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Kill it with.. i don't even know...
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Activision Blizzard Inc. plans to launch an online service called Call of Duty Elite this fall that will work with the next major edition of the game, "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3," and future installments of the hyper-realistic combat-simulation game. In a move industry executives describe as a first, Activision plans to charge a monthly subscription fee for the service, which will provide extra content that isn't offered on game discs sold in stores, including downloadable map packs that give players new "Call of Duty" levels to play.
AKA mods??
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greed will be the death of this series.
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This time it will be different, BF3 will destroy MW3 in every possible way. Besides, what does COD have to offer to anyone, other than run and gun and quick switch, stats are pointless if you are going to be doing that all the time.
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And this is the audience Activi$ion will get their subscription dollars from:

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I hope this kills the franchise honestly.
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You tell 'em Richard. Hyper-realistic it is not. Hyper-preteens it is.
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Wow, really? That's disgusting.

Give it new game engine, or something that's not the same as the last one, something new and fresh, and I'd maybe consider it. But really?

I'd rather burn my money.

I'll stick with COD4 Promod, thanks.
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Not surprising at all.

Back to CoD4, the only CoD that got it perfectly
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Called it back in 2007.
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This has been on the back-burner of rumors...but it is now seeming like it WILL be happening. Just one more reason for me to ditch CoD and head over to the battlefield camp. I have never played a battlefield game besides BF1942....so it's been a while for me.
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I'd rather torch my scrotum and eat it before i pay another dime to activision.
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post #48 of 248
Timing is good. The franchise is getting stale and they won't be able to release a new cod every year.

Sooner or later, they're gonna have to do 1 release and then update it frequently with $2 new guns and stuff like that.
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post #49 of 248
You cannot really blame Activision. They makes so much money off old games like WoW. Activision likely believes CoD is just a big an IP as WoW. The only ones to blame are those that continue to support CoD by buying their games. They are telling Activision that they want these types of games.
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Just so long as gameplay is free, I am fine with that, because I will NOT be buying their monthly fee.
     
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