A user at Reddit posted an error message received while trying to connect to IWnet on Modern Warefare 2 for the PC. Only problem is that it told him to reconnect to Xbox Live.
Shows the amount of effort IW put into this game. That's f*cking pathetic...
just posted this on another article but I believe it pertains to this one as well "Browsing through the IW forums there's an individual who's taken up the task of bringing real dedicated servers to MW2. taking a look at some of the .exe code we get this. "0071EB98: 'set systemlink 0; set splitscreen 0; set onlinegame 1; exec default_xboxlive.cfg',0 0070573C: 'menu_xboxlive_privatelobby',0 " 360 port confirmed. From what I've gathered the dedicated server code is there. But disabled. He's already figured out how to add the dev console line and he's turned lean back on. There is no MW2 dedicated server menus. So I'm guessing he will probably have to figure out how to implement cod4's menu's. Of course if it does work it will be a cracked .exe so that means. You'll have to connect to a dedicated server not hosted by GSP's. Unless some GSP's get ballzy. this was found by a poster at xtremesystems. this is part of mw2 multiplayer .exe code. "006F3C48: 'server_hardware_mac_dedicated ',0 006FA0C8: 'server_hardware_linux_dedicat ed',0 006D8A34: 'Show pure servers only',0 006EB118: 'Show empty servers',0 006FEA9C: 'Enable voting on this server',0 006FF99C: 'Names of IWD files used by the server',0 00700AF0: 'server_hardware_unknown',0 00701580: 'Show dedicated servers only',0 00702558: 'ui_browserShowDedicated',0 00706B6C: 'Allow this clan to join the server',0 00708968: 'server_hardware_win_dedicated ',0 0070F77C: 'error',0Ah,'EXE_SERVERISFULL' ,0 00787A50: 'Set to false to disable dx allocations (for dedicated server mode)',0 0071600C: 'Connected to a pure server.',0Ah,0 00724788: 'Host name of the server',0 " "
The pc version has KB and mouse support + in game text chat so stop whining. /sarcasm off
Well good luck to players on fixing MW2's broken online PC gaming experience.
Looks like IWNet wasn't the biggest effort put on PC version after all... Why did they kick out Grant Collier? He was the MAN, who worked on every IW game until MW 2! This what happens!
Yeah, what happened to Grant? Was he snuffed by Activision for trying to make a good game?
seriously... this is funny and sad at the same time.
funny, but still PC version is the best very of all of them.
Barely... The only thing the PC version has over the console versions at this point is mouse and keyboard controls. God damn you, Infinity Ward.
which if you remember from an interview was one of the defining features of the PC version, Along with text chat.
Did you break down and get it Panda?
I have it :D but I didn't pay for it. big thanks to Skidrow :D.
Still seeding Skidrows copy. Go internet!
Hell no. @skittle My router is retarded and I can't set up a static IP for port-forwarding. Sh1t's only downloading at like 2-5 kb/s :(
Apparently some guy found code for system link and splitscreen in the PC version's source code.
Dorothy found out... http://www.youtube.com/watc...
hey PC gamers, move to the xbox360, you will get the best online experience on the world, bug free, patch free, not like the version on the BetaPatchStation3
You are saying after buying MW2 for PC, those PC gamers have to buy a 360 , Yearly subscription, Wireless Networking Adapter, batteries for controllers and a new copy of MW2 for 360? You are a funny guy, LOL. Edit: P.S. Here how to spot a bot "Bragging about multi-plat games"
What a terrible world you live in if you prefer a patch-free experience to one with patches. Without patches, play experience with tons of games would be sharply decreased in fun. Plus, the Xbox 360 isn't patch-free, so you may as well just take that out of your argument about why someone should move from the PC to the Xbox 360. As a side note, consoles have come a long way, but PC games will always be superior in every way (unless more companies follow in Infinity Ward's footsteps, that is).
You're an idiot. There's already a few games that use Live, and I couldn't name one PC gamer that likes it.
wireless network adapter wtf?? I use a second ethernet card (7 bucks) in my PC + the ethernet Cable from the 360 and i share my connection via PC which runs 24hours a day, so no problem. It costs only 40 bucks a year to play over xbox live, nothing big.. its only much for PS3 owners. 13 Million PC gamers pay 13 bucks per month to play world of warcraft. 3 Million pay 13 bucks to play AION online. You sound really like a fool.. dont you see that only the retards from the PS3 community care about paying for online gaming??
No, you are a fool, why pay for it when you can get it for free? LOL PC - free PS3 - free Edit: Note, Are you aware that most of PS3 owners are adults? They could buy any consoles/games they want to but they didn't because they are not blind and dumb. By the way is your Betabox still working?
"PC - free PS3 - free" PC does not have a system like Xbox live or PSN and the PSN pales in comparison to Xbox Live, so what is your point? I can go on Ebay right now and get a year subscription for about $36. If you can't afford $3 a month then you don't need to be spending your money on games in the first place. You spend more than $3 for a coke and candy bar at a gas station. "Edit: Note, Are you aware that most of PS3 owners are adults?" Lol really did your psychic tell you that? Even if most of them are adults, doesn't mean that they have money to spend. Adult != Money sorry.
Something an adult would only understand is that it's stupid to waste money on something worthless like Xbox Live when you can get a comparable, albeit slightly worse, experience for free. Adults need more money because they spend more money on things like bills and gas. Thus the percentage of money they have available for videogames may be smaller.
mr logic = logical answer
Is this true then? PC was PORTED from 360?! LOOLOLOLO...oh god that is pathetic =P i knew IW were 360 fans but HELL this is distasteful.
dude all versions are 360 ports...hella lame
Duh It was obvious as soon as they said no dedicated servers.
bjornbear = noob
Mistakes are made, just ask the product quality assurance department at Microsoft.
Epic Epic fail on Iw's part. I have less respect for them now which is pretty small now.
Sad. Just sad.
hmm you can play mw2 on xbl(pc aka Games for Windows LIVE)
Are you stupid?
yes, yes he is.
"Last Playing The Orange Box Offline for 2 Hrs"
that sucks but i'm not surprised.. IW caved in.. microsoft has been trying to make pc devs move everything through xbox live, its why there arent more mmorpg's on the 360, cause they tried the same thing and the devs arent with it. that's why there is no champions online on 360 yet, ffxiv announced as a ps3/pc exclusive etc.. all because microsoft wants all gaming done through LIVE
also, that means they could have added mouse and keyboard support to the console versions
I wish it connected to Xbox live. If it did I would buy it immediately and start owning some noobs. I'm good with a controller but tons better with a mouse & keyboard. And this also proves that this game is a straight xbox port...
I'd be much more interested in connecting my PC to XBL. I would love to ruin some console player's day. I've been wondering if it would be possible to emulate whatever protocol the Xbox layers between games and their servers; but now I'm wondering if that's not what's required at all. Perhaps what we need is already built into the game, but disabled. If anyone can hack MW2 to let me sign onto XBL and play against consoles, I'll buy a copy in a heartbeat!
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