Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Activision

First screens released from new Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC, Onslaught

Call of Duty Ghosts (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Onslaught Screenshots - Screenshot 1

The first round of screenshots have been released from Call of Duty: Ghosts’ DLC debut, Onslaught. The upcoming pack, scheduled to launch on January 28 for 360 and Xbox One, will include four new multiplayer maps, a new Assault Rifle/Sniper Rifle combo weapon, and the first installment in Extinction’s four-part narrative series.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts tops charts, logs over 1 billion matches globally

Call of Duty Ghosts (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One) Top Selling Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has released a number of new stats today suggesting that Call of Duty: Ghosts is finding a warm welcome in the latest console generation. According to the release, Microsoft has named Ghosts as the most-played Xbox One multiplayer title in the world, while Sony announced that it is the most-played PlayStation 4 game. Ghosts is also the top-selling Xbox One game in the UK, and in the US, it is the top-selling PS4 and Xbox One title at several retailers, including GameStop and Walmart. And for added measure, the release also added that over 1 billion multiplayer matches have been played to date and that Microsoft has named it the most-played multiplayer game for 360.

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Destiny beta to launch first for PS3 and PS4

To help kick off the launch of the PS4, Activision and Bungie have announced that the Destiny beta will be available first on PS3 and PS4. To gain access to the beta, players will need to pre-order the game from a participating retailer and enter the given nine-digit code at the official site. A note for those who pre-ordered before October 1: those who qualify have been automatically entered and will receive their code in an email from the retailer.

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(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Ghosts

(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Ghosts

“… what it lacks in boldness it makes up for with a bombastic campaign, an increased focus on fluidity, and enjoyable new modes.”

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Call of Duty: Ghosts passes $1 billion in sales to retail on day one

Call of Duty Ghosts (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Billion in Sales Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Call of Duty train chugs along as Activision has announced that the latest entry, Call of Duty: Ghosts, has generated sales of over a billion dollars to retail on its first day of release. The release also noted that it has reached the first spot on Xbox Live, and that player sessions for Ghosts have been longer than for Black Ops II or Modern Warfare 3 for the same period.

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New Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer debuts Extinction co-op mode

Treyarch has released a new trailer debuting Extinction for Call of Duty: Ghost. Set in a remote town in Colorado, Extinction pits a team of up to four players against swarms of aliens as they defend makeshift bases, scavenge for gear, and gain experience by surviving.

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Even space isn’t safe in Call of Duty: Ghosts gameplay launch trailer

In anticipation of Call of Duty: Ghosts’ release early next month, Activision has released a new gameplay launch trailer. (Note: there’s a surprising amount of Eminem.) In Ghosts, players follow a squad of soldiers who are on the front lines in a war against an ascending superpower as America struggles to recover from recent attacks.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 officially announced for nearly everything

Activision has officially announced the upcoming game tie-in for Marvel’s upcoming film The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Revealed at this year’s Comic-Con, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is being developed by Beenox and will be available for 360, 3DS, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, and Xbox One. As with its predecessor, the game will be a third-person action-adventure title that allows players to venture around New York City as they stop muggers, bank robbers, and villains of the super sort. The events will be different from those in the film, and Peter Parker will be given a larger role as Spider-Man faces a new Hero or Menace system that alters the city depending on how much crime he stops.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer details cross-platform Clans, Clan Wars

Activision has released a new trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts revealing Clans and Clan Wars. Clans is a feature for multiplayer that allows players to group together to battle through unique playlists for special unlocks and is tied to an app to alter info and set up games. It will also be cross-platform compatible, with the exception of Nintendo’s systems, a first for the series. Clan Wars is a downloadable game that pits clans against one another to secure battlefield locations to unlock bonus items and gain additional experience.

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Squads introduced in new Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer

Activision has released a new trailer showcasing squads, teammate AI that will allow players to take part in new modes with customized squadmates. Players will be able to engage in other players and their squads competitively or team up to battle alongside one another against computer-controlled squads. Squads gain experience and level up, unlocking more options for greater customization, while the player’s experience counts towards multiplayer progress.

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