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

escapedturkey escapedturkey at escapedturkey.com
Fri Oct 16 05:04:10 EDT 2009

Isn't the game due out in Spring 2010? Seems quite a ways off.

Steven Hartland wrote:
> While I understand the concern it seems a bit premature tbh as it all
> may still go well. I for one am willing to extend them that courtesy
> at least.
>    Regards
>    Steve
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "James Landi" <jim at landi.net>
> To: <cod at icculus.org>
> Sent: Friday, October 16, 2009 12:08 AM
> Subject: [cod] Sorry have to vent, Modern Warfare 2 on the PC
>> 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
>> Rudedog
>> FPSadmin.com
>> Microsoft MVP, Games for Windows
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