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Alan Wake confirmed for PC! Finally.

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Not sure if I care.. Perhaps once this game is released for the PC, I'll wait a good long while to buy it at a reduced cost. It's an old game afterall, I hope just because it's "new" to the PC they don't charge "new" prices for it.
Hopefully they dont do that because i can get the 360 version used for 12.99 from my local store. >_>
 
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will prolly wait for retail version as retails are cheaper in our area '__'
 
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The game plays like a dream fully maxed with full AA/AF @1920x1080, below 60fps with my card but smooth as silk. It's awesome and I'm glad they decided to finally bring it to PC, can't wait to get to the DLC that I never tried when I had it on the 360.
 
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Downloaded from steam but wont play?

It plays the intro but gets stuck on the loading screen for the first episode.

Also getting random - "this game is not ready messages" when trying to start it.

Never had steam problems before goddamit!
 
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yay! hope its not glitchy as shit like other console to pc games (GTAIV)
 
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i heard it has a wide variety of graphical options, FOV and uses 4 threads? D:
 
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Really enjoying it, picked it up a key at GreenmanGaming and downloaded it via steam.

Works great maxed out super smooth, everything looks nice but textures seem a little low res (IMO).

Would love a texture mod :)

Story is compelling enough to play, so that is good in my book. Some things seem a little odd and cheesy but if you just go with it, it works out.

Not what I expected, but not bad either. Currently on episode 2. I think EP1 took like and 1.30h-2.15h.
 
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It plays super smooth St.Alia, I have really enjoyed it and seems to be a very nice PC friendly game. (For Once)
Nice, games which actually have an interesting story are hard to find these days
 
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so does it use 4 threads or more?
 
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I knew it would be quality. The 360 version rocked and the PC version is even better!
 

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Downloading now! :D
 
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The game plays like a dream fully maxed with full AA/AF @1920x1080, below 60fps with my card but smooth as silk. It's awesome and I'm glad they decided to finally bring it to PC, can't wait to get to the DLC that I never tried when I had it on the 360.
Plays awful for me at 1080p or 1600p.
I've tried settings on Medium and High(custom also) preset, best my setup managed was 18 and 28 frames respectively.

So the dumbing down of Shadows, SSAO, AA and the usual culprits does make a difference, but not a massive one.

If it was just a matter of disabling say MSAA + FXAA and only choosing one or other, then I'm totally fine with that, just doesn't seem to work.
 
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Plays awful for me at 1080p or 1600p.
I've tried settings on Medium and High(custom also) preset, best my setup managed was 18 and 28 frames respectively.

So the dumbing down of Shadows, SSAO, AA and the usual culprits does make a difference, but not a massive one.

If it was just a matter of disabling say MSAA + FXAA and only choosing one or other, then I'm totally fine with that, just doesn't seem to work.
I haven't dropped below 30fps once?? Looking at your hardware it should rip the game to shreds. Driver problem or something borking it I would guess, you will get there :)
 
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I haven't dropped below 30fps once?? Looking at your hardware it should rip the game to shreds. Driver problem or something borking it I would guess, you will get there :)
You would think..though haven't been able to find anything about the game's performance versus a certain driver version.

Checked out the new application profiles that have Alan Wake crossfire increase - no difference, still bad - so bad that even at low it's only 31 frames!

EDIT: Tried with Crossfire off, and it's about the same performance.
So one 6970 = 30sh at best, and two has no improvement no matter which application profile being used.
 
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plays good for me, like it so far
 
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How do you know you have DLC?
 
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I might give this a try but £20 is too much for something i can get on 360 for less. Maybe ill check out the retail version.
 

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I might give this a try but £20 is too much for something i can get on 360 for less. Maybe ill check out the retail version.
Really, the PC version should of been out 2 years ago ?.. so to me it's worth about what a typical 2 year old game is.
 
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I honestly believe that if developers upped their game and released proper PC optimised games that push/utilize the hardware and innovate on all fronts that alot of PC gamers would not hesitate to purchase full price games.

We have been shafted with so many dodgy console ports that for whatever reason don't use a PC's capabilities, it's no surprise that alot of people have resorted to piracy just to see if the damn game will even run correctly.

Release fully working games (without any of this day 1 patch bullshit)
Use a PC's capabilities (including scaling of hardware)
Provide a demo that runs as the finall product will (so we can try before we buy)
Innovate