Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Activision

Kit Harington, McGregor make their Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debut

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Infinity Ward has released a story trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The video highlights the game’s campaign, which will see players leaving Earth to battle for control throughout the solar system. It also marks the debuts of Game of Throne’s Kit Harington as Admiral Salen Kotch and UFC fighter Conor McGregor as Captain Bradley Fillion, both of the Settlement Defense Front.

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Bungie releases launch trailer for Destiny: Rise of Iron

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A new video mixing rendered and in-game footage has gone live for Destiny’s latest add-on, Rise of Iron. The launch trailer runs nearly two minutes and offers a quick overview of the backstory and current mission. Around half of the footage features several of the new gameplay elements, including The Plaguelands location, Felwinter Peak social space, and added weaponry.

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Destiny to get Private Match option tomorrow for PS4, Xbox One

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Bungie will be adding Private Matches to Destiny ahead of the release of Rise of Iron. Tomorrow, current-gen versions—that is, PS4 and Xbox One, as weird as that remains to say—will allow players to host sessions from up to 18 modes across nearly 30 maps.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Salvation now available for PS4

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Salvation has gone live on PSN. The final downloadable pack sees Black Ops III off with four multiplayer maps and the Origins Zombies’ finale, Revelations. The included maps are detailed below, but of note for series fans are two reimaginings: Black Ops II’s Standoff is now the Western-styled Outlaws, while World at War’s Outskirts has been reworked into a futuristic repair facility in Rupture. Revelations also wraps up the squad’s adventure as the group faces Doctor Monty in The House.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer, more debuted at CoD XP

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Call of Duty XP, the celebration of all things Call of Duty, began earlier today. As part of the festivities, Activision released a multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare as well as word that PS4 players who pre-order will gain to access a multiplayer beta on October 14. Also announced was that Modern Warfare Remastered will include all 16 original multiplayer maps, with the remaining six joining the initial 10 at no cost this December. Jackal Assault, the PSVR update for PS4, will go live later this year as well, also for free. A stream of the event showcasing Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer mode, Modern Warfare Remastered, new content from Black Ops III, and more can be viewed throughout the weekend on Twitch, Youtube, and CallofDuty.com.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Salvation revealed, hitting PSN on Sept. 6

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s fourth downloadable pack, Salvation, will debut for PS4 on September 6. The Treyarch-developed drop will add four multiplayer maps and the last installment of Origins Zombies, Revelations. The maps, detailed below, include a medieval castle, an oversized picnic layout, and two reimaginings. Black Ops II’s Standoff is taking on a Western-style flair in Outlaws, and World at War’s Outskirts will be turned into a futuristic repair facility. Revelations will find the time-jumping, space-traveling heroes facing off for one last fight, this time against Doctor Monty in The House.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare goes ’80s in Zombies in Spaceland

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Infinity Ward has revealed a new Zombies entry for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Zombies in Spaceland. The co-op-centric mode is set in a space-themed amusement park during the 1980s. Continuing series tradition, the story will follow four characters voiced by several actors and comedians: David Hasselhoff, Ike Barinholtz, Jay Pharoah, Paul Reubens, and Sasheer Zamata. Four actors are invited to an audition by director Willard Wyler, played by Paul Reubens, but find themselves transformed into an archetype (jock, nerd, rapper, and valley girl) and stuck in one of his movies. Helping them along the way is a mysterious DJ, played by David Hasselhoff. Jay Pharoah is slated to host a Zombies in Spaceland stream tomorrow, starting at 11:00 a.m. (CST), on the Call of Duty Twitch channel and Youtube channel. The mode will also be playable at this year’s Call of Duty XP.

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Destiny – The Collection, digital legacy upgrade promo announced

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As Bungie preps the next add-on for Destiny, Rise of Iron, the studio is also planning on releasing an all-in-one package, Destiny – The Collection. Scheduled to launch on September 20, alongside Rise of Iron, the bundle will include Expansion I & II, The Dark Below, House of Wolves, The Taken King, and Rise of Iron. Players who pre-order Collection digitally will be able to immediately download the game and all available expansions. Digital and physical pre-orders will also receive the black and silver Iron Gjallarhorn rocket launcher. For those who own The Taken King digitally on a legacy console, from now until January 31, Bungie is offering a $40 upgrade path in the same console family.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent available for PC, Xbox One

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent has launched for PC and Xbox One. The pack includes four new multiplayer maps, which are detailed below and include a remake of Black Ops II’s Raid. The drop also comes with the next entry in the Zombies’ Origins series, Gorod Krovi. The latest installment of the horror-themed spin-off is set in an alternate past where players must face mechanized zombies and dragons while battling their way through Stalingrad.

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Captain Reyes introduced in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer

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A new glimpse at Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s story was revealed in a new trailer. The scene begins after the destruction of SATO troops and installations by the Settlement Defense Force, which results in the unexpected promotion of Lieutenant Reyes to Captain. After the surprise assault, Reyes suddenly finds himself the highest-ranking officer on the UNSA Retribution.

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