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Report: Modern Warfare 2 Delayed for PC

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 41 comments

Gasp! Say it ain't so!

Modern Warfare 2 will undoubtedly be one of the biggest release for any of the platform that it'll be hitting this November. While it's been announced that there will be a massive onslaught of Call of Duty releases on November 10, UK site Electronic Theatre claims that the PC version of Modern Warfare 2 has been pushed back by two weeks.

The website does not cite the source for its information, meaning we're still skeptical. The report does specify that the delay only affects the PC version and not the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 versions, and perhaps due to manufacturing constraints. Of course, with a publisher as large as Activision-Blizzard, DVD replication shouldn't be a concern.

The original Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, however, was pirated on a massive scale on P2P networks, perhaps providing a slight reason for why the console versions should lead the PC release just enough to catch the first round of "gotta have it" sales.

Expect an official debunking or confirmation of this delay-talk very soon.

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    Jerky_san , October 6, 2009 1:39 PM
    Except the Xbox360 version will probably be pirated more then the PC version so perhaps they should push it back to and only have ps3..
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    pat_ang , October 6, 2009 2:15 PM
    They keep doing this to PC gamers and the whole 'pirating' excuse is very tiresome. It boils down to money. I bet they're thinking that if we delay it on say PC, people are going to want to buy it for their XBOX instead and we'll make more money.

    I can't really see any other reason for it. After all, they make the darn games on PC in the first place. And why would I want to by a console when with a decent setup I can play it with better graphics, more accurate controls and I have a mod community that supports the game with updates and additions that breaths new life into it.

    I own all other consoles. But if I have a choice between bying say fallout 3 on a console or PC, I do it on PC. For the mods alone.

    I'm thinking about cancelling my 3 PC version of borderland because of the delay. Me and my sons was going to play it over the network. I'll wait until it hits the bargain bins instead.
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    Jerky_san , October 6, 2009 1:39 PM
    Except the Xbox360 version will probably be pirated more then the PC version so perhaps they should push it back to and only have ps3..
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    Regulas , October 6, 2009 1:41 PM
    This game will be a port job, probably crappy too like they hacked up the new Wolfenstien game. It will not see my PC. As far as the biggest game this Fall, maybe for the kiddie consoles. My PC gaming money id going to Dragon Age from Bioware and Rogue Warrior from Bethesda.
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    mindless728 , October 6, 2009 2:01 PM
    well, since i won this game when it comes out, i might as well put it on my computer
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    omnimodis78 , October 6, 2009 2:02 PM
    Truly terrible news... I guess i'll just have to re-replay Modern Warfare...
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    duckmanx88 , October 6, 2009 2:07 PM
    loved the campaign, despise the multiplayer. spawn and you die, go 5 feet you die, nade spam, and randome shots kill you.
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    chinesemafia69 , October 6, 2009 2:07 PM
    DAMN IT
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    doomtomb , October 6, 2009 2:11 PM
    Wow, I reserved my copy. This sucks.
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    pat_ang , October 6, 2009 2:15 PM
    They keep doing this to PC gamers and the whole 'pirating' excuse is very tiresome. It boils down to money. I bet they're thinking that if we delay it on say PC, people are going to want to buy it for their XBOX instead and we'll make more money.

    I can't really see any other reason for it. After all, they make the darn games on PC in the first place. And why would I want to by a console when with a decent setup I can play it with better graphics, more accurate controls and I have a mod community that supports the game with updates and additions that breaths new life into it.

    I own all other consoles. But if I have a choice between bying say fallout 3 on a console or PC, I do it on PC. For the mods alone.

    I'm thinking about cancelling my 3 PC version of borderland because of the delay. Me and my sons was going to play it over the network. I'll wait until it hits the bargain bins instead.
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    blackbyron , October 6, 2009 2:55 PM
    Wow, are they really whine about piracy?
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    gamerjames , October 6, 2009 3:13 PM
    duckmanx88loved the campaign, despise the multiplayer. spawn and you die, go 5 feet you die, nade spam, and randome shots kill you.


    Get skills.
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    fausto , October 6, 2009 3:23 PM
    THIS IS BS. ever since i got a job i pay for my pc games. people who pirate games won't be buying them anyways.
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    MGDJoker , October 6, 2009 3:47 PM
    Looks like Infinity Ward forgot there roots. Its just really sweet to see gaming being destroyed by the mainstream now.
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    eddieroolz , October 6, 2009 4:36 PM
    I'm disappointed.
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    msidphi , October 6, 2009 4:46 PM
    My first instinct upon reading the title of this article was "hooray! DX11!!"

    Any possibility of that? If not, this is quite shitty....
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    schmich , October 6, 2009 4:47 PM
    How typical. If anything this pisses PC gamers off not to buy it. Guess I'll get Operation Flashpoint Dragon Rising afterall.
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    mofogo , October 6, 2009 4:58 PM
    omg can you believe two whole weeks? get a grip people.
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    Anonymous , October 6, 2009 5:35 PM
    To avoid Piracy dont wash with me..
    1st 99% of 360, wii, and pc games are out on net within days if not before release date.
    2nd To stop pirates you must do system updates on consoles and each console does it a different way.
    3rd on PC they have PB which is not perfect but it does a good job of checking CD keys.
    4th CODMW was smart in one way, it turned a blind eye to CRACKED servers for a few months. Then once people were hooked they used PB to not allow rankings on cracked servers. That made ppl buy the game IF they wanted to keep playing online. It was a great way idea I thought.
    If I had to guess why they are doing it is because of lack of supply of PC due to manufacturing or a BUG that they havent fixed yet. Since most PC games are released and have 1.1 patch out same day.
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    jwl3 , October 6, 2009 6:02 PM
    A game this good deserves to be bought. These guys have held off on the intrusive DRM (hear that GTA IV?) to bring us a better experience and we owe it to them to buy it and not pirate it. But some scum just won't spend money when they can steal it. I make it a point to support companies that do their customers right - like 2ksports with NBA 2k10, charging only $19.99 for a $60 game.

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    jwl3 , October 6, 2009 6:03 PM
    Notice for those companies that have imposed intrusive DRM - none of them are doing well financially.
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    steiner666 , October 6, 2009 6:14 PM
    lol 2 weeks? thats nothing, just look at games like RE5
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