Tag Archives: call of duty: elite
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 | 22:35 GMT
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3′s Overwatch map should arrive for PlayStation 3 Elite subscribers before the end of the month.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 | 13:25 GMT
Consider this a friendly reminder Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s 4th, 5th and 6th content drops are now available on Xbox 360. The content includes a new multiplayer level, and two new Spec Ops missions. The content, featuring Black Box, Negotiator and Black Ice, will be available for download on other platforms at a later date. The next drop, Content Collection #1, will release on Xbox Live on March 20 and includes all of the above as well as multiplayer maps Liberation, Piazza, and Overwatch. A video for the later is posted below.
Wed, Feb 22, 2012 | 13:53 GMT
Activision has announced the testing phase of Clan Operations is complete and it is now live on the Elite service. Clan Operations are available for all Elite users on PS3 and Xbox 360 and enlistments are available through the Program Guide. A preview, which was released earlier this month can be found here.
Wed, Feb 15, 2012 | 19:28 GMT
Activision has released a new video with glimpses of the Overwatch map which releases on Xbox 360 February 21 for Elite premium subscribers. After the exclusivity period on 360 ends, it will be released for PC and PS3. Overwatch takes place in a construction site atop a New York City skyscraper, and includes two levels “in a near symmetrical layout,” with the central bridge and side routes open to attack from multiple angles. The video posted below is hosted by comedy actor and former US Marine, Rob Riggle.
Mon, Feb 13, 2012 | 05:41 GMT
Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg told DICE attendees the birthing of social service Call of Duty: Elite was problematic for everyone involved.
Tue, Feb 07, 2012 | 21:24 GMT
Activision has announced Overwatch as the next content drop for Modern Warfare 3 and it will be made available first to Elite Premium Members on the Xbox Live February 21. After the exclusivity period on 360 ends, it will be released for PC and PS3. Overwatch takes place in a construction site atop a New York City skyscraper, and includes two levels “in a near symmetrical layout,” with the central bridge and side routes open to attack from multiple angles. This is the third content drop for the game, and the next two will be released in March and will include Black Box and two brand new Special Ops Missions, Black Ice and Negotiator. New screens are posted below and the content calendar can be found here.
Meanwhile, Beachhead has posted a preview of Elite’s Clan Operations through here, and stated its release is “getting closer every day.”
Thu, Feb 02, 2012 | 18:33 GMT
Activision has announced Premium Elite members will receive the first two Modern Warfare 3 content drops, Liberation and Piazza, on PS3 February 28. As previously announced for 360, Liberation contains a “militarized Central Park” in NYC providing the perfect landscape for long-range sniper and LMG kills. Piazza, which is set in a seaside village in Italy, contains blind corners and a “complex network of branching pathways” perfect for close-quarter combat. All content is available first to Premium Members on Xbox 360, but will be available to Premium Members on PS3 before non-premium members on their console.
Sat, Jan 28, 2012 | 19:52 GMT
The Call of Duty Elite team has announced it’s “putting Vengeful Beast’s prizes in Beast Mode” tomorrow, January 20. Called “100k Day”, those who log onto Elite can participate in matches were those with the highest total kills in Team Deathmatch could win rather nice prize. The first place winner will receive a 2012 Jeep Wrangler: MW3 Edition, second place gets the Gamer’s Entertainment Bundle, third place a Canon EOS T3i Digital SLR Camera Kit, and fourth place will receive an iPad bundle. The 360 match starts at 12pm EST and the PS3 match starts at 3.00pm EST. You can enlist through here.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 08:38 GMT
Infinity Ward is working on a fix that will enable the first bit of DLC for Modern Warfare 3 Elite subs to be available to multiple users, the studio has said.
Thu, Jan 26, 2012 | 07:06 GMT
With elite maps being tied to a specific profile, rather than to the game itself, many owners of Modern Warfare 3 are calling foul. A sign of DLC things to come?
Wed, Jan 25, 2012 | 20:55 GMT
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 13:47 GMT
Activision has released a set of screenshots for the first of 20 Content Drops coming to Modern Warfare 3 starting January 24 with Liberation and Piazza. The multiplayer maps, which are also playable in Survival Mode, will toss players into locations such as Central Park and an Italian seaside village. Liberation is a “vast, militarized landscape, ripe for long-range sniper and LMG fire, with mounted turrets on either end”, while Piazza contains “tight corners and branching pathways” which pose “great risk at every turn” and is dominated by close combat. The maps, as with all MW3 DLC, will be released first on Xbox Live for Elite before hitting PC and PS3 due to an exclusivity agreement with Microsoft.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 20:40 GMT
Activision has announced that over the next nine months, Modern Warfare 3 players can expect 20 content drops, arriving first for Call of Duty: Elite members.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | 07:02 GMT
VentureBeat reports the Call of Duty: Elite mobile app will arrive on the App Store on Tuesday, US time, and release for Android one week later. Mobile versions of the social service were expected alongside its Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 sim-ship, but were delayed after heavy demand caused launch hiccups. The apps allow members to check stats, view maps of past encounters, edit load outs, and browse challenges among other useful features.
Thu, Dec 22, 2011 | 12:11 GMT
Infinity Ward’s Robert Bowling has unveiled the first screen of the upcoming first batch of DLC for Modern Warfare 3. The shot shows off a map called Park. That park looks awfully a lot like Central Park, doesn’t it? Probably because it most likely is. More info on the DLC is coming in the new year. 360 owners with Elite premium subs gets first dibs on the DLC due to an exclusivity deal announced at E3 2010.
Screen’s below the break. Can I stop yet?
Wed, Nov 30, 2011 | 16:59 GMT
Just a quick reminder to all that today is the last day to become a “Founder” of Act vision’s Call of Duty Elite service. Those who choose the Founder option will be handed an exclusive title, weapon camouflage, and emblem for Modern Warfare 3. Those who opt-in will also have access to a private discussion group, and will receive 500 XP for your clan, as well as “exclusive competitions and prizes that only Founders can enter.”
Founder status is permanent whether you renew next year or not, and will run you $50 annually. Those who purchase the Hardened Edition of Modern Warfare 3 and have yet to enter the attached voucher granting Founder can still do so, despite today’s deadline. Thanks, Shack.
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 | 04:13 GMT
This new trailer highlights some of the ways Call of Duty: Elite can make your gaming life better, while mysteriously failing to mention how not screaming abuse into the mic would definitely help.
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 | 20:43 GMT
Activision has sent out a friendly reminder to all Modern Warfare 3 players letting them know that Call of Duty: Elite’s Friday Night Fights starts on November 25. Executive produced by Ridley Scott and Tony Scott’s RSA Films, and director RJ Cutler, real life rivals will go against one another in Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer matches. The inaugural episode pits teams from the US Army vs US Navy. Friday Night Fights starts at 12.00pm PST on Elite and can be accessed through the premium end of the service’s program guide. Following each initial broadcast, a replay will be available via streaming.
The firm has also said the service should be stable by Thursday, to prepare for the holiday weekend. Currently, overall average user functionality is at around 95%. According to Daniel Suarez, VP of production at Activision, speaking to VentureBeat: “We are where we should have been at launch. It should be an enjoyable holiday weekend for people.”
Tue, Nov 22, 2011 | 13:56 GMT
Activision has announced that one million premium memberships of Call of Duty: Elite were sold with in six days of launch, and over 4 million have registered overall.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 | 20:23 GMT
Acttivision has said it plans to have Call of Duty: Elite “up and running” properly by December 1. Speaking with G4, Daniel Suarez said the target date is rather specific, in that it’s the same length of the service extension premium subscribers were handed as an apology for experiencing Elite’s issues at launch. “They kind of have to bear with us while we bring this all back up,” the VP of production said, “but for us it’s literally ‘give us those couple weeks, we’re giving those to you for free’ and come December 1, the goal is that we’ll have everything up and running.’”
To keep up to date on the service’s status, keep an eye on this page.