xbox live to busy to buy points for stimulus package

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#1 Posted by ScubaKlown (41 posts) -

yea i cant even buy the new map pack since, when ever i try to buy points on the computer or xbox i get an error or it says its too busy

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#2 Posted by iAmJohn (6232 posts) -

Good.  You shouldn't be buying the map pack anyway.  Go put the $15 towards Battlefield.

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#3 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -

 FYI RT @XboxSupport: Matchmaking across #XboxLIVE is fixed! You may still have trouble purchasing and we'll let u know ASAP when fixed.  
 
From Major nelsons twitter. Xbox live had a sort of melt down a bit ago. But they are cleaning it up.  

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#4 Posted by OllyOxenFree (5015 posts) -

Too many pigs are in the barn.

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#5 Posted by ScubaKlown (41 posts) -

well MW2 is the greatest entertainment release of all time so they must be making bank off this map pack

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#6 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@ScubaKlown said:
" well MW2 is the greatest entertainment release of all time so they must be making bank off this map pack "  
 
Mmmm that can be debated. 
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#7 Posted by CenturionCajun (1573 posts) -

Yeah, we had several people bringing points cards back to the store saying they weren't working. Finally we got an e-mail stating that Xbox Live was validating slowly or something. So, some of those lucky punks might end up with a free $20 in points. Go  them.
 
Most likely this is simply the sheer number of people trying to validate points card codes breaking the servers.

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#8 Posted by ScubaKlown (41 posts) -

yea that sounds about right, i just wanna play some duty on overgrown, i love that map

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#9 Posted by wh1terav3n (622 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man said:
" @ScubaKlown said:
" well MW2 is the greatest entertainment release of all time so they must be making bank off this map pack "  
 Mmmm that can be debated.  "
It's debatable if it was the "greatest entertainment release" because it is buggy and unbalanced, its not debatable that it sold like crazy and a ton of those people are buying an overpriced map pack that Activision is using to rip off its customers. At $15 bucks a pop, even if ONLY 1 million downloaded and bought it, that's $15 million, and the total bought will probably be closer to 2-4 million.
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#10 Posted by iam3green (14368 posts) -

ha, that is funny. $15 for 5 maps is kind of expensive.

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#11 Posted by ZGoon (364 posts) -
@iam3green:@wh1terav3n:  What is this Africa? It is 15 dollars... Get a job. That is less then two hours of work in most stable countries, so stop buying GILF porn and pay them already. 
 
PS: Anyone who thinks Battlefield BC2 is better than MW2 is mentally unstable. I miss the days of Battlefield 2 when DICE made fun games.
 
PSS: Treyarch sucks at making COD games... Just needed to get that off my chest.
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#12 Posted by iam3green (14368 posts) -
@ZGoon:  meh, idk if i want to. i want to see them looking around for people playing them. my friend just bought bad campy 2 he said that he likes modern warfare 2 better. he thinks that bad company is slower.   i am waiting for battlefield 2. that game was so awesome when it came out. it was even more awesome when i found out that my video card was crap. when i upgraded it.... shit was so cash. it felt like a new game.
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#13 Edited by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -

You should spend your money on something worth while instead. 
 
Steam is selling the Quake Collection for $15. That's 3 full games and 5 expansions. 
 
Then again MW2 kiddies probably don't even remember Quake, even if they're based on the same engine.
 
PS: Anyone who thinks BF2 was the pinnacle of DICE games belongs back in 2004 with the rest of the BF2 fundamentalists protesting 2142 and killing the BF franchise first hand, instead of sitting here whining because they directly influenced the current console-focused state of their beloved messiah franchise. You should hate yourself for making it this way, instead of DICE for following your lead.

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#14 Posted by AestheticSynthesis (429 posts) -
@MrKlorox: Bah. Any FPS fan would already have all of the Quake games to begin with (with the exception of Quake Wars).
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#15 Posted by ZGoon (364 posts) -
@MrKlorox: Now I understand you are one of those people who thinks they are cool because you play old games that you think little children have never heard of... but if you are gonna spout off your moronic nonsense then you should maybe climb up outta the dungeon in your moms basement and contribute something to society rather than be a waste of breath... Actually, maybe you should just get rid of your video games and go play D&D with the rest of the 40 year olds who never grew up... then slowly die of exhaustion because you are having too much fun too eat or drink. Finally then, the world will be a better place.
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#16 Posted by erinfizz (1065 posts) -

Way to crap all over a thread y'all. Seriously. Fanboy garbage has NOTHING TO DO WITH POINT CARDS NOT WORKING. Behave yourselves.

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#17 Posted by ScubaKlown (41 posts) -

yea what he said :) . but i finally got the maps and they are pretty sweet. i dont know about 15 bucks but they are a nice way to make the game feel fresh again

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#18 Edited by wh1terav3n (622 posts) -
@ZGoon said:

" @iam3green:@wh1terav3n:  What is this Africa? It is 15 dollars... Get a job. That is less then two hours of work in most stable countries, so stop buying GILF porn and pay them already.   PS: Anyone who thinks Battlefield BC2 is better than MW2 is mentally unstable. I miss the days of Battlefield 2 when DICE made fun games.  PSS: Treyarch sucks at making COD games... Just needed to get that off my chest. "

You sir, need to learn something here. We do not like trolls. So get the hell out.
If you want to bring up legitamite points then do so, until then, don't spout off unsubstantiated garbage.
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#19 Posted by ch13696 (4760 posts) -

It's because MW2 douches and little kids trying to get points. Yeah I'm hatin, what of it? I can cause I own the game. And also because I want to be part of the people that hate fads. FUCK YOU MW2.

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#20 Posted by GamerGeek360 (2089 posts) -

A lot of people have been having these problems so I guess it's good I'm waiting until tomorrow when I get paid to pick them up.

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#21 Posted by MrKlorox (11142 posts) -
@wh1terav3n said:
" @ZGoon said:

" @iam3green:@wh1terav3n:  What is this Africa? It is 15 dollars... Get a job. That is less then two hours of work in most stable countries, so stop buying GILF porn and pay them already.   PS: Anyone who thinks Battlefield BC2 is better than MW2 is mentally unstable. I miss the days of Battlefield 2 when DICE made fun games.  PSS: Treyarch sucks at making COD games... Just needed to get that off my chest. "

You sir, need to learn something here. We do not like trolls. So get the hell out. If you want to bring up legitamite points then do so, until then, don't spout off unsubstantiated garbage. "
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