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Call of Duty: Black Ops has been crowned the most pirated PC game of 2010 according to TorrentFreak. Launched only last month, the title has been downloaded a whopping 4.27 million times for PC. That's more than last year's most torrented PC game, COD: Modern Warfare 2, which reached 4.1 million illegal downloads in nearly the same time span.
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You know what's funny? The more dumbed down garbage a game is, the higher in the ranks of piracy it ranks. You know why? People don't pay for games that are garbage, it's not the companies fault the game is pirated for being generic crap, no it's the pirates fault. It's ALWAYS THE PIRATES. God forbid companies make decent games anymore instead of just face lifting last years game.

Now, all those who oppose, feel free to QQ
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A console port deserves to be pirated imo
    
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The only reason it was pirated so many times is because it isnt worth buying. Unless you're a teenager with peer pressures.
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That's fine, let them pirate it. I don't see them able to play online. BO isn't an awful game, the single player was actually pretty fun, and online isn't the worst. People need to stop bashing it like its MW:2, because it's not.
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Lol@codhaters.
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Didn't they say a while back that StarCraft 2 was the most torrented game of all time?
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I love how huge-ass games like this see people not wanting to pay for it, but we see an increase in small indie games that are making pretty sweet returns in their own scale.

Sure, they're not making as much as the COD series, but they're not getting pirated up the demon-hole..
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Lol@codhaters.
Yea, 100% of them bash the game without even playing it.
I like both cod and bad company 2, but to my taste cod is better, fast and easy to join a match and fast paced action.
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Didn't they say a while back that StarCraft 2 was the most torrented game of all time?
They probably post news stories like that for hits. Go with what's trending.

"Insert game here is most pirated as of this month!"
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