Drawbacks of online-only gaming shown by Titanfall failure

Emptying the clip of a machine gun into a belligerent machine is what many Optus users are fantasising about instead of playing Titanfall this week.

If there’s one thing that the annual record-breaking launch of a new Call of Duty proves, it’s that online action gaming is very big business. When Call of Duty: Ghosts sold a billion dollars worth in its first 24 hours on sale, gamers weren’t buying it for its single-player campaign; they were after the multiplayer. In fact, a huge portion of those buyers never even touched the campaign – they stuck the disc into their machine and got straight into online play.

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