Is Arkham City worth getting on PC?

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#1 Posted by dragonballz4 (645 posts) -

I have played Arkham Asylum and was thinking about getting Arkham City.Is the PC version okay?

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#2 Posted by gameofthering (11087 posts) -

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

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#3 Posted by dragonballz4 (645 posts) -

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

gameofthering

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

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#4 Posted by deactivated-579f651eab962 (5404 posts) -
There were some DX11 problems but I think finally it's all been sorted,. It's really a great game
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#5 Posted by JangoWuzHere (19032 posts) -

[QUOTE="gameofthering"]

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

dragonballz4

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

DX11 doesn't work well, but besides that, the PC version is the best one to get.

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#6 Posted by yonyz (645 posts) -
Dunno about DX stuff, I played it with a DX-10 card and it was better in every way than Arkham Asylum (which was awesome).
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#7 Posted by Riadon2 (1598 posts) -

It's a very good PC version, just don't use DX11.

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#8 Posted by Elann2008 (33028 posts) -

[QUOTE="gameofthering"]

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

dragonballz4

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

There were some DX11 problems but I think finally it's all been sorted,. It's really a great gameacanofcoke
Well, not it hasn't. Not for all GPUs. Tested with GTX 580 and 670 and Arkham City DX11 issues hasn't changed since first week launch. Thankfully, TC, you can play in DX9 and enjoy about the same visual quality. You won't be able to tell much aside from the physX enabled graphics features.
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#9 Posted by MythPro1 (2746 posts) -
Game is amazing. Much better than Arkham Asylum as well. As if that were possible! :D
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#10 Posted by Elann2008 (33028 posts) -

Game is amazing. Much better than Arkham Asylum as well. As if that were possible! :DMythPro1
I agree. Believe it or not, I didn't like Asylum, much. Detective mode really killed it. Redundant mess, if you ask me. The rest of the game is pretty good-ish though. But somehow, in the magical land of Rocksteady Studios, they pushed out another gem Arkham City that's even better. A lot better actually. Aside from the DX11 woes, the game is outstanding.

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#11 Posted by biggest_loser (24254 posts) -

[QUOTE="gameofthering"]

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

dragonballz4

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

There were a lot of myths spread by angry forum nerds, not here but elsewhere, saying the game was "buggy and broken" when it was released. That's boulder dash. I can run it in Dx11 fine and it has a few extra lighting effects. Putting the game in Dx9 and its still pretty great. Its extremely playable with a keyboard and mouse too.
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#12 Posted by GarGx1 (9137 posts) -

I had no problems at all runnig the DX 11 version. Can't remember seeing any glitching or artifacting, or even pop in for that matter. Didn't have any CTD's either (just checked my crash log ;) ) I'd say get it especially if you enjoyed Asylum.

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#13 Posted by Curlyfrii87 (15044 posts) -

Ive had no problems with the game. Great game on PC, you should get it!

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#14 Posted by KHAndAnime (17565 posts) -
DX11 worked great for me...in fact - I don't even think I would've played it without all the PhysX and DX11 effects turned up. :P
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#15 Posted by kozzy1234 (35966 posts) -

Yes, AC is worth getting on PC. Liked the game alot more than AA to.

Looks amazing on DX11

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#16 Posted by kozzy1234 (35966 posts) -

[QUOTE="dragonballz4"]

[QUOTE="gameofthering"]

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

biggest_loser

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

There were a lot of myths spread by angry forum nerds, not here but elsewhere, saying the game was "buggy and broken" when it was released. That's boulder dash. I can run it in Dx11 fine and it has a few extra lighting effects. Putting the game in Dx9 and its still pretty great. Its extremely playable with a keyboard and mouse too.

Cosign, DX11 works fine now after all the updates.

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#17 Posted by BattleSpectre (7989 posts) -

Amazing game and yes i played it on the PC too, it looks and plays amazing. Now don't get me wrong i'd be lying if i said the PC version didn't have problems one of which is DX11 running poorly but i believe you can work around that. Other than that you're in for a treat one of my top 10 games for sure.

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#18 Posted by haze_blaze (3907 posts) -
Yea, Arkham City was even better.
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#19 Posted by Krelian-co (13274 posts) -

[QUOTE="dragonballz4"]

[QUOTE="gameofthering"]

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

JangoWuzHere

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

DX11 doesn't work well, but besides that, the PC version is the best one to get.

dx 11 problems were patched a while ago, it works fine now, at least for me, and if it doesn-t you can run it flawlessly in dx 9 mode that-s still way better than the console versions.

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#20 Posted by the_bi99man (11242 posts) -

[QUOTE="gameofthering"]

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

dragonballz4

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

PC version is incredible. There was some problems before with DX11 being super unoptimized, and running like crap, but I believe they've all been fixed in patches. But yeah, PC version is the definitive version. One of the best ports ever. Looks a generation beyond the console versions, if you can run it at decent settings, with physx. 

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#21 Posted by rhazzy (1516 posts) -

[QUOTE="dragonballz4"]

[QUOTE="gameofthering"]

If you enjoyed Arkham Asylum you will love Arkham City.

JangoWuzHere

I heard that the PC version was glitched?

DX11 doesn't work well, but besides that, the PC version is the best one to get.

Maybe on your machine...on my system it ran flawless in dx11...it looks 100x better than the console version...and it is one of the best looking games out there.

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#22 Posted by ampiva (1251 posts) -
It's an amazing game but the DRM is awful, you have securom with limited activations, gfwl and steam on top of it.
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#23 Posted by jhonMalcovich (7090 posts) -

Anyting is worth getting on PC.

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#24 Posted by The_Gaming_Baby (6402 posts) -

Having player both the PC version and the PS3 version, I can confidently say the PC version is much smoother and better looking. Worth it imo

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#25 Posted by Lach0121 (10897 posts) -

Great game, pc version is fine as long as you don't play it in DX11. It is widely known, and common information that Batman's AC DX11 is a broken, buggy mess.

Even physx works pretty good in it.

However, I am one of the few people who thought that Arkham Asylum was done better in many ways. 

The first game's story was considerably more consistant. Exploration was less, but it seemed like the time you spent with each main bad guy, or segment, was longer. It performed considerably better too. 

 

AC looks better, has better combat mechanics. Some very interesting moments. But the game didn't hold my attention as long as the first game did. I got every riddle and trophy on the first game, on the second I got about 90% of them, before I got bored, and had to uninstall due needing more hdd space.

The second game had a feel that they tried to put too much in there, and it shortened the other experiences to fit them in there. 

 

I would recommend it easily for $15 or below. 

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#26 Posted by kraken2109 (13271 posts) -

Worth buying just to check out catwoman