Publisher EA has conceded that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 won’t outsell its direct rival Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 this time out – but its believes the foundations have been laid for future success.
I don't see BF:BC2 as being a direct competitor to MW2 anyway. It's a team-based objective FPS, where as most hardcore MW2'ers are all about the quick team deathmatches and kill:death ratios. The BF:BC2 crowd is a different beast therefore it's sales would probably grow the FPS market more than it would take market share away from MW2.
its a bit like comparing super mario kart to games like gran turismo and forza.
BC2 is one of the best one of the most explosive experiences I played in a long time, in every match a lot of amazing moments happen, each game feels different from the other and just absolutely love call of duty:mw2 so much, BC2 got that explosive feeling and mw got that downright extremely awesome and satisfying gameplay, it really is like taking drugs don't forget that bc2 sold 5 millions that's an outstanding achievement WAVING THROUGH these comments I found poor excuses for hating mw, now accessibility is an issue HA, that's the way the GAME plays, why moan about mw in every article while say nothing about how accessible\easy to pick up and play is uncharted, lbp, halo, mario galaxy etc.... games should be varied, mw2 and bc2 gave me best of both worlds and im very happy about that nothing will ever make you happy, if one play style is missing you just keep crying wanting the other, now you got both styles but you still keep complaining you guys are no more than bunch of poor whining forum addicts who pretend to be real gamers I know I know that's the reaction of jealousy, deal with it
A lot of people hate the game because it was a massive dissapointment. We expercted to be on a par with CoD4 at least. Most people expected to be better than CoD4. The game was a massive let down. MW2 only sold like it did because of the quality of CoD4 If I want to play CoD I'll play CoD4
BF:BC2 needs more variety. I'm already tired of the same maps over and over.
Pretty bold expectation on EA's part. Yes, BC2 is a fantastic game. Yes, it is a much, much better game than MW2. But COD is like crack for 12-16 year old gamers. And boy, there's a lot of 12-16 year old gamers.
BattleField doesn't have that "crack" feeling. At least not to me. BC2 was a much better game but it is a slower game and kids don't like slow.
Because there is no Leightweight Pro in that game. But BC2 is much better in my opinion, been playing both games to see which one feels the best. MW2 is just run with commando pro and knife people 10 metres away and jump from buildings and survive. BC2 on the other hand, is just more tactical. And the Vehicles puts even more pressure on a player to do team work.
It's ok, real gamers know Battlefield is a better series. MW is just a Halo clone with modern weapons, doesn't make it a bad game but Battlefield takes real skill to play.
I am sorry, but MW2 is nothing like halo... MW2 really is an easy game.. I don't care what anyone says about Halo, it still takes more skill then MW2. On the surface halo seems like there is not much to it, but if you play with the guys who are really good you will no there are a lot of little, subtle depths to the game play. MW2 is very much point and shoot who sees who first. For the noobs who are crap with their Aim, they can run round with light wight and knife everyone. I don't have a problem with MW2, my belief is this; If you are an average player with most fps games then you will prob be good at MW2 because it's so easy. If you are crap at most FPS then you will prob be average MW2. If you are really, really good at most FPS then you will be awesome at MW2. An easy game should be even easier to the pro's then it is to the noobs. I am between ok - good at most fps, so MW2 makes me look almost unstoppable. I have to work way way harder to get even half the number of kills in Halo.
Damn right its like crack. I need my fix.
Its also crack for 25, 23 year olds ;) Ages of me and my brother, I have another brother who's 13 and addicted too, but you've already covered that one :) I though BF:BC2 was good but didn't hook me in like MW2. I think I played BF:BC2 for about 2 weeks before going back, now I'm only 22 ranks from prestige 10 :)
Its got nothing to do with kids(well maybe on 360 it does) http://www.ebaumsworld.com/... I've got 5 days worth of playing time on BC2, but I'm bored as hell now, so I'm back on MW2. I wish they would have kept BC2 more like the first game because there was more of an emphasis on using vehicles, and the maps were bigger.
well bfbc2 was much more successful than bfbc1 and gained more of an audience and fanbase, while at the same time, mw2 although selling more than cod4, still turned off many players with the game breaking glitches, perks and killstreaks and even lost some of those fans to bfbc2 on top of that, there are many (but still a large minority) that know about what happened to IW staff and the situation with acti/IW and remain skeptical about the next IW cod iteration...so the next games by both dice and IW are possibly going in even footing, it will be interesting to see what happens...but im rooting for the next bfbc
I dont understand the disagree you got. I Just had to agree.
next up is medal of honor, I can't wait! :)
It looks so sick! I'm so fucking excited for that game!
Why would anybody be excited for an Army FPS, most of them are the same shit anyway
because it is. MW2 hasn't been in my PS3 since BFBC2 came out.
I think Medal of Honor will be in more direct competition with MW2 than BF BC 2 was. It seems to have more similarities judging from the trailers shown. And looks mindblowingly good might I add.
It's a much better game. Yea, it's slower but I liked waaaaaaaaay better than that glitchfest Game of the Year (GT) game called MW2.
MW2 wasn't GotY. >_> Edit: Haha, looks like a MW2 fan has gone through and pressed "disagree" on all of the comments saying BFBC2 is better.
That's why I put (GT). Yea, i know they press disagree. I don't care.
It beats it in quality and that's what matters to me.
Hope there not talking about beating them as far as the number of cheaters, because they already won that hands down.
MW2 is a great game but people only tend to buy one game over the other. i love bfbc2 but MW2 has that cool aspect to it i guess. almost all my friends have MW2 because its the cool thing to have. fuck that i play whats good and to me bfbc2 was better but not as popular. arena type shooters have that im better then you shit going for them and open shooter games like bfbc2 dont. medal of honor looks badass too.
but COD has that HUGE HYPE and popularity thing going for it. BFBC 2 is indeed the better game. But no matter how good the game is, if it isn't stuck in the mind of mainstream media right now the way COD is it will have a hard time dethroning it. But in their defense, empires aren't dethroned in a day. If they can keep the quality level high, eventually COD will get overtaken
announce BF3 PC only at E3 and I'll be the happiest of the man ! 270+ hours and counting on Bad comp 2, growing a little tired, lacks new map actually. Still a solid game though
unrealistic...but not impossible. but very unrealistic =P I agree though - yearning for some new maps
If BF3 is multiplat I will lose all hope for gaming.
I love battlefield, I am curious how it stacks up when other games start adding destruction. Destruction has always set Bad Company apart from the other games out there, hopefully it says unique in many ways.
I love the way everyone fences people off into massivly broad groups just becuase they play COD. There are MW2 players who arn't complete smacktards.
Modern Warfare does a better job of making the game more accessible to people with sub par skills those who I like to call semi casuals. Is it a better game? not to me I'm very pleased with BFBC2, but for the guy who plays nothing but madden and cod. He's going to pick up cod.
I love me some Battlefield Bad Company 2. But darnit all, the current lag is like... Some witty deterrent I can't think of right now. I've hit rank 7 three times now! And it never remembers. But I still prefer it over MW2. Bad Company 3's story better be like the 1st's. 2's sucked. Took itself too seriously. I want more, "Truckasaurus Rex" conversations.
And rock paper scissors
EA eating crow yet again.
All I know is that I haven't touched MW2 after getting BFBC2, in fact I'm thinking of selling MW2 and don't plan on getting anymore COD games. I've grown tired of the same formula.
Hey MW 2 is crack for 32 year olds as well!
Every CoD title starting with CoD4:MW and so on, has been my drug.
or did you just arrive this gen? would show your fascination for the recent iterations
Yea, I also like CoD1 and CoD2, But I was thinking more of the CoDs that I started playing multiplayer with. I never played CoD2's multiplayer mode, but the single player was great.
your right it wont beat mw2 because it already did in every thing but sales,bfbc2 makes mw2 look like crap, mw2 sucks its boring and the maps suck
BF:BC3 / BF3 will do it =3 i honestly don't care, so as long as there are enough people playing (there are) and they sell enough copies to keep the servers up for a long time (they did) Im happy =3
u may have not done it in sales, but gameplay wise EA/Dice wins, now fix the damn servers
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