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Modern Warfare 2 Digital Distribution Backlash

Direct2Drive has word they will not carry Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 due to its use of the competing Steam service. There's a statement about this on Gamasutra where Direct2Drive says: "We donít believe games should force the user to install a Trojan Horse," referring to Steam. Voodoo Extreme also notes that online retailers GamersGate and Impulse are following suit, with Impulse saying: "The most obvious issue is the forced inclusion of a competitor's store that blocks us from carrying the game."

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4. Re: Modern Warfare 2 Digital Distribution Backlash Nov 6, 2009, 10:25 Jackplug
"biggest entertainment launch of all time" for the game. Retailer GameStop agrees, having seen more preorders for the game than it's ever registered.

There is gonna be alot of miserable 12yr olds who cant connect to servers on day of release and for those who do connect to a server will find their pings are shit and spend most of the night retrying until they find a good server.

For me personally, I rather wait until the next day to have a read of their forums for a gloating session!!
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