 

Their latest video...

 

1. I didn't see a lot of live action there... I saw a lot of rendered cut-scenes.

2. Want to point us to the laggy bits? As in time stamps for what you're blabbing about. Should be easy fr you to do since it's so obvious

 

EDIT: and for anyone else curious about the alleged laggy video, this is "their latest PVP video" they're trolling about: 

http://elderscrollsonline.com/en/media/videos/659

Let's make it a game like "Find Waldo" ... maybe you can spot the lag? ...with or without "specsavers," your choice.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9P5egjUf1iA

1 min 20 seconds, if you can not see the lag and stuttering there... like they has got really bad animation updates.

Well a lot of people who can type english can't speak it well, and many would not understand them, i can't talk late at night or other times etc so voice chat is not going to take place openly for a looong time if ever. not to mention people using it to troll people and scream, and play music etc, ps2 shows us this.
Originally posted by Fearum
Originally posted by Chattaway
Originally posted by Betaguy
Originally posted by cura

http://elderscrollsonline.com/en/news/post/2013/07/29/ask-us-anything-roleplaying

Another game that says FU to roleplayers. Oh well

 I personally don't believe chat bubbles affect the way you role play that bad. They are neat but not needed and should not stop someone from playing.  .00001% of the players won't be missed...

other than this small minded forum base, 99,9% of logical mmos gamers WANT chat bubbles, i asked 27 friends and not one of them said they would not want chat bubbles, so i take that over anything else.

I must fall in that .1% because I use TS or Vent when doing anything in any game today. Chat is about useless unless on those rare occasions I'm looking for a pug group, trying to buy something not on an auction or sending a /w-/t. Haven't really even seen too much rping going on in today's games, its more like hey do you want to cyber or some other garbage spamming away in chat. I think the best option they made was to turn off chat.

Simple example, i see a guy and say " hi want to quest? " he doe snot see this because he is not following the spam of rage in the chat box, so he runs past me. if i had chat bubbles, he would have seen this above my head and could respond.

Something so simple is so important even for none roleplayers and pvpers, you keep saying you use voice chat, but you do not do this with most people, and its ok if you want to be a hermit in a guild and speak never to anyone else but i do.

Originally posted by Iselin
Originally posted by cura
Originally posted by Iselin

People get hung up on the smallest little details. Chat bubbles are an imperfect solution to communication in MMOs that some people, apparently, think is the coolest thing since slice bread.

 

The future is in voice communications - something similar to what SOE is already doing in their MMOs with multiple in-game VOIP channels, including "proximity" channels. But yes, it will require that you RP with your mouth and not your fingers... hope you guys can handle that :)

 

If you want to see what this will look like, look no further than The Division:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpAYoMnosGY

While i think built in voice communication is a must in modern mmo, it has its donwsides too. Its generally easier to communicate with text then verbally in foreign language, in RP you have more time to think what to say in character, badass warriors with 12 yo virgin voices sound weird (not to mention female elves with old drunkard voices ;-)) to name a few. Besides, i notticed playing LOTRO that most people turn off voice communication so without chat bubbles i would be left with impractical chat box only.

I dont believe claims that most people turn chat bubless off. Dont remember being ignored in games with them like i am in SWTOR.

 

Originally posted by Pigglesworth
Funny, throughout this forum, people call ESO a WoW clone if it has any of the same systems, so they will not play.

Now people are demanding it to have features just like WoW.

ZOS cannot win. No matter what they do, someone will whine.

Typical mmorpg.com crowd.

Even UO had chat bubbles so your comment is not only pointless but also a fail.

Originally posted by Iselin
Originally posted by Miklosan

As someone mentioned Before, they had chatbubbles in online games over a decade ago and if they having problems to implement them in this game... well, then I will start to worry about the game Engine they're using.

 

And you're assuming that the reason they aren't implementing it is because they're having problems with it, exactly why?

 

Maybe they just don't want that comic book look... just saying.

 

Someone in this thread mentioned they were using hero engine. While devs claim they are using custom one now, its hard not ot see similiarity with SWTOR as ESO is one of the very few modern games that doesnt support the very same feature. Just saying.

1. SWTOR was full-on early version Hero Engine. This game used a better version of the Hero engine early on in   development - now they use their own engine. You're just spreading one year old misinformation that was addressed a long. long time ago...good try though.

 

2. Laggy PVP like Ilium's? Yeah? Where?  Not any ESO PvP I've ever seen. The opposite is the case.

 

Your ridiculous thread about a teensy weensy "issue" is now devolving into the realm of fantasy rumors. I didn't think it was possible to go lower, but here we are.

 

Oh and btw, I also posted another link that you ignored, the one to the SOEmote voice morphing. That takes care of any reluctance you might have about using voice chat. You can be a 50 yr. old male truck driver and choose a little girl voice.. if that;s what turns your roleplaying crank.

Please answer honestly, have you ever played an MMO or SWTOR?

Ok so lets get to it, illum was capped to limit players due to lagg months after release, even then 50 vs 50 people causes so much lagg your fps was sub 10, and when the objectives were taken and the bombers came in you had to stand still for a min for them to stop because you had 1 fps while npcs were bombing, even with the top of the line pc's

Ok so now that's cleared up and we have established you haver never played swtor, lets talk about how unstable swtor is in general, 16 man raids, 8v8 pvp, even this brings the engine to its knees.

Fun example for you, i did an fps test on coruscant, stood looking at ONE mob, 95 fps good eh? attacked the mob and got my lightsaber out and started to do 1 on 1 melee combat, 60-65 fps. now explain why exactly 1 on 1 fight with a few lights and animation uses 30-40 fps? because as tests have shows their game engine is a joke.

Back to your first point, every MMO since sliced bread has done cover ups, told lies, made false statements and released unfinished games and removed content and features, so dont think for one minuet that they are giving you the RIGHT information.

My last point, you say you have never seen lagg in the video? did you not see their latest pvp video? if you can't see the lagg then you need to go to specsavers and have been playing too much ps3 for 7 years.

 

Originally posted by Betaguy
Originally posted by cura

http://elderscrollsonline.com/en/news/post/2013/07/29/ask-us-anything-roleplaying

Another game that says FU to roleplayers. Oh well

 I personally don't believe chat bubbles affect the way you role play that bad. They are neat but not needed and should not stop someone from playing.  .00001% of the players won't be missed...

other than this small minded forum base, 99,9% of logical mmos gamers WANT chat bubbles, i asked 27 friends and not one of them said they would not want chat bubbles, so i take that over anything else.

Originally posted by Pigglesworth
Two games that chose not to implement chat bubbles. That must mean that they are using identical engines. No logical fails there.

SWTOR did NOT choose to not add them, they CAN'T add them because they are BROKEN and give you 2 FPS.

ESO pvp video we can all see clearly lagging horribly int he pvp fights, the only game ive played with lagg that bad looking was SWTOR on ILLUM.

2 games, no chat bubbles, bad pvp fps... see where im going?

I remember when SWTOR came out and that obnoxious lead directer guy said

" OUR PEOPLE DON'T NEED OR WANT LFG FINDER I DON'T WANT LFG FINDER EITHER"

6 months later he was like "oh we realize many people want and need a LFG finder for dungeons etc so we will implement one soon"

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