So I just did some investigating and called a few game server hosting companies and all of them have not heard anything about dedicated server files.
2 of them said that in the past they had been approached by IW to host some beta servers for them. This time around they have not been contacted.
Also I checked out Evenbalance's website (the creator of Punkbuster) and do not see any announcement of support for MW2.
Usually Evenbalance announces support within a month or two of the release of a game.
This is quite concerning.
1. There will be dedicated servers. (Just a new matchmaking system. (Similar to L4D, like LuminaryJanitor said)
2. There will be anti-cheat system.
Come-on. That was the most over analyzed and wrongfully speculated crap I have ever read.
Why in the hell would IW remove dedicated servers and remove anti-cheat from their best selling game ever. CoD4 has a ton more users on PC then console. Why would they remove features on MW2 that made MW1 great?
after playing like few hours of OF2..
I have to say thats a really bad console port game comparet o ArmA 2..
I'm going to wait to see about this game. Seems awful already. No dedicated servers means lagfest. I hope they suffer for this in sales. This will make people pirate more to see what the games going to be like. I won't pay for something if it doesn't have dedicated servers. They are trying to get away with less work on the pc. If there are no dedicated servers this game will fail big time.
and they have more reasons to say PC gaming is dying....which is fud and troll...