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Wait. Didn't they say before that "serious gamers" play on consoles?
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post #122 of 166
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Wait. Didn't they say before that "serious gamers" play on consoles?
I wouldn't be surprised.
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lol the FB page is freakin funny
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I have no delusions anymore about CoD series. I bought Black Ops thinking that there will be some competitive scene but I've found none. Even if MW3 has dedicated servers, I see it as nothing more than return of feature that is suppose to be in the game anyway.
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So wait, they're praising a PC feature that should be in any multiplayer game?
Derp.
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So wait, they're praising a PC feature that should be in any multiplayer game?
Derp.
INB4 CoD fanboys respond with, "WHY WOULD YOU FEEL ENTITLED TO A FEATURE AS STANDARD ON PC SHOOTERS AS DEDICATED SERVERS, AND WHEN ACTIVISION COMPLIES ONLY BECAUSE YOU COMPLAINED, YOU'RE STILL NOT SATISFIED..."

Oh wait, CoD fanboys seem to have been a dying breed on OCN ever since the Gamescon Jet/Multiplayer trailer, which they're all probably STILL watching
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INB4 CoD fanboys respond with, "WHY WOULD YOU FEEL ENTITLED TO A FEATURE AS STANDARD ON PC SHOOTERS AS DEDICATED SERVERS, AND WHEN ACTIVISION COMPLIES ONLY BECAUSE YOU COMPLAINED, YOU'RE STILL NOT SATISFIED..."

Oh wait, CoD fanboys seem to have been a dying breed on OCN ever since the Gamescon Jet/Multiplayer trailer, which they're all probably STILL watching
That video is just a small taste of whats to come.And its sswweeeeet!
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INB4 CoD fanboys respond with, "WHY WOULD YOU FEEL ENTITLED TO A FEATURE AS STANDARD ON PC SHOOTERS AS DEDICATED SERVERS, AND WHEN ACTIVISION COMPLIES ONLY BECAUSE YOU COMPLAINED, YOU'RE STILL NOT SATISFIED..."

Oh wait, CoD fanboys seem to have been a dying breed on OCN ever since the Gamescon Jet/Multiplayer trailer, which they're all probably STILL watching


I think Activision was more motivated to add dedicated servers due to competition from EA. If BF3 wasn't around, CoD would still be a monopoly without their dedicated servers.
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I think Activision was more motivated to add dedicated servers due to competition from EA. If BF3 wasn't around, CoD would still be a monopoly still without their dedicated servers.
I doubt it. CoD has never had an issue with sales volume, even with MW2. They did it to maintain somewhat of a tie with their PC roots, which isn't even a main focus for them, so having dedicated servers actually means more sales for them than not having it for the PC - I mean, why have the negative publicity?

You summed it up yourself - with or without BF3, with or without dedicated servers, CoD will still for the most part sell well, so they have nothing to lose with dedicated servers but everything to gain.
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I doubt it. CoD has never had an issue with sales volume, even with MW2. They did it to maintain somewhat of a tie with their PC roots, which isn't even a main focus for them, so having dedicated servers actually means more sales for them than not having it for the PC - I mean, why have the negative publicity?

You summed it up yourself - with or without BF3, with or without dedicated servers, CoD will still for the most part sell well, so they have nothing to lose with dedicated servers but everything to gain.
I'd have to disagree on that regarding them being able to sell well with MW3. Activision already have used their "take it or leave it" attitude with MW2 and BO when they took away dedicated servers. (which they were successful with their sales anyways since there really was no other game to compete with those)

Then comes along BF3 and now they want to add dedicated servers again. Seems like a desperate move by Activision if you ask me. I know, Activision knows, many know that a large part of their fanbase (PC base) will be going to BF3 without a doubt.
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