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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.


No more impulse buys for me (*cough* Crysis 2 and CoD Black Ops *cough*). Buying games has turned into politics. If I buy the wrong game these sorts of things happen.
    
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i personally welcome Activision being the worst thing to happen to the cod series and bring about its downfall, gives me something to laugh about, and people to laugh at.
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People are just brainwashed its the same with music now a days, people just pick what everyone else is listen too to fit in.
    
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never buying another cod title again. Money hungry beasturds.
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Again, people over exaggerating things just because it's CoD and everyone has to hate on it.

http://www.joystiq.com/2011/05/30/call-of-duty-elite/
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Hours ahead of the agreed-upon embargo for the news, the Wall Street Journal is the first to report on Call of Duty Elite, the long-reported "digital platform" in development at Activision's new Beachhead studio. Designed to complement this fall's Modern Warfare 3, Elite will be a paid service though "portions of the service will be free" including a Facebook-inspired Groups feature.

Other features of the service include the Bungie.net-like ability to display stats to analyze player performance, "gauging factors such as which weapons have been most successful for them in killing enemies." If you're worried that you'll suddenly have to pay for online multiplayer in Call of Duty titles, don't be. The Journal reports that "players will still be able to compete against each other online without subscribing to the service."
You're not forced into paying extra to play the game. It's the same concept as Halo's subscription online community. The exact same thing if not "better". I mean, I wouldn't pay for it anyway - but jeez you people will just JUMP on the opportunity to bash something to eternity just for the sake of doing it. Seriously, it's just plain sad at this point. Take it easy, Activision isn't making it so "you have to spend monthly fees to play our game and get additional content!" Most of it is community-orientated crap and they ~might end up getting some extra goodies. Does it honestly matter that much? It's the same thing as what Halo has been doing for quite some time.

I don't see anyone knocking Halo and its subscription like that. Practically never have I heard someone actually try to. But now that Call of Duty has it - it's gotta be a big deal?
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Never bought a subscription game and don't plan to just to play call of duty. Although I like the game I have been getting less and less excited for each release. Gonna pass on this, unless I eat my words later
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NOT WANT.
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Maybe this will finally drive people away from this stupid franchise.
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Maybe this will finally drive people away from this stupid franchise.
No.
I want kids to stay at this terrible franchise.
Real players who can play will switch in no time. Kids, noob calling fools are more welcome, in fact; encouraged to stay.

I don't want this COD thrash in MY BF3.
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Hmmmm....$8 a month per game. Nah. That wont get expensive.
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