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[GS] Release time on Steam is wrong?

Discussion in 'Civ6 - General Discussions' started by Monthar, Feb 12, 2019.

  1. Eagle Pursuit

    Eagle Pursuit Scir-Gerefa

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    Sadly, I believe you are correct. We won't really be playing at 12am EST, we will be anxiously cheering on the progress bar on the download.
     
  2. Monthar

    Monthar Deity

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    It looks like Steam corrected the mistake. Now it shows this.
    Available: February 13
    This game will unlock in approximately 11 hours

    That's midnight EST. I live in Texas so 11pm tonight for me.

    As for internet prices here in the states, yes they are ridiculous, especially if the only thing available is satellite. I'm currently paying $155 for 50 GB a month with download speeds of 20-40 Mbps. Yes, satellite has data limits and it sucks. The 600+ ms pings are bad even for Civ 6 multiplayer.
     
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  3. ExemplarVoss

    ExemplarVoss Prince

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    Even if there was a preload, you'd be waiting on a progress bar for decryption and update. Some titles, that can take most of an hour itself.
     
  4. Giskler

    Giskler +1 Sleuthing

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    If it's the same size as R&F it should take about 5 minutes tops :)
     
  5. rastak

    rastak Emperor

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    I just tested my speed and it's 140Mb./s.

    Yup, R&F was just a few minutes for me.


    Edit: Thanks Mod for fixing, didn't mean to post two replies in a row.
     
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  6. Depravo

    Depravo Siring Bastards

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    I'm in Pacific Canada so it won't be stupid late when it becomes available. :goodjob:
     
  7. SammyKhalifa

    SammyKhalifa Deity

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    We finally had someone in and break the comcast monopoly around my parts . . . I ditched immediately and now have a a 150 megabits connection for $50/month. I could theory get a gigabit connection though the same people but I don't really see the point. I have like three devices so it's not like I'm running a server farm.
     
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  8. Aristos

    Aristos Lightseeker

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    Holy crap! And here I was, thinking we are being sodomized by the oligopolies in Canuckistan...
     
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  9. Disgustipated

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    which will be 1 hour for me. :D At least an hour, maybe longer.

    I'm stuck with Cox monopoly. Especially since Clear went away (which was wireless and not all that fast).
     
  10. Laurana Kanan

    Laurana Kanan Don’t underestimate who I am.

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    And here I was thinking my 470mbps was slow... :mischief:
     
  11. Hep Roc Heretic

    Hep Roc Heretic Chieftain

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    The waiting. The waiting. First it was weeks. Then it was days. Now it is mere hours. But WAIT!...I have to work tomorrow. Can't play until I get home at 3:30. Arrgh! Cue the 70's Heinz Ketchup comercial and Carly Simon's song "Anticipation":

    Anticipation, anticipation
    Is making me late
    Is keeping me waiting.
     
  12. Bechhold

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    Steam now says it will be playable in 9 hours...
     
  13. shaglio

    shaglio The Prince of Dorkness

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    My 7 year old daughter wrote on her Calendar on February 14th:

    Yay!
    new Civ
    expansion!


    She had to ask me how to spell "expansion" and "civ" of course.
     
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  14. Hep Roc Heretic

    Hep Roc Heretic Chieftain

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    You have raised her well.
     
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  15. NukeAJS

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    Reason #5891 while I left Florida and never looked back :p
     
  16. craney1987

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    Australian internet is in the process of being upgraded nationwide.

    In an area already completed I can now get maybe 40mbs down on a good day. And I pay $70 per month. Pretty load would be much appreciated
     
  17. shaglio

    shaglio The Prince of Dorkness

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    I'm in the EST time zone, so GS will unlock at midnight tonight for me. I'll be in bed then, but I plan on getting the ball started on the download when I wake up tomorrow. Is it enough to just open Steam before I leave for work, or do I have to click some kind of "Start Download" button somewhere? I completely forget the process from past expansions :( My goal is to be able to play as soon as I get home from work, without have to sit around watching the progress bar all evening.
     
  18. Depravo

    Depravo Siring Bastards

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    I introduced my 5-year old daughter to Prison Architect for a laff (she'll get bored after 2 minutes I thought) and now she's obsessed. We're right now trying to work out how best to shoot our worst offenders dead out of hand before they get incapacitated and put in solitary. I may have erred.

    Still, it teaches you about life and that.
     
  19. Onii-chan

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    Suddenly 7 hours left, holy moly

    Technically I have the day off until the evening tomorrow, so if I wanna get up at 6 am when it comes out then I technically could lol
     
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    What!? Please don't eat in front of the starving hungry!
     
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