The Call of Duty: Black Ops II is now available at retail locations across the globe.
The sequel to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 console game has been called “the most ambitious Call of Duty ever,” pushing the boundaries of the blockbuster franchise to new heights by propelling players into a world full of advanced weaponry, robotics and drone technology in the year 2025.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II, which has shattered pre–order records set last year by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, is on its way to a historic launch, and is poised to usher in a new era for the 30–million Call of Duty fans worldwide with a host of new innovations to deliver the complete gaming experience.
Providing value to the Call of Duty community, starting Tuesday, Nov. 13, Activision’s Call of Duty Elite services for Call of Duty: Black Ops II are free, providing fans with deeply integrated features, including Clan Operations, Zombies Leaderboards and more.
Activision kicked–off the celebration overnight as eager fans lined-up at midnight across an unprecedented 16,000 retailers around the globe from Sydney to Dubai to Paris to Los Angeles to get their hands on Activision and their studio Treyarch’s new release.
Delivering an epic scale that rivals Hollywood blockbusters, Call of Duty: Black Ops II also features a heavyweight musical lineup with contributions from Academy Award winning composer Trent Reznor (theme), BAFTA nominee Jack Wall (score), and tracks from musical acts Avenged Sevenfold and an original collaboration by Skrillex and Alvin Risk.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is available worldwide on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC.
The title is scheduled for release in North America on Nov. 18, 2012, for the new Wii U game system from Nintendo. Call of Duty: Black Ops II is published by Activision Publishing, Inc., and is rated “M” (Mature – Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Drugs – content suitable for persons ages 17 and older) by the ESRB.
More information on Call of Duty: Black Ops II can be found at http://www.callofduty.com/blackops2 or on www.facebook.com/codblackops. Fans can also follow @Treyarch on Twitter.