NEWS - Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Bad Company 2 Will Use Dedicated Servers

Speaking shortly after Activision’s Infinity Ward announced that it would be dropping dedicated server support for more console-like matchmaking in the PC version of Modern Warfare 2, Battlefield producer Gordon Van Dyke criticised peer to peer solutions that he says often result in a "host with the most" situation.

“A lot of buzz has been floating around the internet lately about dedicated servers and we wanted to make sure our all our players have the best understanding of how Battlefield will be played on the PC,” Dyke said in a post titled ‘Dedicated To Our PC Players’. “Since Battlefield 1942 DICE has used dedicated servers for all platforms. This formula has worked well, and still works well, for us and for the gaming community. We have stayed true to this practice and will continue this tradition into the upcoming title Battlefield: Bad Company 2.

“Other games use player-hosted or peer to peer solutions, often resulting in a host with the most situation; where the player hosting the match has an advantage over other players connected to their game. Everyone else is dependent on the host’s internet connection and if they don’t have a great connection neither will you regardless how great of an internet you have. Also, unless server migration is implemented the game ends when that hosting player quits the game forcing you to find another player-host or start your own.

“With dedicated servers everyone gets non-stop action with no connection penalties based on some other player and their internet. This makes dedicated servers the best solution for online PC gaming hands down! So rest assured PC players, Battlefield will stay true to its roots offering dedicated servers to all its players and continue the tradition of the ultimate FPS gaming experience!”

Over 160,000 people have signed a petition against Infinity Ward’s decision to drop dedicated server support for Modern Warfare 2, although the developer maintains that its solution, IWNET, “takes the benefits of dedicated servers and allows them to be utilised and accessed by every player, out of the box”.


Source: http://www.next-gen.biz

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 44,000
Forum Posts: 725,234
Xbox One Titles: 690
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,084
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 583
Xbox Titles: 847
Staff Reviews: 1,476
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 13,171
Screenshots: 29,031
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News




Furi Available Now on Xbox One

Furi Available Now on Xbox OneSaid to be a combination of a sword fighting ’beat’em up’ and a classic "bullet hell shoot’em up’, fans may want to take a look at this game. Check out the trailer inside.


Ubisoft's Steep Now Available

Ubisoft's Steep Now AvailableLooking for your ’virtual’ ultra-winter sports fix? Well Steep might just be your answer. Check out the trailer inside for a comparison of real life vs. the game.




See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Know your enemy, Watch the Atriox trailer for HaloWars2
Post by Nato King
1 Replies, 67 Views

Xbox One Edition Limitee Ken Block
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 61 Views

Xbox One Edition Limitee Recore
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 81 Views

Expensive Xbox One Edition Limitee Batman Vs Superman
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 81 Views

Xbox 360 Controller Stokholm 2008
Post by oryanphine
4 Replies, 115 Views

Xbox One Edition Limitee Top Gear
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 77 Views

Xbox One Edition Limitee Final Fantasy XV
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 71 Views

Cross Platform with Ps4 and Xbox One (Is this True)
Post by Nato King
2 Replies, 98 Views

Xbox One Edition Limitee Suicide Squad
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 108 Views

Xbox One Edition Limitee Ravel
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 102 Views

Battlefield 1 gameplay, whats everyone's thoughts?
Post by DABUC
7 Replies, 166 Views

Happy Thanksgiving!
Post by Shawn-XBA
1 Replies, 107 Views

December's Games with Gold - Thoughts
Post by TheOutcast-XBA
0 Replies, 105 Views

Watch dog 2 releases
Post by Nato King
11 Replies, 267 Views

Play Overwatch for Free Weekend
Post by Nato King
3 Replies, 193 Views

© 2000-2016 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics