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[MW3 POLL] What's more important to you? Story or multiplayer?

Poll Results: Do you primarily purchase/play COD for its story mode or multiplayer mode?

 
  • 52% (9)
    Story
  • 47% (8)
    Multiplayer
17 Total Votes  
post #1 of 12
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Because I know PC gamers and console gamers tend to think very differently about games, I'm going to post this same thread in the consoles section but please, only answer the poll for whichever system you primarily play your games on.

So, a buddy of mine recently told me that he buys every new Call of Duty game that comes out primarily for its multiplayer mode. In fact, I believe he mentioned that he has never played the story mode and truly believes the multiplayer mode is what drives the franchise. I would like to differ. I have a strong connection to the storyline and have anticipated the release of every new title to see what happens next. Multiplayer, to me, is just an added bonus to have some extra fun in times of great boredom.

Personally, I wouldn't see a point in buying every new COD game just for its multiplayer. That's like paying ~$50-60 just for new maps. I believe we should always take advantage of a good story. It helps develop a connection to the game. Just my opinion.

With that being said, please poll your answer. Thanks!
     
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as this is the same repetitive game over and over again, mp is what should draw a person in, but im opting out of this one.
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In COD you know the story is going to be predicable and pretty flat. I personally bought COD for MP but its not the same with every game. Most other games i buy for the SP.
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post #4 of 12
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Originally Posted by downlinx View Post

as this is the same repetitive game over and over again, mp is what should draw a person in, but im opting out of this one.

The gameplay is what's repetitive, the story was a gradual development. IMO, purchasing a new game just for multiplayer would be extremely more repetitive than playing it for its developing story.
     
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Co-op, spec ops is FOR THE WIN!!! MORE MISSIONS PlZ
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post #6 of 12
Primarily for MP, same goes for any game I get.
post #7 of 12
For me at least, the story is what drove me to actually buy MW3. The multiplayer felt fresh in COD4, and felt different in MW2. But this time around the multiplayer feels like the same rinse/repeat that I've played.
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Originally Posted by voidwarranty View Post

For me at least, the story is what drove me to actually buy MW3. The multiplayer felt fresh in COD4, and felt different in MW2. But this time around the multiplayer feels like the same rinse/repeat that I've played.

Agreed.
     
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Multiplayer
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I cant even play multiplayer. Done all of the port forwarding firewall BS and still cant connect to online services...

anyone else with this issue? I had a taste of MP for 30min before class on Wednesday. Then, after that, no luck. Didnt change anything after that. Great stuff.

Ugh. I just want to play a couple matches, sigh
    
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