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It really seems that the MW3 hype is dying

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Sure, 90% of OCN hates CoD, but it seems like the hype is finally dying in the outside world as well.

I just got back from GameStop because I wanted to return a game I didn't like, and the 2 guys in front of me in line were both there canceling their MW3 pre-orders. One of them pre-ordered BF3, the other didn't.

I asked the GameStop employee if they have had a lot of people canceling pre-orders, and he said he gets a fair amount of people every day canceling their MW3 preorders, while he only gets a couple for BF3.

I didn't think at all that BF3 even had a chance of getting more sales than MW3, but it is looking hopeful now after I witnessed this in person.

Anyone else seen anything like this?
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i dunno i still think most console players are going to get MW3.
    
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MW3 is really, really bad so far. They haven't shown anything.. I mean not like I would ever play MW3 or any of that, but still!
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Originally Posted by iCrap View Post
i dunno i still think most console players are going to get MW3.
Idk if the hype is the same as it was with MW2. With MW2, practically my entire school was talking about it (Although I was a sophomore back then). Maybe I just don't notice it now since most of my classes are senior only classes.
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Well with the massive hard on EA has had for using BC3 as a marketing tool what do you expect?
Im probably not going to be buying either of them...but still.
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They saw the light....



Oh and,

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using BC3 as a
ugh its not BC3 its BF3.
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Yeah people started to realize how good Battlefield was. My brother didn't try Bfbc2 until he heard about BF3 and liked it a lot better than COD.
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post #8 of 84
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i dunno i still think most console players are going to get MW3.
Not me!
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Another reason it could be, is generally because people buy CoD because everyone else buys it.

Now if anyone buys CoD, everyone else laughs at them.

All the more serious gamers are buying BF3 and trying too talk people out of getting modern warfare 3...

Ive converted about 3 and a half people so far

Although, battlefield has had its prime, battlefield 1942 was freakin amazing, but as it gets bigger, more and more children will play it, ruining it for the more mature gamers. BF1942 and BF2 were all good, although ive been starting too see it in BC2, so I have a feeling BF3 will be flooded with quick scoping tryhards.
Edited by jacobrjett - 8/22/11 at 5:29pm
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I've also been noticing this type of trend. What's also funny is the huge ad banner in Steam trying to promote MW3, I lol every time I browse for games.
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