Essentially, these guys are saying they are taking nothing away and only adding more. However, if a gamer wants to have stats, ranked matchmaking and other services that make this casual FPS at least somewhat challenging and fun - they are going to have to pay up.
As the authors say, these are the "3 pillars" of CoD: Elite:
1 - Conect. Find the players YOU want to play Call of Duty with. Connect with online friends, co-workers, classmates or meet new Call of Duty players
2 - Compete. Test your skills in tournaments and events designed for players of all skill levels.Compete for
awesome virtual and real-world prizes!3 - Improve. Get the tools to elevate your Call of Duty game. Access your personal stats, view nexclusive strategy videos and get detailed intel on maps, weapons, and more
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