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MW3 – PS3 Elite Paid Users Will Get DLC Before Regular 360 Users

MP1st - Activision customer support has shed some light on the release schedule of Modern Warfare 3′s DLC.

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Bundi2493d ago

Shock and awe, its not like they are paying a yearly subscription for it or anything like that. . .oh wait, they are.

Titanz2493d ago (Edited 2493d ago )

Nothing to brag about.

Double fail if elite members have to pay for DLC.

gamingdroid2493d ago (Edited 2493d ago )

No, Elite members do not have to pay for DLC, they already did! So all the DLC is included with the subscription.

More of a failed assumption if anything....

theonlylolking2493d ago

You know nothing about elite if you do not even know that ALL of the DLC for the game will be free.

Soldierone2493d ago

So. Us "normal" users that are not paying out the butt for Elite have to wait almost two months to get the DLC now if we are on PS3. Meanwhile "Elite" subscribers that are on PS3 BARELY get it early by 6 days. So they paid 50 dollars to get DLC 6 days early....

I'm glad Activision is making money off Microsoft to screw their customers. I'm also glad I sold MW3 and went back to MW2 and Black Ops if i want to play COD, I'll be playing the "new" maps before they re-release anyways. Honestly at this point Elite at the minimum and the game itself (at the most) should be cheaper on PS3 because they are not being treated equally. You have PAYING CUSTOMERS that you said EFF YOU to simply because Microsoft told you to, so obviously you don't care about them.

Gamer-Z2493d ago

I know right i went back to MW2 and COD4 as well, cant stand MW3 it has to be the worst COD ever made.

GraveLord2493d ago

LOL! You've been hating MW3 before it was even released. I seriously doubt you even own MW2 or COD4.

2pacalypsenow2493d ago (Edited 2493d ago )

agreed Mw2 is way better MW3 just sucks the maps are horrible im just glad i bought BF3 instead

gamingdroid2493d ago

You actually don't know that yet!

This is all assumption and the source of this article wasn't even really given.

... but yeah, nothing wrong with prioritizing the most loyal of your customers. If you are upset and don't want to wait, you have the option of buying the pass.

Soldierone2493d ago

The thing is, the "assumptions" are actually best case scenario. What I mean by that is unless Activision worked out a loophole deal with Microsoft, than these assumptions will be the best bet otherwise it will be worse in terms of everyone else getting things late.

In my opinion they should of worked on it longer and released it in 2013 instead, since the stupid Microsoft deal ends in 2012.

gamingdroid2493d ago

@Soldierone

It's just business, Sony has their business dealings favoring their console with 3rd parties, and MS has theirs.

If you want it sooner, maybe you should have bought it on the Xbox 360.

***In my opinion they should of worked on it longer and released it in 2013 instead, since the stupid Microsoft deal ends in 2012.***

What?

I don't understand what you are saying, but it sounds like you are upset at the MS deal. Why be angry? Accept or join....

Besides there are plenty of good things on PS3, like BF3 preference.

Mikeyy2493d ago

@gamingdroid,

I feel that our contract with activision for elite superseded activisions deal with Microsoft.

Ps3 users are owed the dlc at the same time 360 elite users get it. No if ands or buts. I was sold and promised a product with conditions.

radphil2493d ago (Edited 2493d ago )

"If you want it sooner, maybe you should have bought it on the Xbox 360."

Again I will reiterate what I stated a little while back:

What makes the $60 that Person 1 paid for the 360 version should be more worth it than a person that paid the same price on the PS3 version.

I don't mind it when there's things as exclusives, but this only hurts legit customers in the long run, and there will be a breaking point sooner or later. Thing is this is a MONTH, not a week, not a few days, MONTH. And the only way to remotely get it at the same time, is by paying extra into the Elite service.

Not only that, but it even alienates the players IN the game itself, because a nice chunk won't have said DLC for a while, so you split the fanbase right then and there.

gamingdroid2492d ago

@radphil

Publishers has time and time again treated different customers belonging to different platforms repeatedly. Nobody complained about that...

Heck BF3 got the super PS3 treatment, not because the Xbox 360 wasn't able to do it. It was simply held back, because EA preferred PS3/PSN and they cut a deal.

That hurts consumers as well, and if you have issues with that, the simple choice is not to buy it.

Why buy, then complain? The DLC being released on the Xbox 360 early compared to the PS3 was well known in advance.

Activision's obligation is only to give Elite members DLC access earlier than the general public on that platform. As far as I know, they have never stated anything else.

***What makes the $60 that Person 1 paid for the 360 version should be more worth it than a person that paid the same price on the PS3 version.***

One could argue that MS having a contract with Activision ensures MS' customer comes first. If you have any, then you should ask the competitors why they aren't negotiating deals to favor their customers.

radphil2492d ago (Edited 2492d ago )

"Heck BF3 got the super PS3 treatment, not because the Xbox 360 wasn't able to do it. It was simply held back, because EA preferred PS3/PSN and they cut a deal. "

They cut the deal, because it was a last minute situation cause they backed out originally of giving 1943. People were expecting a game, not the 1 week business.

And the thing is a month given with a FPS? That's an extremely long time to add various content that splits up the userbase EVEN more so given with one having Elite or not.

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KwietStorm2493d ago

What a tangled web we weave

SKUD2493d ago

" It should be noted that PC players are still out of luck with not even having Elite on PC".

And not a single fuck was given that day.

trenso12493d ago

So do elite Xbox user get it before elite ps3 users is the question now

BattleTorn2492d ago

This has practically been confirmed; Activison has confirmed Xbox Elite DLC arrives Jan. 24th. And that PS3 Elite member will have to wait until "early January" for their release details.

Which, in my mind, means PS3 release details will be revealed when they officially announce the DLC

trenso12491d ago

So ps3 owners get screwed over even though they paid great :D glad I didn't buy the game

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