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Infinity Ward Points Finger at Activision For Modern Warfare 2 Pack Pricing

Set to hit the Xbox 360 next week, the downloadable Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Pack brings with it five new maps and a just a touch more controversy to a studio recently embroiled in discord.

Unfortunately, the Stimulus Pack has brought with it its own bit of controversy, with some claiming that the price tag is too steep for what is being delivered.

While Bowling disagrees with those who say that the 328 MB map pack is over priced, he also pointed out to Kotaku that it is Activision, not Infinity Ward, that set the pack's price.

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Cajun Chicken3100d ago (Edited 3100d ago )

Because guess what? They JUST basically got away with that £50 game thing Activision and Bobby wanted to bring in last year.

And the sad thing? People would be happy to pay it.

erathaol3100d ago

Eh I won't get it. I have money to spend in other areas and on other games. I see my friend who can't stop playing this game getting it and the more attached members of his clan getting it as well.

kaveti66163100d ago

Why do gamers on this site only attack IW and Acti in this regard?

What about Pokemon?

or World of Warcraft?

Anyway, although I don't like MW2 and don't like the business practices of IW and Acti, I don't feel sad for people who like MW2. They like a game, so they pay for it. It makes them happy. I can only be envious.

uie4rhig3100d ago

I got my PC copy for free lol and got my PS3 version for £35ish or so.. ps3 don't work anymore so i just play it on pc now.. however, i am just hoping that the map pack will be free for the PC..

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HSx93100d ago

This is why I told my friends not to buy it, that way I can gamesahre it and f**k up Activision by ~~ $70

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polish_farmer3100d ago

I`m not gonna buy it (cause dont like MW2 multi) but this map pack is simply overpriced when 2 of 5 maps are old from previous game. And about Bowling bullshiting - he is just poor salesman and he should sell Bible door to door - dont like this guy and his attidue to sellin bullshit.

e-p-ayeaH3100d ago

no their rich thats the thing.

PyReX-3100d ago (Edited 3100d ago )

Eh, im still buying it.

Megaton3100d ago

I've got a wonderful deal on oceanfront property in Nebraska to tell you about.

ThisPlaceSucksBye3100d ago

Hahahahaha!
Made my day with that comment, man.

Information Minister3100d ago (Edited 3100d ago )

LOL @ Xiphos! That was pure win. And for those who skipped geography class: http://www.mapsofworld.com/...

Anyway, I'm surprised we still haven't seen a petition to boycott this thing. In my opinion it's more justified than the one people made for dedicated servers. The price for this map pack is just outrageous and no one should buy it. That would surely send a message to the entire industry.

Gandalf3100d ago (Edited 3100d ago )

ACTIVI$ION. And they see the money in your bank account right now.

STICKzophrenic3100d ago

""Things like (Modern Warfare 2's) Marathon Perk could destroy the balance of a Call of Duty 4 map.""

Balance? LMFAOOOOOO XD

I'm sorry, I didn't realize CoD was balanced.

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