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MW3 Season 1 Reloaded nerfs and buffs - here's all the weapon changes in Multiplayer and Warzone

Isa writes: "Modern Warfare 3 Season 1 Reloaded is underway so we've pieced together all the MW3 Season 1 Reloaded nerfs and buffs in the new update."

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Activision Is The Greediest Studio In The Industry, $80 'Godzilla X Kong' B.E.A.S.T. Glove

Activision Blizzard is now charging $80 USD for a 'Godzilla x Kong' crossover weapon for 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III'.

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isarai7d ago

God i hate them so much 😒

GamerRN6d ago

I've noticed that the hate increased right after the purchase...

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isarai6d ago

And i noticed people defending being robbed right after the purchase....

Yang_kai6d ago

I noticed that it doesn’t say Microsoft but Activision blizzard like trying to cover for them as if Microsoft don’t own it

S2Killinit6d ago

@GamerRN
What kind if device did you use to gauge the increase?

DarXyde6d ago

Ah, the powerfully reductive "you're just jealous" defense.

Perhaps you don't understand how much corporations subscribe to the belief that they should "never let a good tragedy go to waste". The layoffs at ABK and this article have something in common: gamers who are aware of the acquisition would blame Microsoft, but those who aren't as up on this news as we are (most normal people) would say it's a scummy move from ABK. See my point? There's no agreement about who is to blame. It's fascinating because the way it is reported, you'd think they're a separate entity. I think Microsoft wants that. If you boycott ABK but you've got a Game Pass sub, you're still supporting them.

Purely anecdotal, but I do have a friend who hated Starfield not coming to PlayStation. He's got all of the platforms, but he does love his trophies. So what'd he do? He got Game Pass to play Starfield making sure Bethesda made "pennies on the dollar" (his words). He has no idea they're the same company and thought the exclusivity was a deal rather than a consequence of the acquisition, but that's my point: he's as normie as can be.

So when you say hate has increased, I think it's more a consequence of their actions following the purchase rather than any loyalty to a box. What's more, Microsoft is doing a pretty decent job of insulating themselves from what should probably be bigger backlash because there is a constant public separation of their properties. It's kind of like people having no idea Apple owns Beats or Better Help being an Israeli company.

GamerRN6d ago (Edited 6d ago )

@S2Killiniy

I used the comment section of this site, which is very good at gauging Sony Fanboy status...

Once again, as I always explain, I own and love both, but there is absolutely a one sided fanboy status that Sony fans pretend doesn't exist. I think it's because they want to justify their purchase and want to be on the cool side so they mock and insult the other console. A lot like iPhone users versus Android users...

Also, this article is also misleading. You don't but the glove for $80. You get it for free for buying 4 other $20 items... It rewards the whales. Nothing wrong with that.... It's cosmetic! And technically, it's free...

Cacabunga6d ago

Last Activision game i played was Transformers Devastation a PS+ freebie.. before that i have no idea.. I am boycotting them since PS3 for their anti consumer practices.

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n1kki66d ago

It should be free. How dare they make money.

S2Killinit6d ago

Hmm strawman. Gotta save MS at all costs.

isarai6d ago

It shouldn't cost EIGHTY F#$KING DOLLARS!! they're making more than enough money, and you just love bending over and spreading your cheeks to give them even more. Tf is wrong with you people? 🤨

Profchaos6d ago

It costs more than the game it ships on and offers very little for some sort of movie tie in licensing thing it's gross.

No one is upset with them making money they want them to instead great their players with some respect which this clearly does not

GamerRN6d ago

It technically is free...

GamerRN5d ago

For those who didn't bother reading the article, it's given automatically to anyone who buys 4 of the other DLC

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ROCKY286d ago

they suck every since they killed off guitar hero, prototype and many many more great titles

Skuletor6d ago

Current gen Prototype would be sick, thought the same thing last gen too.

ROCKY286d ago

it's not Microsoft it's the idiots that still run Activision in LA
they need to close that office and put xbox peeps on the games and it will be great
LA office employees think of themselves over the company that is paying them - sad but true

Rude-ro6d ago

They put $20 on a generic color for halo infinite…
Microsoft is not going to be a solution.

MrBaskerville6d ago (Edited 6d ago )

MS probably didn't make them do it. But they didn't object either.

neutralgamer19926d ago

Is it activision now or is MS to blame now? MS owns them so it’s no longer what activision wants to do or Bobby kotick

I am just really tired of the greed in gaming industry right now. A company could make 250 million in profit and the following year could make 248 million. Instead of saying we made half a billion in 2 years they say we lost 2 million.

senorfartcushion6d ago

Well they would have done it anyway, but MS would have maybe had to sign off on the deal? So both.

TiredGamer6d ago

That's not how profit/loss statements work. A loss would be income minus expenses. What you're talking about is growth and/or the lack thereof.

Greed is inherent in all of us. Most individuals are self-serving and greedy; but few of us will admit as much.

neutralgamer19926d ago

Profit loss statement yes but these suits just don’t see it that way anymore. We have people investing in gaming who have no clue on how this works. All they see are numbers only

elazz6d ago (Edited 6d ago )

You should read about opportunity cost on investopedia. Whoever has a stake in companies are more and more making decisions like that: Opportunity cost represents the potential benefits that a business, an investor, or an individual consumer misses out on when choosing one alternative over another.

They believe that they will indeed lose the potential of more revenue if not adding more micro transactions. Even if the experience is bad. If a 100K people are willing to pay for this then for them they see no other choice but implementing it. They don't want to lose the opportunity of selling to whales or people susceptible to predatory tactics. The fun experience comes second in their eyes.

The only recent good example I can think of is Helldivers 2. And let's hope that remains like that. Warbonds and items can be farmed in a very reasonable time (Got a free warbond in less than 20 hours of gameplay myself). And no Fomo since it will always be available. Guess what I did. I bought the other one to support the studio but was not needed in any way to enjoy the experience.

KyRo6d ago

As someone who plays Warzone quite a bit, I'd say Acti are worse than EA in today's landscape. EA has been unusually quiet lately on the controversy front.