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Post by Eorl @ 10:24am 22/10/14 | 9 Comments
Sledgehammer Games, developer for the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, has confirmed in a recent interview that the newest title in the long-running franchise will support dedicated servers.

The news has come from an interview with Stevivor (via VG247) earlier this month, where Sledgehammer Games’ Michael Condrey answered the question of whether or not dedicated servers will be supported by Advanced Warfare.

“We’ve got some announcements coming. Yes, we will be supporting dedicated servers and there will be announcements soon on which providers and platforms. I can’t answer just yet, but you can let your community know that it’s coming,” he said.

Dedicated servers are a long-time tradition for PC games, and with the recent rise in console gaming that factor has been slowly losing ground when it comes to large multi-platform games. It is arguably the best way to experience a multiplayer game, something AusGamers has discussed very heavily in the past. Using dedicated servers, players are able to experience an almost pristine connection, instead of relying on the flaky peer-to-peer approach console games are known for.

Previous Call of Duty titles have seen dedicated server support in one way or another, though of course there has been times where only peer-to-peer was offered. Hopefully we'll have more news on the service sooner rather than later.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is heading to PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on November 4th.



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Meddek
Posted 10:28am 22/10/14
Step in the right direction.
Sarge
Posted 10:44am 22/10/14
Wait didn't they say that COD Ghost was going to get Dedicated Servers too in the beginning then just want nah F*** that

I am going to wait till it get's released before i believe this.
fryzeegunner
Posted 10:59am 22/10/14
yeh don't believe it yet, first cod that I'm not buying. sad.
paveway
Posted 11:29am 22/10/14
won't it just be the developer controlled version?

where they sanction a specific provider of servers and you just rent a server from them

ie. not actually ever releasing the dedicated software like the old days
Audi
Posted 11:30am 22/10/14
yeh don't believe it yet, first cod that I'm not buying. sad.


If youve bought all the other s*** why stop now?
Tollaz0r!
Posted 01:39pm 22/10/14
I just read the CoD games referred to as "Child Online Daycare"

Haha, CoD is the easymode FPS.
HERMITech
Posted 02:02pm 22/10/14
Just stop buying EA's regurgitated S***
trog
Posted 01:21am 23/10/14
Previous Call of Duty titles have seen dedicated server support in one way or another
e.g., the first and second ones
Meddek
Posted 08:53am 23/10/14
Just stop buying EA's regurgitated S***


Unfortunately this isn't EA this is Activision who do an awesome job milking pockets of gamers

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