Console gamers have had access to Call of Duty’s feature-packed Elite service for the past few months, and Activision are continually promising its arrival on the PC. But how will a premium, paid-for service ever work with the notoriously fickle PC gaming community?
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Call of Duty, the massively popular FPS, turns out to be massively popular, with Activision announcing that it has over 40 million active players, logging in every month to play a round or two at least, and over 10 million people registered with CoD Elite, the game’s premium service. A further 2 million of them are annual premium members, which I’m sure makes Bobby Kotick feel justified ordering those giant M&M machines for his office.