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DarthMaulUK 10-01-2006 07:35 AM

October 3rd. Download 99% of the DEMO! Click here to find out how
 
Petroglyph are certainly busy in the community lately with live chats all over the galaxy. Today, X-FIRE announced a new chat for October 24th - the day of the games release, with more prizes up for grabs. However, with the recent announcement of the demo, Xfire will be letting members download 99% of the Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption demo starting October 3rd. On October 6th, the minute that the demo goes public, you can get the rest of the file and start playing!

By subscribing to the Real Time Strategy Demos channel you will automatically get all new RTS files that Xfire adds to the channel.

whiteflash 10-03-2006 04:34 AM

people need to know that fileplanet have changed the release date of the demo to the 5th Of October

gswift 10-03-2006 09:34 PM

Houston, we have a problem.

The demo file doesn't seem to be available on xfire RTS channel yet. However, I guess there's still a few more hours of Oct 3rd remaining.

I know it's just a partial file download, so it doesn't matter if I get it now or not, but I was just wondering if there was a problem, or if I'm doing something wrong. I'd like to get the bulk of the file ahead of time so I don't have to contend with server overload when the whole thing is released.

P.S. I want to make it clear that I'm not complaining. I think it's really awesome that they're releasing a demo!!!!! Thanks for the extra work Petro/Lucas. You guys rock!

Marathon 10-03-2006 10:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gswift
Houston, we have a problem.

The demo file doesn't seem to be available on xfire RTS channel yet. However, I guess there's still a few more hours of Oct 3rd remaining.

I know it's just a partial file download, so it doesn't matter if I get it now or not, but I was just wondering if there was a problem, or if I'm doing something wrong. I'd like to get the bulk of the file ahead of time so I don't have to contend with server overload when the whole thing is released.

P.S. I want to make it clear that I'm not complaining. I think it's really awesome that they're releasing a demo!!!!! Thanks for the extra work Petro/Lucas. You guys rock!


i was wondering about this too what gives?

Lord hobo 10-04-2006 12:23 PM

its not up now ill wait for it to appear on FP

DS_Vespidbat 10-04-2006 07:09 PM

if u go back to where it says about the chat and getting the RTS demo channel, i says:
"*** Note to Xfire Insider Subscribers: We apologize, but we are not able to give you the pre-load of the demo at this time. Check back soon for file availability. Subscribing to the RTS demos channel will ensure that you will get it automatically when it goes public."

Executor1608 10-04-2006 07:56 PM

yup... darn... oh well at least the demo comes out tomorrow :D

Aayla-Secura 10-05-2006 11:36 AM

I can't find the demo anywhere ??

_x_Darth-Max_x_ 10-05-2006 12:25 PM

Same Here Aayla.. Fileplanet says .. Release demo : 5 October.. That's today.. shouldn't it be out?

lordzack 10-05-2006 01:04 PM

Well, they have to actually upload it. It's not like it spontaneosly goes on at 1 AM.

ghost665_uk 10-05-2006 01:13 PM

its 17:13 here

_x_Darth-Max_x_ 10-05-2006 02:50 PM

Its 8'o CLock in the evening here..

Lord hobo 10-05-2006 03:01 PM

its 7 in the evening here

Igor_Cavkov 10-05-2006 04:34 PM

21.35PM here in sweden Where's our Demo :D

Crezzer Fett 10-05-2006 04:46 PM

almost 9 and still no demo :P....i am getting deperate :D
I got an email alert as soon as it is available :D

ghost665_uk 10-05-2006 05:16 PM

21:16 in UK

fortune faded13 10-05-2006 05:29 PM

wow i didnt know that europe had such a time diference. its 1:30pm here.

_x_Darth-Max_x_ 10-05-2006 05:46 PM

11 o clock in the Evening here.. 1 more hour till October 6th..

Executor1608 10-05-2006 05:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by _x_Darth-Max_x_
11 o clock in the Evening here.. 1 more hour till October 6th..

Well, hey at least it says, "... Release Today..." Instead of Thursday. It's a change.

lordzack 10-05-2006 06:24 PM

Well over here in NY, we have 6 hours and 37 minutes left to October 5th. Patience is a virtue my friends.

Darth Anarch 10-05-2006 06:27 PM

You guys have to remember, right now it's 14:30 hours on the West Coast, which is (probably) where Fileplanet's servers are based. It could still be a few hours.

Executor1608 10-05-2006 06:37 PM

wow, yea. I totally forgot bout zones here lol.
Anyways, I'm not in a rush, just excited like everyone else ;)

Valter 10-05-2006 07:10 PM

LOL

It's like the countdown to New Year's Eve.

10, 9, 8 ...

DarthMaulUK 10-05-2006 07:33 PM

Xfire has decided NOT to offer a pre-load for the demo. Oh well. Once I get links and mirrors I will post them straight away. I believe Lucasfiles is getting uploaded as we speak.

DMUK

Valter 10-05-2006 07:41 PM

...7, 6, 5 ...

Dreng 10-05-2006 07:45 PM

This thread delivers :|

Executor1608 10-05-2006 07:53 PM

Guys it's available on Fileplanet now!!! YAY!

ghost665_uk 10-05-2006 08:06 PM

well im waiting in the queue now 8 mins of that to go and then theres 605Mb to download

lordzack 10-05-2006 08:36 PM

I'm downloading it now, off of XFire. I'm not going to be able to play much, if any of it tonight, though.

Valter 10-06-2006 12:23 AM

I'm waiting in line to download it off of Fileplanet.

ImpElite 10-06-2006 10:57 AM

I'm downloading it off of Gamespot now... Yeah I know don't tell me I'm late.

_x_Darth-Max_x_ 10-06-2006 04:43 PM

Downloading it now.. Had a School trip today to one of our Attraction Parks.. Came back around half past 8 in the evening.. Hopefully it is finished quikly and i can still play a bit..


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