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Bought the game this morning, played through the single player and really enjoyed it. Then I tryed the multiplayer. Wish I hadn't. Its plagued by issues, here's just a few I've experienced:

For starters, the co-op doesn't work at all. When I click to join a game nothing happens.

I get often BSOD's when leaving a game.

I usually get the 'server authentification failed' message when trying to join a server.

The amount of fast rank servers (that give you like 4000xp for a kill) is stupid, I just want to rank up normally and everyone's on 65.

I often get kicked from servers for a 'qport' error.

Punkbuster also kicks me all the time, even though I've got it fully updated.

I got the game off steam so I assume I'm using the latest version, I seriously hope a patch will fix this stuff.

Anyone else had a similar experience?
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Nope. It's all good here. The multiplayer is excellent once you get it. Have you tried reinstalling the game and getting 1.1 patch?
    
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Steam has kept my game up to date, so its not that. And I've just read this off the steam forums:

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Just a heads-up for anybody using an AMD 64 X2 CPU and are having connectivity issues with CoD:WW. This is a perfect example of how in many cases a "bug" with a game is caused by hardware or other software configurations, and next to impossible (or impossible) for us to fix for you.

In this case, we learned that there is a bug with the AMD 64 X2 processor which causes Windows XP to return negative ping times intermittently, which would cause a connectivity issue to our game / master servers during authentication.
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i had the same issues with my Steam copy and MP. and when i did get logged in it turned out to be pretty darned poor from what i played.
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Steam has kept my game up to date, so its not that. And I've just read this off the steam forums:



Great.
Thats laughable. Guess they messed up again and released it too soon. Seriously, tell me why Call of Duty 4 works fine, but World at War can't?

Answer: Treyarch.

I also get the server authentication issues, and the qport errors, but instead of a bsod when exiting the game, it just goes unresponsive and I have to ctrl-alt-delete and end the task.

But I have to say I don't mind the hacked rank-up servers. I think it is really unfair to people who just got the game to give more experienced players better weapons. If anything, you should get weapons taken away as you rank up.
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