Well get ready for some bad news, the Hardened Edition won't be made available to PC players either, at least according to Infinity Ward's community mananger Robert Bowling.
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This game is going to be pirated like CRAZY because of that what was IW thinking?
Everyone who has a gaming PC, knows that they have a simple choice at time of game play. Buy or Download. Unlike 360 piracy, PC piracy has no real modifications of anything to run, and most rips have exe's or keygens. So people that bought your PC game really wanted to support IW & their PC version when we bought the game. We wanted to show IW support financially and morally. I'm going to enjoy downloading this game. I said it before, but I want to contribute to the most pirated game in the history of mankind.
LOL no I don't think so. Everyone that pirates the game is going to have a great time playing multiplayer with themselves because they don't have a unique CD key. I don't think THAT many people care about limited edition content that always ends up in your closet/ trash after a month or two.
Thanks for the D!ck move IW. Not only will you not get any money form PC owners, but they will in fact still get your product :D. all hail thepiratebay
You think I need a unique serial identification code to play online? Dude that's so PC gaming in the 90's. There's private servers and some legitimate cd-key activators work until they get blacklisted. Alot of people on CoD4 who downloaded the game illegally are still playing online.
The title AND description says "either" as if there are several platforms that aren't getting the Hardened Edition. I think someone needs to learn how to submit their articles to N4G.
Wow, way to go Infinity Ward / Activision. This game better be on Steam for preorder otherwise I'm not buying it. I hate when companies forget their roots and only cater to the fricking consoles. Actually, I don't really care. The only special edition of a game I ever got was Crysis because it was the same price as the regular version.
I will only buy it if it is on STEAM and if it is less than $50. I don't have any problem with them not releasing the special edition for PC, the player base is older and most of us don't want any of that goofy junk anyway.
I don't even know if i would call it catering for the consoles, they are just ripping us off. They know the average console gamers is not as hardcore as the pc gamer. As such they are more likely to pay the extortionate asking price for their crap. its going to be a great game i have no doubt in my mind... but what they are asking for it is beyond reason and the only reason they will get away with it is because most console gamers just don't care or don't see how they can make any difference in the matter. Activision seem to be trying really hard this year to screw us all over...and over again if they can.
I really hate Activition... They just keep pissing me off. I'm not even a PC gamer. You know what? F*ck it, I'll pick up MF2 used. I'll still be playing Uncharted 2 when it drops anyway. I'd really rather have GameCrazy have my money then Activition.
This is war. Im feeling the call of duty. I hope they get screwed hard.
The really stupid thing is that special editions are about all that's left to "fight" piracy on the PC.
"PC players: No Hardened Edition of Modern Warfare 2 for you either" what other platform isnt getting the Hardened Edition?
Well call me pissed. Way to shaft the original fanbase.
Activision, you sure know how to deal with customers and fans at a great economic time. I know you're going to love looking at those red marks. I shall get MAG and completely ignore MW2. Maybe Activision will wake up like how EA is starting to after enough hate.
Its ok we have crysis.. :)
This and I believe MW2 will be a straight port of the console versions with no added visual effects or any other features. The fact they think they can charge more for it on top of it (since PC games don't have licensing fees like console games) just means I'm adding to another one of the people not buying it.
Wow Activision and Infinitiward are absolutely retarded. Honestly they should just make Noobs of Duty an Xbox 360 exclusive. I'm flat out torrenting this, I'm just gonna say it.
I'm downloading this, they don't deserve my moneyz.
Having packaging and making the box appealing enough for people to actually want to go out and buy it is the best way to reduce pirating......talking about shooting themselves in the foot. This will piss off people who were going to actually buy the hardened edition (for pc) to the point of pirating. When IW see's poor pc sales, I hope they realize they brought it on themselves. "Pirating on the pc is a big issue, so we're going to pull some BS to push people to pirate more."
All the hardened edition is, is the illusion that your getting something more while coaxing you out of 20 or 30 more bucks. It's just a metal case and an art book that your only going to look at once...who cares? Download a digital copy and you don't have to worry about what you're going to do with the stupid box.
just a question.... Who is actually still getting this game ? if your still getting it at launch hit agree, if not his disagree. I already made up my mind i would not buy it because i didn't support their pricing, but they really are enjoying screwing us gamers over ! who is actually going to support them after this move ?
haha this made me laugh. stupid companies thinking they can ignore the pc market, then whine their asses off when its pirated. I dont even like their unoriginal COD games. each one iv played feels like the last one, and just attracts whordes of console lovers whov never played proper shooters. ;) Il spend money on something that i feel theyve spent time and energy on making me want to play it, not a complete console port, which true fans cant even appreciate the extras that console owners get. Im looking forward to crysis 2 which atleast cares how the game looks on the PC before they figure out how to do it for the console.
U piraters are all idiots. Soon you'll be complaining about the fact that a particular game isn't even coming out on pc. You're shooting yourself in the foot....morons
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