Activision have revealed the official launch details of their upcoming title, Call of Duty: Black Ops II.
The official launch will take place at HMV’s 150 Oxford Street flagship store and will take start on 10:00pm on November 12th. There is to be up to a thousand gamers to attend in which will surely be the biggest entertainment launch of 2012. Those who attend will receive collectible goody bags and have the chance to take part in some special activities which include:
- A Call Of Duty: Black Ops II product signing by Treyarch developers
- A number of game demos including a worldwide first demo to public of the single player campaign
- MP tournaments for customers in line with the opportunity to win spot prizes
- A ‘Zombie bus stop’ featuring exciting props from the game as well as an in store Zombie invasion
The doors will open at 10:00pm will the event will start with a bang as fans will be invited on to the stage to play a 4 v 4 multiplayer match followed by a Zombies Tournament. These tournaments will be relayed via ‘CODcast’ around the store’s large screens for the crowds to watch and cheer on. The game will then go on official sale at 12:00am midnight.
HMV’s Category Manager for Games, Andy Pinder, stated:
“I am a huge fan of Call of Duty, so on a personal level I am really excited and can’t wait for it to come out. I hear the new perks are great and I’m particularly looking forward to seeing what they’ll be like. This is undoubtedly the games release of the year, which is great news not just for fans but retailers alike as we head into Christmas.”
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