Is the lag finally gone?

#1 Posted by lavaman77 (567 posts) -

Gears 1 was nearly impossible to play at times because of the lag, 2 was slightly better but still had annoying lag that made me want to snap my controller in half at times. is this game anywhere near as smooth as the Call of Duty series or Halo? b

#2 Posted by tunaburn (1890 posts) -

no lag at all. not one bit of lag. ive played 110 games too. its amazing. the only issues with the game are still overpowered weapons and such.
but the gameplay is so smooth. its amazing.

#3 Posted by lavaman77 (567 posts) -
@tunaburn said:
" no lag at all. not one bit of lag. ive played 110 games too. its amazing. the only issues with the game are still overpowered weapons and such. but the gameplay is so smooth. its amazing. "
You don't know how happy that made me when reading that, however i wonder if others had the same smooth experience too or not.
#4 Edited by tunaburn (1890 posts) -
#5 Posted by OwnlyUzinWonHan (1478 posts) -

It's insane how smooth it is, I don't think I can go back to Gears 2 when the beta ends.

#6 Posted by tunaburn (1890 posts) -
@OwnlyUzinWonHan said:
" It's insane how smooth it is, I don't think I can go back to Gears 2 when the beta ends. "
yea i wont be at all. ill stick with mortal kombat and starcraft 2 until gears 3 actually comes out.
#7 Posted by lavaman77 (567 posts) -
@tunaburn said:
" @lavaman77:
i promise you there is no lag. they have dedicated servers now. and if you do player matches you will go straight from match to match in 30 seconds or less.
it is super smooth.  check out this forum post here : 
http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/991468-gears-of-war-3/58818135/652754740 "
I feel like crying, they finally got their shit together and realized that the game series couldn't go on with  the shitty lag.

@OwnlyUzinWonHan said:
" It's insane how smooth it is, I don't think I can go back to Gears 2 when the beta ends. "

I don't think anyone can go back to gears 2, gears 1 is more likely even though the lag was worse there for me.
#8 Posted by big_jon (5723 posts) -

It is a lot better, It's more like a normal game.

There are times when I feel that shots are not counting on certain players but then I just quit and join another game and it usually works itself out.

This games Beta has launched ten times better than Gears of War 2 did and that was a full game. The funny thing is I was flipping out back then that they didn't have a Beta to work out the kinks on that game, looks like they learned my lesson.

I now have my three favourite shooters to choose from, Battlefield: Bad company 2, Halo: Reach, and Gears of War 3. Each are differnt enough from one another to over fresh experiences

#9 Posted by Delicious_Brains (170 posts) -

It's pretty much perfect, the only trouble I had was when my xbox decided to set my NAT to strict but I got that sorted quickly.

The matchmaking system is really damn good.

#10 Posted by xyzygy (9935 posts) -

Reading this makes me so jealous of you guys. My connection can't handle gaming :(

#11 Posted by DeathByWaffle (631 posts) -

Yeah, never really noticed any lag in my time with the beta.

#12 Posted by Agent47 (1894 posts) -
@tunaburn: Yeah I hope they fix the weapons.I love how the lancer is better now.You can chainsaw people if they shoot a shotgun to your chest which is awesome(in GOW2 you would die instantly or slow down).Makes you have to aim for the head when you try to use the Gnasher.I hate how I am the only guy in every GOW2 match I play who doesn't use the Gnasher it is such an annoying weapon.
#13 Posted by Habearu (52 posts) -
@Agent47 said:
" @tunaburn: Yeah I hope they fix the weapons.I love how the lancer is better now.You can chainsaw people if they shoot a shotgun to your chest which is awesome(in GOW2 you would die instantly or slow down).Makes you have to aim for the head when you try to use the Gnasher.I hate how I am the only guy in every GOW2 match I play who doesn't use the Gnasher it is such an annoying weapon. "
Couldn't have said it better myself,  Gorgon pistol for the win.
#14 Posted by NickBOTT (481 posts) -

I've always said that if Gears ever got rid of host advantage and was lag free with dedicated servers it would be perfect.  Gears 3 is damn near perfect, the connections are smooth as hell, shots go where you shoot them and host advantage seems to have disappeared.  I def agree with some of the other posts that I refuse to go back to GOW2 when the beta is over.  Maybe if they do like a x50 or x100 XP weekend I'll consider it bc im at lvl 92, so close to lvl 100 lol.  Anyway the only thing keeping me from saying it's a perfect game is that damn sawed off lol but the connection is amazing.

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