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Uncharted 3 Beta Gameplay: See What You're Missing

The Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception beta test is here and if you need a code, you can always contact us.

If you hadn't really planned on being part of the action, though, it's time to show you what you're missing. This game will undoubtedly thrive on the strength of its incredible single-player campaign, but don't underestimate the multiplayer. This action is top-notch; the beta is definitely loads of fun!

Here's more gameplay on the Airstrip map; the diversity and variety of environments keeps us interested, and we really like the multiple distinct multiplayer modes. It's difficult to get an idea of the project's immensely impressive visuals based on these videos, but...well, they still look amazing.

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is going to shake the world come November and if you recall, Naughty Dog has stated several times in the past that they want this new sequel to be the "go-to multiplayer game" on the PlayStation 3. You don't doubt their talent or dedication, do you?

Related Game(s): Uncharted 3

Tags: uncharted 3, drakes deception, uncharted 3 beta, uncharted 3 gameplay

6/28/2011 9:10:16 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (88 posts)

Zen_Zarab
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:31:04 PM
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Its a great beta, if I didn't get constant freezes, lag and disconnects. xD

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TheCanadianGuy
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:29:58 PM

HERE HERE!

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:01:56 PM

It is a beta test not an early preview of the finished game, you have to live with that. This is a *test* version designed for playtesting of the game engine and online. It's inevitable that there will be problems. I'd rather they happen with this beta, than with the final game.

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Fane1024
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:59:27 AM

@TCG

It's "hear, hear".

I tried playing the beta. Laggiest game ever...even the menus.

Then, I got trapped in the architecture and couldn't move or do anything even after someone killed me. I had to force my PS3 to shut down in order to quit.

Not the best first impression. :D

Note: I'm not complaining; it was disappointing but funny. I get that it's a beta.





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FoReVeR_0515
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:34:02 PM
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Haven't played the beta, but I don't think I'll need to. Uncharted 1 and 2 are enough to get me back for the third. My prediction: Awesomeness

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SoulController
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:54:51 PM
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I'm sure tons of people are trying to connect. I had to stop it was freezing so much. Can't wait for this though

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Dancemachine55
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:57:03 PM
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Contacting for code now!!!

If past experiences are anything to go by, Naughty Dog can do no wrong. Uncharted 1 is still amazing and it came out in PS3's first year!!!

Main reason I want this game is for the single player campaign. It's nice to know that single player lovers are still being catered to. Multiplayer is fun, but a great story is what makes a game a classic.

Would anyone go back and play Black Ops 2 years from now once more CoDs have dropped? What about WoW in 8 years once servers have shut down? I think a game's longevity is carried by the strength and replayability of it's single player. Just look at Dead Space or any RPG.

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:19:18 PM
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This beta is terrible. It's unplayable for me at this point. Like the first comment, I can't get into a game that doesn't lag, freeze or kick me.

EDIT: Something about the graphics don't look right either. Looks unpolished but I assume they will fix that before the final game releases in November.

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ZettaiSeigi
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:28:22 PM

I played it last night and didn't really encounter any lag when I was able to join a co-op party. Connecting to the lobby though is the problem. It took me several attempts. Christophe Balestra tweeted about it earlier, saying they're aware of such problems and are of course working on it.

The errors are very annoying, but it's still worth it once you're able to get past that. :)

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:42:21 PM

Nice. Good to hear they are working on it. Another thing I noticed is it restarts me PS3 every time I quit the game through the XMB. Anyone else encounter that issue?

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ZettaiSeigi
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:44:12 PM

I did encounter that, too. Twice actually. Christophe mentioned that on the same tweet I mentioned earlier. :)

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:14:15 AM

I played this afternoon ad didn't encounter much of what you experienced, it's been good to me. It's a beta for a reason though, too iron these things out.

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kevinater321
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:29:49 PM
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i like the gameplay, when it works. i have only finished 2 games so far out of like 10. The main menu is a little bit clunky and i miss the high quality menus of Uncharted 2's multiplayer. Overall- a crappy beta because its pretty much unplayable, but for the part i did play it was fun as hell. Also i hate the new menu's and i need more clothes and stuff to customize my character.

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ZettaiSeigi
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:43:13 PM

The main screen doesn't really look that polished. But I'm not bothered as this is just a beta. I'm sure that it will be much better in the final game.

I think the main point of the beta is to allow everybody to find the bugs in the actual gameplay and provide (constructive) feedback that would allow Naughty Dog to come up with a game deserving of the Uncharted name. :)

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:44:05 PM

Yea the menus are ugly. I'm sure they will change those though. One thing I noticed they changed was that took away the option to swap the L2 and R2 functions. I like having my grenade button on R2 and reload L2. I hope they retain that option in the final game.

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Gimmedat
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:56:45 PM

I had issues with it last night,restarting my ps3 when i backed out and freezing up.From what I did play it was mad fun the airstrip stage was dope.Starting off in the plane with trucks in pursuit was some cool ass shit. KingYellow64

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SnipeySnake
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:34:07 PM
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At first it froze my ps3 like every single time but now everything is ok, ive been able to play a couple games. I find it really fun but maybe its cause i keep winning every game 8D

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kevinater321
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:34:29 PM
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Also, 3 team deathmatch is my new favourite game mode in any multiplayer. Anyone who wants to play some 3tdm with me when the game releases just let me know because im always looking for gamer buddies :)

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:02:49 PM
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Downloading as I type...

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Killa Tequilla
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:07:44 PM
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I played 2 games no problem but my 3rd was........... lagging so i quit.


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NightHawk17
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:18:48 PM
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lag and freezing:(

otherwise a pretty fun game

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:23:46 PM
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Anyone else having trouble staying connected to PSN in general? I have gotten booted 3 times in the last half hour.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:12:14 AM

I can connect to PSN, but I've manage to start the game and try entering a match twice. So far, it runs at about 5 frames per second and then I get kicked - apparently for killing team mates, although since I've yet to fire a gun I'm not sure how.

I can't help wondering whether this was ready for Beta.

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Jawknee
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:27:06 AM

Me too. I kept getting stuck in walls earlier too. LOL! I understand betas will have issues but I have never played one this bad.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:37:42 AM

I'm worried that this isn't some kind of double bluff by ND and that U3 is actually this bad - at this time. I know that they have 3+ months, but if this is the current code base for the game, they have a lot of work yet to do.

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Clamedeus
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:30:35 AM

I've gotten kicked off PSN only like 2 times, but the weird part is it kept me online on PSN. O.o? Weird. But I played 4 games no problem then my 5th just major lag and freeze ups, I had a LOT of fun playing was awesome.

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onyotix
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:00:17 AM
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hey guys!!! ive been closely following this site for a few months now...im an avid fan of uncharted.. pls feel free to add me..im always looking for gamer buddies
@kevinater:add me bro...my psn id onyot12..tnx :)

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Fabi
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:33:30 AM

Welcome.

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Temjin001
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:20:12 AM
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Hmmm it is pretty rough. Real laggy and I've had it lock up my Ps3 twice within like 10 min of play time.
Also, I hope graphics see some more polish time.

I suppose this is what you get with beta's

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:21:51 AM

Three times I tried, three times it died, adn three times I got kicked from the game before firing a single round, yes I get kicked for killing team mates. Never mind the fact that the game locks if you try to leave multi-player, or the incredible lag. It's unplayable. I've seen Alphas work better than this.

As excited as I am for Uncharted 3, this leaves me with an overwhelming case of the "wake me when it works" blues.

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Jawknee
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:28:55 AM

The graphics look like they are missing a layer of texture or something. Especially some of the areas in the environments. Uncharted 2 MP looks better at this point time.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:39:16 AM

I can't judge the graphics because the lag is killing the game and the graphics never settle down.

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kevinater321
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:54:46 AM

I found the patch really helped things out. I haven't been kicked or had any lag or even freezes since i downloaded it. Although when i downloaded the patch it shut down my ps3 twice before it actually downloaded.

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FM23
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:59:01 AM
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So I loved UC2 and I loved the co-op, but the actual MP wasn't real addictive for me at all and this looks about the same. I'm downloading this right now, but seems everyones having problems already. That sucks.

And I hope the graphics don't suck in the actual games because I hear the complaints and thats isn't good news at all.

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Pandacastro
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:59:23 AM
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Is anyone going to start a 'Uncharted 3 beta impressions' on the forums, too lazy. And to those people avoiding uncharted 3 videos, the beta has spoilers because theres a small tv showing trailers.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:21:47 AM

Done and done. Forum topic posted.

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kevinater321
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:55:26 AM

yes but they are just small and yo can choose to mute them.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:20:18 AM
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I'm not experiencing any of this issues it seems a lot of others are. But I did notice ONE time where I was being shot at and I ran behind a wall only to finally start taking damage after being hidden, of course from lag. But that's all. So I have to say those worried about it shouldn't be. I can't be the only person with such luck.

But I will say it feels too heavy for a TPS. It is very much realistic to have that weight, but when climbing around I almost feel to weighted. But that's just a preference thing. Otherwise the gameplay is solid, the guns look and sound great, everything is done very well. The menu is fantastic in my opinion and the customization both for character, weapons and loadouts looks like it will be extremely deep! Can't wait For everything to be ironed out and the final version to release.

I don't think I need to remind everyone this is only a beta! ;)

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___________
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 4:01:26 AM
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IF you can get it working!
spent a hour this morning trying to get it working, then got fed up and turned it off and deleted it.
got better things to waste my time on!
shocked too, ND normally polish there things to kingdom come!
i was expecting it to be like the KZ3 or MAG beta, in fact this is the first beta ive been in thats had so many issues!
not exactly looking good considering its due out in less then 4 months!

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Cavan1
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 5:19:52 AM

Theres a surprise, Mr bloody negative, moaning as usual, ITS A BETA!!! What the hell do you expect?

i downloaded the beta, couldnt get in for an hour.

After that hour, was fine, got in straight away and the beta is out of this world good.

Why dont you just naff off.

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___________
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 9:03:53 AM

really?
i thought sony accidentally leaked the final game online!

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 9:47:56 AM

Gotta agree with this. I spent an hour on the download and then tried to make it work for an hour, and gave up. I can only hope that the lag is killing the thing, because if the way it's working is a sample of things to come we have problems. I gave it another hour before trying again, same result lag to the max, framerate through the floor, locked up, stuck, can't get back to the XMB. No offense, but I don't care if it's a beta or not, you don't release even a test version that can't reliably exit.

That's all I have been able to see of the game so far - lag. If you're going to blast someone for stating their opinion of that, there are plenty of my posts above for you to fire away at. Whether you agree with his posts all the time or not, Mr Anon is quite correct about the experience with this beta. This is not a great way to start the beta for the online element of what was anticipated to be the GOTY.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:28:41 AM

This is why I hate betas. Everyone expects them to be so far along that they should just be able to enjoy them! Well a beta is a beta for a reason. Feedback! This isn't a demo, which you know! You should tell those things to ND rather than comPlain about them in a comments section! Go tell ND your concerned with their game and the current state it's in. Which I should remind you I'm not having the same issues you are. Ive logged in and been able to enjoy it.

Complaining does nothing for it, and this is ND we are talking about not treyarch or IW. These guys listen to their consumers and Strive to bring the best possible experience. They have 4 months too iron things out, I guarantee the game will be sitting pretty when it's release comes. Don't take the beta for granted, it's there for more than us to get a sampling but for ND to polish it after seeing feedback and gameplays.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:37:07 AM

BigRaier,

I'm not taking the beta for granted, but I also know that a beta is supposed to be essentially functional. For me and a lot of others, that hasn't been the experience. I'm perfectly happy to agree with the contention that the issue is lag related and that it will be sorted out. Fine, but as of right now, I have no feedback for ND other than I can give no feedback because it hasn't worked. It's only natural that people will state their opinions in the comments of this article.

The thing is I strongly agree with what you say about people expecting too much from a beta. But I also know that for a lot of people this hasn't yet functions as a beta should. Beta software is in general fundamentally functional, but rough at the edges. You're generally not testing the core functionality at the beta stage because that has already been tested in alpha testing. A public beta should be even further along than that because you're testing things like how the game runs in a much wider range of circumstances and testing the server loads and network performance of the online engine. But, you can't expect perfection or a retail experience or trouble free play. However at the same time you also don't expect an inability to exit the game, total locking, or a complete lack of function due to network lag. There are two sides to this, and both are correct.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:58:31 AM

OMG! I just realized I have completely agreed with everything our anonymous poster has posted on at least two occasions in one week.

A sign of the apocalypse?

;)

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Beamboom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:09:26 PM

@HighLander: LOL!

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___________
Thursday, June 30, 2011 @ 8:56:02 AM

try the co-op for some reason its allot cleaner!
i cant play any competitive MP, its so laggy!
tried the co-op tonight and it was working fairly well, then switched to the competitive and had to turn it off.
when you see someone, put 30 bullets into them, they turn around, shoot you once, then they die, then you run into a building, and then die and get the kill cam pointing to a dead body, you know your in trouble!
took all that time to realize i had been killed!
other times enemies have been climbing up ladders, they get to the top, run across, jump down, then drop dead and i finally get the points.
wish sony would stop being so god dam tight a$$ed and give us our god dam dedicated servers!
come on, if the worlds smallest publishers THQ could foot the bill for homefront, then surely the worlds largest company can!


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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 5:20:57 AM
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Lol I see punching is still the best form of attack, thats all i'd do on Uncharte 2, run around like a mad-man! and just use my fists!

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RadioHeader
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 6:20:32 AM
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This is the first time I've seen Uncharted & bad vibes go together. I'll wait 'til November, but in the meantime, you guys be good beta testers and let's get her done.

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CrusaderForever
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 8:48:03 AM
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Played U2 MP for a while and had fun. Looking forward to this. I don't want to play anything U3. Want it to be fresh and new come November! Keep it up ND!

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thj_1980
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 9:31:33 AM
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Looks like Uncharted 2 but with better graphics and better gameplay, customizations and more.

Can't wait to install mine now!!!!

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The Doom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 9:41:36 AM
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Well the beta kept crashing on me and everyone I know so...

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Beamboom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:04:06 AM
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Quoting, "This action is top-notch; the beta is definitely loads of fun!" -> LOL did you even *try* it before writing that? :D

Oh wait... It's Uncharted. Sorry.


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jimmyhandsome
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:26:23 AM

When the Beta works its fun. Unfortunately it froze on me 3 times, and 1 other time the game became unplayable because it was literally running at 5 frames per second. Off to a very rocky start to say the least. Hopefully it gets addressed soon.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:40:02 AM
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What a rough crowd. This just proves we are so spoiled now days. I can't believe people are complaining about a beta. It's almost unbelievable.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:45:47 AM

Dude - it's bordering to *unplayable*. I downloaded it myself today, and seriously, this is not a beta. It's not even an alpha. It's what we called "broken" in the good old days.

Do you remember the reception of the Crysis 2 beta? Well, at least that one *worked*.


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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:59:12 AM

Again this just proves we are spoiled. Get rid of betas altogether I say if all people are going to do is complain. This isn't for our enjoyment, it's not some sneak peek a lucky few are getting. This is feedback and it's obvious nobody wants to give feedback but rather complain about something that is 4 months from release.

ND how dare you release a beta that isn't up to quality!

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Beamboom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:14:19 AM

With all due respect, but do you know what "beta" implies? What it means?
It's not just some random sample of partial code at an early stage of development - it's the final stretch, a real life stress test of the code, the final tweaks before a "release candidate", something that probably more or less means "release version" now in this day and age of patching being such a simple affair.

But to show off code that is *not working* three months before a scheduled release is... Well, if this had been one of my personal game favourites then I'd be worried right about now.
I do however feel sorry for Naughty Dog. This is likely *not* what they expected, or they'd never release this.


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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:28:52 AM

It doesn't matter if it's the final stretch or not. You are treating it as a demo when it simply isn't. This beta came out 4 months before release for a reason. It isn't the so called KZ3 "beta" that came out weeks before release.

Why feel bad for ND they don't need your pity. They are some of the best developers out there.

Regardless if this is how we are going to treat betas, developers are better off doing the private betas, rather than releasing it to everyone. They all seem to get more backlash than feedback. I mean how productive is it for them to get criticism, more than constructive feedback? I would say not very, but in the least it is some sort of feedback I suppose.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:33:43 AM

"developers are better off doing the private betas, rather than releasing it to everyone" - Truth! Noone should release anything like this in public - it's meaningless.
It quite clearly is not ready to be tested by the masses.


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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:39:53 AM

Big Railer, this is a *public* beta. Not a closed beta. The game has already been through extensive testing and QA within ND and their closed test programs. If you are going to release a public beta and make a lot of noise about it, you **have** to make sure the core functionality works at least well enough for the thing to be playable. As Beamboom (and many others) has stated it's unplayable as is. That's not acceptable in a public beta.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:41:28 AM

It really may not be ready for that. Which is the whole purpose of the beta, to get that kind of feedback to polish it up before release, which is months away, not days. That is my whole point.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:48:49 AM

That's fine, I guess I look at it differently. If there's a problem I'm glad it's now instead of in the retail version, which again is the point of this beta. Thats the way I look at it and that's how I feel betas should be treated all the time. This isn't some sort of exception I'm giving to ND. This goes for all betas and I've said it before in previous betas for other games. They are treated as demos or sneak peeks now days, especially when brought to public. But that's the best way to reach everyone and get the most feedback so...

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Beamboom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:08:06 PM

Yeah I remember you saying so for other betas too, I do not suspect you of being a ND fanboy (not that there's anything wrong in that) :)

But this is not just something they do "to be kind" to the gamers, as a kind of gesture.
The public beta is a core stage in the development of any networked client/server software, the developer *need* to test the software in a realistic environment prior to launch.
You give them the feedback by actually playing it, that's how you help them, not by posting in their forums. Only... In this case it can't be played.


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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:15:55 PM

Well hopefully all this criticism pays off for them in the end. I suspect we won't even remember this conversation when the final game releases. Hopefully in the next few days things get ironed out so people can actually play it. Although I've yet to encounter these problems.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:31:02 PM

Btw patch 1.01 has been released and it is aimed to fix the framreate drops that lead to freezing. I'm not home so I can't see for myself but I'm not having those issues anyways so...

I hope now you guys can enjoy it.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 2:02:46 PM

I'll DL the patch tonight, got to finish the day job first thought.

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VampDeLeon
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 2:03:49 PM

It works fine now

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:13:19 PM

Got the patch - all 18MB - LOL! Whatever it did, it did good. The game is working well now, about as well as the UC2 beta - as it happens.

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Beamboom
Thursday, June 30, 2011 @ 12:27:27 AM

Good to hear. Wonder what it fixed. Maybe they initially even released the wrong version! That sure would explain it.


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Highlander
Thursday, June 30, 2011 @ 1:18:05 AM

I'm wondering whether somehow the wrong version went to some servers while the right one went to others.

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vicious54
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 11:22:17 AM
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I tried playing the beta last night and I couldn't do anything when I entered a match. As Highlander said, "it runs at about 5 frames per second". The first game, I was booted for killing a teammate and then the next two games it froze.

I was looking forward to playing the beta but just let me know when it is working.

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Jawknee
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:04:37 PM
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Well, LiamDaniels told me last night that the Uncharted 2 beta was just as bad upon release and we all know how the final game turned out. So I'm not worried in the least bit.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:13:46 PM

Well, I honestly don't remember either the beta or the final release of UC2 being like this at any point.

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VampDeLeon
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:36:12 PM

both beta and final release of UC2 was fine and dandy.

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:32:36 PM

Patch 1.01 was released, it is aimed at fixing the framreate drop that leads to freezing. Let me know how it works when you get a chance.

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ZettaiSeigi
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:50:07 PM

I got the patch installed and I never had framerate issues since.

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ZettaiSeigi
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:50:09 PM

And wow, double post again. Let me just use this space to let you know that the beta seems to be working perfectly fine for me. I find it really odd that I am not experiencing half of the problems that you guys are.

I downloaded the beta as soon as it became available in the Asian PSN store. Yes, I did encounter difficulties connecting to the UC3 Beta servers then and even had my PS3 restart twice. But once I'm able to connect, it seems fine.

On the first day, I also noticed the noticeable framerate drops. But that didn't happen anymore after downloading the update. Again, establishing a connection to the UC3 servers was a bit of a problem, but once I'm in, it was actually solid.

I even did a test. I uninstalled the beta I got from the Asian PSN Store and replaced it with the one from the US PSN Store. The same connection issues (to the UC3 servers) happened at first, but I managed to get in after a few attempts. Excelsior1 even saw me playing the Beta just a few minutes ago. I played a couple of co-op games and I never had framerate nor connection issues.

Anyway, the beta is working mighty fine for me. It's weird to see how much of a problem the others are having when I could play it just fine. I do not even have the fastest internet connection out there.

If Naughty Dog could sort out the initial connection issues to their servers then the beta would be near flawless, at least to me.

Last edited by ZettaiSeigi on 6/29/2011 1:58:20 PM

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bigrailer19
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 2:32:44 PM

Zettai-

I wasn't experiencing those issues either. Which leaves me with no explanation at all to why this was happening. I was able to join games, play and enjoy it. But either way it's a beta, and I'm sure we will see many more patches to come. After all that's why it's up, so they can work these things out.

I also heard they found a matchmaking issue that will be addressed as well.

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Jawknee
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 3:04:30 PM

The patched fixed the issues for me. You should give it another go when you get a chance Highlander.

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Highlander
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 3:19:28 PM

I will get on it tonight, finishing out the day at the coal face first though...

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Ludicrous_Liam
Thursday, June 30, 2011 @ 12:29:45 PM

Just to get myself out of the firing line (Jee thanks Jawk, I'll repay you someday XD), I meant it being the same as UC2 as in the mass amount of problems. Don't you guys remember not being able to get into a game for atleast an hour? Plus I said that before I actually played it; and I only played it after 1.01. Okay thats sorted, and I think I came out unscathed, lol.

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DjEezzy
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 1:40:25 PM
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i can't wait to see this in 3d

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Jawknee
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 3:04:03 PM

Indeed!

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Summoner
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 8:18:01 PM
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I played it for 20 minutes, and it looks good. I didn't have any problem, I started playing it when it had been updated already. No freezes, no connection problems, no lag, it was just like playing Uncharted 2 multiplayer. There are , of course , some graphical issues, but there are like 4 months to fix them. Looks cool, can't wait to get the final product!

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BikerSaint
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 8:56:57 PM
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I might jump in just to try this out(don't even have U2 yet & been stuck in the upstream rafting on U1)).

Plus, I've never played any MP games except for K3.....

so if spotted, please don't go all sadist on me by over-killing the n00b!!!!

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ZettaiSeigi
Thursday, June 30, 2011 @ 4:39:54 AM

Hey BikerSaint, if ever you want to try playing co-op, let me know. I tend to play more of that than anything. And I won't try to kill you if you ever accidentally snuff me out. LOL

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BikerSaint
Friday, July 01, 2011 @ 12:14:13 AM

ZettaiSeigi,

OK, I've never played co-op before, but I'm willing to give it a try & you can walk me through the game's hook-up.

Just send me a friend request, my name's the same as above(BTW, just remind me you're from PSXE),

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