If history repeats itself, then less than 1 in 5 Call of Duty gamers will finish Modern Warfare 3's single-player campaign.
Its not surprising....most do not buy the game for its story line....its the multiplayer that gets them all crazy....their really is not much thought process to just picking up and signing online and shooting other enemy players....that is why millions like this game so much...not too bright of a bunch if you ask me.
On top of all that the game had an option to load the game straight into the MP when you boot the disc lol.
I'm not suprised. Cod is all about the online, Can't wait for MW3.
I'm surprised, the single player is only about 5 minutes long :) Ok it's a little longer than that, but even if you are only about an average player it should only take about 6 hours to finish at most.
18.6% of a game that has sold over 20 million copies. That's still atleast 3.7 million people that have completed the game.
And im one of em. It's sad really. Imho it had the best story line for any CoD. It's funny tho people were harking on BF stating it was either a terrible game or just terrible story. Yet if you look at other shooters, I'm sure you will find a similar story all around.
I'm probably the only one who would buy this just for its SP. But I'm not gonna buy it, just rent, same with Battlefield 3.
You are one of the few that make sense here on N4G....why one would buy a game that is yearly released is beyond me...but I guess me and you have a better thought process than most.
I never could get into MP games, Sure I dont mind a few co-op missions, horde modes, and Co-Op Campaigns like Borderlands, but other than that, I dont see what the point of competitive multiplayer is. You shoot, you kill, you die, you respawn. Along the way you gain experience for guns and vehicels and such, but whats the point? At least with SP you get a story and characters and some pretty epic set pieces, even with FPS campaigns which is often considered nothing more than a training ground for MP.
Kinda figured someone would write about this considering the BF3 article we just saw a few days ago.
Wow, and such a big deal has been made about BF3's SP.
Veteran difficulty all the way.
wow, i felt like if i didnt play the campaign then i has waisted some of my money.
i think many people play the campaign, but they just don't finish it. i'd feel super guilty if i jumped straight into the MP after just buying the game.
I played the SP for this reason, didn't want to waste my money. But it was pretty underwhelming for the most part...
The gameply was meh but I thought the story was good. Voice acting as always was awesome.
You'd be surprised, a lot of people don't actually play the campaigns in the FPS that they play. A lot of the mainstream audience most likely jumps straight into the multiplayer. This doesn't surprise me in the slightest.
Really didn't like the BO campaign at all...Thought MW2 had a better one.
Yeah, while I enjoyed the different settings I found the story to be somehow hard to follow (even though I understood the plot). going from X to Y, to Z place constantly is hard to follow
Seriously? I think most people would agree that MW2's plot was pretty confusing as you had to figure out a lot of things on your own.
I bet they don't even know what the campaing is about.
I am part of the 81.4% that hasn't finished the campaign ahaha no but I think Activision need to seriously consider selling the multiplayer version of the game separately by itself, maybe as a PSN/XBL download. maybe with Spec Ops included at a cost of $25$-$35. that means that I have some money left over for map packs. my trophy count for MW2 stands at 1% come now Activision make it happen... I would've definitely bought MW3 day 1 without waiting for reviews and reactions of the MP had this been the case
dont give them ideas, soon they will make the campaign dlc and the multiplayer $45 lol
Black Ops is the only CoD campaign I didn't complete. I thought it was boring. Black Ops over all was really boring.
dont know really why they bother making a single player, just do the Spec ops type stuff and Multiplayer and the game would be way better
As some others have mentioned above, the single player campaign for Black Ops was pretty dumb. In all honesty the main reason I'm buying MW3 is for the campaign...MW2's was really awesome and I want to finish the story.
Hold on here!!!! There was a single player mode in Black Ops? WTF?? When did they patch that in!!!!?!!??!?!?! :D
Ironic thing is you can set the game to go straight to multiplayer so most people probably have forgotten what the other menu looks like haha
Not surprising, I had to force myself through it....was so boring at times. It didn't get good till the later levels. It took Treyarchs standard ambush after ambush formula, combined it with the WaW constant enemy respawn unless you move up problem, and added in your standard FPS "interrogation" cutscenes. Why waste your time when the whole reason you bought the game was for the online? I do give them credit for making it lengthy though, just wish it was more meaty with the story.
wow, thats really low for such a game personally i HAVE TO finish the story mode before i enter online
that is seriously pathetic! People can complain all they want about COD but IMO blackops story was pretty good & i enjoyed it. I thought i was "normal" as a gamer with an inner drive to HAVE to finish the games i start. Guess im the minority. Edit: The really sad part is this game was like 5 hours long as are most FPS you can finish it in one day if you are determined!
This also gives them an excuse to go full MP only and still charge us the same price for the game with cod elite and other cod services.
That is retarded.
I thought BLOPS's single player was pretty damn good compared to MW2's.