Where are all the people?

#1 Posted by Barrock (3752 posts) -

Rented this from Redbox and every single game I enter tends to be me, another dude, and the remainder is bots. Do I have some settings set incorrectly or is there barely anyone playing this on the 360?

#2 Posted by billnyethesciencepie (1538 posts) -

'cause call of duty

#3 Posted by Surkov (1017 posts) -

Playing better games. 

#4 Posted by Barrock (3752 posts) -

It's not too bad. It would be way better if I wasn't playing against an entire team of bots. :(

I mean hell, there were more people playing Shadowrun.

#5 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19303 posts) -
@Barrock said:

Where are all the people?

I'd be wondering that too if i were in a Brink server (16 players max) 
 
zing!
#6 Posted by Redbullet685 (6184 posts) -

It came out the week before LA Noire, so I'm sure a lot of people skipped it. That and it wasn't that great of a game.

#7 Posted by Chris2KLee (2392 posts) -

Yeah, the poor reviews probably led to poor sales, and now it's more or less dead (at least on consoles). Looking at Majornelson's Xbox live activity chart, it's not even in the top 20 games being played on live.

#8 Posted by Enigma777 (6228 posts) -

@Redbullet685 said:

It came out the week before LA Noire, so I'm sure a lot of people skipped it. That and it wasn't that great of a game.

Not to mention the "patch" that cut the player limit in half and replaced it with bots.

#9 Posted by televisionomy (111 posts) -

The game is kinda, how to put this boring.

#10 Posted by shinigami420 (647 posts) -

They are playing something better sorry to burst your bubble but brink is a shitty game

#11 Posted by Slaker117 (4856 posts) -

Apparently seeing the string of words "all the people" is all it takes to get John Lennon's "Imagine" stuck in my head. Weird.

#12 Posted by roguehallow (219 posts) -

The same thing is happening on PC. This morning I checked in and found about a dozen active servers, each with between one and three people.

#13 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6649 posts) -
@Barrock said:

It's not too bad. It would be way better if I wasn't playing against an entire team of bots. :(

I mean hell, there were more people playing Shadowrun.

That's because Shadowrun was actually good.
#14 Posted by clstirens (854 posts) -
@TheMustacheHero said:
@Barrock said:

It's not too bad. It would be way better if I wasn't playing against an entire team of bots. :(

I mean hell, there were more people playing Shadowrun.

That's because Shadowrun was actually good.
God, I miss playing shadowrun with friends back in the day... Actually, I miss playing with most of my friends at all! Every time I pop on xbox, it's just netflix netflix netflix hulu netflix, and then xbox dashboard.
#15 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6649 posts) -
@clstirens: Every time I start up my Xbox it's like "Why do I still own one of these?" *turns off*
#16 Edited by clstirens (854 posts) -
@TheMustacheHero said:

@clstirens: Every time I start up my Xbox it's like "Why do I still own one of these?" *turns off*

Pretty much. On top of that, I've bought too many arcade titles and retail titles with multiplayer where my friends who DO play, just stop playing it a week or so later.
 
Which seems to be what everyone does, because then the community for it dies.  I get the feeling that if you aren't Call of Duty, Halo, or Gears of War you might as well not even try on the xbox.
 
EDIT: Which is sad, because I remember awesome matches in Shadowrun. I remember long-strategic rounds of Rainbow six vegas. I remember Playing Bomberman on Live and  ALWAYS finding tons of players.
 
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