Play Call of Duty Advanced Warfare 24 hours earlier than launch day.

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  1. chavosaur
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    Early Access has been a part of PC gaming for a while now. Typically, it entails paying for a game that is unfinished for everyone to test it, for the developers to fine tune is as it goes on, and to figure out what could be wrong with the game. That being said, Sledgehammer games has an entirely different interpretation of early access.​
    So basically we have come to a point where if you buy a limited edition of a game, we may be able to play it a day before its actually supposed to be out. Call of Duty has been notorious for giving preorder bonuses and digital offering to put its most hardcore gamers ahead of the multiplayer game. And now it look's like the bro-dude's will be hitting the court a day before the other n00b's even get there.​


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  2. Celice

    Celice GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I like this because pirates will likely also have the game cracked same-day and also get to play the game early.

    sweet
     
  3. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    So now everyone will get stomped by people who already have the best guns the moment the game's out instead of a day later? Right.
     
  4. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    So people who preorder Advanced Warfare get an advanced release date which will allow them to level up and become more advanced than their peers?

    Say what you will about Activision, but give them credit for sticking to the theme.
     
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  5. Steena

    Steena GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Blame those who accepted "pay2skip progression" in progression-centring games as not being P2W shit.
    (which is pretty much everyone)
     
  6. ChaosBoi

    ChaosBoi Ushiromiya Battler

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    Normally I'd give this a chance just because I hardly touched Ghost and was hoping this would be better, but the trailer pretty much convinced me that I am definitely not gonna like this game any more than Ghost.
     
  7. Mario92

    Mario92 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Activision tells that pre-orders have been decreasing all across the board - make pre-order bonuses which fuck players who decide to buy at launch instead of pre-order.
    Oh yeah and remember that $60 = 60€ in digital stores! People love to pay $20 more without any good reason!

    Lets just hope they remember to at least include FoV slider in there without fake requirements.
     
  8. ComeTurismO

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    What the fuck? I am buying this after launch, and looks like it will be harder when I play online!
     
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    natkoden Not a New Member

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    Please fix the title.

    Then>Than
     
  10. onez_360

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    i'm waiting On This:bow:
     
  11. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    pay2skip is okay with me. Having to (grind to) unlock shit that's just plain better than what you're currently using while your human opponents are already using it is what I'm not really okay with.
     
  12. stanleyopar2000

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    oh my god. I have to buy it now! especially that they purposely limited the quantities to power the CODerd Hype train. Take My Mooonneeyyyy!!.....

    all snark and sarcasm aside. Pretty much you'll have to pre-order it and get access to the disk locked overpowered guns and equipment that Call of Duty has been made infamous for since Ghosts (the motherfucking ripper) or else your "game" will be shit without them.

    I quit Ghosts because I refuse to pay extra money for Pay to Win DLC Weapons just so I can continue to compete with other people. Paying for a Call of Duty game now feels like a paying a subscription for a trial.(unless you buy the season pass = more money upfront) Where in 3 months the trial will end you will have to spend more money or you might as well not even play. Because every shithead who worships COD will be kicking your ass with the purposely top tier pay only weapons.
     
  13. Steena

    Steena GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Isn't that the very definition of pay2skip?
     
  14. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    If the game has a functioning co-op split screen mode, I'd be interested. Ghosts has been little of interest for me due to this feature lacking. Modern Warfare had fantastic co-op missions, which would be very welcome in the next editions..
     
  15. vayanui8

    vayanui8 GBAtemp Maniac

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    If you think about it is it really all that different than if they moved the release up a day? You can pick your preorder up a day early, but you could still technically preorder the day it comes out and then get it then.
     
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