EverQuest Next Requires 64-bit OS

Dave Georgeson tweets a "news flash" that SOE's upcoming MMORPG remake EverQuest Next will not support 32-bit operating systems: "Another News Flash: Landmark is going to have to be a 64-bit OS game *only*. We are going to be unable to support 32-bit OS as we had hoped." Thanks GameInformer.
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nin wrote on Feb 4, 2014, 10:07:
Mr. Tact wrote on Feb 4, 2014, 10:06:
vacs wrote on Feb 4, 2014, 10:00:
You do know that there is a 64-bit version XP Pro available? So XP users can still play this game when it comes out
I did know that, but I have no idea if they represent 1, 5, 10, or 50% of the installed XP base. If I had to guess, I'd guess under 10%.

From what I'd heard a few years ago, it was buggy as fuck and no one used it.

I used XP x64 exclusively for about a year before Vista was released, and had no issues with it. In fact it was a very robust OS that had a thread scheduling way beyond to that of 32bit XP. I was able to multitask like crazy and never had unresponsive programs on my taskbar like I used to in old XP. For me it ran smooth as butter.

Obviously some exotic hardware drivers didn't exist but but as far as graphics, sound, networking etc. everything was tip top during the time it was running on my system. And gaming on it was far far more fluid than on Vista x64, but that goes without saying.
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