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[poll] Was it ready?

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  • warchantwarchant Rancho Santa Margarita, CAMember Posts: 69

    There is no way to catch everything prior to release.

    The game is stable and runs well. I have seen exactly one bugged event/quest, not bad.

    Most of the issues have been from the surge of players and I feel that Anet has handled those issues as gracefully as one can expect.

    The company is very focused on updates to correct emergent issues and on expanding their infrastructure as needed to support the game and it's player base.

     

    Personally I give them an A for the launch.

  • NaeviusNaevius Houston, TXMember Posts: 334 Uncommon

    Ready enough. Zones have content, game is stable, major systems worked, even the ones that couldn't handle the numbers and had to be taken offline. (I mean the trading post worked, it just failed under the crush.)

    I don't think you can point at major aspects of the game that simply weren't there or that you would have been able to know needed work without throwing a lot of people in.

  • FrodoFraginsFrodoFragins Manchester, NHMember Posts: 3,431 Uncommon
    Yeah it was ready.  The Trading Post being down was a pain but understandable.  Other than a few bugged zones, I had little trouble leveling.
  • EudaimonEudaimon ExeterMember Posts: 116 Uncommon

    The game was ready but the servers weren't.

    I have a friend still unable to log due to authentication server issues.  Three support ticket submissions later, and still no response.  He likes (even loves!) the game, but is getting pretty cheesed off with the situation.

  • MeowheadMeowhead New Carlisle, INMember Posts: 3,716 Uncommon

    The game itself was ready enough for MMORPG standards.  Pretty well polished for an opening game, even the later zones.

    On the other hand, Arenanet obviously wasn't ready for it to be that popular.  As opposed to a lot of other games lately where they've been ready for it to be more popular (But it wasn't).

    On another note, now you've got to buy the game, right Foomerang?  RIGHT?

    I've seen your list of games, you've bought lots of games with significantly less gameplay.

    Just pretend it's not an MMORPG but a whole brand new genre, and you can enjoy it.

    I mean, you enjoy PSO, and as an MMORPG, it's shit. :)

  • MalevilMalevil BratislavaMember Posts: 468
    I love the game, but tbh i expected much better launch, so imo, no it wasnt ready.
  • moosecatlolmoosecatlol Boring, TXMember Posts: 1,271 Uncommon
    Level 80 content should easily answer this question.
  • AeliousAelious OregonMember Posts: 3,075 Uncommon

    I voted yes.

     

    The problems that came up would not have unless it launched so it's kind of a trick question.  Could they have been better prepared? I would say yes.

  • windluvianwindluvian Rome, GAMember Posts: 6 Uncommon
    I think it was ready, the main issue is that nothing can be 100% ready for commercial release, hell even movies and books when released can sometimes if not most times hav somethings to fix with them.
  • FoomerangFoomerang Portland, ORMember Posts: 5,606 Uncommon


    Originally posted by grimgryphon
    Originally posted by Foomerang Anet repeatedly said they would release GW2 "When its ready" What do you think?
    All you established was that there are 50% fanboys and 50% haters.

    Did you really think this people would answer honestly and this poll would be accurate?



    Nope. I was asking for everyones opinion. Wasnt looking for facts or trying to prove/disprove anything
  • FoomerangFoomerang Portland, ORMember Posts: 5,606 Uncommon


    Originally posted by Meowhead
    The game itself was ready enough for MMORPG standards.  Pretty well polished for an opening game, even the later zones.On the other hand, Arenanet obviously wasn't ready for it to be that popular.  As opposed to a lot of other games lately where they've been ready for it to be more popular (But it wasn't).On another note, now you've got to buy the game, right Foomerang?  RIGHT?I've seen your list of games, you've bought lots of games with significantly less gameplay.Just pretend it's not an MMORPG but a whole brand new genre, and you can enjoy it.I mean, you enjoy PSO, and as an MMORPG, it's shit. :)

    Yeah im gonna buy it. Ive bought every friggin mmo to come out the past two years, why stop now heh

  • Pretender00Pretender00 Spokane, WAMember Posts: 84

    Yes, I vote it was ready.

    Just because some mouth breathers sitting in their dark basement eating hot pockets and downing one mountain dew after another can't get everything and a bag of chips 100% their way they say the game wasn't done.  Anyone who's been around mmo's long enough understands being ready and being done are two different things. Things are never "done" in mmo's.

    A better question to be asked is, was it launched in a state that I can have fun in? The current bugs, AH closure don't make the game un-fun to me therefore I had to vote it was ready!!

     

     

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