Activision today announced the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the latest sequel in the series by Treyarch.
“The groundbreaking Call of Duty®: Black Ops II is now available at retail locations across the globe. The highly–anticipated sequel to the best–selling Xbox 360® and PlayStation® 3 console game in history 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 great value to the Call of Duty community, starting today 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 award–winning studio Treyarch’s innovative new release. Anticipation for the title has reached a fever pitch and is expected to be the “biggest game launch of all time,” as GameStop Tony Bartel recently noted.”