The Division Beta Thoughts

Discussion in 'Game Talk' started by PumpkinMage, Feb 2, 2016.


Did you enjoy the beta?

  1. Yes

    17 vote(s)
  2. No

    1 vote(s)
  3. Good game, not my style

    4 vote(s)
  4. I didn't get in to the beta :(

    1 vote(s)
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  1. PumpkinMage

    PumpkinMage Active Member

    I absolutely LOVED playing the beta for this game. Innovate UI, awesome AI, cool PVP in the darkzone, amazing concepts, great graphics, etc. I loved it all. What did you guys think? Are you excited for the final release? Do you believe the game will be worth $60?
  2. Iron_Fang

    Iron_Fang Active Member

    I couldn't get past launching the game ._.
  3. DrPandas

    DrPandas New Member

    Runs smooth for me.
  4. Detective_Chimp

    Detective_Chimp Active Member

    It ran pretty smooth for me on ~medium settings. I didn't play a lot because I really didn't care to mess with the pvp so there was only like an hour or so of game play. It seemed like it could be a fun game, but I probably won't get it till I talk some friends into buying it.
  5. Xenophon

    Xenophon Member

    I've played the game for 15 minutes, didn't like it.
  6. kajira

    kajira Mother of Gaming

    I didn't make it in to the beta, so I can't answer. lol
    I think one of the poll options should be "I didn't get in"
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  7. Wonginator88

    Wonginator88 Member

    It was good but not as impressive as i was hoping it would be we. Will still get it i have it pre ordered but it left me wanting more. Ive been following this game since i first saw footage of it back at e3 2013 and was amazed at how it looked the graphics, the gameplay, the setting. Will be interesting to see how this game will play out when it releases
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  8. gobi42

    gobi42 Active Member

    I really enjoyed the beta. The open world coop/solo part of the game looks like it's going to be a lot of fun. The dark zones need a little work. But over all the game was good. The way ubisoft handled the closed beta was disappointing again.
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  9. Mastatgt

    Mastatgt Member

    So when I ended up trying it out for the pc, I cant stress how much more I enjoyed playing it on this platform. I'm still baffled they weren't going to have it for pc. Am I the only one that thinks it feels a lot like watchdogs though... I was initially really looking forward to this game because I've been waiting for some new fresh games and after having that experience I really don't know. I hope the actual game has a lot more to offer.
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  10. PumpkinMage

    PumpkinMage Active Member

    I agree. The beta lasted, what, 5 days? It was from the 1/29/16 to 2/2/16. There was barely any content. One story mission, it was missing 3/4 of the menu functionality, hardly any side missions, and the dark zone seemed extremely undereveloped. Also, the map was really small. I hope the beta was less than a quarter of what the finished game is supposed to be.
  11. Poker72

    Poker72 Active Member

    I absolutely loved it. Class-less RPG with by far the best social experience for a game! Fantastic!
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  12. gobi42

    gobi42 Active Member

    My guess is that was just a small taste of the whole game. I mean you could only level 1 of 3 wings to 20 percent. Not to mention I'm sure there will be a lot more of those encounters around. If anything they just need to add some more baddies randomly around the world to keep the action more lively. I'm more concerned about the dark zones and the mass of cheaters that popped up towards the end of the beta.
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  13. Are they doing another beta soon?
  14. Iron_Fang

    Iron_Fang Active Member

    This weekend, download is available now so chop chop mate!
  15. uidzer0

    uidzer0 Member

    I hope they develop a way to make straight up lurking and murking less profitable in the Dark Zone. That area has the most potential of the game, but the amount of shady PvP stuff happening there made it kind of annoying.
  16. Fuzms

    Fuzms Active Member

    I didn't pay much attention to the game until very recently, but I am excited for it.
  17. technokat

    technokat Director, Social Marketing Staff Member

    I'd like to hear more from our guys here - I had the beta but didn't manage to play it :slightly_sad:
    Been getting some mixed reviews so far but thought I should give it a shot at open beta.
  18. Iron_Fang

    Iron_Fang Active Member

    Are you going to try again this weekend Kat? I've predownloaded it just then :D
  19. strayed2far

    strayed2far New Member

    I enjoyed it. I just think there are parts that need to be tuned some more.
  20. uidzer0

    uidzer0 Member

    My biggest complaint, other than jerks in the DZ, was the way it handles headshots. It bothers to tell you that you got one, and give you a tiny XP bonus, but they don't take the guy down in one shot. Having to put 2-3 headshots into an NPC with a rifle that is doing 2000DPS (vs most of the other weapons at that level available to you being in the hundreds) is pretty annoying.

    It's worth playing, though it has some kinks to be worked out, for sure. It was immersive and fun, and I really enjoyed the RPG-style character leveling and soft focus on FPS physics/skills. (I am probably biased because everyone compares the leveling system to Diablo 3, which happens to be my favorite game.) I pre-ordered it after participating in the closed beta.
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