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This rumor has been debunked. It's all false.

http://oneofswords.com/2011/01/fact-...ontent=Twitter
 
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Originally Posted by srsdude View Post
for me it was one of the WINS of the game industry because of the lack of dedicated servers. They wouldn't be so bad if admins couldn't kick/ban, but until that happens - dedservers = crap
>Because 300ms ping is far better than 30ms ping for a server near you.

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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
By virtue of the way XBL is designed insures that it won't have as many network issues as PSN.
PSN has really improved recently, I prefer it to XBL these days.

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Originally Posted by francesthemutes View Post
I really like Black Ops on the PC. It's fast paced and fun. I don't see what peoples problems with it are. You all take these things far too seriously.
The fact CoD4 is the same, minus a few small features and some maps.

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Originally Posted by Kirby1 View Post
Why would they do this? Is it because of the hackers or what? What is the motivation for them to want to shut down PS3 black ops servers? And why not MW1 and 2 servers?
Chances are it's the same as "piracy" stopping games going to PC, a scapegoat excuse.

I bet the real reason is there aren't many players (Going from the average person I played against on XBL vs PSN, PSN has people who are far smarter) and that it's not financially worth it for Activision.

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Originally Posted by jthb3 View Post
ITT: Bunch of ******* whiners.
If I pay for a game, I think losing a major feature (i.e. The one good thing in a CoD game) is worth whining.


It's like me saying "Sorry, but since cars have been known to cause accidents, we're going to take the wheels off your car"
Sure, you can use the car to have sex in and listen to the radio but the main reason to get said car is gone, doesn't matter so much if you don't have it but people have it already.

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But that says "the publishers may shut down". It doesn't say anywhere that they are.

If common sense actually made its rare appearance at OCN, I think we'd probably all know that there is no way in hell they'd close down the servers. Too much bad publicity. This is just another mis-quote blown out of proportion in order to make the headlines.
You'd think the same about getting rid of dedicated servers with the huge backlash from it, but they did that for MW2...

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Show me an official notice saying you have a legal right to Activision controlled servers for the game. Legally, they can pull the plug whenever they want. It wouldn't be good for business, but I don't think Activision has cared much about customer satisfaction for a while now.
Would it be false advertising if they advertise the MP on the back of the box but I can't get onto it straight away?
    
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It may be viable for them, but they would lose a major fan base by doing this, and would basically destroy their future on the PS3 platform.

I cannot see them doing this any time soon, it just wouldn't be good for them. Period.
     
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Well, I really doubt Sony will ever charge for PSN because there is a reason why some people bought the PS3 than the 360...XBL
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If anyone read the article with the statement from Activision, this thread wouldn't still be alive. Activision said the customer threw it out of proportion. They could shut it down, but they have absolutely no plans to.
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If anyone read the article with the statement from Activision, this thread wouldn't still be alive. Activision said the customer threw it out of proportion. They could shut it down, but they have absolutely no plans to.
Consumer: Hey support this game is laggy as all get out.
Service Rep: Yea we know but we are not fixing it.
Customer: Why not fix it.
Service Rep: You know we could shut the PS3 servers down.

Yep totally taken out of context.

It was an implied threat. Were there plans? Probably not. However, the rep implied they would if PS3 players didn't quit complaining.
    
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i hope bobby kotick loses all of his money.
 
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Activison are greedy and they only care about money. There.
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This is the part when you break into a hospital and host games in the server room.
ooo win XD
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But that says "the publishers may shut down". It doesn't say anywhere that they are.

If common sense actually made its rare appearance at OCN, I think we'd probably all know that there is no way in hell they'd close down the servers. Too much bad publicity. This is just another mis-quote blown out of proportion in order to make the headlines.
The fact they would even mention of doing so just infuriates me. Yes they fully and legally could. But never in 100,000 years would they ever think about saying such a thing to a 360 customer. I'm sick of their favoritism.
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