Email from POTCO on Launcher

Discussion in 'Pirates of the Caribbean Online' started by Cathryne, Apr 21, 2011.

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Do you play POTCO using the launcher?

  1. Yes. But I wouldn't mind if it was removed.

    2.2%
  2. Yes. And I would be awfully upset if they discontinued it!

    78.3%
  3. No. I prefer to play in the browser.

    15.2%
  4. What's the launcher?

    4.3%
  1. Cathryne

    Cathryne Wanted Pirate

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    Hello,
    The Pirates Online desktop launcher was previously available as part of the online download for Pirates Online. Now that Pirates Online can be played directly from your Internet browser, the desktop launcher is no longer available.

    For the time being, guests will still be able to access Pirates Online from the launcher if they have downloaded it previously and have not deleted it. However, moving forward updates will not continue to the launcher, and so for the best game play experience possible we recommend that you play through your web browser.

    If you are experiencing trouble with the browser version, we recommend contacting Pirates Online Live Technical Support regarding this issue. Pirates Online Live Technical Support is available during the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, Wednesday - Sunday at the following address:

    http://piratesonline.go.com/#/help/contact_us.html

    Please have a brief description of the technical issue ready or a Bug Report Ticket number before you login.

    Thank you,

    Krista
    Pirates of the Caribbean Online Member Services

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    *weeps* :(
     
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  2. Jason Shipmonger

    Jason Shipmonger Honorable Pirate

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    -_- Wow POTCO really thinks stuff through, first Leaderboards (< minor stuff.) and now Launcher... That's just sad.
     
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  3. Cathryne

    Cathryne Wanted Pirate

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    I love how they ask our opinions on stuff like this >.<

    I'm hoping they'll see this thread and others like it and reconsider :) Can't hurt to hope!
     
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  4. Jason Shipmonger

    Jason Shipmonger Honorable Pirate

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    Yeah probably not, I've send so many e-mails to bring stuff back. I bet they didn't even bother to read them :oops:
     
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  5. Molly McSilver

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    I had launcher and tried browser. I did not like it at all! I had the worse lag ever. I had removed launcher. I sent a email and got the same responce. Fortunatly i found that i also had the launcher in my documents. Save it somewhere if you want to try browser.
     
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  6. Christopher Cannonskull

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    ok the browser sucks im gonna laugh when a ton of ppl quit and they lost alot of money because thier phasing out the launcher
     
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  7. KatBridgesilver

    KatBridgesilver Buccaneer

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    Or you're someone like me who joined up when the game first started, then stopped playing and stupidly uninstalled. Now you're back and you have to play in the stupid browser. I needed an option that said "I play in the browser because I no longer have options"
     
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  9. KatBridgesilver

    KatBridgesilver Buccaneer

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    You're my hero now!
     
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  10. Katbluedog

    Katbluedog Honorable Pirate

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    My problem is that I can't log into the browser game. The picture above is what I get when I try to log on to the site. I get a blank login screen. I can only play on the launcher version. People will not be too happy if they discontinue the launcher mode. I love the launcher mode.
     
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  11. Captain Del

    Captain Del Pirate

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    The browser is much worse in terms of supporting the game when I play, regardless of what I'm doing or what settings I have it on. I only use the browser for when I'm not able to access my laptop, where the launcher is, but least to say it's a dreadful experience every time.

    I agree with previous statements in that POTCO should take our opinions on this. A lot of pirates don't play through the browser because their computers can't handle it, so this move may potentially lead to the drop out of ALOT of pirates.
     
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  12. Captain Hi

    Captain Hi Pirate Lord

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    lol thats why you download the launcher onto your desktop i agree though browser is not good for playing cant support high graphics well and makes things much more laggy
    EDIT (Apr 22, 2011 at 6:41 AM):
    lol that reminds me when the game first came out they had the launcher then after they switched and then it came back i assume its going to happen all over again
     
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  13. Rose Sunslipper

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO WHAT HAS THE WORLD COME TO!?!??!
     
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  14. Captain Hi

    Captain Hi Pirate Lord

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    it has come to potco or rather potco has come to the world.... actually nvm potco is not the world and now we know why the site was down i think.... this makes me think twice about giving these people money
     
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  15. Rose Sunslipper

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    the first part of that was really confusing.... :p
     
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  16. Captain Hi

    Captain Hi Pirate Lord

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    would u like me to make it even more confusing or simple simple it is

    the world cant come to potco because potco is not real and potco actually its already in the world so yea but realy could these people please try to make good decisions when it comes to this stuff
     
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  17. John Seawalker

    John Seawalker Notorious Pirate

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    possibly a lot of people didnt use the launcher when the site allowed you to play on it so they removed it cause the lvl 1 basics (not being racist to da noobs) only use the browser
     
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  18. Captain Hi

    Captain Hi Pirate Lord

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    well after a week or so they should realize its on their desktop
     
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  19. Bartholomew Bladespinner

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    i cant take a screen shot using the web browser but i can with the launcher
     
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  20. Captain Hi

    Captain Hi Pirate Lord

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    you better hope they keep the launcher working
     
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