Submitted by Blaze929 2111d ago | news

"Coral Sea" Unlocked in Battlefield 1943 on Xbox 360 -- 43 Million Kills+ Reached

From Xbox Evolved:

"Xbox 360 community quickly won EA's challenge of reaching 43 million accumulative kills over PlayStation 3 community since 1943's launch." (Battlefield 1943, Battlefield 1943: Pacific, Culture, PS3, Xbox 360)

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AridSpider  +   2111d ago
That was freaking fast!
JasonXE  +   2111d ago
Did we ever doubt the Xbox 360 wouldn't win? Pretty big gap in kills count for over "24 million PSN" accounts. ;)
Major_Tom   2111d ago | Spam
Megaton  +   2111d ago
Came out a day earlier and has supposedly 9 million more consoles out there. Is there anyone who DIDN'T see it going down like this?
chrisnick   2111d ago | Spam
Blaze929  +   2111d ago
EA started the timer and counter on both systems that Friday thus giving an equal shot. 9 million more consoles? Ok but how many total 360 owners are Gold members vs PSN owners who can all play for free?

Don't know know if you really care, doesnt seem like so. Neither do I. This will easily get changed into a 360 vs ps3/live vs psn thing. But hey, as with any competition comes bragging rights from the winner.
LordMarius   2111d ago | Spam
Myst  +   2111d ago
Lol XD
LordMarius  +   2111d ago
WTH its a known fact
SevWolf  +   2111d ago
yh that was fast...I'm gonna say the same thing I, and everybody else on the forums, said, Congrats for the people who devoted there time, I personally don't care(don't own the game yet), and by the time im off my vac and playing it, the map will be unlocked, but still congrats to who actually bothered :)
ThanatosDMC  +   2111d ago
Guess, they didnt have anything else better to play? Did anybody think of that... ouch.
pppppeach   2111d ago | Spam
Blaze929  +   2111d ago
Hmmm nope
LIVE Activity for week of July 6th

1 Halo 3
2 Call of Duty: WaW
3 Call of Duty 4
4 Gears of War 2
5 Battlefield 1943
7 FIFA 09
8 Left 4 Dead
9 UFC 2009 Undisputed
10 Fallout 3

At #5 they managed to clock in over 43 million kills since Friday with thousands (millions?) of other gamers still playing other games.

Try again ThanatosDMC
SevWolf  +   2111d ago
@ peach: yup you're absolutely right, sony failed this Gen, and the article and proof you chose also shows this very well, you're right just because people who bought Battlefield 1943 on the PS3 couldn't get 43,000,000(which still to me is a ridiculous number lol) in a weeks time, means the PS3 is a failure, oh and BTW seems you're new hear let me show you something called Open Zone, it's your type of Zone apparently its right there ->>>>>>>@ blaze: I can't believe you actually bothered to go and look up the activities this week, wait I can't believe I bothered replying to your comment lol
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DaTruth  +   2111d ago
Getting something for free doesn't make you use it more. Paying for something makes you want to get the most for your money(unless you pay per use) i.e. If you play one hour a year, you payed $50 for one hour.

Free is the same free whether you play it or not!
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ThanatosDMC  +   2111d ago
HAHAHAH! I just wrote that for fun. I cant believe people actually put some effort to debunk me. I love N4G!
xenogamer21   2111d ago | Spam
NS  +   2111d ago
And i am sure the PSN activity Chart has all those multi-plat games plus KZ2, Warhawk and R2 on it. So your point being?.
The Master Chief  +   2111d ago
lol @ JasonXE

Those "24 million PSN accounts" include PSP, online, PS3, sub accounts which u can make for free, all the accounts people use to get America, Europe and Japan.

To pretend like there are as many people gaming on PSN as XBL, is a joke at best.
gamesR4fun  +   2111d ago
however EA has since said they have at least fixed the counter for the kill count, at one point reading zero for PlayStation 3 even though the game was out for two days
JustinSaneV2  +   2111d ago
Jumping the gun aren't we? 42161480 kills according the official site.
Blaze929  +   2111d ago
seems to have been a server error. At the time of checking, the video was up and numbers for the xbox 360 were pass 43 million. Nonetheless now, its official.
Shmotz   2111d ago | Spam
heavymetal3k  +   2111d ago
9 million more 360's, so not a big suprise
darthv72  +   2111d ago
more people bought the ps3 for blu movies than previously thought.

just kidding.

they will get there soon enough. At least they know what prize is waiting for the one who gets that final bullet shot. To bad EA couldnt make this a cross platform game.
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Elnino9  +   2111d ago
9 million
who are playing halo 3 instead lool
Shadow Haze501  +   2111d ago
Dead_Cell  +   2111d ago
Purely because I don't have the game.
Otherwise PS3 would have finished long ago.

/beats chest and leaves.
LONEWOLF231  +   2111d ago
Thanks for the laugh dude +bubbles.
wUTTer  +   2111d ago
RustInPeace  +   2111d ago
Joke or not, I don't see a reason to bash consoles. Just because people buy a certain product doesn't mean ANYTHING about the users. Take Coke vs. Pepsi... You don't actively see people bashing other people because they drink X because one tastes better to them. Why does it have to come down to drivel over nothing, since NO ONE is right or wrong in their preference. And that "joke" went over my head because all this site is ever filled with is bashing of either console. And for people like G.E.C. to say I'm trying to justify "my poor PS3 is being picked on" is stupid, since most things that I ever post are about the games themselves and NOT the console. Those arguments/quibbles are senseless and don't help anything. And if a mod just wants to delete my posts, I'll just stop posting on this site all together. Simple as that, since this area is for OPINIONS. Freedom of speech, like it or not.
Dead_Cell  +   2111d ago
Don't take it so seriously all the time.
Remember you brought a console to play games not argue whatevers best,if people would rather b*tch about that sort of thing then that's there problem.
I mock 360 users at times but not out of malice,it's banter and a laugh. then again I don't go into specifics about "how ps3 does this" and "xbox fails here".
I'm happy to say "lol careful of RROD" to a Xbox owner and I can take it on the chin if he replies with "by the time you've installed the game I could have finished it" and joke about it.
It's banter,lighthearted competitions,which could be used productively if they set up PS3 Vs 360 events,hey we could see if 360 owners really are as good at FPS as they say they are or if It's all in the controller ;)
DaTruth  +   2111d ago
Are you crazy!!!! I hate people who drink Pepsi! There so snooty; The way they walk around, with there stupid Pepsi lips!
GiantEnemyCrab  +   2111d ago
He speaks the truth. Dead Cell is a one man wrecking crew known for his modesty.. well I made up that last bit. hehe ;)
Dead_Cell  +   2111d ago
I am pretty modest,on another note...
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xenogamer21  +   2111d ago
that pepsi is far superior than coke, coke leaves a sugary feel in your mouth, plus pepsi is like wine, you gotta let it sit for a cpl of months for the taste to ripen... hhmm pepsi.
Eiffel  +   2111d ago
I'm more of a coke person. Pepsi's taste gets old real fast.
DaTruth  +   2111d ago
I work for Coke, so I risk unemployment for not hating Pepsi! They even block all associated websites. You can watch porn on the internet at work, but you can't go to the KFC website(owned by Pepsi).
Eiffel  +   2111d ago
I'm sure it's no different than if you worked at Pepsi Co. Lol. Hell I remember a coke employee and and pepsi employee got into a fight outside a 7/11 because one decided to overstock the shelves on the other ones shelve.

They found out that the Pepsi worker started it and was fired. I knew that drink made people unstable lmao. I'd be unstable too if my company made good drinks only available for a limited time and kept the crappy ones.
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ASSASSYN 36o  +   2111d ago
43 million...I helped that number by blasting plenty people out the sky! Most my kills are from air-air and air-ground combat.
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mrv321  +   2111d ago
I have 50,000 kills on COD 4... and 600 on 1943 I am trying for 10,000 :P
DaTruth  +   2111d ago
I just got 20 bombing raid kills! Sat outside it with a tank and just kept running in and dropping them on the enemy base. I got like ten tank kills defending it!
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zeph94  +   2111d ago
Well aren't you awesome 7.1 >__>
GR3ML1N  +   2111d ago
the funny thing is that
the game came out for 360 1 day earlier, and 360 has a bigger userbase.
Dead_Cell  +   2111d ago
What's the defensive attitude for? christ it sold more on 360 and it's well known that Xbox is a more FPS-centred console. Quit the butt-hurting.
I'd still love a PS3 Vs 360 on a multiplat game event though.
Elnino9  +   2111d ago
but the challenge started friday
besides the games had server issues on the first two days of release.
LeReidy  +   2111d ago
Sorry but the counts didn't actually start till the 10th. Came out on xbox on the 8th and ps3 on the 9th. Therefore your points r not valids!
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wUTTer  +   2111d ago
To an extent. But one more day of sales equals more users for the fight on the 10th. :)
DaTruth  +   2111d ago
They got a days more practice before the contest. The plane has a huge learning curve.
Model  +   2111d ago
Coglaturations, you deserve it ,you played it almost nonstop for a few days
nostalgic_noob  +   2111d ago
Lol Xbros
They haven't had any games to play for over 3 years and now are slobbering over this.
Elnino9  +   2111d ago
no games to play in 3 years?
most veteren players are on halo 3 but xbox still managed to unlock coral first lol

Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on UU's)

Halo 3

Call of Duty: WaW

Call of Duty 4

Gears of War 2

Battlefield 1943



Left 4 Dead

UFC 2009 Undisputed

Fallout 3
nostalgic_noob  +   2111d ago
at Elnino
So the Top xbox games are Multiplats? hahahhaha
Halo 3 was the worst game in history. It had a non existent story, reused weapons,sounds and designs as Halo 2 and 1. It took 30 minutes to join one online match. The online sucked ass overall anyways.
Gears 2 had potential but failed on every level as well. They only added 2 new guns and pretty much everything was the same OH wait the online was 300 times worse than the first Gears of War. lol just stop Xbots you guys are making yourselves look like idiots.


Wow you xbros are pathetic.
RockmanII7  +   2111d ago
Halo 3 Rocks
you probably dislike it because this always happens to you.

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Elnino9  +   2111d ago
lame excuses
halo 3 number one for 2 years for a reason. halo has one of the best ranked matchmaking system to prove ur skills which i guess u failed at. u dnt like the guns? wen it has one of the best balanced weapon system u sound like a sore loser lool probz will take another week for psn to reach 43 mill
cmrbe  +   2111d ago
What did you try to prove with your post?.

Most of those games are on the PS3 as well. Hell, you guys don't even have KZ2.
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   2111d ago
PS3 lost again
Poor droids, winners of nothing. PS3 can't win a pie at a free pie eating contest.
nostalgic_noob  +   2111d ago
Thats why no xbox games can make it into any top 10 list of anything positive. Wasn't there a poll showing the worst game endings this gen and it was filled with 360 exclusives ahhahahahahhahaha

Its official the Wii is more hardcore than the 360 now
jack who  +   2111d ago
ps3 fans to wait as always...
Tinted Eyes  +   2111d ago
like you have to wait for good xbox games to come out in 2009
ptotoy  +   2111d ago
yeah, waiting for the killzone 2 DLC
i have no time to play this POS BF 1943. it's sub par in every way. the only reason xbot play this crap is because it's the only game that they afford with their lunch money savings...
deshon09  +   2111d ago
sweet good for the 360 fans
Power_Of_Flops_  +   2111d ago
No surprise, PS3 fans are older according to stats, so they have things to do in real life.

Plus, there's nothing else to play this year on Live, shooter fans are there, and there's a better competing game on PS3 (warhawk + all its extensions).
jack who  +   2111d ago
LIVE Activity for week of July 6th

Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on UU’s)

1 Halo 3
2 Call of Duty: WaW
3 Call of Duty 4
4 Gears of War 2
5 Battlefield 1943
7 FIFA 09
8 Left 4 Dead
9 UFC 2009 Undisputed
10 Fallout 3

Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)

1 Battlefield 1943
2 N+
3 Worms 2: Armageddon
4 Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers
5 Castle Crashers
8 Sonic The Hedgehog 3
10 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1989 Classic Arcade

Original Xbox Top Live Titles (based on UU’s)

1 Halo 2
2 Star Wars: Battlfrnt 2
3 Counter-Strike
4 Fable
5 Splinter Cell Chaos
6 Conker: Live Reloaded
7 Doom 3
8 Star Wars: Battlefront
9 SW: Republic Commando

Top Community Games (Full Versions purchased)

1 Kodu Game Lab
2 RC-AirSim
3 myFishtank
4 A Perfect Massage
5 Urban Art Gallery
6 Shiatsu Massage
7 A Morons Challenge
8 Sketch
9 DrumKit
10 Illusions 360
Tinted Eyes  +   2111d ago
@jack who
what does that list prove, the top played titles 8 out of the 10 of them are multiplatform, so i think the "nothing to play on 360" still counts
jack who  +   2111d ago
proves we got ALOT of games to play unlikk ummm you
Tinted Eyes  +   2111d ago
no it proves you have alot of MULTIPLATFORM good games to play on xbl
cmrbe  +   2111d ago
Lol at Jack ass.
Stupid bot. All of those games are on the PS3 as well except for Halo,gears and L4D.

But you idiots don't have KZ2,R2 and Warhawk which are very popular on PSN.

goflyakite  +   2111d ago
LMFAO, another bot that can't argue.

I would like to quote Power of Flops, "Plus, there's nothing else to play THIS YEAR on Live, shooter fans are there"

Then the bot responds with a list of games of which only two are from THIS YEAR.

Great job bot!

(btw, i'm not in this argument, I just like making fanboys look like idiots)
Tr10wn  +   2111d ago
You are right PS3 fanboys just don't have time to play BF1943 but you guys got time to post sh!ts in N4G lol loosers
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   2111d ago
How can PS3 fans play games? they don't buy any, they just talk about what they don't own :)
ShadowCK  +   2110d ago
Yes, I'm sure everyone is honest about their age on consoles.

Jadaking  +   2111d ago
is this ever going to be unlocked for the ps3?
wUTTer  +   2111d ago
I say Saturday.
ZombieNinjaPanda  +   2111d ago
Saturday? I hope not.. I'm going to warped tour!

So hopefully earlier :)
Sir Ken_Kutaragi  +   2111d ago
ChatBots got to the "Coral Sea" 1st???
Lets hope they Drowned!!! ;-D
Twister  +   2111d ago
I love battlefield 1943, possibly my favourite game this year.
Close_Second  +   2111d ago
...the console debate has hit new lows when we start suggesting that the 360 must be better because a target score was reached first.

FFS = For F**k Sake.
RustInPeace  +   2111d ago
You, sir, are 100% correct. Bubbles for you.
omgwownoobs  +   2111d ago
never knew there was a challenge lmao
if i did i wouldve bought the game and played since it came out
paracardium  +   2111d ago
If i new there was a challenge I would've bought the game on ps3 just to try and beat 360 lol.
Guitarded  +   2111d ago
Look at all the sore losers with their excuses.
Rationalization will get you nowhere. PS3 just can't keep up with the 360 when it comes to gaming. I'm sure if it were a contest to see who logs the most hours watching movies on their GAMING console, you PS3 boys would have won handily. Unfortunately the PS3 doesn't understand that gaming is about fun, not movies, not resolution and pretty animations. Gaming is about fun, and there is little of it to be found on the PS3. You do have a lot of games that are pretty. To bad they play like crap. Ha ha PS3 sucks.
Tinted Eyes  +   2111d ago
like what

list them
Guitarded  +   2111d ago
Why would I waste my time?
All you need to know is the PS3 sucks as a gaming console. There is not a single PS3 exclusive that warrants the price tag. PS3 sucks!
Tinted Eyes  +   2111d ago
i think your mad
cuz xbox had no good games this year while the ps3 did

ur prob just a troll no need to waste my time with you
Tr10wn  +   2111d ago
Well "Best Games"? that's personal opinion because for me every PS3 games suck except MGS4 and soon GoW3 and GT5 for me right now the only use i have for my PS3 is to watch blue-ray
TheColbertinator  +   2111d ago
Shut the hell up all of you.All this PS3 v 360 bullsh!t is seriously old.Seriously guys play some damn games and stop worrying about other consoles and their fanboys.

bf1943 is a great game so stop sh!tting on it with your nonsense
Guitarded  +   2111d ago
Why are you in the open zone complaining about fanboys?
If you don't like what is being posted here, don't come here. Seems fairly simple. PS3 SUCKS!

EDIT: Out of bubbs. The gamer zone is boring.

@icy I beg to differ with those games.
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IcyJoker187  +   2111d ago
the games it had this year compared to the 360 begs to differ
TheColbertinator  +   2111d ago
Hahahaha you have too much logic in your comment

<-----------------------Go to the Gamer Zone
cmrbe  +   2111d ago
I like the suxbox better. Its sounds better. It has a nice ring to it.
GiantEnemyCrab  +   2111d ago
i really like chavbox from Ken.. Makes no sense but is funny.

flopstation or gaystation really rolls off nicely as well.


/goes back to playing his chavbox and flopstation.
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JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   2111d ago
Not better than Laststation 3rd
JuicyCorn  +   2111d ago
Absolute total domination, just like the rest of this gen.
Hellsvacancy  +   2111d ago
Can sum mofo PLEASE comment on the level
Wots it like? (i got it 4 the Ps3 so i aint got it yet)
NotSoSilentBob  +   2111d ago
Just wondering but could this mean that the 360 fans don't have quiet a backlog of games to play? I know myself I am working on Fallout3 plat and trying to finish VC but hoping for trophies soon. I've still got inFAMOUS and Killzone2 to get threw them. What has come out for 360 that could cause them to have a backlog?
siyrobbo  +   2111d ago
360 backcatalogue is 800+ strong, i highly doubt anybody has a lack of options when it comes to games on the 360

Not calling you a fanboy, but i remember when ps3 users moaned like hell because people said ps3 had no games, yet now they say the exact thing about 360

pot..... kettle........ black
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madkrazygames  +   2111d ago
360 fans are always going to brag about something that means nothing. Honestly it's a map pack, it's not that serious. Some of the comments made by these brain-dead kids saying the "PS3 is failure" is just pure stupidity. This fanboy crap need to stop, Battlefield 1943 is perfect example of this companies feeding into this pointless console war. Please stop with the nonsense.
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clintos59  +   2111d ago
Congratz to XBL users winning the race but..
I can tell u why alot of PSN users didnt buy the game because they dont want to buy this since warhawk is a way better all around game. To me there both similar games but warhawk takes the gameplay aspects to the next level. I still think 1943 is an awesome game but when i tried to encourage sum of my friends to buy it, they say they think itll be a waste of money to buy it if they already have warhawk which has tons of more maps/weapons/vehicles/features so i totally understand why alot of PSN users didnt buy it.

As for me Ive played 9 hours and almost reached 500 kills. I dont know why but my favorite weapons are the sniper/pistol/rifle/& the rifle grenade launcher. I got most my kills on feet because i just suck azz at flying the planes or driving the tank. Only vehicle i do use to get me to far areas is the jeep & it comes in handy when u want to take out an enemy plane or just running enemies over lol. All in all i think if i didnt have warhawk this game would easilly be the funnest game of its type.
SixAmpFuze  +   2111d ago
for those saying that xbox has more users and the game was out longer are wrong. The contest started at the same moment for each game and even thou the 360 has 8-9 million more mxboxes out their according to ms theres only 15-18 million live accounts. The ps3 has 23million units and according to sony 23million accounts. its all nonsense either way. xbox wins woohooo.The game needs major patching
MADPIRAHNA  +   2111d ago
who actually cares about this stat needs to go outside.
siyrobbo  +   2111d ago
i thought this was also coming out on pc? im pretty sure if it was fastest to 40m kills between pc ps3 and 360 pc users would wipe the floor with everyone else
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   2111d ago
Battlefield: Heroes is the PC version...basically. They realized the PC community has really backed them up in the past and helped them get off the ground...so, they get a free version. Lols. Win.
LeonSKennedy4Life  +   2111d ago
Real fair of you there, DICE...

Millions more gamers and an earlier release date.

I'm slightly pissed off about this.
mrblacknut  +   2111d ago
You get pissed then when it has been known that the offical numbers started on Friday. Butt hurt over a number.
JonnyBigBoss  +   2111d ago
I figured this would turn out to be a flame war. What a stupid thing to argue about. Grats on your Coral Sea but we'll have it soon.
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