Activision has today finally announced how much fans will have to pay to get premium access to the Call of Duty Elite service.
If you reside in the UK you will have to pay £34.99 per year, and if you are based in North America the premium service will cost you $49.99 per year.
The subsription charge will grant you free access to every piece of DLC released over that period. According to Activision, around 20 add-on packs will be released in total, no more than one month apart from one another. The publisher also stated that the content will include new game modes and Spec Op missions, as well as new multiplayer maps.
In addition to the free DLC, Call of Duty Elite premium subscribers will get access to the following:
- Eligibility to compete in online competitions, with prizes apparently including virtual items, iPads and jeeps. Matches will be tailored for players of all skills levels and will be both moderated and refereed 24/7 to ensure fairness and monitor cheating.
- Eight times as much capacity as free users for uploading HD clips of multiplayer matches featuring up to four minutes of play in total.
- Exclusive access to expert strategy and analysis too, via regularly updated videos presented by the best players in the world.
- Episodic video content. which involve veteran Hollywood producers Tony and Ridley Scott.
- Exclusive episodic TV show called Noob Tube, in which the actors Will Arnett and Jason Batemen provide commentary on footage of multiplayer games.
Activision has also revealead, anyone who purchases the Hardened edition of Modern Warfare 3 will receive a year’s subscription inside the package.
If you’re a massive Call of Duty fan, the premium Elite service sounds like it could be well worth the subscription fee. Free DLC along with a whole host of other exclusive content, not bad at all.
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