RUMOUR WATCH: Talk that game may carry an optional sub-£10 a month subscription for additional features
Mark this one down strictly as unsubstantiated rumour, but games site MaxConsole claims to have word from a “source” regarding the paid-for multiplayer components that Activision is expected to announce shortly for Call of Duty: Black Ops.
It claims that alongside the traditional multiplayer options – which will remain free – Activision will also offer an optional monthly subscription that will be priced £10 or less.
For the money players will get free access to DLC map packs, and that access will be granted before non-subscribers get the chance to play. Exclusive maps and equipment will also be offered, as well as early beta access to the next Call of Duty title. Apparently there’s also the chance of dedicated servers offering more players than normal.
thank god i don't even play call of duty..anything like this screams greed and i..unless it benefits me in some way don't care about it. i buy these games to play them, not pay for them on a constant basis.
im going to get this
thats barely anything ontop of the xbl fee, its seriously like 10 bucks extra which is like nothing if you got the money unlike poor idiots who whine and complain about anything (pc owners complaining about games being 60 bucks im looking at you).
since COD is my main game (because it essentially looks and plays better than the majority of games out there) ill be able to afford this no problem.
i mean the exclusive maps and the FREE access to DLC makes it more than worth its cash.
also who the f**K cares about dedicated servers i aint a pc owner so i dont have any use for that, im tired of the pc idiots whining about it
also people are hatin on this thing sayin they arent gonna pay a subscription fee but they will end up doing it
people are just hatin on COD because its the best FPS out there, and haters always gonna hate the best.
true gamers are gonna get this like me.
Haha, what a joke. I mean we have to pay for Broadband, some people pay extra for LIVE, and buy every DLC under the sun, some pay £15 a month games subs, it's a joke. Looking at Activisions record I can see this happerning.
EDIT: and Chnswdchldrn, just so you know, I'm A. Not poor, and B wouldn't play Halo or COD if they were the last games on Earth, C I'm a true gamer, I get 95% of games that come out per year, and much more offten than not the Limited edition copies.
Just make tonnes of dlc to make money if they do this they will kill their fan base lets face it some other shooter will be just as good but free mass exodus will happen.
They sold how many freaking map packs?!??! You don't get much more money hungry than this if it turns out to be true....What a shame