Call of Duty Elite blackouts blamed on high demand

COD Elite subscriptions 'exceed expectations' causing widespread blackouts

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The new Call of Duty subscription service Call of Duty Elite has be hit by blackouts since launch with high demand blamed for the issues

Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward has issued an official statement in response to the continued outages to the newly launched Call of Duty Elite subscriptions service stating the in-depth stats tracker is just too popular for its own good.

Landing alongside this week’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 release, Call of Duty Elite allows gamers to monitor their full array of gamer stats and compete in an exclusive array of multiplayer challenges and tasks surrounding the latest and eighth instalment to the hugely popular COD franchise.

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In tried an tested fashion Infinity Ward blamed unexpectedly high demand for the repeated and continued blackouts to the Call of Duty Elite service.

An official statement posted on the service’s site said: "Registration requests for our new live service Call of Duty Elite are exceeding even our most optimistic expectations, which is creating a bottleneck and some players have not been able to register.”

"We have already registered hundreds of thousands of players and we are working around the clock to increase our capacity as quickly as possible," it adds.

"Please be assured your gameplay data is safe and that whenever you successfully register for Call of Duty Elite, all of your data will be waiting for you. So enjoy the game, start ranking up and we assure you we are working around the clock to accommodate every player who wants to be a part of Call of Duty Elite as quickly as possible."

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Via: CVG