Activision and Treyarch's upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was just announced at the beginning of the month, and information about the game's multiplayer and zombie mode have already surfaced. Details on the sequel to the 2010 game have been confirmed, including its futuristic Cold War setting taking place in Los Angeles. And now, new information on the Black Ops 2 special edition package has begun to leak, according to Stick Skills.
The details were posted in a forum on the website by user Tricko, who also revealed reliable tips on Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City in the past. According to the post, Tricko writes that the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 collector's edition will contain a Quadrotor. This lines up with speculations that surfaced near the end of April, when a fuzzy teaser screenshot on the game's official website displayed a scrambled image that resembled a Quadrotor vehicle.
Whether or not it will be a working model or just a replica is still a little foggy, writes Tricko. Also, we still don't know whether it will hold the coveted label of 'Prestige Edition' but it is for sure that it's not gonna be cheap.
The Stick Skills forum member also revealed some insight on the special edition game's price.
Word is that the two companies are working towards finalizing the price right around the $200 mark, so start counting those beans now! he wrote.
There is also another special edition package said to be in the works that will include a steel book case, extra zombie maps and a year of the Call of Duty Elite subscription.
You can expect to see the price right around $120 for that one, he added.
It is important to remember that none of this information has been confirmed by Activision or Treyarch, and is still considered a rumor at this point. More information is expected to be revealed at the upcoming E3 conference in San Francisco.
Although we still won't know more for certain until E3, I'm feeling pretty good about this info, writes Tricko.
It wasn't too long ago that an image of the upcoming zombie mode leaked on to an Activision community forum. In the first week of May a screenshot was posted that gives players some insight into the graphics involved and what setting to expect. The image doesn't reveal much, but from what is shown it seems as if a warehouse type setting is in store for at least one zombie map.
If you like zombies, you're going to be really happy with what we're doing with 'Black Ops 2', head of Treyarch Mark Lamia said in an episode of Roll Call on Call of Duty Elite TV. It's our biggest, most ambitious zombies yet.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be released on Nov. 13th and more information on the game's plot has also been revealed by Treyarch. Lamia told The Escapist that the storyline is actually split in two. One half will take place in the 1980s and features Alex Mason in various Cold War operations located around the world. Players will also be able to see how the game's main villain, Raul Menedez, comes to power. The campaign set in the future involves Mason's son Dave confronting Menedez, who has taken control of some of the most dangerous elements of the US military, according to The Escapist.
Lamia also demonstrated a demo level for The Escapist, which featured Dave Mason protecting the presidential convoy traveling through the streets of Los Angeles.
Without giving away too much of the story, things quickly go to hell for Dave and the President as Menedez's UAVs and UGVs begin demolishing the city around them, writes Steve Butts of the online magazine.
It is unclear exactly what the game will entail, but fans are sure to get more information and sneak peeks straight from Activision and Treyarch at E3. Check out the trailer below if you haven't already seen it.
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