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Originally Posted by l No l FeaR l View Post
New perks and new maps.

Yup.

$60 for new perks and new maps.
Amen.
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This isn't really CoD outsells BF3.

This is Console outsells PC.
Both MW3 and BF3 were on PC and Consoles...
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If BF3 to you is a "generic FPS" please describe to me a non-generic FPS.
Shadowrun, Brink, and Hard Reset.
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"Xbox 360: 2.2 million
PlayStation 3: 1.5 million
PC: 500,000

The numbers aren’t 100% accurate as some digital retailers, including EA’s Origin, haven’t disclosed their sales numbers, so it’s likely that the numbers for the PC version are higher than reported."

O RLY? Based on every account i've read, while the game requires Origin, retail stores selling physical copies reported their numbers in the 500,000 copies sold, but we know that pretty much everyone and their mom pre-ordered this game on Origin (for the free bonuses, early BETA access, pre-loading), and a small percentage went with a physical copy. Thus, the pure-digital sales figures from Origin alone haven't been disclosed, and it's silly to think that that the figures from Origin wouldn't be 3-4 times higher than the physical sales.
Where did you get the quote from, and who do they creditas the source for that info?
We've got tons of people assuming that digital sales aren't reported, because digial almost always means steam and steam doesn't report sales b/c they're not obligated by law, but EA is a publicly traded company and IS required to report sales. I don't think they could hide them if they wanted to
    
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Who cares, BF3 or MW3......either way your choosing yet another generic fps.

Let the butthurt begin.
BF3 is far from a generic fps. It's completely built from scratch has one of the, if not THE best gaming engine ever created powering it, and also has the most realistic gameplay of the two games. COD however is just recycled from each iteration. BF3 is a completely different game that any of it's predecessors, even BF2.
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I can't believe people are spending $60 (or even more in Europe/Aus) on a map pack... I'm ashamed to be a human.
this.
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Considering that OCN is one of the best resources for information and discussion on the internet, it really really frustrates me that Trolling posts like this spark conversation.
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The part that is truly disgusting isnt that activision/Infinity Ward have the nerve to charge $60 for minimum effort or the outrageous cost of marketing to cover up the low cost of development, Its the clear biased reviews geared to sell the Call of Duty brand. The fact that there are no journalists with any integrity to give this game an average score because thats all it deserves.

Makes developers like Dice who actually put in a tremendous amount of work start to question the amount of effort and maybe stop creating true master-pieces such as Battlefield 1-3. Shame on anyone who buys Modern Warfare 3 for its full price knowing full well its the same damn game...
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The part that is truly disgusting isnt that activision/Infinity Ward have the nerve to charge $60 for minimum effort or the outrageous cost of marketing to cover up the low cost of development, Its the clear biased reviews geared to sell the Call of Duty brand. The fact that there are no journalists with any integrity to give this game an average score because thats all it deserves.

Makes developers like Dice who actually put in a tremendous amount of work start to question the amount of effort and maybe stop creating true master-pieces such as Battlefield 1-3. Shame on anyone who buys Modern Warfare 3 for its full price knowing full well its the same damn game...
You mean BF:1942 and expansions, BF:Vietnam, BF:2,( BF:BC, BF:1943, BF:BC2), and BF3 for the pc right?
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The part that is truly disgusting isnt that activision/Infinity Ward have the nerve to charge $60 for minimum effort or the outrageous cost of marketing to cover up the low cost of development, Its the clear biased reviews geared to sell the Call of Duty brand. The fact that there are no journalists with any integrity to give this game an average score because thats all it deserves.

Makes developers like Dice who actually put in a tremendous amount of work start to question the amount of effort and maybe stop creating true master-pieces such as Battlefield 1-3. Shame on anyone who buys Modern Warfare 3 for its full price knowing full well its the same damn game...
EA's been doing the same thing with Fifa for years. So why don't i see any piss and moan threads every year on OCN? Oh yeah that's right, all you ppl play on this site are Shooters...
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