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09-07-2010, 10:08 PM
#1
Joined: Jul 2009
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Game Center ..

Hi guys,
I was wondering how you guys are you going to manage with the gamecenter launch ,since it supports only iphone 4 ..

my question is, are you going to have openfeint/plus/.. for 2G/3G and add gamecenter support for iphone 4, or are you just going to ignore gamecenter for now ..
09-07-2010, 10:13 PM
#2
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09-07-2010, 10:37 PM
#3
Joined: Oct 2008
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I've been wondering this my self lately. Are we about to see a lot of old apps updated to support game center? Will they be ditching openfeint and gameloft live, +plus?...

Gamecenter:1337brian
09-07-2010, 11:06 PM
#4
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 24
@Zincous

Still, the majority is still having 3Gs or even 2Gs... even if we implement a solution where depending on the device we ll activate either Openfeint/plus.. or GameCenter, I guess it won't be possible to have on centralized leaderboard ..

I mean it is totally absurd to have a highscore for 3g- users and another one for 3gs+ users ...
09-08-2010, 02:39 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
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I'm hoping all the popular games that still sell will migrate to Gamecenter. I never really bothered adding many friends onto all these services but everyone I know w/ an iDevice will be using Gamecenter
09-08-2010, 03:04 PM
#6
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: Argentina
Posts: 264
Is there any trustworthy data on how many people are still on a 3G or older device?

My guess is that a lot of people (and I mean gamers) who where still hanging on to their older iDevice have or will shortly migrate to an iPhone 4 or iPod Touch 4G.

If that's so, I think that if you're making a mass-market casual game you should still support the widest range of devices, but if you're going for a more hardcore audience, it'll be better to just forget about older hardware.

(I still have a 3G by the way, just waiting patiently for the iPhone 4 to arrive in these remote lands )

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09-08-2010, 08:36 PM
#7
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Does anyone know if GC has or will have possibilities to store savegames so they donīt get lost when deleting the app?

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09-08-2010, 09:27 PM
#8
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Seems like GC doesn't work offline. Bummer.
09-08-2010, 09:59 PM
#9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dyscode View Post
Does anyone know if GC has or will have possibilities to store savegames so they donīt get lost when deleting the app?
Doesn't look like it does yet, but It does save your highscores...

Gamecenter:1337brian
09-09-2010, 06:10 AM
#10
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 125
Quote:
Originally Posted by dyscode View Post
Does anyone know if GC has or will have possibilities to store savegames so they donīt get lost when deleting the app?
They should add this !!