Tag Archives: elite
Tue, Nov 15, 2011 | 20:50 GMT
Sat, Nov 12, 2011 | 19:15 GMT
Call of Duty VP of production, Daniel Suarez, has explained exactly what caused Call of Duty: Elite’s outage, how Beachhead Studios are going about fixing things.
Sat, Nov 12, 2011 | 19:14 GMT
Activision has admitted it’s having an issue scaling the Call of Duty Elite service to meet player demand, and to help sooth the frustration a bit, every premium member will “immediately and automatically” be handed an extra 30 days of Elite at no additional cost. The firm is also extending Founder eligibility until the end of the month, which will also provide and additional 30 days of free access. Beachhead said it is “working non-stop to identify issues and resolve them as quickly as possible.” To keep up-to-date on the service’s status, keep an eye on this page.
Tue, Nov 08, 2011 | 15:31 GMT
Call Of Duty: Elite, the new stat-tracking service which launched aside Modern Warfare 3, is having a bit of an issue with so many folks trying to register at once.
Thu, Nov 03, 2011 | 18:09 GMT
MW3 Facebook and ELITE integration video released; tournaments being held at Walmart stores on Monday
Activision has released a new behind-the-scenes video for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 which walks you through Facebook and ELITE integration. It’s posted below. Also, those who frequent Walmart should know that over 2,700 stores will be holding tournaments for the game starting at 8pm Monday, November 7. Here’s a list of store locations. Modern Warfare 3 is out November 8.
Fri, Oct 21, 2011 | 18:46 BST
In a second behind-the-scenes video for Call of Duty: Elite, Beachhead explains the service’s Compete section which explores the competitive features, and provides information on individual and Clan competitions, as well as available prizes.
Tue, Oct 18, 2011 | 20:32 BST
Activision and Beachhead are shutting down the Call of Duty: ELITE beta today at 12:00pm PST – or right about now, actually. According to the firms, the Connect, Compete and Improve sections have been closed in preparation for Modern Warfare 3 and ELITE’s official launch, access to the Career page will soon be opening up with access to Black Ops stats later this week. Just as a reminder, all
beta activity carries over when the service officially launches. Both ELITE and MW3 launch on November 8, and to give you an idea of what’s free, and what is subscription-based, you should check out this rather handy comparison sheet, complete with visual aids.
Mon, Oct 10, 2011 | 11:03 BST
Its been announced that Tomb Raider will lead a gallery exhibit of 64 years of British innovation. Known as British Design 1948-2012: Innovation in the Modern Age, it will contain 350 works of British-made innovation that has come about since the last time the Olympics were held in London. As well as Tomb Raider, other big names from games that will take part include Grand Theft Auto, Lemmings, Elite and LittleBigPlanet.
There’s more details on The Huffington Post. The gallery takes place between March 31 to August 12 2012 at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Tue, Sep 20, 2011 | 01:15 BST
The Call of Duty Elite beta is now live on PlayStation 3, Activision’s just confirmed.
Tue, Sep 06, 2011 | 15:20 BST
Wedbush Securities has called Call of Duty: Elite, Activision’s new free and premium service, a “no brainer” for consumers.
Fri, Jul 22, 2011 | 15:57 BST
One of Swords has posted a video walkthrough for Call of Duty Elite, which debuts in November and the public beta taking place now. The video below features team leaders at Beachhead, Chacko Sonny the studio head, and Noah Heller Elite’s product director. Another video we posted last week is here.
Sat, Jul 09, 2011 | 16:42 BST
The beta for Call of Duty: Elite begins on July 14, and in preparation, Activision has started sending out pre-beta surveys to those who signed up. While actual invites will start heading out the door the day of, the precursor survey has already started hitting inboxes, so you may wish to check yours. Participating in it may not up your chances of getting in on the first round of invites, but it probably can’t hurt. Head on over to Ripten to have a look at what the mail looks like. So far, around 2 million folks have signed up for the beta.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 20:12 BST
“We have the best online community in the world and we owe it to them to offer an experience that will not only anticipate their needs but will keep getting better and better every single day. And that’s what we’ve done with Call of Duty Elite. At last count, all four of the CoD games between 2007-2010 are currently in the top ten on Xbox Live, and they need us to figure out a way to bring those discrete communities together.” – Chacko Sonny, head of Beachhead to OXM.
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 | 19:37 BST
Activision’s Eric Hirshberg has said that Call of Duty: Elite will be using a lot elements found in social and mobile games.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 19:23 BST
Activision has said that its new beachhead-developed initiative, Call of Duty: Elite, will help keep the cheaters at bay.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 17:36 BST
Activision has gone live with a beta sign-up page for Call of Duty: Elite.
Thu, Mar 03, 2011 | 07:50 GMT
Frontier boss David Braben has said at a GDC panel that plans for an Elite IV are still in the pipeline.
Wed, Sep 30, 2009 | 20:06 BST
LostWinds and Elite creator, David Braben, has said that the approval system implemented by Apple for the iPhone App Store has resulted in many of the games being a “pile of rubbish”.
Because of this, Braben feels a stronger approval process should be considered for the service.
“There’s a little bit of a ‘gate keeper’ thing with Nintendo which raises the bar very slightly because you’ve got to have dev kits, but that’s a good thing,” he told CVG. “Look at iPhone; there are so many games that aren’t up to scratch, without being too negative about it. It’s very hard to find the good stuff amongst the rubbish.
“Another thing I resent is applications or games that are designed to look like something else that’s been successful and people accidentally buy them, or they’re slightly cheaper and they assume they’re getting a cheaper version or the same thing.”
More through the link.
Fri, Sep 18, 2009 | 15:31 BST
Elite is 25 this month, worryingly, and to celebrate Frontier’s launched a new website and a bunch of promo stuff.
Creator David Braben’s going to be taking questions through Twitter for a chat on Wednesday, September 23. Follow this to get involved. You can win t-shirts if you get a response to your question, and there’s a grand prize of a signed bit of artwork.
PR after the break.
Thu, Aug 27, 2009 | 09:38 BST
Microsoft’s confirmed the Stateside leg of its 360 price cut, saying the American Elite will drop to $299.99.
The 60Gb Pro has been cut to $249.99, although production on the pack, which has been fully discontinued in Europe, has now ceased.
The American Arcade unit remains at $200, which its price has risen in Europe to £159.99 from £129.99.
It looks as though the HDMI cable has been dropped from both the European and American Elite packs.
Get all details on the European cut here.