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Call of Duty series to be subscription based??
« on: June 24, 2010, 06:55:10 AM »
Kotick: "Call of Duty with an online subscription service..."
Saturday, June 19 2010 @ 09:27 PM BST



by Vrandas
In an other recent interview Activision CEO, Bobby Kotick, was asked what he would like to change. And, of course, he picked something we, the CoD Gamers, want. His actual words are that we "are clamoring for it..."


The Kotick interview in the Wall Street Journal (Duhhh... what did you expect ??) :


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WSJ: If you could snap your fingers, and instantly make one change in your company, what would it be, and why?
Kotick: I would have Call of Duty be an online subscription service tomorrow. When you think about what the audience’s interests are and how you could really satisfy bigger audiences with more inspired, creative opportunities, I would love to see us have an online Call of Duty world. I think our players would just have so much of a more compelling experience.
WSJ: Is that coming?


Kotick: Hopefully.

WSJ: Are the customers ready for it?

Kotick: I think our audiences are clamoring for it. If you look at what they’re playing on Xbox Live today, we’ve had 1.7 billion hours of multiplayer play on Live. I think we could do a lot more to really satisfy the interests of the customers. I think we could create so many things, and make the game even more fun to play. We haven’t really had a chance to do that yet, so that would be my snap of the fingers.
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My opinion is that most CoD gamers love to claymore this idea !

Is B. Kotick really thinking that Call of Duty gamers are the same as WoW players ???

"... how you could really satisfy bigger audiences with more inspired, creative opportunities,..." 
Like that flying horse Activision/Blizzard recently started to sell to their World of Warcraft kids for 20 EURO ???

This in-game horse made Activision/Blizzard 2 million dollars in first 4 hours.

So does he mean that HE wants to sell in-game outfits or weapons to the CoD Fanbase ?

 
"... I think we could do a lot more to really satisfy the interests of the customers. ..."

 

Well Kotick is spot on with that one. But for this there is no need for an online subscription service....

Just sell us a well working game without a HEAPS of errors. 
For those who just tuned in : CoD Modern Warfare 2 = AN ONLINE MISERY !!!


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Re: Call of Duty series to be subscription based??
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2010, 07:11:14 AM »
Nice find HooRaH.  Did I not tell you guys this about a year ago?  They figure they could serve customers better because they'd be making tons more money and I'm sure they'd like us to think that would be rolled into development.  In truth, it will be rolled into their pockets.

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Re: Call of Duty series to be subscription based??
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2010, 07:16:46 AM »
I believe you did sir...this is the latest interview with Kotick.

lol you want to spend 5$ on a bandana to make your character look pretty?
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Re: Call of Duty series to be subscription based??
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2010, 07:18:24 AM »
If it's yellow - and I'm playing as a french soldier - then yes.

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Re: Call of Duty series to be subscription based??
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2010, 07:29:05 AM »
If they could guarantee to be able to stop cheaters 100%, It might be good thing.

I still think dedicated servers are and always will be the way to go with fps games. :laugh:

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Re: Call of Duty series to be subscription based??
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2010, 07:35:26 AM »
If it's yellow - and I'm playing as a french soldier - then yes.

Well i guess I would have to buy the predator camo bandana...a little more expensive but harder to see than yellow lol.