Calm The F*** Down! Modern Warfare 3 "Double XP" Pepsi Promotion Is Fine
Posted on Wednesday, September 28 @ 13:30:06 PST by Nicholas Tan
One pass through Forbes'
Tossi then goes on to skip over the fact that this would contribute to childhood obesity epidemic (which would have been a more valid point) and then admits that though XP "isn't SO valuable", it's a "slippery slope, one we seem to be sliding down at a record pace". Apparently, we're all doomed.
Just Calm The F*** Down!!!I know that Activision milks their franchises. I've played Guitar Hero. I've played Tony Hawk. Activision is the high-rise tower of corporate greed in the video game... Yadda, yadda, yadda.
But this Pepsi promotion just doesn't matter in the long run. Double XP may give people a boost in the first few weeks, but if Modern Warfare 3 is anything like its predecessors, the playing field will even out by then on the basis of XP. That's not considering the fact that no amount of extra XP is going to turn a n00b into an assassin overnight or a CoD veteran into Swiss cheese. Maybe there will be a few extra "Come on, that was bull****!" moments, but last time I checked, that's just Call of Duty.
And if you want more XP, you could also just play, you know, the game. That's probably easier, anyway.
I don't think eating processed junk food and drinking empty calories is that healthy, but people can eat whatever they like. This is America. I'll make a salad and then snack on some Nacho Cheesier if I feel like it. Actually, I think they'll be people who will just purchase a trunk-load of Pepsi products, enter the codes, and then store it somewhere in their basement for the next year.
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