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Hey hopefully Activi$ion will blame PC users and we will never get a CoD game on PC again YAY
I lol'd
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I've always wondered how things like this happen, you'd think they'd have heavy security with such things. Obviously not....
They do, it's just Bobby Kotick is such a penny pincher they went for the cheapest stuff.

Kidding.
    
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To be honest it's about time we didn't purchase games via CD or DVD anyway, since optical drives are now the slowest component. All games should be purchased online and be download only imho.

There's simply no need for backup media like CD/DVD's anymore, all development can be stored on the companies local fileservers. Then such things as stealing software is far more unlikely to happen.
HELLLLLLLL NO

I ONLY buy games as a physical copy. The only game I've EVER downloaded and NOT bought a physical copy of was Counter-Strike Source back in the day
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Why dont they sell games VIA USB
Games on USBs. I can imagine having a big bucket of USBs filled with games. Treasure hunt to find one game

Why do I have a feeling that would be me LOL.
    
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Games on USBs. I can imagine having a big bucket of USBs filled with games. Treasure hunt to find one game

Why do I have a feeling that would be me LOL.
Maybe special looking USBs that pertain to the game eh? Makes that needle in the haystack easier to find :]
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To be honest it's about time we didn't purchase games via CD or DVD anyway, since optical drives are now the slowest component. All games should be purchased online and be download only imho.

There's simply no need for backup media like CD/DVD's anymore, all development can be stored on the companies local fileservers. Then such things as stealing software is far more unlikely to happen.
many places in the U.S. still only offer slow entry level DSL for broadband (1.5Mbits/s slow) and some ISPs still use caps & throttling.

Exclusive dig distro is still a ways off.

Not to mention many people actually like having physical discs.

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Games on USBs. I can imagine having a big bucket of USBs filled with games. Treasure hunt to find one game

Why do I have a feeling that would be me LOL.
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Maybe special looking USBs that pertain to the game eh? Makes that needle in the haystack easier to find :]
That would be cool. Kind of like Diablo III's collectors edition soulstone USB.

Companies wouldn't do it until USB sticks were as cheap to make as optical discs however; & I don't see that happening anytime soon if ever.


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Lol no, a DVD drive is still faster than the vast majority of most peoples internet connection.
That's not what i was actually getting at, the CD/DVD is a pain in the butt for gamers, it's usually only inserted for initial installation. Then it has to be placed in the drive for no reason other than daft security authenticity nonsense. Or for the game to initially load advertising splash screens.

Personally i'm sick of CD/DVD's.

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Totally wrong, retail copies have its place and they will never go away. For collectors like me, DVD is the only option of fulfilling my passion. Can you imagine collecting Digitally downloaded games ? Yea ? Really ?

And Collectors edition of Course. I like Discs more.

PS : We are getting 120Mb/s connection. No limits. 45 bucks for it. Doesnt change anything. I am still going to buy disc. Just for the sake of putting them on my shelf and my passion for it.
In time yes i can... they will die off just like the floppy did, and probably sooner than you think. The disc is irrelevant for the most part, it is the data your actually purchasing. Digital downloads is the future and it will happen. The music industry is already going in this direction what with itunes etc.

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I don't how fast your internet is, but I installed BF3 at 4.9 mb/sec, a lot faster than the 1.2 mb/sec download speed I get. I would way rather install at 5 megabytes a second from a disc, than try downloading 10+ GB. Sure the optical drive is the slowest component on a computer, but it sure is faster than the internet. Unless you're getting over 5 mb/sec download speeds.... In that case, I'd want to move to your neighborhood lol
I get over 20Mb/sec in my area, but that's average around here in the UK.

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Would not work well with many ISPs implementing bandwidth caps on their connections
Indeed, that is the only major problem with it.
 
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If I'm lucky, my internet DL speeds get up to or slightly above 1MB/s

I installed BF3 from my DVD drive @ about 10-11MB/s

I'll take DVD thank you
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They're not the slowest component for everyone. Also, not everyone has a very fast internet connection without limits. I know that I prefer installing from a disc rather than downloading a whole game anyway. I believe BF3 installed at 7.8Mb/s where as I can only download at 5Mb/s

We're far from leaving the CD / DVD era just yet.
If ever. Id still buy disc no matter how good internet or ISP are going to be. If it wont be widely spread then i am prepared to pay some nasty price just so that the distributor gets me a Fancy BOX and disc. Yay
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Wut!?!?!?!?!?!? Nonsense!
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