The franchise is going to be pay to win, probably by IW's next game. the ramping up of micro transactions and ridiculous guns like the ripper are going to entice Activision to be even greedier than they are. Gonna be like combat arms
CoD will never ever turn into Combat Arms, or those with a Free2Play model.
There is nothing wrong with the Free2Play model at all either. People can play and win with the free weapons, and know the fact that people that pay for the extra weapons are paying to keep that game alive and running.