Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Beachhead

Call of Duty Elite enters beta for PS3

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Activision has sent word that the new Call of Duty Elite service has entered beta and is now available for testers to try with Black Ops for the PS3. Aspiring testers can sign up at the game’s official site. Keep in mind that features are being rolled out in stages, which means that invitations will also be rolled out. Accepted applicants will get to try and give feedback on “select features and functionality, including stat tracking, the use of custom player groups, competitive events and video sharing.”

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PlayStation 3 News

Activision to launch Call of Duty Elite service next fall, to enter public beta shortly

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Activision will be launching a new online service later this year for the Call of Duty franchise dubbed Call of Duty Elite. Set to go live on November 8, the day Modern Warfare 3 hits store shelves, the service will be put through the wringer later this summer when it enters public beta via Black Ops. Currently in development at Beachhead, the service will keep track of players’ histories with career records and be accessible on several platforms, including web browsers, mobile devices, and the games themselves. While many of the features are said to be free, there will be a premium membership that will offer “state-of-the-art services, exclusive entertainment programming and all-inclusive game content for less than the cost of any comparable online entertainment service currently in the market.”

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