If I buy this off steam...

#1 Edited by liako21 (519 posts) -

will i find people to play against online? And will those people most likely be professional players who will merk me in less than 5 seconds....

#2 Posted by Demoskinos (14563 posts) -

@liako21: Yes and Yes and make sure you get the Arcade Edition.

#3 Posted by EvilGreenDevil (197 posts) -

Yes feel free to add me on steam. If I'm not in game, I can always join.

#4 Edited by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

After canceling my Live subscription I've been really jonesing for some SSFIV matches. Might grab it whenever it's on sale.

Edit: I spoke too soon! This is on sale right now for $20!

#5 Edited by Petiew (1332 posts) -

PC has the smallest userbase, but the Steam sale might bring more people into it. You'll get beaten a lot, but I'd say there is more chance to try and play than in something like Marvel, tekken, blazblue where you're juggled for hours.

#6 Posted by Raethen (180 posts) -

@OllyOxenFree , @liako21: If you do get it, don't get it from steam right now, get it from Green Man Gaming. It is the same base price of $20 but if you use this code: GMG30-DPLIM-DN831 you get an aditional 30% off, so you'll be paying about 14 instead.

#7 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

@Raethen said:

@OllyOxenFree , @liako21: If you do get it, don't get it from steam right now, get it from Green Man Gaming. It is the same base price of $20 but if you use this code: GMG30-DPLIM-DN831 you get an aditional 30% off, so you'll be paying about 14 instead.

Thanks! Got my Steam code in and am now downloading!

#8 Posted by MikeFightNight (1078 posts) -

Is hacking a thing in the PC version? I own it on ps3 but was toying with the idea of the PC version to see how it would look and fool around with mods. But not worrying about hackers when I want to play some legit matches would be a plus. That's the reason I stopped playing PC Dark Souls, people had dumb trainers. I'm all for hacking up your game, as long as it doesn't effect other players.

#9 Posted by Killercombo (218 posts) -

You can hack the game for custom costumes and game tweaks, but for mp both players need the files, I saw a guy who forced the game to end in ranked matches and he would get the win but I never saw anyone else do it.

#10 Posted by envane (1159 posts) -

hackers get banned on gfwl EVENTUALLY if they use any sorta code injection .. otherwise no theres none

but yes ssf4ae is still the better option on pc, NOBODY plays SFxT

#11 Posted by liako21 (519 posts) -

@Raethen: picked it up for 14 bucks! Thanks man!

#12 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -

@Petiew said:

PC has the smallest userbase, but the Steam sale might bring more people into it. You'll get beaten a lot, but I'd say there is more chance to try and play than in something like Marvel, tekken, blazblue where you're juggled for hours.

but on AE you are just uppercutted for hours because new players are so eager to jump.

#13 Posted by Petiew (1332 posts) -
@Sooty: True, but I think its easier to see what you're doing wrong and adapt in SSF4. It's like "Oh I kept jumping and he uppercut me over and over again. I should try to stop that." 
Whereas getting caught in the corner aginst a Doom with cold star assist is a much more distressing experience and generally emits a "What the hell is going on let me play pls" response. In personal experience anyway.
#14 Edited by Fredchuckdave (5339 posts) -

Like any fighting game that's been out for too long and has too many players it's not really going to be fun against anyone you don't know. SSFIV especially has an incredibly huge emphasis on turtling and while you can out turtle turtles it's not the most exciting experience. I just got this on PS+ a week ago and can absolutely destroy anyone who's new to the game or overly aggressive but to beat a turtler I have to sit there for about 25 seconds before they actually do anything, it is less than riveting to say the least.

KoFXIII is much more fluid and dynamic and you'll wind up fighting a variety of different characters; not to mention it is so much faster and the inputs are complex enough that you won't accidentally put in the wrong ones with any frequency; there's some interesting stuff in SSFIV but it is all very peripheral to the core turtling experience. Now granted not a lot of people play it but it does have a solid amount of respect from the tournament scene and I'm pretty sure if SSFIV wasn't so ridiculously popular it wouldn't have garnered much of a following in that regard.

#15 Posted by Hippie_Genocide (537 posts) -

Cool, I just got this. I'm not new to the game, but its been almost like a year since I played it, so if anyone wants a sparring dummy you can add me on Steam. Its the same as here, except its all one word no space.

#16 Posted by Killercombo (218 posts) -

The game, along with the Costume DLC is on offer @ 75% off on Steam

#17 Posted by Phished0ne (2483 posts) -

Anyone that would like to play some games on the east coast add me on steam: phished

we can exchange GFWL names from there.

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