IT'S BEEN JUST HOURS since Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 came out and already problems have arisen with its servers.
The problem is specifically related to the Elite section of the game that helps players do things like keep track of stats, compete in competitions and form clans. A huge influx of players trying to register after the launch overwhelmed the servers.
Activision said, "Registration requests for our new live service Call of Duty Elite are exceeding even our most optimistic expectations, which is creating a bottleneck and some players have not been able to register."
"We have already registered hundreds of thousands of players and we are working around the clock to increase our capacity as quickly as possible."
The firm also reassured gamers that game data is still being recorded and will be available as soon as the problems are resolved.
The MW3 Elite twitter feed said, "Please note the 'password' error on login is being caused by this registration load issue. You do not need to change your password."
The latest in the phenomenally popular first person shooter series launched at midnight last night at locations around the UK. It is expected to be one of, if not the, best selling game in history. µ
But we probably won't see it until next year
Why stick a finger in a dyke when you can ram the entire boy in the hole, eh?
Reminds us that we're supposed to be able to trust them
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