[bf1942] BF2 Server?
InCisT at Popsikle.net
Tue Nov 30 10:54:07 EST 2004
Andreas Fredriksson wrote:
> Sean Decker (BF2's producer) explicitly said it was OK to share this
> information with you, so I am. He is the one calling the shots on
> large-scale planning in the project.
> I'm sad to say that my managers have assigned me to other areas over
> the course of this project and I will most likely not get the time I
> would need to bring you a high quality Linux server at ship time.
> I really wanted to make this product launch with excellent Linux
> support from the start, but it's not my call.
> // Andreas
Andreas, You have been nothing bet the best to us so for ;). It is
unfortunate that there wont be a Linux server out on retail, It will
halt me and my community (200+) from buying the game until there is. I
was planning on putting 5 or 6 servers up for this on retail, but I
guess we will have to wait until after retail. We wont play, at least
put any time into playing, unless its on our servers. We know we get the
best playing experience because we are the admins ;)
I have also had numerous customers asking if we will carry bf2 on
release, and now must send at least 25% of my paying customers to
someone who WILL have servers on release. This is not just bad for me as
a gamer, it will severely impact my business. How many other GSP's will
have lost customers within the months following the release of BF2, and
how many will that piss off to the point of not supporting it after it
gets released. I know after hearing this news, I will be down over
$1200 USD a month, that doesnt make me happy.
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