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Modern Warfare 2 Pirate Caught

Category: Gaming
Posted: November 7, 2009 08:31AM
Author: CheeseMan42

Gamers have a lot to complain about when it comes to Modern Warfare 2, but that doesn't justify breaking the law. Two friends who stole several Xbox 360 bundles containing the game thought it would be a good idea to sell them on Craigslist before the game was released. Activision got wind of the ad, and contracted a private investigator. The two sellers were turned over to the loss prevention staff at the retailer where one of them worked. However, one of the systems was sold to an 18 year old from Miami who intended to release the game online and sell illegal copies in his hometown. Police set up a sting operation and arrested the pirate, who is currently incarcerated. The game has still found its way to file sharing sites, and sales of the game may suffer as a result.



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capthowdy575 on November 7, 2009 01:54PM
to bad it wasn't for pc would have been a little happier since they wont to rape us with a console port
_TheAlexO on November 7, 2009 03:12PM
them darn pirates
bilcliff on November 7, 2009 08:19PM
so if the game doesn't sell well its because of piracy. nothing to do with making a game that doesnt have the features people want. no nothing at all to do with that
CheeseMan42 on November 8, 2009 09:00AM
It won't sell a lot on the PC because of the lack of features, but they are going to sell a boatload for consoles.
sack_patrol on November 7, 2009 08:56PM
prates 1 - law 0 woot woot
CheeseMan42 on November 8, 2009 09:01AM
In case you misinterpreted it, the pirate was arrested.
Waco on November 10, 2009 12:55AM
Only because he was trying to [i]sell[/i] copies of the game. That's incredibly illegal compared to simply uploading it somewhere.
Waco on November 10, 2009 12:55AM
Dammit, the italics tags don't work in the comments. :P
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jack bauer on November 11, 2009 12:34PM
hahahahahaha good point

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