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First Sledgehammer Games Call of Duty Image Revealed

Look at the first image of the upcoming Sledgehammer Game’s Call of Duty title set to release this year.

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Earlier this month, during the studio’s Quest for Quality: Maximizing the Relationship Between Creative and Production panel at this year’s Games Developer’s Conference, Sledgehammer Games gave a brief peek of the first character model from the upcoming unannounced game. According to the developers, the image shows actual in-game characters.”

The upcoming title, which has been described as the “most ambitious, most creative” title the studio has ever made, has been in development for around three-years as part of the recently announced development cycle for the series. According to Activision’s CEO, Eric Hirshberg, the studio is taking a next-gen first approach on the title.

Take a look at the image after the break., courtesy of IGN. Read more »

Extinction “Chaos Mode” Added in Latest Ghosts Update, Full Patch Notes Released

Earlier today, Infinity Ward posted the official Call of Duty: Ghosts patch notes for the latest Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC update.

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For the most part, the update brings fixes to the game’s Extinction mode and the addition of the popular Chaos co-op mode. Additionally, the “Casual Extinction” and “Hardcore Extinction” options have also been added, among other various eSports, weapon balancing, and anti-cheat fixes.

Look at all of the Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC patch notes for the update can be seen below. At the time of this writing, the patch has not made its way to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 platforms, but make sure to stay tuned for any updates.  Read more »

Additional Ghosts Customization Options Now Available on Xbox Live

Players can customize their Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer experience with various new Personalization Packs, skins, and voice packs that are now available on Xbox Live.

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Fans can personalize their weapons and characters with six all-new Personalization Packs: the Molten Pack, Blunt Force Pack, Eyeballs Pack, 1987 Pack, Heartlands Packs, and the Hex Pack. Each pack costs $1.99 and includes a weapon camo, a themed reticle, patch, playercard, and background. Available alongside the new Personalization Packs are the “Soap Legend Pack,” the Extinction Squads Pack, the Classic Ghost Pack, and, for the first time, Snoop Dogg and Drill Instructor Voice Packs.

For the release of the selection of customization options on Xbox Live, Activision has released a brand new trailer showing off some of the packs in actions, including the Soap Legend Pack character skin and the six Personalization Packs. Watch it after the break. For more information on the new micro-items, see hereRead more »

Beachhead Studios Announces Clan Wars in Dubai and Vancouver

Beachhead Studios has just announced that the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts Clan Wars will take place in Dubai for the Bronze through Platinum divisions and in Vancouver for the Diamond division.

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Bronze – Platinum division Clan Wars will be heading to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates: The competition is sure to be as hot as the location, so use the extra time to prepare your Clan for battle as we begin at 12pm PDT / 8pm BST on Wednesday, April 23rd running until 12pm PDT / 8pm BST on Monday, April 28th.

Diamond Division Clan Wars: Vancouver: We’re going to Vancouver for the next Diamond division Clan War. This time around we’re shortening the timeframe of the war to Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th. As usual, you will have to be at your best to earn a piece of the rare War Cry gear.

Furthermore, Beachhead Studios has also announced that the first ever Call of Duty Clan Wars Battle Royale will be taking place during this Clan Wars period. Call of Duty Clan Wars Battle Royale runs independently to the Diamond Division, and will be open to all Diamond Division clans. Registration information is still to come so stay tuned.

For more information on the upcoming Clan Wars, check out the official Call of Duty App.

Activision Releases New Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass Trailer

Earlier today, Activision uploaded a brand-new trailer featuring the Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass and all the content the players can get with it, including footage of the Onslaught and Devastation packs.

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For the price of $49.99 ($10 less than if each pack is bought separately), players will get access to four Call of Duty: Ghosts downloadable content packs: Onslaught, Devastation, Invasion, and Nemesis, providing brand new multiplayer maps, bonus weapons, and a unique four-part episodic Extinction experience.

Furthermore, upon purchasing the Season Pass, players will also get instant access to the Team Leader Digital pack, which comes with a unique multiplayer character head, weapon camo, reticle, player patch, player card, and player background.

Take a look at the all-new trailer following the break.  Read more »

Latest Call of Duty: Ghosts Update for PC Adds “Chaos” Mode to Extinction

Earlier today, the Call of Duty: Ghosts on PC received an update which apparently adds the popular “Chaos” mode to the game’s Extinction mode.

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During IGN’s Devastation Day livestream earlier this month, Infinity Ward and Raven Software announced that Chaos mode would be making a return in Call of Duty: Ghosts, but this time, as a part of Extinction. Chaos mode is a horde-style survival mode in which players fight off unlimited waves of enemies with the mission to last the longest amount of rounds as possible. The mode was first introduced in Modern Warfare 3 as a Special Ops game mode variant.

At this time, no patch notes have been released. Stay tuned as this post will be updated when the patch notes become available.

R. Lee Ermey Drill Instructor Voice Pack Ghosts DLC Preview

Former drill instructor and actor Ronald Lee Ermey, or Gunnery Sergeant Hartman as you may know him from Full Metal Jacket, is lending his voice to Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer with the upcoming Drill Instructor Voice Pack DLC.

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“Return to boot camp with the Drill Instructor Voice Pack, voiced by the one and only R. Lee Ermey (aka “The Gunny”). Swap out your in-game Multiplayer alerts with ones that will keep you in top combat shape.”

Along with the Drill Instructor Voice Pack, players will also be able to purchase the Snoop Dogg Voice Pack, six brand-new Personalization Packs, the John “Soap” MacTavish Legend Pack, an Extinction Squads Pack, and the Classic Ghost Pack, all of which will release on April 22, first on Xbox Live. For more information on these customization items, see here. Watch the Drill Instructor Voice Pack preview trailer below.  Read more »

Lots of Customization Options Coming to Ghosts, Watch the Trailer Featuring Snoop Dogg

Loads of customization options are coming to Call of Duty: Ghosts in the upcoming week, including six brand-new Personalization Packs, two Voice Packs, a few character skin packs, and the John “Soap” MacTavish Legend Pack.

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The brand-new customization options are coming first to Xbox Live on Tuesday, April 22 with other platforms to follow.

Fans will be able to play as the iconic field commander of Task Force 141, from the Modern Warfare series, John “Soap” MacTavish. The Soap Legend Pack comes with the “Soap” multiplayer character skin and a unique Personalization Pack featuring a themed weapon camo, reticles, patch, playercard, and background.

Players will be able to customize their weapons and characters will six all-new Personalization Packs: the Molten Pack, Blunt Force Pack, Eyeballs Pack, 1987 Pack, Heartlands Packs, and the Hex Pack. Each of the packs will cost $1.99 and will include a weapon camo, and themed reticle, patch, playercard, and background.

For the first time, players will be able to use different voice overs in Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer with the two new Voice Packs. Players can choose from the Snoop Dog Voice Pack, voiced by the famous rapper himself, or the Drill Instructor Voice Pack, voiced by Ronald Lee Ermey, or as you may know him, Gunnery Sargent Hartman from 1987’s popular film, Full Metal Jacket. Each pack will cost $2.99.

Also coming next week is the Classic Ghost Pack, featuring a multiplayer character skin of the fan-favorite and iconic Modern Warfare character, Simon “Ghost” Riley. Previously released as a pre-order bonus for Call of Duty: Ghosts, the character skin will be available for all players on Xbox for $1.99.

Lastly, the team at Infinity Ward is also bringing a new Extinction Squad Pack, which will include customization options to create your very own squad of soldiers in Extinction multiplayer, all for $2.99.

Infinity Ward uploaded a brand new trailer featuring Snoop Dog and the voice over pack, so check it out below. Again, all of these packs will be out first on Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360 on Tuesday, April 22. PlayStation and PC platforms will follow soon. Stay tuned for info.  Read more »

Infinity Ward Teases John “Soap” MacTavish DLC Skin For Ghosts

Earlier today, Infinity Ward tweeted out an image of the popular Modern Warfare protagonist John “Soap” MacTavish, teasing that he may be making an appearance in Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer, probably in another Legends Pack.

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Modern Warfare’s iconic character, John “Soap” MacTavish may be coming soon to Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer, much like Vladimir Makarov and Captain Price. Assuming that John “Soap” MacTavish comes as part of a Legends Pack, it will include a themed weapon camo, reticles, a background, a patch, and of course, the Soap character skin itself.

Infinity Ward will probably be making an official announcement sometime soon, so make sure to stay tuned.

Devastation Ghosts DLC Arrives on PSN and PC on May 8th

Devastation, the second expansion pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts arrives on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC on Thursday, May 8th, developer Infinity Ward announced earlier today.

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Devastation will come with four unique multiplayer maps: Behemoth, Collision, Ruins, and Unearthed, a re-imagining of the fan-favorite Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer map “Dome.” Extinction fans will also be excited to get the second installment of the Extinction storyline with Episode 2: Mayday. Along with all this content, players will also access to a brand-new weapon called “The Ripper,” a hybrid Assault Rifle/ SMG.

PlayStation, Xbox, and PC Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass holders have early access to The Ripper and can use it right now, ahead of the map packs launch on Thursday, May 8. Devastation is already available for Xbox One and Xbox 360 players.

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