Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Apocalypse launches for 360

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Apocalypse, the final downloadable pack for the Season Pass, is now available on Live Marketplace. The drop includes a new Zombies mode, Origins, and four multiplayer maps. The maps, detailed below, include Pod, Frost, Takeoff (based off of Stadium from Black Ops’ First Strike pack), and Dig (an adaptation of World at War’s Courtyard). Origins is set in a Dieselpunk-styled World War I-era France and features the return of four heroes (Tank, Nikolai, Takeo, and Rictofen). New screenshots were also released.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts upgrade announced, current to next gen for $10

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Sony’s publisher-specific upgrade promotion we mentioned yesterday, as part of a plan to ease the transition to PS4 by allowing PS3 owners to purchase digital versions of PS4 titles for a discounted price, has been detailed a bit more by Activision. The publisher announced today that gamers who purchase the PS3 version of Call of Duty: Ghosts will be able to upgrade to the PS4 version for $10 for a limited time. However, they also announced that they have struck a deal with Amazon and GameStop to allow Xbox 360 owners the same opportunity, who will now be able to upgrade to the Xbox One version for $10. There are also plans to allow for Season Pass Content and in-game progress to be transferred over at no charge for a limited time.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer live stream kicking off shortly

Gamers eager to find out what Call of Duty: Ghosts has in store for multiplayer will be able to get their fill today with Infinity Ward’s live stream reveal. Check out the video above to see what all is in store. The event begins shortly, at 10:30 a.m. (PDT)/12:30 p.m. (CST).

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Apocalypse detailed, trailer released

Activision has announced Treyarch’s final downloadable pack for Black Ops II’s Season Pass, Apocalypse. The fourth pack will include four multiplayer maps and a new mode for Zombies called Origins. The maps, detailed below, include Pod, a utopian community abandoned in the 1970s; Frost, a European city covered in snow and split by a frozen canal; Takeoff, a map based off of Stadium from Black Ops’ First Strike pack; and Dig, an adaptation of World at War’s Courtyard. Origins takes Zombies into a “Dieselpunk-stylized World War I-era France” (excellent!) where four heroes from the first map—Tank, Nikolai, Takeo, and Rictofen—return to help in the trenches.

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

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Vengeance, the latest DLC pack from Treyarch, is now available for PC and PS3. The $14.99 add-on features four multiplayer maps, detailed below, and two additions for Zombies: Ray Gun Mark II and Buried. Buried is a new mode that has players team up with returning characters to protect an Old West mining town from a zombie invasion.

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Infinity Ward to debut Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer live on Aug. 14

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A livestream reveal of Call of Duty: Ghosts’ multiplayer component will air later this month, according to Activision. The studio has announced that Infinity Ward will be holding a global reveal on August 14 at 10:30 a.m. (PDT) at CallofDuty.com. The release noted that the event “will go in-depth on all things multiplayer,” so mark those calenders, fellow virtual warriors.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Vengeance launching August 1 for PC, PS3

Call of Duty Black Ops II (360, PC, PS3) Vengeance PC and PS3 Release Date Announcement - Buried

Activision has announced that Treyarch’s latest DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Vengeance, will be launching on August 1 for PC and PS3. The $14.99 add-on features four maps, detailed below, and two additions for Zombies: the Ray Gun Mark II, and Buried, which has players team up with returning characters to protect an Old West mining town from the undead.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Vengeance now available for 360

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Vengeance, the latest downloadable pack from Treyarch, is now available for 360. The 1200 MS Point drop features four maps, detailed below, and two additions for Zombies: the Ray Gun Mark II, and Buried, which teams players up with old characters to fend off zombies in an Old West mining town.

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Free Fall map pre-order bonus announced for Call of Duty: Ghosts

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Activision has announced a new pre-order bonus for Call of Duty: Ghosts, the Free Fall downloadable map. The level features the new dynamic map event mechanic, and will be available at launch. Free Fall will put players into a skyscraper that’s on the verge of collapse, and will slowly fall as the round plays out, causing debris to clutter the battlefield and new pathways to emerge while others are cut off.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Vengeance revealed, debuting July on 360

Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s next download pack, Vengeance, will launch on July 2 for 360. The Treyarch-developed drop will feature four new maps set across the globe: Cove, Detour, Rush, and Uplink. Cove is set on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean, while Detour is set on a destroyed suspension bridge. Rush takes place on an abandoned paintball course, and Uplink is a re-imagined version of Summit from the first Black Ops. The pack will also include a new themed Zombies addition, Buried. Players will have to battle the undead as they try to return to their homes in an Old West mining town, but now they will have access to the new Ray Gun Mark II.

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