Wonder how long EA can hold this up

#1 Edited by Oscar__Explosion (2204 posts) -
#2 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19308 posts) -

Yeah, yeah. modernwarfare3.com currently redirects to the BF3 site. MW3.com got hacked.

#3 Posted by Grilledcheez (3943 posts) -

Lolololol

#4 Posted by N7 (3574 posts) -

Man, those guys are so funny! Haha!

Not really, no. It's like watching some old warrior who knows this is going to be his last mission, and that he is in fact going to die, but instead of going out like a man, he acts like a pussy ass bitch.

#5 Posted by L33tfella_H (901 posts) -
@N7 said:

Man, those guys are so funny! Haha!

Not really, no. It's like watching some old warrior who knows this is going to be his last mission, and that he is in fact going to die, but instead of going out like a man, he acts like a pussy ass bitch.

Problem ain't DICE's game, it's EA's marketing that's to blame.
 
I get the strange feeling that all this is gonna end up biting EA in the ass big time down the line.
#6 Posted by DeadDorf (388 posts) -

It only takes a couple of games to get people to realize Battlefield is a better game. The trick is getting them to try it.

#7 Posted by Menseguez (182 posts) -

Any actual evidence showing that EA is responsible?

#8 Posted by N7 (3574 posts) -

@L33tfella_H: Exactly. DICE is doing fine. The problem is EA.

#9 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19308 posts) -
@DeadDorf said:

It only takes a couple of games to get people to realize Battlefield is a better game. The trick is getting them to try it.

Does BF3 have FFA? 
 
@Menseguez said: 
Any actual evidence showing that EA is responsible?
No and, from the site's cache, it seems they got hacked.
#10 Posted by Skald (4367 posts) -

You should probably check out the cached version, which says this: Modern Warfare 3 .com is a 100% unofficial fan site dedicated to the Modern Warfare series. IF you haven't figured it out yet, this site is a parody of Modern Warfare 3. Call of Duty official site.

Kinda weird though.

#11 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19308 posts) -
@extremeradical: Thanks for the clarification. I had thought they got hacked, but it's strange to think that Activision doesn't own modernwarfare3.com
#12 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2682 posts) -

@FluxWaveZ said:

@extremeradical: Thanks for the clarification. I had thought they got hacked, but it's strange to think that Activision doesn't own modernwarfare3.com

It's not strange if it was registered in 09.

What's weird is that someone would use it as a joke instead of selling it to Activision for a bajillion dollars.

Don't get me wrong, Battlefield beats the shit out of Call of Duty, but I'd make a quick dollar off that domain.

#13 Posted by Irvandus (2826 posts) -

lol

#14 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19308 posts) -
@Rolyatkcinmai said: 

It's not strange if it was registered in 09.

What's weird is that someone would use it as a joke instead of selling it to Activision for a bajillion dollars.

I meant strange in that I would think, before knowing all of this, that Activision would own the website and not random people. But yeah, I guess they could sell it for some cash.
#15 Posted by wickedsc3 (1046 posts) -

MW3 is so confident that they will outsell bf like usual, that they are now advertising for them just so they can have some competition!! lol.

#16 Posted by TyrellOCP (327 posts) -
#17 Posted by canucks23 (1087 posts) -

Why does everybody just assume that EA did this?

#18 Posted by MordeaniisChaos (5730 posts) -

@N7 said:

Man, those guys are so funny! Haha!

Not really, no. It's like watching some old warrior who knows this is going to be his last mission, and that he is in fact going to die, but instead of going out like a man, he acts like a pussy ass bitch.

Except this game will do really well, and is going to be a hell of a lot better than MW3 unless infinity ward turns shit way around from where it was at E3. Everyone ripped MW3 apart from what they saw, at least whenever I read anything.

#19 Posted by Solemn (278 posts) -

That was......funny. Okay.

#20 Posted by Killroycantkill (1386 posts) -

That's so good! TBH I hope they keep it forever.

#21 Posted by Siphillis (1290 posts) -

Sooner or later, EA, Activision, and the rest of the world are going to realize that Call of Duty and Battlefield aren't very similar, as far as shooters go.

#22 Posted by ajamafalous (11869 posts) -
@canucks23 said:
Why does everybody just assume that EA did this?
This.
 
 
Kinda a weird thing to assume.
#23 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5138 posts) -

Why wouldn't they be able to hold that? Anyway that's great.

#24 Posted by TheHumanDove (2523 posts) -

Uhh. You guys realize that EA wouldn't have done this right? That's the most retarded thing you could have thought up. Not to mention the legal issues of getting caught.

#25 Posted by Stonyman65 (2608 posts) -

this is awesome.

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