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Is it really a good thing Battlefield might take over for COD?

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So we all know the story "blah blah blah, battlefield will dethrone COD, blah blah blah" Yes, at first thought it's a good thing. But, they are only saying this because EA knows that their success with COD won't last for much longer. They learned that with GH.

So, do we really want them to milk as much money out of the BF series, just like they did with COD? I mean, I like the COD games but it is nowhere near what it used to be, and every new game is a cheap reskin of COD 4. What do you think? good/bad?
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I doubt either is going to take over the other.

COD is a fast paced and reflex oriented arcade shooter, while BF is more team based and objective centered.

There are markets for both.

Just because they're both FPS games doesn't mean they're in constant competition with each other.
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I agree completely with you, frickfrock99, I believe both games have their spot in the market, and I really wish people would stop comparing them. It is just a different sub-genre.
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Its wrong for me to say that I want COD to stay for all the little kids to play on that game?
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I thought Activision was responsible for the COD series, and EA for Battlefield, hence the big deal about the Infiinity Ward guys leaving Activision and signing an agreement with EA?

There's no guarantee EA would do the same thing as Activision. I think they'd probably go the route of perhaps maybe a Bad Company game every other year to appeal to most, and hopefully making new BF games like 2143 or something on the other years. Sure, it'd be a game a year, but they'd be different which is what matters.
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EA will do the same thing as Activision.

Look at Mass effect/Dragon Age. Since EA has a stranglehold on the RPG side, like Activision has on FPS. EA is doing the exact same thing. quickly forcing out sequels, cutting content, and selling overpriced DLC.

EA is just focused on beating Activision right now. They do that by creating a superior product, but once COD is gone, expect the same thing from EA.
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