In less than 40 days, one of the most anticipated releases of the year, will tear the internet a new one. Activision Publishing in preparation for the release has dropped a nice gift on Call of Duty gamers by announcing that a few of the Call of Duty Elite service features for Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be free when the when the game drops worldwide on November 13.
Noobs and vets alike will be able to use the full range of the Elite service’s features. Activision Publishing CEO, Eric Hirshberg, had this to say about the announcement:
“We’ve learned a lot in our first year of Call of Duty Elite, and we’re very proud that we over delivered on our commitment of playable content to our premium members. What we have realized is that several of the Call of Duty Elite services which are currently only available to our premium members for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are things that would further unite, engage and delight our player community. So we are going to make them free for Call of Duty: Black Ops II.”
Call of Duty Elite’s free integration with Call of Duty: Black Ops II includes new and enhanced features such as:
· Player HQ – Track Call of Duty: Black Ops II performance with rich game statistics, including enhanced match information such as heat maps and recent match data; track challenges and extensively modify your classes like never before using Treyarch’s new Pick 10 Create-a-Class system.
· Clan HQ – Join an existing clan or start your own, invite friends and then take part in Call of Duty: Black Ops II clan competitions with cool digital prizing.
· Zombies Support – For the millions of Zombies fans out there, now you can track your Zombies personal statistics and compare it to other players’ around the world.
· Call of Duty Elite TV – Launching with tablet support with Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the new Call of Duty Elite TV will deliver a renewed community focus featuring developer tips and strategy programming, custom class overviews and more.
· Social Sharing and Notifications – With Call of Duty Elite’s new notification system, you can stay updated with what is going on in Call of Duty:Black Ops II, as well as communicate directly with your clan.