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Electronic Arts said that it will make a lot less dosh than it predicted thanks to the fact that people were not interested in playing its new “Medal of Honor" title.

In a statement EA said that the industry was struggling with flagging demand, although we would have thought spelling the word "Honour" correctly might have assisted sales. EA forecast revenue for the year to end-March of $3.8 billion to $3.9 billion down about 13 percent at the mid-point.

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post #2 of 103
Did the other MOH sell well? I wasn't even remotely interested in any of them.
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post #3 of 103
Maybe they set their expectations too high.

You could just blame piracy EA , its easier than blaming a poor selling game.
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post #4 of 103
Nothing makes me more happy than seeing EA lose a ton of money.
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Piracy, it's because of piracy and PC gamers rolleyes.gif
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post #6 of 103
Spelling honour correctly? Is this supposed to be a dumb jab by the British English crowd?
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5 hour campaign? Crappy hit detection MP? No recognizable characters or any interest in them? I'm sure it was going to be a huge success.
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They lost me because of Origin's poor customer support. I'd be more than happy to dish out $50 or whatever they're asking for FIFA each year but not until they do away with Origin
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Originally Posted by Vuashke View Post

Spelling honour correctly? Is this supposed to be a dumb jab by the British English crowd?
Probably. Maybe they should change all the text and have it in both proper English and simple American English tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by bavman View Post

They lost me because of Origin's poor customer support. I'd be more than happy to dish out $50 or whatever they're asking for FIFA each year but not until they do away with Origin

What makes Origin any worse then Steam or any other current painless DRM/Community/Game Backup system?
At least Origin doesnt go offline at least once a day, your almost guaranteed to lose connection to steam atleast once a day. Sucks when using chat.
I have no problem using it with BF3, there are many things about origin that I wish steam would implement. Also really don't mind the web interface for picking servers ether, kinda grew on me after awhile.

Origin's support is probably not much worse then Steam support, Message steam support about a problem and they probably won't get back to you for a day or two. Both of them need to improve in that sector. Just be glad they don't force you into a always online setting.
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