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No preload for Borderlands 3 PC [48718]

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:24 pm    Post subject: No preload for Borderlands 3 PC [48718] Reply with quote

If you need to play the PC version of Borderlands 3 the instant it launches, hereĆ¢??s a bit of bad news: the Epic Games store will not support pre-loading by the Borderlands 3 release date. Epic boss Tim Sweeney has confirmed the news on Twitter, which will no doubt add yet another dose of gasoline to the burning fire

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As if I was going to buy it on Epic.
I'll just torrent it the next day.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I doubt it will be released by pirates next day. There's usually protections to crack, and you give up online play.

But it's nice to live in a nation with fast Internet connections. I rarely worry too much about game download speeds, especially Steam if anything chokes my connection out with max speed regardless.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Max speed on Steam is at 60-70MBytes/sec and that's the peak; average is down to about 50MBytes/sec.
I get better speeds on torrent (85MBytes/sec top speed and 70MBytes/sec average) and then I don't need to worry about the problems brought by the copy protection Wink
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