Originally Posted by secUnd3r
Or maybe it is because you just can't play that type of game?
I used to hate on all the CoD games, and supported the notion that FPS are a PC genre. Then I actually tried to play CoD with people I know- turns out I liked it, because its a different game thats full of a wide range of players from noobs to pros. Its a different playstyle. I think of FPS games like this on a console like old school arcade games while games like BF3 are more like simulation games. Different strokes buddy.
Maybe you are good at this game style, and just hate on it because you don't like it, who knows.
It is a rehash, but I'll play it. I'll be playing BF3 as well.
I highly doubt any of what you said is true in terms of why people are getting fed up with the COD franchise.
My first foray into the "OMG COD ONLINE!!!" was MW2.
I bought it on 360, because I refused to play an online shooter that uses p2p instead of dedicated servers on a PC.
I only even considered COD online because the last released Battlefield games were becoming outdated and I wanted something new to play.
I played the living poop out of it and was in the top ten thousands out of the millions playing.
I did pretty well and I only stopped playing because I got bored and at the end of the day, wanted the real team based gameplay that came with Battlefield. COD was a stop gap for me.
When Bad Company 2 came out, my feelings for COD online died.
Black Ops released. I bought it assuming there would be more progression of the actual gameplay itself in terms of evolving COD, but it was basically the same game.
I am back to playing Bad Company 2 as that is closer to the type of gameplay I prefer in an online shooter.
I played the Alpha for BF3, and now I dont even want to touch Bad Company.
Summarized, I dislike the COD franchise because:
a) Paying premium for less than premium efforts to give a new experience every time I buy is not something I like.
b) I buy games based on how long they will keep me entertained (which why I love RPG games). I dont want to buy games literally designed to be outdated by the time next year rolls around.
c) I like to play online games that are big on the promotion of teamwork to succeed. Its that very reason why I got hooked on the Battlefield franchise.
d) I dont like the feeling of knowing that in a couple months after every release, the player base will inevitably be divided up with a number of DLC packs for literally every game.
I've never been the best at taking down enemies in Battlefield games, but that was because I dedicated much of my play time to tasks I could carry out in the game that didn't actually require me to fire a weapon or make kills.
I could rape all day in MW2 because that's basically the name of the game, but simply firing my weapon to win a round isn't as fulfilling for me as being able to be a part of the team that works behind all the shooting, yet still plays a vital role to winning.
I'm quite sure that I'm not the only person that feels this way and in all honesty, saying people dont like COD because they cant play it is kinda