The Trouble with Modern Warfare 2

This year’s most anticipated game, and sequel to best selling first-person game, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (COD:MW2) seems to be having some trouble selling because of its partnership with giant on-line game storefront Steam. Steam is also software that acts as a go-between between your computer and game publisher and Steam owner, Valve. Without the software, games cannot be bought online and the same game after downloading cannot be played. The Steam client is required for purchasing, downloading, playing and backing up games. Aside from Steam, there is also Steamworks, which is another software that manages game updating as well as keeping tab on Digital Rights Management of games bought on retail or downloaded from storefronts.

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