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How dare a military shooter be about the military! What are these people thinking?
All I'm saying is that MW3 and BF3 are not as different as you guys want to believe.
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How many did Black Ops have?
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Don't understand how you children can be upset that someone else purchased a game - who are you to say which game they should prefer? In an entertainment medium, value is almost completely subjective.
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This isn't really CoD outsells BF3.

This is Console outsells PC.
This x1,000,000
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MW's marketing is way over the top and it shows in it's sales. I was watching TV last night and saw that commercial with that chubby guy from Super Bad and at the end Dwight Howard makes an appearance as the new "noob." And that's only one commercial out of several running for MW3 right now.

BF3 had like two hella lame commercials.

BF3 may be the better game but marketing (saturation of the media outlets) will win every single time. Compare the sales after 1 year out for each game and MW3 will sell about triple what BF3 sells. Brand power. Plain and simple.

I'll play both so it's whatever for me.
 
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I like both cod and BF
+1 I like both as well and for different reason.
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Don't understand how you children can be upset that someone else purchased a game - who are you to say which game they should prefer? In an entertainment medium, value is almost completely subjective.
Money talks. If people buy crap games, the game devs will make crap games.
 
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Don't understand how you children can be upset that someone else purchased a game - who are you to say which game they should prefer? In an entertainment medium, value is almost completely subjective.
Couldn't have said it better myself. I don't want you telling me what to eat, what movies and TV shows to watch and I certainly do not need you telling me what games I should be liking based on what YOU like. If you like BF3 and buy 2 copies, one to play and one to snuggle up with, that's great! I won't tell you that you shouldn't. I can't wrap my head around why someone cares what I spend my money on. I like BF Heroes, I like TF2, I prefer SP vs MP on most games. It's what I like and I make no apologies for it.
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These are reason COD sells more.

1) It better known then BF
2) Its the FPS for Consoles
3) In reality people can say what they want but COD is very easy to play in Consoles and its fun. BF is meant to be played in PC.
4) A heck more Console games and if they dont buy COD they are not buy any other games for Console.
5) As far as graphics go COD 4 was designed for 360/PS3. They cant make anything better just for PC and still have 60fps.
6) People are sheep and this will never change.
So sad is the world we live in right now.
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I personally am happy about this. BF3 has enough player. Having 5 or 20 mil will make no difference for me. This way those noobs that suck in BF3 or dont bother to try it will play COD. Also the fact that these people made 9 Mil per-orders without even trying the game shows all about their reason and intentions of playing COD.
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