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Hey, I've kind of wanted to pick up either CoD 4 or BO because they were my favorite COD games on my Xbox. I'm thinking that Cod4 might go on sale because of modern warfare 3 or at least lower in price, so I was just wondering if anybody still plays this game?

I saw on steam that like 800 people were currently on, and that the peak was like 1,500. Is that a lot in terms of players playing on servers? Should I have no problem finding a match to play in?

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I'm sure more people play CoD 4 than any other CoD. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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Call of Duty 4, yes, but it's hard to get into an 18 player game, so you'll always have to resort to joining 50 player matches. I don't know why server admins don't see the fact that more people doesn't necessarily mean more fun.
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I'm sure more people play CoD 4 than any other CoD. Correct me if I'm wrong.
Actually that's wrong. I checked on the steam game content stats and black ops and MW2 were played more. I would buy Black Ops but it's kind of expensive for $50..and then MW2 doesn't even have servers..

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Call of Duty 4, yes, but it's hard to get into an 18 player game, so you'll always have to resort to joining 50 player matches. I don't know why server admins don't see the fact that more people doesn't necessarily mean more fun.
Oh, well that's kind of bad..50 people on one of those small maps sounds pretty bad to be honest.
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Actually that's wrong. I checked on the steam game content stats and black ops and MW2 were played more. I would buy Black Ops but it's kind of expensive for $50..and then MW2 doesn't even have servers..
That's because most people dont use steam to play CoD4. But its required for MW2 and Black Ops so that is why it shows there is more players.

Edit: Don't use steam to determine how many people play a game unless its a steam exclusive.
Edited by Shaded War - 11/6/11 at 6:52pm
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That's because most people dont use steam to play CoD4. But its required for MW2 and Black Ops so that is why it shows there is more players.
Oh, so I'll still be able to connect to people who aren't playing on Steam is what you're saying?
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A lot of people still play cod4. its a great game, i have it and its a LOT better than bloops. there are for sure more PC players on it than MW2.
    
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50-man servers are easier to keep running because they almost always have at least 20 people on them at all times. My clan runs a 28-man and it loses activity at more frequent intervals than the 50-man servers. That being said, after our server provider went down, our activity is rather low because we had to switch IP's for a third time.
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Actually that's wrong. I checked on the steam game content stats and black ops and MW2 were played more.
To be fair, MW2 is more fun, it's not a better game than CoD4, but it has much more entertainment value until you run into a bad host or a tubefest.

Blackops is just boring.
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I know what you're all saying about Black Ops, but honestly I found that a fun game, just don't feel like paying another $50 for it on Steam, that's all. So yeah I'll probably end up picking CoD 4 up if it goes on sale when MW3 comes out or if it at least lowers in price.

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