Activision Talks Up Latest COD: Black Ops II

  • Arriving mid November
  • More zombies
  • Claims it will be the best ever

Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be arriving in November and is Set in the year 2025, Call of Duty: Black Ops II propels players into global conflict featuring advanced weaponry, robotics, and drone warfare in a new Cold War scenario whose seeds are being sown in today’s headlines.  New graphics technology drives the stunning cinematic action of the single-player campaign’s branching storylines and non-linear missions.

"We are bringing disruptive innovation to the franchise and we are doing it on several fronts,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. “We're pushing the boundaries technologically, graphically, and from a narrative and gameplay perspective. At the same time, we need to stay true to the epic realism, authenticity, heart pumping adrenaline, and cinematic action that so many people love and expect from a Call of Duty game." 

“With Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the team is crafting an experience that Call of Duty fans have never seen before,” claims Mark Lamia, Studio Head for Treyarch. “We are challenging assumptions on every front, with the single player campaign, Zombies and multiplayer. In the campaign, we are creating a thought-provoking story that introduces branching storylines and meaningful choices that impact the narrative. Running in the multiplayer engine for the first time, Zombies gives players a bigger and more diverse set of gameplay experiences, as well as entirely new ways to wage war with the undead. And in multiplayer, we’re embracing all skill levels and play styles to give players more ways to engage.”

 

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