Avinash BaliOct 27, 2009 11:23:09 IST
Pretty much every PC gamer on the block is ticked off with Infinity Ward (and not to mention Activision) for axing dedicated server support in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.
But there are still certain devs out there who actually “care” for us PC gamers giving us exactly what we need. One such developer is DICE and here’s what they had to say regarding Battlefield Bad Company 2 and its dedicated servers.
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!
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