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Massive Number of Modern Warfare 2 Copies Pre-ordered

Category: Gaming
Posted: November 3, 2009 04:11PM
Author: CheeseMan42

Retailer GameStop has announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has broken the record for number of game pre-orders. The game will be released on Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC a week from today. Gamers who pre-order the game will be entered into a drawing for several great prizes, including a snowmobile and a Hummer H2. The game had been in the news recently with some publicity that wasn't quite as good after Infinity Ward announced that no dedicated servers would be available on PC. Many gamers planned to boycott the game and some even started a petition, but it clearly wasn't enough to get this game off track.



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tkrow21 on November 3, 2009 04:40PM
Well, you didn't take into account that we weren't boycotting the consoles, and if you take a look at PC pre-orders, the number is measly compared to Dragon Age: Origins or Left 4 Dead 2.
Waco on November 10, 2009 12:57AM
Yep. I won't buy it till someone makes a private server for it or it gets fixed by the developers.
nickosha on November 3, 2009 08:46PM
This game is riding the biggest hype train I've ever seen.
Comp Dude2 on November 4, 2009 09:08AM
haha, "Cancel your MW2 preorder's" didnt work then?
nickosha on November 4, 2009 10:12AM
There's no stopping the immeasurable number of casual gamers. I was just trying to bring some attention to it so hopefully no one finds out after they spend $60.
Puck on November 4, 2009 10:38AM
I won't get it for PC due to the lack of private servers, but I still might get it for PS3 :P. On the PC I tend to game more as a community, and like to play with the same group of people. On consoles I just like to hop in for a few minutes to frag so I don't mind.
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brokenhips on November 5, 2009 07:54AM
Amazing.. VAC will stop cheats and pirates.. yet Xbox360 version is already in pirated circulaiton as at last week and being used online for multiplayer.. well done.. shows PC players the true value of anti piracy...

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