Call of Duty: Elite memberships extended 30 days due to launch issues

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Call of Duty: Elite memberships extended 30 days due to launch issues.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/11/N7Zo4x.jpg[/newsimage]Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 had an incredibly successful launch with thousands of people lining up at midnight to buy the game. The companion service Call of Duty: Elite was not quite as successful. The subscription based, premium service gave users errors when they tried to register. Elite is still not working properly and Activision is trying to make consumers feel better by tacking on an additional month of service for no charge.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/call-of-duty-elite-memberships-extended-30-days-due-to-launch-issues-54406/](http://www.myce.com/news/call-of-duty-elite-memberships-extended-30-days-due-to-launch-issues-54406/)


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I’m honestly surprised by this. It’s not like CoD is some unknown series. Activision knows it sells more in its first day of release than many games sell in their entire shelf life. Then again, I’m no server specialist. Ensuring a new service is operating flawlessly as millions of people hammer it with requests may be technically impossible - like coaxing a tiger through a hoop the size of a basketball net.