[cod] Sorry have to vent, Modern Warfare 2 on the PC
escapedturkey at escapedturkey.com
Sun Oct 18 09:08:48 EDT 2009
Matt | Pointy BestGN wrote:
> I disagree in part on the 'Dedi servers don't cost us anything to run'
> Depending on your location in the world, hosting any server can be somewhat
> expensive, so there is a cost of sorts involved.
> Data, hardware, rack space... and so on...
> By offering dedi files the footprint of the game across the world would
> increase sales beyond their boardroom predictions - more servers, more
> players = more sales?
> I could be wrong...
True. However, most GSPs are running more than one game. It's unlikely
that all the resources (hardware, bandwidth, etc.) are attributed to the
cost of a singular game. :)
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