Great to see this up, thanks to the GoG team for their support! It's been a long time coming our end, I would just like to thank you all for your patience in waiting for the free updates to land.
GoG build is now totally in line with the Steam version, and even Steam workshop mods will work with a manual install. In time we'll dig out some of the better mods and repackage them so they are even easier to get working on this build.
Older saves will not work with this build, way too much got changed to keep older saves compatible come the end, but any future updates we make (Xbox controller support and the like) will not break your saves in the future, nor will there bet such a delay between Steam and GoG getting the updates.
Updated Mac, and Linux will come, these are also not available on Steam yet but once they are the GoG versions will not be far behind.
It's fair to say the base system requirements are now a touch higher than they were, but I'd be surprised if anyone here has a system that can't run the game at a playable level. FWIW, the engine benefits mostly from faster (single) cores than it does from a good GPU. That said, many contextual performance issues have been addressed, for example the 1409 build would really lag if you blow up a car or were near physics actors and there was any kinda blood / urine physics going on, this is now totally resolved.
Really glad there is at least one eyefinity user above :) We put more time into getting that working than we probably should, but we had an eager QA tester who really wanted to see it so we made it happen. I think P2 is the only game from that era to work so well with it now.
Thank you all for the support, it's the core / grass-route fans that keep us going as the gaming media generally snub us, and you have proved that providing free content and supporting a game is worthwhile, both from a business standpoint and for our costumers. We of course have paid DLC on the way for Steam / GoG, but you can think of it more like the old school expansion packs we used to get back in the day.
Post edited July 28, 2014 by Toploader