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Nice to see a multiplayer shooter selling well for once.

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Good DICE deserves every penny and maybe EA too after all not many big companies would put this much resources in a game where the lead platform is pc. As for all EA smack talk about bf3 selling mw3 I knew it wasnt true in the first place and either did EA; this was just hype to make bf3 sell more copies and it paid off. This game was hyped beyond existence and the publicity worked.
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Originally Posted by Argorn5757 View Post
http://arstechnica.com/#!/gaming/new...ues-solved.ars

Not the 10m in 3 days that was originally thought.

To put it in comparison, BO sold 5.6 million copies in one day.
Quality over quantity
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Quality over quantity
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Originally Posted by sausageson View Post
Good DICE deserves every penny and maybe EA too after all not many big companies would put this much resources in a game where the lead platform is pc. As for all EA smack talk about bf3 selling mw3 I knew it wasnt true in the first place and either did EA; this was just hype to make bf3 sell more copies and it paid off. This game was hyped beyond existence and the publicity worked.
Pretty sure they put a lot of work into the PC version to show off graphics, hoping to get more hype for the game. Seems like it worked.
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Nice to see a multiplayer shooter selling well for once.
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Bobby Kotick/Robert Bowling:

At this point, Origin EULA is making Activision seem not all that bad. I think EA has won back the 'Evil Crown' from Kotick.
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"With a commitment to support the game as a software service, EA is listening to consumer feedback and is making daily updates and improvements to ensure an optimal online experience for all."
Yea, get rid of the blight called Battlelog
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nice
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Good they're still stamping out the bugs. The past few weeks have been quite buggy, sinking through the ground, random spectator moments... Still good job Dice next move is to convince EA from having their greedy choke hold on the server files so they could be released to public. Also get rid of battlelog I kinda like the ingame server browsers.
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