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The bad thing is if they want to beat COD in sales they have better start hyping about how good it is on console too.If the console players think they are getting a shallow game compare to us pc gamers it probably wont do that well in overall sales.Thats probably why the threw in a campagn and coop so it would look more attractive to console gamers.
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I LOVE the way COD fans talk about "sales" like it has something to do with how good gameplay is.

Yeah COD may have outsold Battlefield games.....BUT

A huge portion of those millions bought the last COD expecting something great, and in MHO, i bet they were let down just a little bit. But hey, they still got the initial first day sales numbers cos everyone needed to buy it to see if it "was" any good.

The next time i feel like squatting behind a balsa wood fence to save me from tank fire and explosions, i'll put COD on....you know, cos its so realistic.

DICE = Quality
COD = Fun if you are 14 and want easy kill streaks

And yes i own both game titles. All of them.

My personal opinion. PC gamers know what quality is cos we pay for it.
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I LOVE the way COD fans talk about "sales" like it has something to do with how good gameplay is.

Yeah COD may have outsold Battlefield games.....BUT

A huge portion of those millions bought the last COD expecting something great, and in MHO, i bet they were let down just a little bit. But hey, they still got the initial first day sales numbers cos everyone needed to buy it to see if it "was" any good.

The next time i feel like squatting behind a balsa wood fence to save me from tank fire and explosions, i'll put COD on....you know, cos its so realistic.

DICE = Quality
COD = Fun if you are 14 and want easy kill streaks

And yes i own both game titles. All of them.

My personal opinion. PC gamers know what quality is cos we pay for it.
Yeah Blops was such a great seller, problem is tons of people turned around and sold it on eBay and Craigslist a week later cause it sucked.
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Yeah Blops was such a great seller, problem is tons of people turned around and sold it on eBay and Craigslist a week later cause it sucked.
I didn't. I still play it to this day. I also play Bad Company 2. Black Ops is pretty fun online IMO, but I am super excited for BF3 as I spent countess hours with BF2. Fav game of all time.
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blops is my last cod game.

I gave them a last chance, i skipped mw2, and have always been a grey matter fan, but blops was the last straw.

No more COD for me ever. So thats one less sale, and i know im not the only one the pushed away.
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I just prefer games with more realism and CoD hasn't provided that with it's games. It's mostly populated with kids. Have you ever played Blops on the console? My girlfriend's daughter plays Blops on the PS3 with her friends... it drove me nuts listening to them constantly yapping nonsensical garbage. I played many games on World at War on the PS3 back in the day and I was constantly having to mute people during matches. Little kids going 'woooowooooowoooo' like 5 year olds for 10 minutes. Same thing is going on in Blops today. They are always just playing with the voice changer.

I played the original Bad Company on the PS3 and it was silent, except for gun shots and military chatter. People played the game not to annoy and piss other people off but to actually play the game.

Approximately 95% of Blops sales were for the 360 and PS3 and the rest was PC, Wii and DS. So practically no one buys CoD games for the PC anymore, a true sign that PC gamers are sick of CoD.

http://www.thehdroom.com/news/Call-o...es-Record/7801

Dice is focusing on the PC gamers which is smart since all the console kiddies only play CoD. Lets compare Blops PC sales to BC2 PC sales shall we?

http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/01/21/fo...-top-for-2010/
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blops is my last cod game.

I gave them a last chance, i skipped mw2, and have always been a grey matter fan, but blops was the last straw.

No more COD for me ever. So thats one less sale, and i know im not the only one the pushed away.
Same way for me. Can't believe I thought it would actually be any different from mw2

At least BF3 comes out soon, hope that isn't a failure.

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Dice is focusing on the PC gamers which is smart since all the console kiddies only play CoD. Lets compare Blops PC sales to BC2 PC sales shall we?

http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/01/21/fo...-top-for-2010/
"The chart, which only includes new retail purchases and not Steam sales"

So what does that matter. Most people use steam.

Whole chart is invalid.
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"The chart, which only includes new retail purchases and not Steam sales"

So what does that matter. Most people use steam.

Whole chart is invalid.
According to the stats there are more 3x as many people on BC2 servers than what steam reports... meaning most people do not use steam.

http://forums.steampowered.com/forum....php?t=1694570
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Probably not for BC2 considering you used the EA launcher to run it :/

Most people in the PC section here use steam and I don't know any PC gamer now who doesn't.
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Probably not for BC2 considering you used the EA launcher to run it :/

Most people in the PC section here use steam and I don't know any PC gamer now who doesn't.
Really? Cause I don't know anyone who uses Steam in real life. I own all my games with hard cases and physical CDs/DVDs. They are all on the shelf behind me across the room... all 50+ games. Retail is the better way my friend... you have the item in your hands and own it. What happens if steam loses your information? Or suddenly goes belly up? You won't be getting a refund.
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