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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.
Battlelog really isn't all that bad. The problems it has aren't inherent in the browser - DICE just needs to implement queuing to help players group easier, and past that things ought to be working pretty well.
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IDK if this is such a great result i expected more ......
Come to think of it it doesn't make sense , totally **** game like BO sells more during one day than amazing game like BF3 in week.
World is strange.
Anyway i wish they sell another 5 mil next week.......... though i don't see it happening.
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IDK if this is such a great result i expected more ......
Come to think of it it doesn't make sense , totally **** game like BO sells more during one day than amazing game like BF3 in week.
World is strange.
Anyway i wish they sell another 5 mil next week.......... though i don't see it happening.
I don't have such a high opinion of the average console gamer, so COD's sale numbers don't bother me. As long as EA sees enough cash to keep developing amazing games like BF3, COD can sell 5 million copies in an hour for all I care.
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Well, all the copies in the world being sold does not make a game good. Justin Bieber would be considered the best singer ever if based by popularity.

I mean, Witcher 2 never sold anywhere close to 5 million a day, but that doesn't matter, that game was dripping in quality that puts much bigger studios to shame. If a small studio makes such a fine game, there is no excuse for bigger studios to half-ass their games as well.

to put it this way, CoD is like a cheap burger from Mcdonalds, Bf3/Witcher 2 is like steak fillet.
     
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I wish they'd break it into sales by platform...

We know it to be at least 500,000 though due to the digital downloads. So I don't think there are any numbers in the mix they would want to hide. Though I guess it doesn't really matter how many sold for what ever platform as long they are selling. Still hoping for my BF3142 here
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I wonder how many of those were on the PC platform, I hope at least a million...
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I wonder how many of those were on the PC platform, I hope at least a million...
I'm sure this was the case. The servers that I find that are almost full fill up within seconds of me searching them. There are tens of thousands of people playing at all times during the day and night, so the assumption that the game sold at least a million copies to PC alone can't be far off.
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I'm sure this was the case. The servers that I find that are almost full fill up within seconds of me searching them. There are tens of thousands of people playing at all times during the day and night, so the assumption that the game sold at least a million copies to PC alone can't be far off.
Well, the other report said there was 500,000 digital downloads. Those have to be PC versions...but it is any one's guess as to how many physical copies were bought for the PC. I think I'd guess the number to be realatively small; as in like 100,000 or so. Though another 500,000 physical copies for PC wouldn't be that far fetched.
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Well, the other report said there was 500,000 digital downloads. Those have to be PC versions...but it is any one's guess as to how many physical copies were bought for the PC. I think I'd guess the number to be realatively small; as in like 100,000 or so. Though another 500,000 physical copies for PC wouldn't be that far fetched.
Well I remember seeing an article that stated of the 2 million pre-orders, pc made up only 200k compared to 1.3 million units on the 360, so I think it's safe to assume the pc version has sold at least 500k copies.

I think that's actually pretty scary, from the looks of it we may never see another PC lead platform BF again.
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The thing is that 95% of BO sales where 360 and PS3. For BF3 PC has a larger share. I couldn't care less how much Xbox or PS3 sold. Also long as Developers make money and the game is good selling 5 mill is better then 20 mill for us the users.
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