Thu, Sep 02, 2010 | 21:09 BST
Report – Medal of Honor yanked from GameStop military stores
All GameStop stores on US military bases are to stop taking pre-orders for Medal of Honor, according to a Kotaku report.
The site claims all stores in military bases will stop taking orders for the EA shooter as of midday today in the US.
It’s being pulled as the player is able to play as the Talliban in the game’s multiplayer, with the decision made “out of respect for our past and present men and women in uniform,” according to an internal GameStop memo obtained by the site.
Any serving military personal that wishes to have the game will have to buy it in an off-site store.
“As such, GameStop agreed to have all marketing material pulled by noon today and to stop taking reservations. Customers who enter our AAFES stores and wish to reserve Medal of Honor can and should be directed to the nearest GameStop location off base,” the memo further reads.
“GameStop fully supports AAFES in this endeavor and is sensitive to the fact that in multiplayer mode one side will assume the role of Taliban fighter.”
Medal of Honor releases on October 12 in the US, and October 15 in the UK for PS3, 360 and PC.
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