Apex Legends F2P battle-royale (Titanfall spin-off)

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    60hz pfft so 2002. The absolute best res for various reasons is 1440 @ 100hz+ especially as 4k on smaller monitors is barely noticeable during gameplay anyway.

    and ^catalyst I know 1440 is essentially double the pixels and is going to be harder to render but I am seeing this game praised @ 1080p with shit rigs, perhaps its just shit across all res' but people have super low standards. But its running terribly (on high gfx settings) on high end gear for how it looks.

    I think it might be source engine and large maps actually the issue.. look how poorly CS:GO's BR ran on a big map (in base source). Normal CS:GO = 300fps but on that mode I was seeing as low as 80fps.
     
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    I believe you have spectacularly missed my point(s)
     
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    Wouldn't use a 4k monitor if you gave it to me for free.

    1440@144 masterrace.
     
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    Saw that 7 news was running a scare tactic piece that parents need to watch out for this game and its gambling warnings

    Not my video but only one I could find
     
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    7 news? more like 7 propaganda!

    EDIT: Anyone tried the 419.17 driver?
     
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    Or your points were pretty useless and tbh far to boring. Frame time is irrelevant to what I was saying. Inconsistent frame times can cause stutter etc and make what should be a smooth experience not.. But that's not what I was saying. I am talking framerate and with gsync I haven't experienced any massive frametime issues. This game is not fully utilising high end hardware e.g reports of under 100fps but not high gpu utilisation. But yes it's likely identical across all resolutions which I assume is the point you were trying to make? If not simplify it a bit I use Excel for my math.

    Haha people use games to procrastinate or avoid real world problems..hell yes. Gaming saved me during my teens. It's a good thing haha, but yes need to have limits.
     
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    What part do you find is not true?

    Anything that puts loot boxes in a bad light is good for everyone imo. Dev's will have to go back to building good games again without the MTX.
     
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    This great game is free. I'm happy with that provided paid stuff is just cosmetic. People who aren't 18 shouldn't have access to credit cards. Parents should parent more, adults should adult more.
     
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    #badparenting #nannystate
     
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    I'm with XanaTos on this; regardless of how 'harmless' the loot system is in Apex, anything that puts pressure on these dickheads to move away from a what is a predatory loot system is a positive for consumers.

    It needs a lot of work in Apex - Legendary pricing is far too consistent for quality (a banner should not cost the same as a full skin to craft), crafting shards are far too rare as a result of no duplicates (they reward the same as many games, eg. a rare is 50% of what a rare costs to craft) but there's no duplicates. There's so much random clutter (and that ratio will only increase moving forward) that the chance of getting something you actually want is almost impossible. The cosmetics system seems like the least thought out aspect of the game since they couldn't have predicted the popularity.

    The skin pricing alone is disgusting - it's essentially AUD$20 for a legendary skin in the market.

    This game longevity is going to be massively dependent on how good the season pass is though.
     
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    Eh I don't even care 1 bit for what skin I have or a cool banner.

    I think it's one of the better F2P models, no xp boosts etc.

    Yeah F2P isn't the best but it ain't going away.

    I'm no pro but getting sick of dropping with some absolute noobs who do dumbest shit. Bring on solo lol
     
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    Have they actually announced solo? Hope not.

    Don't think it's ever really been fun in any BR game.

    I'd rather have a useless teammate than no second or third.
     
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    that means you would need to have solo only servers cos 1 v 2 or 1 v 3 is difficult.
     
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    minushuman-au on Origin, keen to team up for some rounds.
     
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    solo rocks, especially in pubg, much more tense.. also no 'knocks' just kills.
     
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    only works if you solo q with other people who are solo q'ing. 1 person v a team isn't really fair from the outset.
     
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    That's only true if they follow your lead :p

    Solo won't work in this game. The fun aspect is having a squad.

    Plus please don't split playerbase. It doesn't work in Aus.
     
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    i'd rather team up with ppl here and try to do some teamwork :D
     
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    I'm more than happy to follow people that know what they're doing. With a third the squad at least has a chance that they'll watch a flank, cover someone, or be a target.
     
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    Played this a little last night...
    Seems ok.
    Only won 1 game.. i don't seem to be particularly good, but i haven't payed any FPS games for a few years.

    Any tips/tricks i should know?
    I find it hard to know what ammo i need for which gun etc... always seem to run out

    Fair number of times, we'd start a round with only 2 players in squad, or the 3rd would drop out almost straight away.
     

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