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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

    Game » consists of 22 releases. Released Nov 10, 2009

    The sequel to 2007’s wildly successful first-person-shooter Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 continues the story of American and British soldiers fighting Russian ultra-nationalist forces.

    MW2 Beta?

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    #1  Edited By SUBL1ME

    This whole situation has me terribly confused, I had previously checked with InfinityWard.com and they have a message posted saying the final word on a MW2 Beta is that there won't be one and they don't plan on having one. Thing is though is that earlier today I received an actual game invite over Live for that exact thing. It was an official XBL invite message not a PM that said so and so wants to play Modern Warfare 2 Beta through the Call of Duty WaW Portal. But when I checked back on IW's site they're still saying there is not Beta. So uh anyone know what the heck is going on with this game. Is there a Beta or isn't there?

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    #2  Edited By vitor

    Interesting... sounds like a possible leak to me if that's the case but IW have been pretty adamant that it was not an option

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    #3  Edited By SUBL1ME

    I don't understand why there wouldn't be a Beta, the last two CoDs have had Betas and the Betas probably boosted sales if anything. Besides the need for debugging and balancing. Even Infinity Ward shouldn't be confident that the game is just going to hit the shelves perfectly fine tuned from in house testing.

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    #4  Edited By Lashe

    IW are so good they don't need no Beta any more, son. 

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    lol someone sent you a game invite from WaW and edited the text to say MW2 beta, there isn't one

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    #6  Edited By Gizmo
    @Joe said:

    " lol someone sent you a game invite from WaW and edited the text to say MW2 beta, there isn't one "

     It was an official XBL invite message not a PM that said so and so wants to play Modern Warfare 2 Beta through the Call of Duty WaW Portal.
     
     
     
    L2READ
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    #7  Edited By AhmadMetallic

    even if theres a beta i dont wanna try it and i can wait for the complete pure awesomeness.

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    @Gizmo said:

    " @Joe said:

    " lol someone sent you a game invite from WaW and edited the text to say MW2 beta, there isn't one "

     It was an official XBL invite message not a PM that said so and so wants to play Modern Warfare 2 Beta through the Call of Duty WaW Portal.    L2READ "
    L2NOTBEADUMBASS If you go to the create a message section whilst you are playing WaW and choose to send a game invite you can edit the text
     
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    #9  Edited By raynate2022

    Plus..think about it..WaW was made by Treyarch..not IW :)

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    @SUBL1ME said:
    " I don't understand why there wouldn't be a Beta, the last two CoDs have had Betas and the Betas probably boosted sales if anything. Besides the need for debugging and balancing. Even Infinity Ward shouldn't be confident that the game is just going to hit the shelves perfectly fine tuned from in house testing. "
    I'm not sure either. =/
     
    The beta topic I saw on IW's forums, said that they would continue to do a test amongst IW (duh) and if they felt that it was necessary, they would extend it to throughout Activision and it's affiliates. And only if they felt it was absolutely pertinent would they extend it to the mainstream. Maybe it is just confidence, or maybe they just want people to be blown away, and so they're not letting them play before. 
     
    Like I said, I'm not sure, but I wish there was one. ;___;
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    #11  Edited By iiNF3RNo
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    #12  Edited By SUBL1ME
    @iiNF3RNo said:

    " this is from Robert Bowling community manager at IW 
    Final word on MW2 beta rumors  he says there is no plans for a public beta "

    Yeah I know, I mentioned his sticky in my first post. 
     
    @Joe said:

    " @Gizmo said:

    " @Joe said:

    " lol someone sent you a game invite from WaW and edited the text to say MW2 beta, there isn't one "

     It was an official XBL invite message not a PM that said so and so wants to play Modern Warfare 2 Beta through the Call of Duty WaW Portal.    L2READ "
    L2NOTBEADUMBASS If you go to the create a message section whilst you are playing WaW and choose to send a game invite you can edit the text
     
    "
    That was really uncalled for, this isn't the GameSpot forums. No need to be a raving douche.
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    #13  Edited By chaser324  Moderator

    MW2 is running on essentially the same engine with probably nearly identical netcode. From a technical point of view, there's really no need for anything more than a private closed beta just to work on balancing the weapons/perks (which could probably pretty easily be tuned post-release if issues arise anyway). From a marketing point of view, Activision could probably have a marketing budget of $0.00 and still have the biggest selling game of the holiday season...no need for a public beta to build hype.

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    #14  Edited By Druminator

    Plus MW2 is suppose to have some new system built in that automatically updates the game so you don't ever have to download a title update so with this I'm sure they can fix any bugs that pop up rather quickly. I guess.

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    #15  Edited By Milkman
    @SUBL1ME: Except...he's right?
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    #16  Edited By PerryVandell
    @SUBL1ME: No beta... sadly....
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    #17  Edited By chmod

    Infinity Ward doesn't need a beta. They are simply that good.

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