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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.

Makarov and Captain Price Face-off in Latest Ghosts Trailer

Players can jump into Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer as two of the most iconic Modern Warfare characters as the Vladimir Makarov and Captain Price Legend Packs are now available on all platforms.

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Each of the Legend Packs contains a legendary special character skin and unique Personalization Pack featuring a themed weapon camo, reticle, patch, playercard and background, all for $3.99 per pack. Xbox has posted a brand-new video featuring both of the Legend Packs in action, so check it out below.

“Witness the epic battle between two legendary figures in Call of Duty® history. The heroic Captain Price and the ruthless Vladimir Makarov have brought their fight to Call of Duty®: Ghosts Multiplayer.”  Read more »

Hot Fix For Ghosts Changes Pointsteaks to “Promote Objective Play”

Infinity Ward introduced a hot fix update to Call of Duty: Ghosts on all platforms changing the way players can earn pointstreaks by “promoting objective play” in Domination, Kill Confirmed, and Grind multiplayer modes.

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For the most part, points towards killstreaks are earned simply by racking up consecutive kills, or being the first player to capture a point, for example. After today’s update, however, players will be able to earn points for completing for more different actions performed in-game. Every time a player captures a point in Domination, regardless of being the first one or not, will get rewarded with points toward their killstreaks. Additionally, players will now get rewarded for confirming tags in Kill Confirmed.

Treyarch implemented a system called Scorestreaks in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, where the players earned a score towards their next killstreak by playing the objective, assisting the team with a UAV, or by performing other actions, not just by accumulating consecutive kills. Infinity Ward seems to be using a similar system with the recent update, the details of which can be seen below.

Hotfix: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC.

Added killstreak point rewards for KC, DOM and Grind game types to promote objective play:

  • KC: Half point rewarded for collecting tags.
  • DOM: Half point rewarded for changing a flag to Neutral, and another half point from neutral to Captured.
  • Grind: Half point rewarded for each tag banked.

For more information, check out the official patch notes page on the Call of Duty: Ghosts forums.

Latest Black Ops 2 Trailer Pays Homage to Spaghetti Westerns

Earlier today, Treyarch released a brand-new trailer Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Personalization Pack trailer in celebration of yesterday’s micro-DLC launch on PlayStation and PC, paying homage to the Spaghetti Westerns of the 60’s.

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“In celebration of yesterday’s release of our newest Personalization Packs for the PS3 and PC communities, we’re paying homage to the Spaghetti Westerns of the 60′s with a cinematic tribute to the Dead Man’s Hand camo.”

Dead Man’s Hand is one of four new Personalization Packs now available for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, alongside the Weaponized 115, Octane, and Beast packs. Each pack comes with a themed weapon camo, three sight reticles, and an animated Calling Card, all for $1.99 each. Watch the trailer after the break.  Read more »

PlayStation and PC Season Pass Holders Get “Ripper” Tomorrow

PlayStation and PC Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass holders will be getting early access to the all-new AR/SMG hybrid “Ripper” DLC weapon tomorrow, on April 5th, Infinity Ward has announced.

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“The Ripper,” part of Devastation, the second Call of Duty: Ghosts expansion pack, will be coming early to PSN and PC season pass holders. The Ripper comes with two configurations: a medium to short-range capability as a sub-machine gun, and a medium to long-range Assault Rifle. With this weapon, players will be able to switch from SMG to AR and back again on the fly during battle.

Last month, Xbox season pass holders also got early access to the “Ripper” prior to its release with Devastation. Devastation is available for download on Xbox Live. PlayStation and PC dates are yet to be announced. Stay tuned!

Extinction Double XP Weekend for Devastation Launch

Earlier today, Devastation, the second expansion pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts, released on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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For the map pack’s launch on Xbox Live, Activision has announced an Extinction Double XP on all platforms this weekend. Players will be able to earn double XP from Friday, April 4th through Monday, April 7th.

Devastation brings four brand new multiplayer maps to Call of Duty: Ghosts – Collision, Ruins, Behemoth, and Unearthed, a reimagining of the fan-favorite “Dome” map from Modern Warfare 3. Also included in the pack is a new hybrid weapon called “The Ripper” and the second episode to the Extinction saga: Mayday.

For more information on Extinction Episode 2: Mayday, check out the official Call of Duty: Ghosts website.

Latest Ghosts Patch Adds “Loadout Generator” & SMG Buffs

Earlier today, the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: Ghosts received a 2.1GB patch, bringing a lot of updates, fixes, and a “loadout generator” feature.

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Today’s patch for Call of Duty: Ghosts introduces a brand new feature –a “loadout generator” system which allows players to build specific loadouts for completing operations, as well as an “Are you crazy enough?” option for getting randomized loadouts. Furthermore, the patch brings an update to the game’s multiplayer background music, which you can check out here.

The update also includes “buffs” to some of the SMG’s, including the Bizon, K7, VEPR, and CBJ, and adds the Onslaught DLC maps to the regular playlist rotation. A few screenshots of the patch have been added below, after the break, courtesy of FlammenwerferIV and CharlieIntel.

Infinity Ward has not yet posted today’s patch notes. We will update this post with the patch details once they have been.  Read more »

Latest Black Ops 2 Update Brings Four Personalization Packs and the “Nukejacked” Playlist

Earlier today, a 35MB update was released for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on PC, bringing four new multiplayer customization packs and the “Nukejacked” playlist.

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Fans can head over to the in-game store for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on PC to find four new downloadable Personalization Packs: Dead Man’s Hand, Beast, Octane, and Weaponized 115. All of these packs are also available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

  • Weaponized 115 – The Weaponized 115 Personalization Pack brings the power of Zombies to any Multiplayer match. Pack your weapons with an all-new Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Origins-inspired camo, set of reticles, and undead animated calling card.
  • Octane – Accelerate your multiplayer action with the Octane Personalization Pack. Fuel every firefight with a speedway-inspired camouflage pattern, race-ready reticles, and an all-new animated calling card.
  • Dead Man’s Hand – Dominate any multiplayer shootout with the Dead Man’s Hand Personalization Pack. Look like a true gunslinger with a weapon camo covered in card suits, death-dealing reticles, and an all-new animated calling card.
  • Beast Pack – Inspired by nature’s most lethal predators, the Beast Personalization Pack drapes every weapon in a coat of fierce camouflage, three uniquely-shaped reticles, and an all-new animated calling card.

Treyarch has also added a brand-new multiplayer playlist for PC players, called “Nukejacked.” Fans can play two of the most popular multiplayer maps: Nuketown 2025 and Hijacked back-to-back 24/7.

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