Watch Dogs

Discussion in 'PC Gaming & Hardware' started by defiant007, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. styckx

    styckx Gawd

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    Just like Assassins Creed NPCs.
     
  2. Q-BZ

    Q-BZ [H]ard as it Gets

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    Sounds good to me.
     
  3. Ziontrain

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    Eyefinity/Surround is broken ATM. Cant find any ratio to make it work. WSGF has a thread on it and apparently it'll be fixed soon, either by the devs or a fix from a user over there. Having to play in 1920 x 1080, but having a blast with it!
     
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  5. Odellus

    Odellus [H]ard|Gawd

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    what does 70+ fps mean? i'm usually sitting around 45-50 with the same settings but high textures. still getting stuttering even with 337.88.
     
  6. Stiler

    Stiler [H]ardForum Junkie

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    God, Origin STILL hasn't released the game to some of us for some reason.

    Did anyone here who got in on the deal with the pre order (at 28 bucks) get the game released yet?
     
  7. polonyc2

    polonyc2 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    not having a reputation system is a huge mistake...imagine the possibilities if there were repercussions to all this hacking...right now it seems like you can stand in front of people and hack them with impunity...even earlier Ubisoft AC games had it
     
  8. -Strelok-

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    From what I saw, there is? You can either be a "good" criminal(vigilante) or a "bad" criminal. I would assume if your reputation is good people are less likely to call the cops on you.
     
  9. cageymaru

    cageymaru [H]ard as it Gets

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    Try contacting their customer service. :)
     
  10. Dallows

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    He's talking about if you hack the single mother making $23k and steal her money, you should be given "evil" points.

    I remember Morin talking about this a long time ago, it's up to the player. You make your own moral choices.

    Also, it seems like Aiden goes "mostly" undetected while hacking, so no one would no he did it anyway.
     
  11. wonderfield

    wonderfield [H]ardness Supreme

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    Yeah, I decided for myself that I'd only hack bank accounts from those who both A) make a lot of money and B) have shady-ish descriptions.

    Music and everything else is fair game though.
     
  12. Q-BZ

    Q-BZ [H]ard as it Gets

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    Anyone else having Uplay headaches besides me? Can't log in. Irrecoverable error. Blah blah blah.
     
  13. polonyc2

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    same here...just snagged a great deal on the game in the FS forums...but can't log into Uplay to download the game
     
  14. Q-BZ

    Q-BZ [H]ard as it Gets

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    Isn't that great? No wonder people pirate these games. I get it.
     
  15. polonyc2

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    hopefully the server issues will be sorted out soon
     
  16. Q-BZ

    Q-BZ [H]ard as it Gets

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    Offline mode doesn't work, either. Awesome.
     
  17. TheSandman21

    TheSandman21 Limp Gawd

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    There's so many parallels here to the original Assassin's Creed that I have a feeling the inevitable WatchDogs 2 is going to be an INCREDIBLE title as the developers learn what worked and what didn't.

    And to be honest, Watch_Dogs is a better first title for a franchise IMO than Assassin's Creed was IMO.
     
  18. Dallows

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    I don't think it's anything like the first Assassin's Creed.
     
  19. tonyftw

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    I agree. Game was very enjoyable for me when I played it last night.
     
  20. styckx

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    It took me about 10 launching, then crashing, launching, then crashing of Uplay before I finally got offered the offline dialog. It works.

    People are pissed though. Pay for a game, can't activate, some can't even play it because they are having trouble (like us) even getting to offline mode. DRM rules. :rolleyes:

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  21. GoldenTiger

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    #firstworldproblems as they say... a handful of people can't get on a game launch day, the world's ending....
     
  22. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    I have not been able to get Watch Dogs to launch into the game on my personal PC. Waiting to see how many more have these issues.
     
  23. Q-BZ

    Q-BZ [H]ard as it Gets

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    Exactly what I'm getting.

    I got it to go into offline mode... and nothing's there. LOL. No games, no nuthin'. Amazing.
     
  24. polonyc2

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    Watch Dogs is finally here, but some players haven’t been able to enjoy the multiplayer aspects of the game because they can’t login to the required uPlay program...According to the game’s official Twitter account, Ubisoft is aware that players are facing longer than expected login times because of the amount of people trying to play

    “We are experiencing issues with the authentication services,” the Tweet said. “Players may experience long delays when trying to login in-game. More to come.”

    Until the problems get fixed, the ctOS Moble app, player-to-player hacking and other online options are virtually useless

    https://twitter.com/watchdogsgame/status/471323688022056960
     
  25. styckx

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    First time I tried offline mode I got a perfect square empty dialog box that only allowed me to close and minimize. Uplay is awful.. I've been through countless downtimes of Steam and never had to jump through all these hoops to access my games.
     
  26. Q-BZ

    Q-BZ [H]ard as it Gets

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    I can't play the game it all. Or any of my Ubisoft games. I'm pretty irate.



    Me, too. Lesson learned. Now I see why I saw what I saw in this thread leading up to the game's release. I get it.
     
  27. Solhokuten

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    I just click the retry button a few times, and it lets me in.

    Still get stuttering on Ultra and High textures...wtf. I have the latest Nvidia drivers. :mad:
     
  28. styckx

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    Ubisoft is really shitting the bed with this release. Not only is game somehow running worse than AC4.. Hell.. It's running worse or equal to GTA IV on release day.. Now their grand DRM store front is down and no one can even access the games they paid for.

    I can't help but laugh.
     
  29. ssnyder28

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    Uplay having issues on launch day. Sounds familiar... Dejavu?
     
  30. Plague_Injected

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    Would have thought that people would learn by now to not buy anything from Ubisoft on launch day.
     
  31. Odellus

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    the magic of cracks
     
  32. polonyc2

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    never had any issues with any other Ubisoft game on launch day (Assassin's Creed series) so this is not normal for Ubi...hopefully things get sorted out by this evening...another reason why demos should be released to stress the servers prior to release
     
  33. Blacklash

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    I was able to log in, download it and play it fine this morning. Now I can only start it in offline mode. I tried it a few moments ago to see what would happen.

    EDIT: I was just able to use online mode on the third attempt.
     
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  34. Q-BZ

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    Getting it to work. In game.

    Things look good in the early goings. With a GTX 780 with 3GB of VRAM I'm running at 1920X1200 and for laughs I have everything maxed out except for shadows at hight. MSAA is at 8.

    I think I'll probably have to be pulling back a bit on some of that but I wanted to try it as a frame of reference for laughs. Now I'm going to set things against the HOCP write up.
     
  35. wonderfield

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    Uplay worked for me pretty much immediately following the unlock, when you'd think demand would be highest. Registered a new account and everything. I wonder if they errantly scaled back on resources in the hours following the launch, thinking demand would be lower this morning.
     
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    Man, first thing i did was turn off the invasions , but i am still getting about 3+ pop ups a min for mp shit which is really annoying.
     
  37. cageymaru

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    Is there a way to get the cloud saves to work? And why does the UPLAY client crash within 10 seconds of launching the game? Game runs fine after installing 14.6 beta drivers w/ HD7950 CrossfireX even though UPLAY has crashed. Frame rate could be a little better, but it is sooooo much better than the 14.4's that I'm not going to complain. Tempted to upgrade to a R9 290X in a few days for the extra VRAM. Can never have too much of anything. :)
     
  38. cageymaru

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    20% off code for Gamefly is May20OFF.
     
  39. styckx

    styckx Gawd

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    I wouldn't trust Ubisofts cloud save to save my life. I've heard many stories of saves not making it to the cloud so when they restarted they were in the past where they left off from.
     
  40. cageymaru

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    That's what is happening with me right now. I made it out of the baseball stadium and when I get to my apartment I'm stuck outside of it every time that I login. I can't progress past that because the game resets to that point every time that I try to play.

    I'll just let them work on getting the login servers working then and hope that fixes it by tonight.