If you have been following my articles, then you will have noticed that I am a hard-core PC Gamer. And you will also have noticed that I tend to get a little ticked off at gaming corporations for sticking their fingers where they don’t belong. Well today I received a xFire from a friend of mine telling me that dedicated servers will be in MW3 (Which is AWESOME!) but they will all be unranked. The only way to level up will be via match making. This immediately sent me into an epic rage and I quickly started looking around to verify if this news was true.
Sadly, within minutes I did indeed confirm this, along with some other bad news which in all likelihood will end my long standing affair with the call of duty series dating back to the original that was released in 2003.
Here is a link from callofduty.com from fourtwozero:
Here is what troubles me:
It’s great to see dedicated servers in MW3, but as stated they will be unranked servers. This is just another blow to dedicated servers in the gaming industry and a part of a secret plan I believe to eventually rid the gaming world of them.
They intend on using VACm CEG and their own methods to provide layers of defense in online multiplayer. Sounds to me like too much going on, and asking for more headaches.
Sigh, no leaning yet again.
They are undecided about releasing mod tools. They claim to be focused on catering to the PC players, yet through up all these barriers that prevent us from enjoying what it is we love about being a PC Gamer.
Enough ranting for now. The game still looks great, but like I said, they seem to be shooting themselves in the foot with all these restrictions for the PC gamer. Maybe its time I switch back to console…
What do you guys think? Will this be good or bad for the series? Comment below!
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