Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Call of Duty Elite

Call of Duty: Black Ops II for 360, PS3 to support live streaming

Call of Duty: Black Ops II (360, PC, PS3) GamesCom 2012 Screenshots - Screenshot 6

Treyarch is embracing Call of Duty’s popularity on video-sharing sites with a new streaming feature in Black Ops II. Gamers will be able to live stream starting on launch day, November 13, on Youtube directly from the 360 and PS3. In addition to gameplay, players can simultaneously stream from their webcam and audio commentary. The Elite service will be used to supplement the feature by showing the player’s card to allow viewers quick access to such info as class loadouts, career stats, and recent match results.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

DLC Season Pass, free Elite announced for Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Activision has announced that Call of Duty Elite, the premium service that launched alongside Modern Warfare 3, will be free for all players when Black Ops II launches on November 13. Instead of being an all-in-one platform for tracking stats and accessing downloadable content, the service will be split so that the stat and social-media features will be accessible at no additional cost while the DLC will be sold separately.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Wii U, Xbox 360 News

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Collections 3, 4 detailed

Call of Duty 3 (360, PC, PS3) Content Season Collection 3 and 4 DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision is set to wrap up the latest season of content drops for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 with the last two Content Collections, Collection #3: Chaos Pack and Collection #4: Final Assault. The collections will launch on the 360 first, with Chaos Pack set to hit Live on August 9 and Final Assault on September 6. Each pack is detailed below, but a quick takeaway is that Chaos Pack focuses on missions, with the new Chaos Mode for Special Ops, four new Special Ops Missions, and three new Face Off maps, while the multiplayer-centric Final Assault will include five new multiplayer maps.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #2 launches on Live

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Content Collection Two 360 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #2 is now available for the 360. The 1200 MS Point/$14.99 compilation, detailed below, includes five new maps (Foundation, Getaway, Lookout, Oasis, Sanctuary) as well as two new Special Ops missions (Iron Clad, Kill Switch). Locales include a vacation spot on the beach and a devastated mountainside in the Face Off maps Getaway and Sanctuary, while Oasis hosts players in a retrofitted ancient stone fortress and Iron Clad features a playable Abrams-class tank.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1 now available on PSN

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Overwatch DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1 has launched on PSN. The compilation includes previous Elite content drops Liberation, Piazza, Overwatch, and Black Box multiplayer maps and two Special Ops Missions, Black Ice and Negotiator.

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PlayStation 3 News

Modern Warfare 3 Collection Content #1 now available for 360

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Black Box, Black Ice, Negotiator DLC Announcement - Screenshot 2

The DLC that Call of Duty Elite Premium members have been enjoying is now available to all 360 gamers with the release of Modern Warfare 3 Collection Content #1. The compilation includes the two new Special Ops missions Black Ice and Negotiator, as well as four new multiplayer maps (Liberation, Piazza, Overwatch, and Black Box).

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Call of Duty Elite drops new map, Special Ops missions for 360

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Black Box, Black Ice, Negotiator DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Xbox Live members can now access the fourth, fifth, and sixth Content Drops for Call of Duty Elite’s first Content Season. The drops include a new multiplayer map, Black Box, plus the Black Ice and Negotiator missions for Special Ops.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Call of Duty Elite Season One kicks off on PSN with two new maps

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Liberation and Piazza DLC Announcement - Screenshot 4

The first Content Season for Call of Duty Elite has officially begun for PS3 owners. Two new maps are available on PSN today, Liberation and Piazza, for Elite Premium Members. The next content drop for the nine-month season is scheduled to launch on March 29 with the Overwatch map.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Call of Duty Elite’s new content drop, Overwatch, launches on Live

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Overwatch DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Call of Duty Elite’s third Content Drop for Season one is now available for Live Gold members. The drop includes the Overwatch map, a two-level construction site set atop a New York City skyscraper. Teams will have to battle it out over a central bridge and side routes, all while trying to avoid the 70-story drop to the streets below.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Call of Duty Elite’s latest Content Drop, Overwatch, detailed

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Overwatch DLC Announcement - Header

Call of Duty Elite’s third Content Drop has been announced for February 21. Live gamers will be able to download Overwatch, a map set amid a construction site situated on top of a skyscraper in New York. The site’s two levels feature a near-symmetrical layout, with a central bridge enticing players with a head-on brawl and side routes for flanking attacks. The site is also apparently run by a miser as there are no safety barriers, which means that combatants can have a long and messy 70-story fall if they aren’t careful.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News