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Call Of Duty: Black Ops Remote Console FAQ Released
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Aspyr Media has released a FAQ explaining the features of the new Remote Console Application for Call of Duty: Black Ops. The standalone app allows players to configure their own dedicated server for the multiplayer first person shooter, offering features like custom map rotations and adjusted game rules.

Q: Okay, cool. What can a dedicated server do?
A: With the addition of player hosted servers, clan servers, custom map rotations, adjustments of game rules, and many other game customizations are now a reality for the Call of Duty: Black Ops Mac player.

Q: Can I choose the location of my server?
A: Yes! When ordering your Call of Duty: Black Ops server from gameservers.com, you will be able to select an option for the location of your server. Pick the location that best suits your needs.

Q: Does this mean I will be an admin and be able to kick people off?
A: Yes! You will have administrative control over your dedicated server. This does mean you will be able to kick and ban other players whom you don’t like, though we suggest a fair and modest rule over your server.

Q: I’ve heard of “Ranked” and “Unranked” servers. What’s the difference?
A: One of the most important decisions you will need to make when ordering your server is if you want a Ranked server or an Unranked server. Here is a brief rundown of key differences between Ranked and Unranked servers:

Unranked Servers

  • Allow for significant configuration options including custom map rotations, modification of game rules (player health, scoring, available kill-streaks), and much, much more
  • Do not award players with XP
  • Require a monthly subscription fee of $0.99 per player slot (up to 24)
Ranked Servers
  • Allow for selection of map rotation, game type, server messaging, and more
  • Award players with XP
  • Require a monthly subscription fee of $14.95 for a server with 18 player slots
In general, an Unranked server sacrifices XP gain in return for more configuration options.
Check out the full FAQ at the link below, and be sure to check out details about Aspyr's Black Ops Multiplayer Weekend.

CoD:BO Remote Console FAQ
May 24-27 Black Ops Weekend Event
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Call Of Duty: Black Ops (add to watch list)
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