[cod] Sorry have to vent, Modern Warfare 2 on the PC
jim at landi.net
Sun Oct 18 09:40:39 EDT 2009
I would assume, Steam requires them to list min. system specs. which
they haven't released yet......
Microsoft MVP, Games for Windows
> If this is all true does anyone no why you cant pre-order Modern
> warfare 2 on steam? it seems very odd to me.
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> Subject: Re: [cod] Sorry have to vent, Modern Warfare 2 on the PC
>> Matt | Pointy BestGN wrote:
>>> Dev's hearing harsh feedback and reacting in such a way that may
>>> result in a drop in future sales is something im sure they do not
>>> want, so I
>>> doubt a reverse boycott is on the cards - if it were, who would buy the
>>> game? Lol
>> Unless the developer has alternative means, especially in this rough
>> economy. If PC gaming is only a fraction of their income and requires
>> too much work to support, it's no surprise they are shaving off the
>> bits and pieces that aren't cost effective or too frustrating to
>> manage. It's business and profit.
>> Am I happy that MW2 support for dedicated servers is being dropped?
>> Not at all. However, it doesn't come as much surprise and there a lot
>> of alternatives, such as modifying games to be just like it or better
>> (example: the Source engine).
>> In the future I hope we can show greater appreciation to the
>> developers (such as Valve) that do give us free support, Linux
>> binaries, etc., instead of threatening boycotts, name-calling, and
>> being rude to them.
>> Anyhow, this is off-topic from the discussion of COD server
>> administration. I've said what's on my mind. :)
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