With the revelation from Infinity Ward that Modern Warfare 2 has dropkicked dedicated servers for PC versions, developer DICE has come out in favour of them to reassure fans.
DICE executive producer KM Troedsson says whatever "secures a better online experience" will be included in their games, and gives a huge 'FTW' thumbs up to dedicated servers.
It was Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling that dished the news of "completely reliant" on IWNet, a match hosting system they've put together. PC gamers have become upset.for Modern Warfare 2, leaving PC modders left in the cold. You'll be
"Dedicated servers FTW. What ever secures a better online experience is a given for us," Troedsson. DICE are busy working on Battlefield: Bad Company 2 which releases on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC next year on March 2nd, 2010. Obviously it supports dedicated.
This twittering jab comes at a bad time for developer Infinity Ward, who are now going to have to on the defensive about their decision to remove a long time PC tradition. A very similar ruckus kicked off over Blizzard's Diablo III news that you must connect with Battle.net.
Should Infinity Ward back peddle their 'no dedicated' decision, or stick with their guns?