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Zombies confirmed for Black Ops co-op

Wednesday, 29th September 2010 14:33 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Activision’s just announced it’ll be adding zombies for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

It’ll still be four-player co-op like it was when the mode was introduced in World at War in 2008.

“Zombies have been such a hit with our community that we were committed to bringing brand new zombie experiences to Call of Duty: Black Ops,” said Treyarch boss Mark Lamia.

“We’ve taken extra special care to retain the essential ingredients of our Zombie game, and have also crafted a nice surprise for the fans.”

This week, zombies for the game were unofficially revealed when it was shown in several retail listings for the strategy guide, as well as a press release for the book.

It was also outed a while back thanks to a Best Buy listing, which showed four “zombie Maps Pack made famous from COD: World at War” being listed for Black Ops’ Hardened and Prestige editions.

Its official return was teased yesterday on the game’s official website.

Combat training time, you maggots

Activision also announced a new co-op mode for Black Ops, known as Combat Training, where you and five other players in “this dedicated and exclusive multiplayer mode battling against enemy AI.”

No more details were announced on both Combat Training or Zombies.

Call of Duty: Black Ops launches on November 9 for PS3, 360 and PC

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  1. Moonwalker1982

    Happy like a little schoolgirl or whatever now, i loved Zombie mode in WaW and i was hoping so much for it to return. Finally a confirmation. Hopefully we’ll at least get 3 new maps, and i wonder what that suprise is.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Blerk

    I’m really bored of zombies now. Even sparkly vampires are starting to look appealing.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. spiderLAW

    Yay!
    So it isnt Nazi Zombies, just Zombies. Will it be Vietcong Zombies rising up to take revenge on the invading GI’s?

    And, can they confirm whether or not Zombies mode will be for all versions of the game or if it is going to only be available for those who buy the Hardened edition? Is it just the map pack from WAW that you get when buying the hardened edition?
    If Zombies comes with all versions, i’ll stick to the basic edition. I dont need the old maps.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. spiderLAW

    @2
    Hell no buddy. If no Zombies, Werewolves then. Glittery Vampires should never have even existed (Although the books were actually decent and the 3rd movie was too).

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Moonwalker1982

    Niceeeeee, Combat training mode sounds alittle like BC2′s Onslaught mode.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. guapo

    @3 I believe you get the old WaW zombie maps with the hardened edition. I think this new confirmation has to do with zombies in the regular game. So it sounds like zombies with all versions.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Maximum Unreal

    @5 Combat training is multiplayer on same:map,mode,killstreak… just you play against A.I.It is made for people who want to practice or if you are out of internet :D

    #7 4 years ago
  8. EscoBlades

    *yawn*

    #8 4 years ago
  9. spiderLAW

    @8
    Dont start acting like Erthazus. We got your *YAWN* oreaction on the last Zombies article, we dont need a repeat. We know what your feelings are towrds the feature already.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Moonwalker1982

    @5 but ain’t Onslaught a bit like that as well? :)

    #10 4 years ago
  11. undeadwolfy

    awesome very antiscipated for me…btw i know this is off topic, but iv been visiting this site for a long time and only a couple of weeks ago i decided to sign up. Unfortunately i cannot change my password because when i click the “profile” button, i get something asking me for a username and password and vg247 saying “tester”…iv read up in the support section but this was a few months ago…I can comment on topics though. can anybody help me please?

    #11 4 years ago
  12. spiderLAW

    @11
    Are you asking to make your own custom password?
    If so, you cant. when you change your password you will get an automated password sent to you by WordPress. You cant change the password to what you want for now….sucks

    #12 4 years ago
  13. night_tripper

    im getting the hardened edition i can’t wait to play some co op zombie destruction.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. DSB

    Zombies are definitely the new black, but it’s hard to stop that when people keep making perfectly good zombie games and movies.

    Like the Minecraft. Whoof.

    It can’t last though, major major exploitation going on. Whatever happened to werewolves? Those guys are badass.

    Dog Soldiers anyone? Lycanthropy for the fricken win.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. spiderLAW

    @14
    I have always been a werewolf fan dude!
    1) Werewolves
    2) Zombies
    |
    |
    3) Vampires

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Moonwalker1982

    @ 13, you need nessecarily need the hardened edition. Unless you cannot live without the old WaW Zombie maps. I know i can ;)

    #16 4 years ago
  17. DSB

    @15

    1) Werewolves
    2) Cenobites
    3) Zombies
    4) Space aliens
    5) Cultists
    6) Creepy kids
    7) Women with brains/opinions

    Vampires are basically emo babies. You smear their make-up before they can bite you, and they’re just like “O-M-G” and they’ll be trying to fix it for at least a few hours. Fix a few UV lights in the ladies room and you basically have yourself a vampire oven.

    Golden: http://www.explosm.net/comics/1246/

    #17 4 years ago
  18. spiderLAW

    Hahahahahaha!
    i see
    Well Then let me revise
    1) Werewolves
    2) Zombies
    3) Space Aliens
    4) Blade, Kate Beckinsale
    5) Creepy kids

    Creepy kids scare me lol.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. undeadwolfy

    @12, basically this is what happens when i click “Profile” at the top.

    http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/5934/sighik.jpg

    also, the password i got when i signed up was a mixture of letters, numbers and symbols which i would like to change into a desired password.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Senecarton

    You can see the footage and more here:

    http://leakerz.net/wp/2010/10/17/more-and-more-videos-from-call-of-duty-black-ops/

    #20 4 years ago