Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Sledgehammer Games

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to get Exo Zombies mode in 2015

Sledgehammer has revealed on their blog that they will be releasing a zombies mode, Exo Zombies, for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The mode will be part of the upcoming DLC pack Havoc, which is slated to launch early next year.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition extras detailed

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Day Zero Edition Detail Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has detailed the Day Zero Edition of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. This version is slated to go live online and hit store shelves on November 3, ahead of the traditional Tuesday launch, and will come with several bonuses. The entire day will offer double experience during online play, and players will have access to two custom weapons (AK-12G Assault Rifle and Crossbow-B2) and the Advanced Arsenal, which includes a Bullet Brass Exoskeleton and EM1 Quantum Directed Energy Weapon. Gamers who go the digital route will receive the same bonuses, and those who buy the PS3 or Xbox 360 version will be eligible for a free digital upgrade to a PS4 or Xbox One version. The only restrictions on the digital upgrade are that it must be within the same console family and purchased prior to March 31.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gets new trailer, Discover Your Power

Activision has released a new live-action trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Titled Discover Your Power, the video is similar to previous trailers in the series in that actors take on the role of the in-game characters, but the amped-up sci-fi aspect switches things up here. Magnetic gloves, jump packs, drones, and hover bikes are all showcased.

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Free digital upgrade plan revealed for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Digital Upgrade Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has announced a free upgrade plan for the digital versions of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Gamers who pick up the current-gen versions through Live for 360 or PSN for PS3 by March 31 will be able to download their next-gen equivalent for Xbox One or PS4 at no additional cost. All multiplayer stats and DLC purchases, including the Season Pass, will also carry over to the new versions for free, as long as the Xbox Gamertag and PSN ID are the same. Note that physical copies aren’t eligible for the free upgrade.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare co-op mode debuted in new trailer

A new trailer has been released for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Titled Power Changes Everything, the nearly three-minute-long video features the debut of the game’s four-player co-op mode, Exo Survival. The sci-fi-heavy action has infantry donning exo suits, cloaking, launching spiked grenades into faces, and using deployable zip lines to grab enemies.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare storyline detailed in new trailer

A new trailer has launched for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The three-minute-long Campaign Story Trailer follows the events that lead up to the game, which revolves around a massive terrorist attack on nuclear facilities across the globe. As nations struggles to rebuild, a private military contractor takes the lead and begins to emerge as the sole superpower. Expect to see a lot of sci-fi-styled armament and fast-paced action. Some new screenshots were also released and have been posted below.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare tech, exoskeleton video released

A new video has been released detailing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s near-future (and sci-fi-ish) technology. Sledgehammer Games co-founders Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey reveal how the new gear impacts the gameplay. The footage features several of the new additions, including the mobile barricade, energy weapons, hovercraft, and the exoskeleton.

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare revealed in new trailer, screenshots

Activision has released a new trailer revealing the next entry in the Call of Duty franchise, Advanced Warfare. Kevin Spacey makes his series debut in the teaser, lecturing adherents on the iron fist he intends on wielding to sway the people. The sci-fi leanings of the previous entries are brought to the fore with the appearance of combat suits and futuristic aircraft.

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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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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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