MP1st - "Call of Duty Elite is the perfect service for the hardcore CoD players, but its launch has been anything but smooth."
Wow that is all.
Yeah, they should properly address this problem. Not the usual looking into it comment.
Hmm, odd but perhaps not surprising that they would slip up like this. MW3 should be a game for young adults only anyways, but we all know that will never happen.
Hmm, it says M on the ESRB, but they're allowing everyone? That sounds like an unloyal money grubbing tactic but oh well, I'm talking to deaf ears.
modern warfare does..not elite. im not for little kids playing m rated games but i also dont see why a stat tracking service is limited to 18yoa
Well considering that Elite is keeping track of a M rated game, why would little kids need to use it anyway?
Because the Stats that Elite track exclusively come from M-rated content. Giving under-18s access to the Stats-tracking is indirectly approving of under age players, and showing little concern for the ESRB. But it doesn't matter, there's absolutely no way activison will let Elite stay 18+. It would alienate the majority of their fanbase. Does anyone know whether Halo Waypoint has a ESRB rating?
i see your point. i still find it hard agree with though. sure the campaign is rated m but the multiplayer which stats are being tracked would be rated t. at this point i would have to agree with the logical insight though.
Unloyal money grubbing tactic from Activison???? NO!! Definitely not Activision!!!! Just look how original MW3 is!! They definitely went all out making this game. /sarcasm.
How about we let parents do the parenting, not Activision?
Well clearly parents can't do the parenting or else the government wouldn't have do it for people. i.e. shopping @ bestbuy for games now require id, why you ask? because apparently parents can't control what their kids buy therefore i have to show my id all the time and i'm 23 -_- back in my day games didn't need id only cigarettes & alcohol.
Not like the parents wont put there information in anyway...
If thats the case then 90% of the people on elite will be gone unless mommy or daddy does it for them.lol.
Alienating main player age group.
18 and older? No one will be using Elite I guess
I think it should stay 18+. It's a subscription service based on an 18 rated game
Well if you aren't supposed to be playing the game then of course you won't be able to use Elite under your real name/date of birth. I don't see a way for them to change the required age restriction since it would essentially go against the ESRB rating and various laws.
who said if your under 18 you shouldnt play? all u need is parent permission...same with r rated movies.
I thought it would be obvious Elite would be 18+. I mean so is MW3.
"This is an issue that specially struck Hardened edition owners as they have already purchased their copies without knowing the age restriction." How did the under 18 gamers buy the game (Harden or other editions)? Did the reseller not check the buyer's age? In either case, however under 18 gamers got hold of MW3, it doesn't give the publisher an excuse to further sell additional services like Elite to the under 18 gamers. But we know coming to business, able to sell to whoever at any age is good for the profit. Everything else is just the politics.
Activision doesn't need an excuse to sell to kids under 18. ESRB ratings are a recommendation based on opinion as to what is suitable for kids. If parents deem MW3 okay for their kid and allow them to buy it, either in store or online, there is no reason those kids shouldn't be able to use Elite as well.
well i think nearly 80% of cod players are 10-20 year olds so why keep it 18 rated? they are ganna milk the shit outa this Elite thing.
I actually find this very interesting. Because when your in a Game-Store; a parent may give permission that overrides the rating (the store isn't going to refuse the sale) Likewise with Game-Rentals; a store will advise that it has a M-rate, but as long as their is a adult present, they'll still allow the younger-player. And furthuremore Activison is not going to ban any GT/PSN ID over the age of the account. (they will assume the player has been granted permission by an adult.) Where it differs it Movie-Theatres; they won't allow an under age person into a 18+ film. They have no interest in vacillating any sort of exception (even permission from a elder). It seems Activison will vacillate the, presumed-premission, exceptions; as they do have an interest in doing so ($).
Yea everybody know that cod is full of 12 Years old nerds kids
There goes their sales.
Considering the majority of people buying MW3 are under 18 this really should be rectified soon but it probably doesn't matter as their parents will just order it for them. It's ridiculous how many parents I saw buying MW3 for their 12-15 year old kids at Best Buy in Canada.
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