Call of Duty Subscription Likely Coming, Would Attract 5 Million Players, says Analyst

Despite Claims on the Contrary from Activision, Janco Partners' Mike Hickey said today, "We believe management will announce a subscription plan for Call of Duty online, a premium service that automatically drops new maps and items. We expect 4 to 5 million current COD online players would subscribe to the service."

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HydraxFFx3192d ago

Yeah, I don;t think many will subscribe, but theres always those idiots out there that will pay to play multilayer on the games they already bought.

captain-obvious3192d ago

i really hate the word "Analyst"

ClownBelt3192d ago (Edited 3192d ago )

i really hate the word "subscription"

kalebgray923192d ago

the article should say 10 million console gamers leave after subscription.... pc gamers still playing

Rot_in_Fail3192d ago

I may rent next CoD for single player

GWAVE3192d ago

Good thing I stopped caring about CoD after the first Modern Warfare.

mantisimo3192d ago (Edited 3192d ago )

Is it called "Analyst" because they sit around making "Anal lists"?

Rumor3192d ago

attract $50 million dollars

Shuklar3192d ago

It's an anal cyst that people try to sell off as useful to society, when really it's just a piece of crap...

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psman0123192d ago

Ive already stopped playing CoD in general, so I dont think anyone will all of a sudden be atracted to playing it again because of a subscription... Unless there is some amazing bonus...

otherZinc3192d ago

They'll immediately lose $120's worth of COD:Black Ops purchases.

There is no way in hell I'm paying for a COD game or any other game for that matter.

r1sh123192d ago

yep..there will be stupid people who will pay to play 1 game online.
xbox live psn + good services as it stands.

jadenkorri3192d ago

as soon as they start making money from that, every other game company will do the same. Just look at MS and live, whos copying that, well Sony and PSN plus, so next is Nintendo, they are working on a paid service, details unknown for now, but i heard they are. Online games is going to crappers, and whos gonna pay per month for CODMW2 when they haven't even fixed half the glitches

talltony3192d ago

SO now you got to pay for live and then pay for this? if this happens I can see tons of people switching to ps3 to play cod. However my gut feeling says it will never happen since they make enough money on dlc.

Umbrella Corp3192d ago

Call of Duty Subscription Likely Coming, Would Attract 5 Million dumbasses, says Analyst.

JsonHenry3192d ago

Won't happen. Especially not on the PC.

StbI9903192d ago (Edited 3192d ago )

Lol I gotta loose lot of bubbles but whatever..

"but theres always those idiots out there that will pay to play multilayer on the games they already bought."

Oh yeah, 25+ of gold users, figure now, what you say fit them perfectly.

Don't and won't pay for live so won't never for this, the day psn goes fee based, the day I stop playing online stuff, nuff said.


As it will instantly fail, then the whole pay to play idea can be put to bed untill next gen.

J-Smith3192d ago

*Would Attract 5 Million gullible idiots*

Sony3603191d ago (Edited 3191d ago )

They've not mentioned they're gonna charge for it.

That definitely means they intend to charge for it. Wouldn't put it past them to further rape the online gaming world. It is Activision after all.

If you pay for this you're only supporting more of it to come. Personally I went one further and never bought MW2 to begin with.


They charged more for the game itself and millions of people still bought it despite apparently being "not happy". Don't put it past them, it's quite sad really.

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RyuCloudStrife3192d ago

to me its a fine deal: free to play but pay for premium access for new maps and weapons

its reasonable

skip2mylou3192d ago

hell no that aint. next thing we know all subscribers get guns that kill in one hit

Sony3603191d ago

So basically the sellouts get an unfair advantage. It's such a sneaky sales tactic.

Poseidon3192d ago

people pay for the dumbest stuff

Poseidon3192d ago

and you better not forget!

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