Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Uprising launching May 16 for PC, PS3

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PC and PS3 gamers will be able to download the latest DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Uprising, on May 16. The pack, detailed below, launched recently on Live for 360 and includes four new multiplayer maps as well as the wise-guy-themed Zombies mode Mob of the Dead.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Uprising DLC pack now on Live for 360

Call of Duty Black Ops II (360, PC, PS3) Uprising DLC 360 Launch Announcementment - Screenshot 1

Uprising is now available on Live Marketplace for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The latest DLC pack, set to launch later for PC and PS3, includes four new multiplayer maps and the new star-studded Zombies mode Mob of the Dead. The maps—Encore, Magma, Studio, and Vertigo—are set in a live volcano in Japan, deserted London music festival, and futuristic skyscraper in India, while Studio is a remake of Black Ops’ Firing Range. Mob of the Dead features Ray Liotta as Billy Handsome, Chazz Palminteri as Salvatore “Sal” DeLuca, Joe Pantoliano as Al “The Weasel” Arlington, and Michael Madsen as Michael “Finn” O’Leary as inmates in Alcatraz Prison during an undead outbreak.

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The Call of Duty Championship end nears, finals to stream on April 7

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The Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox, kicks off today at the Hollywood Palladium Theater. The tournament, which runs through Sunday, features 32 of the top Black Ops II players in a series of head-on matches for $1 million in prizes. Shooter and eSport fans wanting to follow the action can watch a stream of the final matches at Xbox.com, the Live Dashboard, and Call of Duty’s Facebook page.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Uprising announced, detailed

Treyarch is readying the release of Uprising, the second DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Set to launch on Live Marketplace on April 16, and on PSN and Steam in the near future, Uprising will include four new multiplayer maps, set in Japan (Magma), London (Encore), India (Vertigo), and Hollywood (Studio, a remake of Firing Range), and a surreal Zombies addition titled Mob of the Dead.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution DLC launches for PC, PS3

Revolution, Treyarch’s newest DLC pack for Black Ops II, is now available for PC and PS3. The drop includes four maps for standard multiplayer, one map for Zombies, the new Turned mode for Zombies, which has players shambling around as the undead, and a new weapon, the Peacekeeper SMG. Full details are available below.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution to launch for PC, PS3 Feb. 28

Treyarch’s latest DLC pack for Black Ops II, Revolution, will be available for PC and PS3 on February 28. The drop, detailed below, includes four maps for standard multiplayer, one map for Zombies, the new Turned mode for Zombies, which has players shambling around as the undead, and a new weapon, the Peacekeeper SMG.

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Activision announces Black Ops II event, Call of Duty Championship

Call of Duty fans looking to prove their mettle will get a chance this April as a contestant in a new competitive eSport event, The Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox. The tournament will take place in Hollywood, CA between April 5-7 and include $1 million in prizes. Thirty-two of the world’s top four-person teams will compete in head-to-head, live-streamed competitions in Black Ops II. Players interested in signing up can go to the official site, register for an Elite account, and enter their team.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution launches on Live for 360

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution, the first of four planned map packs, is now available for 360. Revolution includes a new weapon, a new mode, and five maps, four for standard multiplayer and one for Zombies. The standard maps feature a diverse array of locales, with Downhill set in a mountain resort, Mirage in a luxury villa overrun by sand, Hydro in a Pakistan-based hydroelectric dam’s facilities, and Grind in a skate park located in Venice Beach. The Zombies map, Die Rise, is set amongst collapsed skyscrapers in China. The new mode, Turned, is another addition for Zombies, and has players taking on the role of the undead. Lastly, a new multiplayer-only weapon has been added to the arsenal, the Peacekeeper submachine gun.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Revolution DLC pack revealed

Activision has detailed the first DLC pack for Treyarch’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Revolution. Scheduled to launch initially on Live for the 360 on January 29, Revolution will include five new maps, a new mode, and a new weapon. The maps, detailed below, include Downhill, Hydro, Mirage, and Grind for standard multiplayer, as well as Die Rise for Zombies. Another undead addition is Turned mode, which will put players in the tattered shoes of a shambling corpse. Lastly, the pack will add a bonus multiplayer weapon to the arsenal, the Peacekeeper SMG.

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Nuketown Zombies launches for Xbox 360 Black Ops II Season Pass

Xbox 360 gamers who are Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC Season Pass holders can now download the Nuketown Zombies Bonus Map. To kick off the undead-blasting festivities, Treyarch has released a new trailer.

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