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the main reason i got cod mw3 was for its private match support .. i still attend LAN party's .. and sadly battlefield doesn't cater for us LAN players anymore
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Originally Posted by Goatboy View Post

People inherently dislike change, unless they find something wrong with the original thing. Everyone loved MW2 and Black Ops, so this was almost a given. Though, that can't be said for the next Modern Warfare. People also don't like stagnation.

Don't believe there will be another MW. It's pretty much finished, unless they do a new franchise.
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Consider it the milking of an automatically inflated cow. Eventually it will pop once kids realize that they can play COD4 and still enjoy the entire COD or MW experience. If not, I really pity the intellectual direction our world is heading towards.

What? Seriously? xD
So you dislike a game, therefore everyone who plays it are not only kids, but also need pity? Right. Right.
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The Kardashians are still on tv and people love watching them.

Bieber is famous.

Lebron James is the most hated player in the NBA, but has the best selling jersey.

Our world is wacky.
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Makes me sad that a game based on the same engine, same map sizes, and same gameplay and fast-paced action is the highest selling game, ever. Activision makes more in one hour then I probably do in a year frown.gif
Don't like COD, but that's not what this thread is about. Those sales figures are impressive.

$775,000,000 / 120 hrs (5 Days) = $6,458,333/hr

So unless you make over 6 million a year then yes they do make more per hour then you do per year.

Which also mean It would take me 172 years worth of salary to make what they made in 1 hour
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While this doesn't surprise me in the least, I only know one person who bought MW3. Everybody else I know is playing Skyrim and BF3.
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Oh no.. More trolls feeding the fire of Texture, Model and Map Recycling.. I'm not against Engine Recycling as they make it good, but through my playthrough, they practically recycled a TON of old things and models.. =(
   
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People just want to aim and shoot without much thought that is why MW3 is the most popular game of the moment. Mind you BF3 is not much different from that formula, so what you see here is something like Coka Cola vs. Pepsi Cola.
 
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Oh no.. More trolls feeding the fire of Texture, Model and Map Recycling.. I'm not against Engine Recycling as they make it good, but through my playthrough, they practically recycled a TON of old things and models.. =(

How are they trolls? They are buying a good that they like?
And I'm not saying you're wrong, but proof of the "TON" of old things and models?
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Makes me sad that a game based on the same engine, same map sizes, and same gameplay and fast-paced action is the highest selling game, ever. Activision makes more in one hour then I probably do in a year frown.gif
Don't like COD, but that's not what this thread is about. Those sales figures are impressive.

Uhh? The people that are buying it like the fast-paced action, and the fast game-play? So I don't get your point?
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what the heck is wrong with people.

What's wrong with people buying a game they like? Nothing.
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Originally Posted by Carlos Hilgert Ferrari View Post

You can blame Steam
BF3 haven't sold like that becouse it's not listed at STEAM.
I know lot of ppl that ain't buying BF3 cuz they don't wanna leave steam where they have spent $500 in games and most important: [COLOR=008B00]THEY CAN'T SHOW OFF TO FRIENDS THAT THEY HAVE BOUGHT BF3.[/COLOR]
Wow that is incredibly flawed logic. Just because it is not on Steam doesn't mean that you have to "give up" everything you have on Steam. confused.gif
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$775,000,000 / 120 hrs (5 Days) = $6,458,333/hr
So unless you make over 6 million a year then yes they do make more per hour then you do per year.
Which also mean It would take me 172 years worth of salary to make what they made in 1 hour

Your math is wrong. First of all, it sold $775 million. That is not all profit. Second, they dont make that much every 5 days throughout the year. I'm sure if you break it down to how much profit they make per hour over an entire year it is still a stupidly large number, though.
    
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So did Justin Bieber. Lol.
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