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World at War Wii will not have online co-op

Destructoid writes: "In a sudden turn of events that have shocked the games industry, Treyarch has confirmed that Call of Duty: World at War for the Wii will not have an online cooperative mode. Recently, WiiHD had a chance to speak with a Treyarch representative about the matter. The reason for the exclusion of the larger mode is massively surprising. Apparently, the Wii cannot sustain the World at War engine with that many people on-screen at the same time. This is what Treyarch had to officially say:

'We are proud to bring what we believe will be the best-looking Wii game this fall to the community, but that comes with technical trade-offs. The difference between competitive MP and co-op is non-trivial. Think of a size of an MP level, then compare that to an SP level. Then consider all the AI code, level scripting, and endless other content in a SP / co-op environment that is just too much for the Wii to sustain with our engine.'

This is incredibly unfortunate news that I'm sure most Wii owners were not aware of. The Wii, and its vast technological prowess, cannot handle online cooperative play. At the very least, World at War owners won't have to worry about collecting friend codes anymore."

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Legend Of Indie3450d ago

The majority of people who are gonna buy COD5 have 360's ps3's and pc's. Anyway treyarch sabotaged themselves anyway by making it for every console its just stupid. Instead of being able to optimize the game engine wiht COD4 was achieving COD5 is being downgraded partly to run on wii! Lol at their this is going to be the best looking wii game of 2008

OMGLOLZ3450d ago

The Wii has the best online system!!!1 Treyarch just sucks, OMG!

/sarcasm

Just be glad you're getting it all! Actually, don't be too glad. WWII is a stale setting, Flamethrowers or not.

White-Sharingan3450d ago

meh

I am going to wait for COD6

Product3450d ago

im glad to see developers getting around friend codes.

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