Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Treyarch

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

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

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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(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Black Ops II

(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Black Ops II

“… Treyarch has done an admirable job shaking things up and, in the process, delivered a very strong package.”

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II clears over $500 million in 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II (360, PC, PS3) GamesCom 2012 Screenshots - Screenshot 7

For the fourth year in a row, Call of Duty has managed to pull in hundreds of millions during its first day on the market. According to Activision, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Treyarch’s latest entry in the series, took in an estimated $500 million-plus in worldwide sales in the first 24 hours across 360, PC, and PS3.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Black Ops: Declassified now in stores

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

Treyarch is taking shooter fans to 2025 today with the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops II for 360, PC, and PS3. Gamers looking at grabbing a Wii U will be able to pick up a copy on launch day, November18. Some of the new features include Strike Force levels, a set of non-linear missions with branching storylines, sandbox levels, and multiple endings. Multiplayer adds the skill-based matchmaking system Skill Play, play-by-play CODcasting commentary system, video and audio live streaming to Youtube from consoles, new Score Streak rewards, new Pick-10 Create-a-Class system, and greater integration with the now-free Elite service. And of course, Zombies returns.

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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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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Zombies reveal trailer shambles online

Activision has released a new trailer showing some footage from Black Ops II’s Zombies mode. In addition, it was also announced that gamers who pre-order the Hardened Edition or Care Package will receive an exclusive Nuketown Zombies map.

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