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When's it being released?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by random, Aug 14, 2010.

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  1. random

    random Active Member

    Yes, yes, I know... "they will release it when it's ready for release" ¬¬

    But I'm curious:


    End of summer of UK or US? If UK, what month is the end of summer? Also, what is expected to be released at that date, the final version or the first Beta?

    Thank you!
  2. Tigratrus

    Tigratrus Well-Known Member

    Of course you're curious... We're all curious. But it's simply not a question you can get an answer to at this point. Mike and Kier are old hands at this business, and anyone that's been in it for any length of time knows to never provide a release date until you know for absolute certain that you will be done then. And given the fundamental nature of bugs (I.E. unexpected problems), that's impossible to know until you are done.

    The "When it's Ready" answer really isn't a platitude, it's simply the only practical answer. Anything else could end up being a lie, and I think Kier and Mike have too much respect for their own reputation and their customer's goodwill to run that risk.

    The actual release date is going to depend largely on bug hunting in the Beta phase, the more bug free the Beta, the faster we get an RC and Gold release. It's a pay me now or pay me later situation, the bugs have to be found and squashed before it can ship. So if you want it faster, get out there and start hunting bugs! :)

    Totally empathize with you though... I want a copy ASAP too ;)
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  3. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    This is one of several posts asking the same question. And this really is the only answer we can give you.
  4. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    The end of summer in the UK is around September 21st.
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