First, I really want to play MW2. It certainly holds up to my expectation of a sequel. What doesn’t appeal is of course, the multiplayer implementation.
The essential PC experience is being stripped away. When you try to align the experiences of three different platforms, what differentiates them? What motivates the choice to choose one over the other? In the PC experience, customizable dedicated servers appealed to many over the static match-made console experience. It’s a fact that most gamers who own high-end computers also own at least one next-gen console. If you suddenly make the PC experience less attractive, why choose the PC version? If they’re all the same, why not choose the console version? They’re all the same price anyway.
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