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Well no duh. Hey, I am going to become a famous prognosticator, the sun will rise tomorrow.
Battlefield is still the better game.
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Ugh. I really wish that every person who purchases BF3 DOESN'T buy the next COD. The numbers will surely bend away from his projection.
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So what theirs more Chevy Cavaliers out there, but there is much less Lamborghini out there. But that doesn't mean that the Cavaliers are better. (COD as the Cavaliers and BF as the Lamborghini)
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
Ugh. I really wish that every person who purchases BF3 DOESN'T buy the next COD. The numbers will surely bend away from his projection.
I already have the PC AND the XBOX 360 versions pre-ordered and will be getting them on day 1.

I haven't played COD since MW2, and even then ONLY played MW2 to hold me off until BFBC2 came out because EVERYONE was playing MW2 -_-
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BF3 is going to be epic. Black ops was advertised like a movie, people knew the name but the game sucked. It was so well advertised it become the number one selling game in the world but the game blew, its not a bold statement.
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I think he's right. Call of Duty will definitely outsell BF3. But then, Justin Beiber outsells the Gorillaz. So. Who cares? Sugar coated crap is still crap.
Agreed.

Doesn't really matter if it outsells it. What matters is if BF3 is as good as they say it'll be.
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post #67 of 170
Quality > quantity
Of course BF3 has no chance against CoD in terms of sales.
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Originally Posted by M1nUrThr3t View Post
not just cod kiddies just cod players are bad people in general lol
i def like to play a more organized skillful game, rather than random cod peeps. you do get your bf tards too though
debating wether to get this on pc or console though lol
Not all people are pubbers, a good clan that plays clan matches is all the rage. I'm really enjoying the clan matches we play in COD.
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Jesus there are a lot of fanboys in this thread. CoD and BF "play" completely different. They might both be FPSs, but as I'm sure some of you at least realize, they're fundamentally different.

I love playing both of them. Both CoD and BF! Imagine that!? I enjoy CoD on my own time when I just want to play a few quick games, I think it's a blast, it works because it's more solo-play based. I enjoy BF2 a little more when I have some friends that I'm playing with, because the maps are bigger and there's more teamwork involved. Why can't you guys just leave it at that?

Spewing crap like "CoD kiddies" and making brash generalizations based on which game people enjoy more is pretty stupid. Why is this article in a News forum again? Does anyone mind pointing me in the direction of said "news?"
This. My first COD game was the 4th of 'em and IMO it's still one of the most defining FPS games ever and vastly superior to current COD games. I also bought COD:BO. I bought it because I support Treyarch and their community support and I liked what they were doing. Well, it wasn't perfect, but they were moving away from the MW2 gameplay. Despite liking COD, I went through with the MW2 boycott though. No reason to cancel a series or publisher just because one game sucked.

At the same time, my first MP FPS game was BF2 which I loved. I actually only stopped playing it because I got COD4. I also got BC2, which I loved, but I don't have any friends to play with, so it kinda died on me. BC2 can't really be played alone unlike COD. I will get BF3, definitely my most anticipated game this year, but as much as I love BF and hate Activision, I still think DICE messes with every BF game with their shoddy hitreg/netcode. Yes, I think COD is superior in terms of netcode and THAT is why I play it. Believe me, if BC2 had COD4 netcode, I'd be all over it.

No reason to be a fanboy, it's possible to enjoy the different aspects of each game. COD and BF play differently and they really aren't comparable. COD is pick-up-and-play and based on individual skill. BF is huge, has war atmosphere and is entirely based on teamwork.
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Originally Posted by Fusion Racing View Post
Agreed.

Doesn't really matter if it outsells it. What matters is if BF3 is as good as they say it'll be.
To us, yes. To investors, no, and investors are what EA wants.
Edited by B!0HaZard - 3/23/11 at 1:48pm
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The growing player base for COD? I wonder how many games it will take to realize that its the same game over and over with different skins.
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I don't think anyone here is taking into account that [other than the PC community,] nobody's heard of the Battlefield series. Out of everyone I know, I think maybe 2 people played BF.

Sure, BF3 will almost certainly be better in almost every way, but only the PC community will be playing it.

Also, does it even matter? As long as theres enough people to play online, I'm golden.
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