As reported earlier, illegal copies of Gears of War 3 have been leaked online. Now Epic Games are removing all the copies that have been leaked.
i doubt that theyre going to be able to remove the torrents. even if they did remove them all, within hours they would be back up again. i just did a quick search and there were no shortage of torrents so its not working well for epic at the moment lol, one of them was just uploaded 3 hours ago, not much they can do against torrents i assume everyone playing or wanting to play multiplayer is trying to get as many copies as they can out so that they have a sufficient online community to play with
Most people will be using places like MU or FS or RS. These are origin of the content in this case. These people are used to content being removed. Most have back up links on hand. Torrents are however near impossible to remove. pirate bay history is proof of that. Its just these day P2p is throttled you rely on people uploading is just faster to use file hosting websites.
lol piracy only hurts consoles. pirates can go legit via steam sales.
@evrfighter That has to be one of the most ignorant comments I've heard. It's much easier to pirate on PCs rather than consoles, not to mention they don't require a mod chip or anything, nor any means to transfer from a PC to the console. Yeah, steam sales are great, but most AAA single player games on PC are pirated a lot.
Also there are private trackers which are virtually left untouched. Epic can try their best to remove them from common places but they will be back up again and again. This is the internet. Once something has been leaked, there is no damage control. What I'm curious about is how it got leaked in the first place. Someone at Epic is going to be in real trouble. Unless it really was a case of hacking?
So all those people who just love saying "PC Gaming is dying because of Piracy" I wonder are they gonna be chiming in this. Probably not seeing how they are bias and act like the 360 and PS3 don't have a piracy problem too. Piracy affects all platforms and you would very stupid to download this as obtaining a copy of copyrighted material before it's official release is very easy to prosecute. Lastly.....Developers need to tighten up their security and stop letting people walk out the office with their games cause unlike Crysis 2 this was NO publicity stunt.
There is piracy on consoles, but with PC games everything's much more simple, you download, you install, you play. A very small amount of people are able to play pirated games on consoles, and in this case, even less than normally, to play this you would need a JTAG Xbox 360, they are very rare and it's not possible to JTAG an X360 if it was updated in the last couple of years.
Epic should stop trying to fight piracy and focus on making good games. Right, guys? *elbows hypocritical fans in ribs*
No matter how good a game is it would be pirated cause some think stealing is fun
They're actually hitting the torrents pretty well. I just checked torrentz.com out of curiosity and there are only two torrents for it up and they lack seeds. Kudos for giving it your all Epic.
Yeah right. lol Hey kids they're just BS in the hopes that you won't go searching for it....there will always be copies floating around on the net so happy hunting! Epic's epic failure! lol
You can't remove them all. Epic fail.
Pun not intended? =p
Fail is a verb, failure is a noun. Fail can't be Epic.
Just saying,"Epic Failure"
The word fail usually becomes a noun when it means a mark which is not high enough to pass an examination or test.
Fail can also be used as a noun just like in the example shown above.
where is this located? what website?
-.- if your not smart enough too type in google gear of war 3 torrent an find it your not smart enough too run it either so save yourself some time an ignore the game till release
why are you implying im going to download it
Uh....to be fair, if you think googling a game torrent and blindly choosing a source to download from is a good idea, you might not be so bright. If he WERE looking to download it, he WOULD be smarter to ask around for a safe source.
That's like trying to remove all the fish from the ocean...
All they need is a huge toaster, then? Or the ability to change atmospheric pH levels? I'm surprised how early it got leaked.
I see where you're coming from but there would still be fish. Adaptation with the pH levels and considering we don't know about every fish that is out there...we still couldn't kill every fish. Anyway yeah it's really early and it's a damn shame for the devs. Even if I don't like Cliffy, the ones who code must be heart broken.
Lol, seeing all these "Epic Fail" comments. I wonder if these comments would be a little more bitter if it were Uncharted 3 or Resistance 3 being leaked? I think so...
Seeing as how there was only one person that wrote "Epic Fail", and you are the only one to bring up this fanboy crap, I wonder who is really bitter here? Grow the hell up man.
Why does it have to be Uc3 or R3? Ohh cause they're exclusive to the other system, really dood if you get so butthurt over something like people who actually know they won't be able to remove it then get off the net. El_Colombiano nailed it, you'd be cheering if it was Uc3 or R3 so just GTFO and like BiggCMan said only 1 person said "Epic Fail" so nice job.
What's your point? You're naive and childish if you believe that those games are not going to be on torrent sites eventually. GeOW just beat them to the punch. I'm sure I'll see you cheering at the top of your lungs once they do though.
haha You can tell slate is upset from the game being released early.
now now children
Once something is on the Internet it'll never be off of it, somewhere someone will always put it back up.
I don't think that's how the internet works, Epic. Once it's there. IT'S THERE. To stay. As far as them pulling it off MU/RS/SS/MF/etc, only the obvious ones get pulled. That's what creative file naming is for.
Yeah, like when Ubisoft tried to remove a comic of Jade Raymond from the internet. Good luck with that.
That is the cum one? Never got to see it ,.. Is is this one ,..? http://m.blog.hu/id/iddqd/i... The funny thing is that they really whored her,.. badly,..and she liked it, whore,.. And it worked, because the first Assassin's creed was crap,.. media defended it and then even costumers defended it,.. even though it was incredibly overrated and everyone knew it was kinda shitty to average,..
That's the one. It was made when rumors of her doing a Maxim spread in a green/white bikini started swirling around during her PR tour for Ass Creed 1.
lmao, I remember this controversy. I think she never wanted to do PR ever again after she saw that. But I wonder why Ubisoft decided to take action somehow. Perhaps the guys at Ubi felt bad for her.
this is the only big exclusive MS got coming out this year for the hardcore now its leaked
Right, we'll just pretend those other games don't exist. This leak is only playable on JTAG consoles, so it's not like anyone can download it and play it.
Theres plenty of modded xboxes out there....this game already spread like wildfire
Pfft, it's not like the 360 is hard to mod. Can be done in 20mins. PS3 can be modded even quicker, no more than 5mins. If people want to play it, they'll mod their console. Why lose sleep over it.
You obviously don't know the difference between a modded Xbox and a JTAG Xbox. BIG difference. You can't just JTAG any Xbox. Google it and learn my friends.
It will be difficult to convince lawmakers in the U.S. to implement what is admittedly a somewhat extreme measure, but piracy is so ridiculously ubiquitous that I believe only the death penalty could once-and-for-all end this scourge against gaming. To avoid killing the falsely accused there should be a 3-strike law, but once someone strikes out they should be put to death via lethal injection... anyone agree?
u mad bro?
This comment is obvious a joke..right?...o_O
This is one of the most retarded things I've ever read on this site. And I read a ton of stupid shit on this site every day.
ROFL. Not even developers would wish death upon people who pirate (well under their breath maybe lol). I agree with bobrea above. So much shit on this site, it makes you start questioning human sanity. Like the comments in the PS3 hacking threads where people wish for hackers to be anally raped in prison showers. Seriously, wtf?
i download most of what i watch... so no
with steam sales going on people shouldn't pirate heck you don't want to pay full price for game fine,when a sale is happening and you still pirate the game your a jackass. sux for epic that this happened to them maybe they can at least put a bug in the game to make it unplayable re upload it and make people think its the best version out there.
This is all part of MS plan to ban all the people who pirated GeOW 3 so that they are forced to buy a new console when the actual game releases.
Once something hits the internet, it's never REALLY gone.
Ill stick to buying games.
lol,this will make people download the game even more,besides i see they are still on the sites that i'm using,you can't remove something from the net its out
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