[cod] Sorry have to vent, Modern Warfare 2 on the PC

Matt/Pointy matt at bestgn.net.au
Thu Oct 15 19:21:01 EDT 2009

You da man James. Well said

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On Oct 16, 2009, at 10:08 AM, James Landi <jim at landi.net> wrote:

> First let me say that I will not be hosting or releasing any files  
> for MW2,  With the lack of any response or support from IW or  
> Activision I see no reason to support them with my bandwidth,  
> community or access.  Hell after my public comments I may not have  
> access to these files anymore, but that's fine I can move on to  
> other games and or hobbies rather quickly.  Sorry there's no kissing  
> ass on my end.
> I've already informed my community that MW2 is a "must wait for  
> patch" title and not to pre-order or purchase on day one.
> Not sure if any GSPs are pre-renting MW2 servers but you should be  
> very careful and watch yourselves.  With the lack of any real PC  
> related information, worst then any past Call of Duty title to date,  
> I can only feel that we are in for a very bumpy road as well as some  
> very bad headaches.
> If there's any type of dedicated server in the box, you already know  
> it's going to be Windows only, for god knows how long.  That  
> combined with unreleased system specs for the clients means they  
> don't know what or how it's going to run.
> Then there is this whole rumor about the PC version being delayed.   
> It's been close to 2 weeks now and Activision, IW and or 402 have  
> yet to confirm or deny the rumors in public.   That can only mean  
> they are trying to rush what ever they have out the door.   
> Unfortunately we'll have to pay for their rushing a product that  
> unlike past Call of duty titles from IW their hearts are not in it  
> this time.  Which means for us, a buggy game with many unsolved  
> issues when it's released.
> With the lack of any information or simply communications from IW in  
> regards to the PC side of this game so close to release, what make  
> anyone think that we'll get the support after the game ships?
> Sorry for my rant Rudedog out.
> Jim Landi
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