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#1 Mar 11 2010 at 11:36 AM Rating: Decent
It would make sense, to me, at least, to aim for the game to be released mid-to-late summer, since most kids (and adults) will be off from school, and have more time to explore the game.

I really hope it's not Q4 2010 :(
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#2 Mar 11 2010 at 11:38 AM Rating: Excellent
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Q4 2010.
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#3 Mar 11 2010 at 11:40 AM Rating: Decent
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Given that they're starting the beta march 11 and want a beta longer than 11's, the earliest time would be august if we're lucky but i'm anticipating october. perhaps the same day ffxi was released.

Edited, Mar 11th 2010 12:40pm by EpedemicOptikz
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#4 Mar 11 2010 at 11:44 AM Rating: Excellent
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Think about it this way,
The longer Beta runs, the more serious they're treating our feedback. If it were to come out lickity split, it's a Marketing Beta, and they never intended to take our input seriously. The fact they want a good time frame on this is a good sign, although it's going to require alot of patience.

It's all for the best.

#5 Mar 11 2010 at 11:45 AM Rating: Good
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I'm putting my money on October 26th.
#6 Mar 11 2010 at 2:54 PM Rating: Decent
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10.10.10 ^_^
#7 Mar 11 2010 at 3:05 PM Rating: Good
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I am assuming a late Q3 2010 or early Q4 2010.
#8 Mar 11 2010 at 3:42 PM Rating: Decent
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My official prediction is October 26th.
#9 Mar 11 2010 at 3:47 PM Rating: Good
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Q4 is most likely.

Q1 2011 if we're really, really, really unlucky (aka if the beta goes horribly and ends up in bug-city to a terrible degree of some kind).

They keep saying they are on track for a 2010 release though so I try to be hopeful about that; however, as any of us should realize, it completely depends on how the Beta goes.

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#10 Mar 11 2010 at 5:00 PM Rating: Good

(I'm guessing Halloween week 2010)
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#11 Mar 11 2010 at 6:46 PM Rating: Decent
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LetThemEatCake wrote:
I'm putting my money on October 26th.

That would be so cool, cuz that's my birthday :D
#12 Mar 11 2010 at 6:55 PM Rating: Good
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georgecord wrote:
10.10.10 ^_^

Yeah, they'll release a major game on a Sunday. >.<
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#13 Mar 11 2010 at 7:40 PM Rating: Decent
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End of November IMO. Christmas shopping season.
#14 Mar 11 2010 at 8:55 PM Rating: Decent
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End of November IMO. Christmas shopping season.

MMOs make terrible gifts. It's like buying someone a puppy... It makes your eyes bright the day you open it, but then it takes over your life...

Anyway, I'm going to be the pessimist and say Q1 2011. Approximate release dates were made to be pushed back.
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#15 Mar 12 2010 at 1:23 AM Rating: Decent
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Same answer I've given on the other 70 threads about this subject.
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