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http://www.gamearena.com.au/news/read.php/5116477?latest=1

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Details on how dedicated servers will work with the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 were announced on the weekend, leaving some segments of the community a lot more miffed than others. In a blog post over on the official Call of Duty community site, it has been explained that Black Ops 2 will feature a newly designed and enhanced anti-cheat system, along with a team dedicated to handling reports of cheats and banning (or not banning) accordingly.

 

Although I probably won't be buying this on the PC for lack of developer support, I'm glad that PC gamers will get somewhat dedicated servers. Extra credit to the author's thoughts at the end. typer.gif

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While the client server aspect will be superior to IWnet demonware P2P or even Battlefield 3s "client side" networking, I'm not really fond of the direction PC games have taken (for the sake of cashing in on other aspects.)

I suppose im from a different generation though.
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I just wish it was how it used to be.
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I just wish it was how it used to be.

^^^ Exactly this. thumb.gif
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Call me crazy, but for THIS particular series (Call of Duty), I have to support private dedicated servers. Why? Cause You go play anything post-WAW and see nothing but servers with IDIOT rules. "Tactical crouch" being among the worst. It's REALLY hard to play when any server in your ping range is rocking some stupid rule like crouch only, no melee, no shotguns, or worse yet, an admin who kicks when you kill him.
Edited by Paladin Goo - 10/1/12 at 11:37pm
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Well, Unlikely im buying the game anyway now there detailed slightly, I cant see there will be 64 or even 32 player servers, Servers are going to be worse than black ops 1 due to not being able to rent them so we also wont be able to get servers with regular admins online and VAC is a crap system to use for anti cheat tbh, It may ban there whole account but the hacker will still be able to play 2974 games before he is banned

Also with servers not rentable and most likely never going to be configured in a different way that means you need to wait 1 minute in a lobby with a choice to vote on 2 maps, Also it will most likely kick you if you dont purchase the latest map pack thats the only reason i see the servers being a lot different from BLOPS1 No 24/7 servers on a specific gamemode too among other stuff.

I wished they would just stop selling call of duty on PC, Its not like it has a mass following on the PC anymore, Its humiliating to see a thing like this released.
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I just wish it was how it used to be.

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^^^ Exactly this. thumb.gif
^^^Thinking exactly the same thing! biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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Sorry about the tags. I should have remembered, as I've laughed at people who've done the same thing.
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http://www.gamearena.com.au/news/read.php/5116477?latest=1

Although I probably won't be buying this on the PC for lack of developer support, I'm glad that PC gamers will get somewhat dedicated servers. Extra credit to the author's thoughts at the end. typer.gif

To be fair, this is Treyarch. They've shown to care a little more about all gamers. I don't mind the lack of private servers, since everything else in the game is supposed to have improved for the better, according to people that have actually played the game. Plus, like how Black Ops got mod tools later on, BO2 might get both later on. We'll have to wait and see, I guess.

I think the blog post itself should have been posted. It's this news minus the personal comments. This reminds me of RPS reporting and I would rather keep bias away from news.

The original blog post is right here for anyone who wants to read it. It has a little more information.
Edited by moocowman - 10/2/12 at 5:40am
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