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EA responds to Army of Two region locking

EA has responded to Geekpulp about the region locking found in the online section of Army of Two, they have some valid reasons but Lag and international play is not one of them.

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Bazookajoe_833419d ago

I make the statement regarding to the picture of the game. That would suck, i like playing with my american friends..

gameraxis3419d ago

they say it in the article both ps3 and 360, (unfortunatley)

perseus3419d ago

...but for those of us in Asia and Oceania, the lag between us and people in the EU or US sucks. Massively. As in, COD4 becomes completely unplayable due to lag when there's even one European or North American in the game.

I know for many people this regional thing stinks, but for me and a lot of others, this is awesome. No lag = great fun.

Of course, it'd be better if they just gave you the option of choosing who you want to play with.

masterg3419d ago

That can be done without region locking the game.
All they have to do is look what region the users PSN is in.

perseus3419d ago

I know, I'm just saying that I'm not worried about it because of that.

Honestly, I don't know why so many console FPSs have such crappy lobby systems. If you could choose your own server based on ping, I'd be much happier. (Yes, I'm looking at you, COD4.)

xplosneer3419d ago

MAKE it an OPTION.

Or heck, online do Coop internationally.

Darkiewonder3419d ago (Edited 3419d ago )

"This deterministic approach applies to both PS3 and 360. Something to note as well is that Resistance: Fall of Man was also region-locked when it started."

Now get to work on NOT making it region locked and allow us a smooth gameplay worldwide.

EDIT: @ Meus. They I don't get why he mentioned it. I may have skipped a whole paragraph though ;D

Meus Renaissance3419d ago

Except Resistance doesn't suffer from Lag. It has dedicated servers - to which this game is just P2P

bumnut3419d ago

you still get lag on dedicated servers, trust me i know these things

jinn3419d ago

not an exciting game anyways

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