Metro: Exodus

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Where do things stand with this game now in terms of bugs and that sort of thing?
 

djoye

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I highly doubt holdouts are gonna pay $60 for this. I sure as hell wouldn't if I was actually waiting for it this long.
Holdout here. I would love to see the ruckus if this or Borderlands 3 released on Steam for $60. Surely they won't, but they already pissed off people once, so what's one more time. I'd like to play Exodus, but I'm more interested in BL3. Only way I'll pay $50+ at this time is if it's some full-blown version (with all the extra DLC missions and stuff).
 

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Holdout here. I would love to see the ruckus if this or Borderlands 3 released on Steam for $60. Surely they won't, but they already pissed off people once, so what's one more time. I'd like to play Exodus, but I'm more interested in BL3. Only way I'll pay $50+ at this time is if it's some full-blown version (with all the extra DLC missions and stuff).
Doubting it, all AAA games remain $60 a year later. Or most. Surely it will go on sale occasionally, but the standard price will be $60.
 

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Its included on Xbox PC Game Pass that costs $5 a month with no commitment. buy one month. Play it, and any of over a 100 other titles, and cancel your subscription. Out just $5

IMO the game isn't very good. I played 4-6 hours in and uninstalled it because I still don’t like the Metro series for whatever reason. The game looks open world — but it’s definately on rails. Acting and dialogue is cheesy and feels hamfisted. Also RTX on the game adds basically nothing. Turn it on, or off, the game still looks great - too bad its just not very engaging.
 
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Well with the Steam version backing up saved games should be a thing of the past. Still haven't finished Exodus.
 

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Its included on Xbox PC Game Pass that costs $5 a month with no commitment. buy one month. Play it and any of over a $100 other titles and cancel your subscription.

IMO the game isn't very good. I played 4-6 hours in and uninstalled it because I still don’t like the Metro series foe whatever reason. The game looks open world but its on rails. Acting and dialogue is cheesy, feels hamfisted. Also RTX on the game adds basically nothing. Turn it on or off game still looks great.
I didn't play Last Light, yet... (nor Exodus since it's not even on Steam yet) Never got around to it, but I actually enjoyed 2033. I actually liked that it was more story driven than open. I often wished STALKER was a bit more focused, which is why I kinda lost interest in it. Sometimes I'm into open world games, but usually when I'm totally ignoring the included quests and just screwing around. (GTA and Elder Scrolls are good examples of this.) Or I like a good exploration game where the whole point is building and exploration. (No Man's Sky for example.) If it's an action shooter though, I like a bit of rails. Maybe with some added freedom, branching, etc. but something that tracks from beginning to end.
 

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Its included on Xbox PC Game Pass that costs $5 a month with no commitment. buy one month. Play it and any of over a $100 other titles and cancel your subscription.

IMO the game isn't very good. I played 4-6 hours in and uninstalled it because I still don’t like the Metro series foe whatever reason. The game looks open world but its on rails. Acting and dialogue is cheesy, feels hamfisted. Also RTX on the game adds basically nothing. Turn it on or off game still looks great.
Honestly, while I disagree with you about the game. The xbox PC game pass is a good way to play the game.

The xbox game pass has gotten better (as in a wider audiences). Frostpunk, gears, metro exodus, outer worlds, FFXV, Halo, Plague Tale, etc.
 

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Unfortunately for me, I like MS slightly less than even Epic, who I REALLY dislike. Steam and GOG for me. I'm also (obviously) a hold out for this game, and Borderlands 3, but while I would have easily payed $60+ on release day on Steam, I agree with others that I don't want to pay that much anymore. Then again, I'm holding out for them in a very casual way at this point. As in, I'm not chomping to get them anymore, and have had no trouble playing other games on the services that I prefer. So no big deal either way. If they don't have an introductory price on Steam, I'll wait for a reasonable sale. I'm not one of those "I'll wait for it to hit $5 clowns" but I'd buy BL3 at $40-45, and Metro for $30-35 based on my current level of interest after all this time. I'm also not too bothered about when this happens at this point. If anything, these Epic exclusivity deals have increased my sense of patience with games that I'd normally just plunk full price down on day one for. So, I guess, thanks Epic? You've made me a more patient, thoughtful buyer of "AAA" PC games. :p
 

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I jumped on the Xbox Game Pass $1/3 mo promo and installed this the other night. Seems to run fine although I get the stupid "Applying changes" thing every time I start the game, luckily it goes pretty quick on my rig. I have it at 1440p maxed out (hairworks/PhysX on) obviously no RTX though and it feels like it's somewhere between 60-90fps.

Only played through the first intro part but it's fun so far. Writing/voice acting is bad but whatever. Graphics are good but not mind blowing IMO. I played around in the first STALKER game for a few hours but lost interest, haven't played any Metro games so it's all new to me.
 

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I jumped on the Xbox Game Pass $1/3 mo promo and installed this the other night. Seems to run fine although I get the stupid "Applying changes" thing every time I start the game, luckily it goes pretty quick on my rig. I have it at 1440p maxed out (hairworks/PhysX on) obviously no RTX though and it feels like it's somewhere between 60-90fps.

Only played through the first intro part but it's fun so far. Writing/voice acting is bad but whatever. Graphics are good but not mind blowing IMO. I played around in the first STALKER game for a few hours but lost interest, haven't played any Metro games so it's all new to me.
I'm always more forgiving of voice acting quality when the game isn't made primarily US-English using high paid semi-Hollywood voice actors. :D It doesn't pull away from immersion as much (at least for me).
 

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I'm always more forgiving of voice acting quality when the game isn't made primarily US-English using high paid semi-Hollywood voice actors. :D It doesn't pull away from immersion as much (at least for me).
I thought about playing with the sound off, but decided that's silly and just gave up instead.

I could not handle the Sloppy Slavic Shit.
 

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I'm always more forgiving of voice acting quality when the game isn't made primarily US-English using high paid semi-Hollywood voice actors. :D It doesn't pull away from immersion as much (at least for me).
Id rather hear voices in native language and read subtitles than that ham fisted accent they tried to apply to English language.
 

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Id rather hear voices in native language and read subtitles than that ham fisted accent they tried to apply to English language.
That would be a step up. I'm all for subtitles. However, if it's a choice between bad US-English and pretty much anything else, I'll take the anything else in those cases. :D
 

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Looks like it launches at $40, and is $24 for the base game this weekend. Not a bad deal.

Didn't find the voice acting bad at all and would much rather have spoken English than having to read subtitles.
 

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What exactly is the precedent ? That haters will buy the game once it hits steam? So that game companies have learned that they can collect 88% the first year and then 70% the second year? Sounds like a good deal to me.
 

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Ha! $23.

I hope this sets an important precedent for “Epic Exclusives” hitting Steam a year later. I’m not normally this mean, but I just bought it for the $23. :D
after 1 year most games are usually going to be available for much cheaper...it's not limited to Epic Store exclusives...I just picked up Division 2 a few days ago for $2.99 :D
 

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What exactly is the precedent ? That haters will buy the game once it hits steam? So that game companies have learned that they can collect 88% the first year and then 70% the second year? Sounds like a good deal to me.
They're also the first and probably suffered the worst. But they actually lowered the price on Epic, the rest still charge $60. The past few Metro games were also priced well and had good sales ($3 seems to be common). Seems like the eastern European devs tend to cut prices quicker. Japanese devs typically do a half done port and charge full price even if it comes to PC 1-2 years later.
 

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At least the dlc isn't exclusive :) not that i'm getting any dlc, for me the game itself is just OK so far, i'm glad i didn't pay 60$ for it.
 
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