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Windows MW2 PC: No Dedicated servers

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by rpsgc, 17 Oct 2009.

  1. Guest-23315

    Guest-23315 Guest

    WHAT?

    The multiplayer system for COD4 was WONDEFUL. Sure, I got the occasional Pb kick for no real reason, but it was GREAT....

    WHY FUUUUUUUUUUUU- IT UP?

    I don't want some Asian guy stealing my processing power and bandwith.

    Its now basically a £45 Single player game that I could download in a day... Congrats IW.
     
  2. rpsgc

    rpsgc Member

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    MOOOOOOONEYY!! (the answer to everything)
     
  3. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    I don't see how matchmaking would be in any way profitable for IW. Could you elaborate on that theory? I'm genuinely interrested.
     
  4. rpsgc

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    If it saves them money...
     
  5. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    How?
     
  6. smc8788

    smc8788 ...at least I have chicken

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    Surely, as with everything else they've done with this game, it's to cut down on piracy (i.e. no cracked servers)?
     
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  7. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    Yeah, that could very well be it smc8788. Previous COD games had lots of cracked servers.
     
  8. rpsgc

    rpsgc Member

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    How does it not?
     
  9. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    No, seriously, how does it save them a penny?

    Every single dedicated server for previous COD games was payed for by the community. All IW had to do was provide a master server that lists all the other servers. Now they have to support a matchmaking system. Now it actually costs them more. - Again, assuming that there will in fact be a matchmaking system for the PC version.
     
  10. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    mail to IW:

     
  11. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    Dedicated servers on Steam would have been great, but no dedicated servers at all = one more lost sale.
     
  12. iSniper

    iSniper The Philosophical Gamer

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    Infinity Ward just keep nailing down the coffin. Thing is, they have so many 'fans' following them like they are the Pied Piper that they can afford to do such things. There are around 2-million pre-orders for the game on the Xbox alone, and rising, IW don't give a damn about anyone, no matter what they say.
     
  13. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Goddammit I hope they change their mind, no dedicated servers is an travesty.
     
  14. acron^

    acron^ ePeen++;

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    Wow. Fickle much?

    But no, this is more than a little tragic. How will this affect LAN play? Anyone know?
     
  15. Viper355

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    there wont be any.
     
  16. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Ohhh, booo hooo, still getting the game, only played CoD4 online about 3 times, didn't even touch online on the 360 version. As long as the story is good enough, it will keep me quiet for a few days.

    Sam

    Edit, Some other news:
    "No delay on PC for Modern Warfare 2. You'll also have Prestige Mode in PC as well as lots of Steam support. Hopefully min specs will be soon" From a twitter feed
     
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  17. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    Single player of COD4 was good, but short. The main attraction to me was playing online on dedicated servers, especially hardcore mode. Take that away and i'd only probably buy MW2 for the single player when it drops in price a few months after it is released.
     
  18. smc8788

    smc8788 ...at least I have chicken

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  20. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    you cannot say that if you don't play multiplayer. If you buy it for singleplayer then great but the big majority of PC buyers want the game to frag online and this news just made me not want to pay for this game anymore

    I think now would be an appropriate time to bring back my "death to consolification" signature
     

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