1. duwen

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    Indeed. I'd still be playing Star Wars Galaxies if they hadn't killed it. I know there are a couple of fan ressurrections, but it's not the same...
     
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    Not having top of the line graphics also means the game is easier to run, which might be a good thing for free to play titles. Plus pso2 doesn't even look THAT bad.
     
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    Oh wow I didn't realize this game is F2P, I at least expected it to be a buy-once model. Guess there really is no reason to wait to play it then, even despite it being exclusive to the Win10 store for some stupid reason. :lol:

    And yeah, it doesn't look bad at all. Just that much easier to max out the graphics settings and still hit 144 FPS.
     
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    I suppose that it was good for PS Vita. Not to be rude, I respect your view. I just personally can see the game looking impressive for PS Vita even today so back then it must have been a treat. Assuming it targets 60fps. Is it 60fps on Vita?

    Does PSO1 have a fairly large playerbase? Schthack has total of just 8 players online at the moment, across all versions of PSO1.
     
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    There are other servers.
     
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    I think I remember seeing one other. Please can you link the good ones here
     
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    Oh wow. I thought that SCHTHack was the only good one. The first one you linked I looks really good and popular.

    I am sure when I tried SCHTHack it was more popular but that was something like a decade ago.
     
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    Ultima is the only one I've personally experienced, and that's because an IRL friend of mine is part of the dev team (specifically responsible for the droptables). I know those guys are going above and beyond to restore content that in some cases wasn't available outside of the Jp servers.
     
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    I played it on PC. As I mentioned, the character models and the character creation were pretty good back then. Other than that though, the graphics weren't that special.
     
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    Whelp. youre missing big ass fights. Some of them are Asura's Wrath level

    Few months ago, PSO2 had Neon Genesis Evangelion collab (yep) and you can fight Sixth Angel Ramiel with space mechs. It was crazy
    Current (JP) expansion is high tech space theme. So, there are lots of outer space and spaceship battles
     
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    It will not cuz it's Microsoft who brought the game to the west, so it's fair


    Would like to be able to play it from Europe tho
     
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    Not even close, but it's enough to be playable. Some of the equipment menus can be a bit arduous at first with some stuff being translated and some not.
    It may have got better since I last played it a few months ago - I know they've released a handful of updates since then. The launcher app is pretty cool as it auto updates the patch and launches the game for you. The hope is, now that official translations are out, they'll end up 'borrowing' from those.
    Word of warning though, after you install the initial game (which is over 3gb from what I remember) there's a mandatory 16gb update (!!!). I only bothered with installing it on my PSTV, as I couldn't guarantee my 1000 would remain connected to power or internet long enough to install it.
     
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    So....another forceful, slimy way to make people switch to Windows 10.
    Similar like Half Life forced you to buy VR gear.
     
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    Unless you've got an offline system rigged up for retro or legacy apps/devices, Windows 10 is the only version of Windows anyone should be using at this point.
     
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    Speaking of points, you didn't get my point.

    It doesnt matter what system i got, they are limiting it to 10. Many people still have Windows 7, 8 and works great. They been trying to push Windows 10 in many ways, this is nothing new and this is just one of those ways.

    Similar thing was done With Half Life Alyx to get people to buy VR set...no other options like playing regular way.

    And about that last sentence of yours "Windows 10 is the only version of Windows anyone should be using at this point." thats not up to anyone to decide for me.
    Only thing that i can understand is that they dont use Windows 95, but Windows 7 can rune this just fine. So this obvious forcefull way to get people on Windows 10, especially if you desire to play certain game such as Phantasy Star.... or if youre an of HL games, and waited for 10 years + Its briliant tactic, but a slimy one at that.

    You can say whattever you want but facts remain and this game can easily be played on Windows 7/8.

    I mean this is nothing new, companies do these things, dont act like you just learned it. I just point out the obvious.
     
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    I completely agree.
    Unfortunately if you're using any version of Windows other than 10 at this point in time you're massively more susceptible to security breaches. The free Windows 10 upgrade is still available if you do a bit of research (despite reports that it was discontinued a few years ago), so I don't see what the issue is... free upgrade, better security... but you're correct, it's your decision if you want to leave yourself vulnerable to cybercrime and think a free upgrade is too expensive.
     
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    Lol played the English patch years ago.
     
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    "Years ago"
    PSO2 is completely different from 3 years ago now. Its very different
     
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