Max Payne 3 Huge on the Harddrive space

#1 Posted by VACkillers (1225 posts) -

At a wooping 35GB is it time now that the PC gaming format try and turn to blu-ray discs now as this will portentially come on what? 5-7 DVDs? never lone trying to download that amount of data via Steam! that will just take an AGE!!! just looking for peoples thoughts on this and whos actually getting via steam? or buying it from the stores? I personally, will be buying it from the stores as it just seems a lot easier then trying to download 35GB on an 8MB connection heh

#2 Posted by SomeJerk (3753 posts) -

Normally games listing 20 gigs or more want that much for temporary storage during the install, but this needs to be the mother of PC ports if it's actually going to put those 35 to use. They could be giving us the largest possible textures and sound resources allowing us to squeeze everything out of even the greatest most powerful gaming computers today, but I kinda doubt that. Would be better off releasing that as an optional free package.

#3 Posted by VACkillers (1225 posts) -

hmmm optional free package, yeah that sounds like a good idea actually, like some form of FREE dlc? but yes im thinking the texturing is going to be breath-taking at that size

#4 Posted by doobie (612 posts) -

just because the game take up 35GB it does not mean the download or the size on disk will be 35GB. the witcher 2 for instance was a 15GB download and extracted to around 20GB.

#5 Posted by Marcsman (3381 posts) -

That's what she said ( sorry somebody had to do it )

#6 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6115 posts) -

@Marcsman said:

That's what she said ( sorry somebody had to do it )

That doesn't even make sense. Is it because of the huge?

#7 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19303 posts) -

I buy the box of the games I really care about, so I got no problem here. Too bad the box cover looks like ASS.

#8 Posted by VACkillers (1225 posts) -

@doobie said:

just because the game take up 35GB it does not mean the download or the size on disk will be 35GB. the witcher 2 for instance was a 15GB download and extracted to around 20GB.

Indeed but even if compressed, that will prolly still leave a 25-30GB download still haha... and im not really all that bothered about it, just curious to see other peoples reaction to that :D i like big games, i like big graphics, and its max fucking payne!!!! but seriously though, if indeed it REALLY DOES utilize the maximum texture maps and everything its definitely worth it and reason why games SHOULD be made for pc, to make the most of how beautiful a game could possibly look!

#9 Posted by probablytuna (4267 posts) -

I've preordered a boxed copy of the game. I really hope that there wouldn't be any additional downloads and would just install straight from the discs.

#10 Posted by VACkillers (1225 posts) -

If you got the box'd version you'd probably get everything on the disks unless theres some sort of patch

#11 Posted by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -

Yes, I agree that the largest texture sizes should be a separate optional free download instead of including it in the base package. This has become the age of small monthly bandwidth limitations, and 35 gigs for the basic edition of a single game sounds insane for people who don't have other internet options.

#12 Edited by ShadowSkill11 (1879 posts) -

Didnt bother me. I set it to download in the morning and it was done and waiting for me when I got back from work. I dont do slow ISP's or ones with data limits.

#13 Posted by Cubical (667 posts) -

Who cares what it comes on only a dumb ass would try to run it of a slow ass optical disc with out copying the entire game to the hardisk like a console noob anyway.

#14 Posted by vighnesh11 (18 posts) -

the setup is really 7dvds exactly 28gb when archieved.

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