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  • Black Ops II getting Double XP Event, begins on April 12, details revealed

    Treyarch has just announced a double XP event for Call of Duty: Black Ops II across all platforms. The event will begin on April 12 and will last until early morning of April 15.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2This Black Ops II double XP event will allow gamers to earn twice the normal amount of experience (double weapon experience not included) from the game’s multiplayer mode.

    Furthermore, gamers will also be able to level up their prestige rank in Black Ops II easily as personal experience will be doubled over his entire weekend.

    So guys what are you waiting for, the weekend is just around the corner have some fun with Black Ops II.

  • New Black Ops II patch Live Now for Xbox 360 (Size 48 MB), All Changes Detailed

    Treyarch has just released a major patch for Xbox 360 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. This latest patch weighs just 48 MB in size and is available for download for all Black Ops II Xbox 360 players across the globe.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2You can check out the full changelog of this latest Black Ops II patch for Xbox 360 below. There are some new features, fixes and improvements.

    Feature Improvements

    • Added Prestige Level Calling Cards for each Prestige Level.
    • Players will now control the last Scorestreak called when calling in multiple remote controllable Scorestreaks.
    • Updated the League Lobbies to display Team Rank next to each Team Member’s name.
    • Added Suicide and Team Killed Penalties to the Game Rules/Spawn Settings Menu for Custom Games.
    • Added a feature to kick players if they suicide too often in a game.

    Multiplayer Issues Addressed

    • Fixed an issue reported by the community where the Lodestar view remains on screen if the VTOL Warship is destroyed after being previously kicked from the VTOL due to friendly fire.
    • Updated Menus to combat exploits reported by the community.
    • Addressed a persistent Counter UAV issue that occurred during host migrations.
    • Fixed an issue reported by the community where the player was not earning any progress for the Chopper Hunter Field Specialist challenge.
    • Fixed an issue reported by the community where C4 was doing no damage to enemies if blown up the moment it attaches to a surface.
    • Addressed an issue reported by the community with activating Prestige on a weapon not removing attachments from that weapon in other class sets.
    • Prestige Master icon can now be seen as the ‘next Prestige’ when players reach the max Prestige Level.
    • Resolved an issue with the Orbital VSAT Scorestreak losing time during the host migration count down.
    • Resolved a collision issue on Grind which caused the player to become stuck on the vert ramp.
    • Fixed an issue where players were able to place a turret while under the big rig in Aftermath.
    • Addressed a couple issues with the Sentry Gun and AGR Scorestreak tablets remaining open when the player transitions to the Scorestreak while it is being destroyed.
    • The Attachments menu in the After Action Report now indicates the XP a player earns from leveling up a weapon.
    • Resolved an issue where players would lose control of Sentry Guns if they take control of it while it is being destroyed.
    • Fixed an issue with Turret and Guardian placement within certain objects in Aftermath.
    • Improved performance in Theater when a player Previews a Clip over and over again while their Clips in the Timeline Editor are maxed out.
    • Fixed an issue with the environment disappearing when dying and spectating the water in Carrier.
    • The music now plays for everyone during the Final Killcam.
    • Addressed an issue on PlayStation 3 where the Listen In toggle, while CODcasting, was listening to all whether it was toggled on or not.
    • Fixed an issue in Theater where the camera viewed under the map while watching players that had not spawned in.
    • Resolved an issue with the AGR icon only appearing on the mini-map when it was firing both the machine gun and rockets at the same time.
    • Resolved an issue with the Victory/Defeat screen not accurately displaying the amount of XP a player had earned in Objective based game modes on Combat Training.
    • Addressed multiple issues with reloading the War Machine Scorestreak.
    • Adjusted the Scoreboard columns when CODcasting Free For All to display points in the first column instead of player score.
    • Fixed an issue with the HUD pushing off the screen when CODcasting in Theater during a round transition.
    • Resolved an issue in Theater where Party Leaders could not render videos while players joined the lobby.
    • Addressed an issue with the Chat Notification not appearing on the in game screen for players who were speaking in Party Chat.
    • Fixed an animation issue for the Combat Knife when holding aim down sight and pressing the melee attack button.
    • Resolved an inconsistency in the Emblem Editor with the way emblems were being displayed between profiles.
    • Resolved an issue in the Player Channel where deleted screenshots and edited films were appearing as an error when viewed by another player.
    • Addressed an issue in the League Play slide menu where the Career Wins stat was not updating for previous seasons when the player had not yet been placed.
    • Fixed an issue with the Game Settings Update prompt getting cut off when choosing to update after the idle screen fade out.
    • Resolved an issue with the gondolas on Downhill continuing to move during a host migration.
    • Fixed an issue with the Emblems on Playercards viewed from the in-game Scoreboard showing corruption.
    • Addressed an issue in Search and Destroy where players would sometimes spawn into the next round with their secondary weapon.
    • Resolved an endless loading prompt to connect to Twitch when attempting to unlink and re-link accounts with no login information.
    • Fixed a Twitch/Twitter menu issue where some fields were still accessible while connecting to Twitch/Twitter.
    • Resolved a UI issue with rapidly using Like and Dislike on user generated content.
    • Fixed an issue with the equipped DLC reticle displaying the wrong preview reticle when going from a DLC reticle to any other reticle equipped on another weapon.
    • Addressed the Hellstorm Missile boost button prompt not updating correctly for some controller button layouts.
    • Addressed multiple menu layering issues.
    • Fixed an issue with the laser effect not appearing in game on a Laser Sight if the player spams the Switch Weapons button.
    • Addressed an issue with the mini-map overlapping the objective text when a CODcaster has the control panel open.
    • Resolved an issue with the Bacon and Dia De Muertos DLC camos not appearing on enemy weapons when the player is using a weapon that has the Millimeter Scanner attachment equipped.
    • Fix for League Season History and League Leaderboard UI errors.
    • Fixed an issue in CODtv paging logic where we were losing one item every time we page back from page 3 to 2.

    Gameplay Balancing

    • Adjusted Hijacked engine room Hardpoint zone to extend to ladders.
    • Lightning Strike Radar will not reactivate after round change if it has been used in a previous round.
    • Global enemy spawn influencers adjusted.
    • Adjusted objective spawn influencers in Capture the Flag.

    Zombies Issues Addressed

    • Fixed a UI Error that occurred on Turned.
    • Resolved various bugs around the Die Rise map.
  • Second Black Ops II DLC is called "Uprising", Details Revealed

    The details regarding second Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC has been revealed via source code of game's official website. Black Ops II second DLC will be titled as "Uprising" and will feature two new multiplayer maps and one zombie map.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2The two new multiplayer maps are Studio and Vertigo, whereas zombie map will be called Mob of the Dead. Here is what the description of Black Ops II Uprising DLC reads:

    "Download the epic Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising Theme, featuring Studio, Vertigo and the Mob of the Dead, Treyarch’s most terrifying Zombies experience to date."

    Here is the source code that leaked new Black Ops II DLC is below:

    "background: #000 url(‘/content/dam/atvi/callofduty/blackops2/cod-bo2/dlc/dlc2-uprising-bg.jpg’) center top no-repeat;"

    It is expected that Activision and Treyarch will officially unveil DLC soon.

  • Black Ops II crowned "Biggest Selling Entertainment Product of 2013", beats The Dark Knight Rises and FIFA 13

    Treyarch and Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been crowned as UK's biggest-selling entertainment title for 2013.

    According to details revealed, Black Ops II sold over one million copies more than The Dark Knight Rises, and 1.2 million copies more than biggest-selling album, Emeli Sande’s Our Version of Events.

    ERA Director General Kim Bayley said, “2012 was a tough year for entertainment due to a number of factors, but this sharp 25% shrinkage in sales of the biggest titles suggests that the quality of releases was at least partly to blame. Luckily 2013 has got off to a good start with Skyfall already selling more than 2m copies – way ahead of last year’s biggest-selling video,The Dark Knight Rises.”

    Black Ops II: Era Figure

  • Black Ops II PS3 and Xbox 360 versions gets new patch (41 MB), All Changes detailed

    Treyarch has just released brand new patch for Xbox 360 and PS3 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. This latest update adds host of additional tweaks, fixes and improvements that will definitely excite Call of Duty community.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2The patch weighs 41 MB in size. You can check out console specific changelog below:

    Feature Improvements

    The CODcast control panel can now optionally show the overhead map in the player list in games with 10 players or less.
    Added the ability to view past seasons for all the leagues a team has been a part of in League History.
    Background Downloading has been enabled on Xbox 360.

    Multiplayer Issues Addressed

    Resolved an issue where players were receiving an error message when trying to join a System Link or LAN Party lobby without internet connection.
    Resolved Select Fire reverting back to default settings after a round transition.
    Fixed a potential exploit using the Trophy System.
    Addressed an issue with the Collector’s Edition camo un-equipping from weapons.
    Addressed an issue with the Peacekeeper not appearing for players that join into a match that is already in progress.
    Resolved an issue on Drone where the automatic doors at the weapon plant would trigger/destroy Lethal Equipment.
    Addressed an issue with the highlight for the Dual Band Scope on players equipped with certain weapons.
    Fixed an issue with the planted bomb disappearing at the “B” site on Hydro when the water floods.
    Addressed an issue with the VTOL Warship not destroying if hit when exiting the map.
    Players will now be able to complete the Shredder Scorestreak challenge using a Death Machine from a care package.
    The Stealth Chopper no longer counts towards completion of the Chopper Hunter challenge.
    Resolved an issue where planted Riot Shields were not getting destroyed by the gondolas in Downhill.
    Resolved an issue with C4 and Bouncing Betty’s killing players on contact.
    Fixed an issue where the Combat Axe would sometime destroy the Guardian.
    Addressed a missing image issue with the Medals section of the Combat Record for new players.
    Players with Hard Wired equipped will no longer lose their Care Package if throwing it while an enemy EMP Scorestreak is active.
    Fixed an issue with bomb plants being automatically aborted while a Care Package or Hunter Killer Drone is equipped.
    Hosts can now kick players in Custom Game lobbies.
    Hint text for the Camera toggle in the Live Stream menu updated to include support for the XBOX 360 Kinect sensor.
    Videos being rendered in the Theater will no longer be automatically canceled when the controller disconnects.
    The CODcast UI is now displaying the flag for the Flag Carrier in the Objective column.
    Addressed a button mapping issue in the Emblem Options menu.
    Resolved an issue with the red crosshair appearing in the Target Finder when targeting an enemy equipped with Cold Blooded.
    Fixed an issue with the stats tracking for the Executioner’s Accuracy in the Combat Record.
    Fixed an issue where the Friends List showed a joinable/green arrow icon for players who were not playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
    Resolved an issue where the turret in the northern building on Turbine would become unusable.
    Addressed an issue with the Lightning Strike Scorestreak if the player had the tablet out during a host migration.
    Fixed an issue with some weapons having invisible magazines from 3rd person animations during an automatic reload.
    Resolved an issue on XBOX 360 with backing out of a Guest Account sign-in.
    Addressed an issue where the game would sometimes crash after repeated host migrations.
    Fixed knife lunge launching players on the Express map.
    Fixed an issue where the player could get an empty War Machine or Death Machine when switching classes at the start of the match.
    Addressed a loss of functionality for the player and guest when switching between Multiplayer and Zombies and having the guest switch back to Multiplayer.
    Match clocks in Multi-Team and Free-for-All games modes no longer continue to tick down in Theater when a CODcast game is paused.
    Resolved an issue where planting a Claymore in front of a crouched player with a Riot Shield would cause the Claymore to fly across the map.
    Resolved a couple of overlapping UI issues when CODcasting.
    Players can now turn the Voice Icon On/Off when CODcasting a match in Theater.

    Gameplay Balancing

    Spawn System Improvements:

    Reduced the weight of positive team spawn influencers on owned Domination flags. This reduces cases in Domination where players may spawn near their team but also near danger.
    Added more spawn points to Hijacked for Demolition and Kill Confirmed, which improves the spawn-picking algorithm on that map in those game modes.
    Adjusted spawn influencers on Standoff for improved spawn-picking algorithms in all game modes.

    SMGs:

    MSMC: Recoil has been increased.
    MSMC: Hip fire accuracy has been slightly reduced.
    PDW57: Recoil has been increased.
    PDW57: Hip fire accuracy has been slightly reduced.

    Pistols:

    KAP-40: Dual wield damage reduced.
    KAP-40: Dual wield hip fire accuracy has been reduced.

    Attachments:

    MMS: Cold blooded now renders enemies almost completely invisible to MMS.

    LMGs:

    QBB-LSW: Medium range damage increased.
    HAMR: Medium range damage increased.

    Assault Rifles:

    FAL OSW + Select Fire: Damage reduced when firing full auto.
    SMR + Select Fire: Damage reduced when firing full auto.
    Type 25: Move speed increased.
    Type 25: Medium range damage increased.
    SCAR: Long range damage increased.
    SWAT-556: Long range damage increased.

    Shotguns:

    M1216: Medium range damage increased.

    Sniper Rifles:

    Ballista + Iron Sight: Idle sway reduced.

    Zombies Issues Addressed

    Resolved several issues with exploitable areas in the Die Rise
    Resolved several exploits in Green Run
    Resolved network/connectivity issues that could occur in the frontend and lobbies.

  • Black Ops 2 Wii U version gets new update, Revolution DLC teased accidentally

    Today Activision released a brand new update for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Wii U version. We haven't receive any official details as to what this update fix and neither experienced any changes personally.

    Black Ops 2However as per the details we received from few of our readers, after installing this latest update of Black Ops II on Wii U, they are seeing advertising of Revolution DLC in the menu section.

    Activision has stated that this Revolution DLC advertisment on Wii U is due to an error with the latest update for Black Ops II.

    The publisher has not yet announced Revolution DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The DLC is already out on Xbox 360, and will arrive on PS3 and PC later.

    Did you saw the same thing after downloading and installing latest update for Black Ops II Wii U version?. Let us know in the comment section below.

  • Gamers report freeze and shutter issue in Black Ops 2 when checking in-game profiles

    An annoying bug in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has been discovered. As per the details we received from few of our readers, this bug in makes Black Ops 2 shutter and freeze when checking player profiles while in the game.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops IITreyarch has also acknowledged that development is aware of this issue. On Twitter, David Vonderhaar said, "There is an issue with checking profiles in game. Whole thing freezes, unable to move or do anything. Requires dashboard, Known issue. Thanks for the report."

    However no details was revealed by David as to when this annoying issues will be fix. We will update the post as soon as get more update from Treyarch.

    Are you facing this same issue?. Let us know in the comment section below, also mention the platform on which you are playing Black Ops 2?.

  • Upcoming Black Ops 2 Patch to introduce new Mode and Dinosaurs?

    We have no idea whatsoever as to what upcoming patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops II will feature, but according to recent statement from Treyarch Game Design Director David Vonderhaar, it may include a brand new game mode along with other big changes, as well as… dinosaurs.

    Black Ops 2On Twitter, David Vonderhaar said, "Still at work doing that final grind on the next update. It's a big one. Nerfs. Buffs. Bug fixes. Features. Dinosaurs. Details to come".

    Black Ops II Dinosaurs Tweet

    This might just be a rumor for now, as David Bonderhaar might just be joking. What you guys have to say on this, let us know your views in the comment section below.

  • Third Black Ops 2 Double XP Weekend Announced, Begins on Jan 25 at 10AM PST

    The third Double XP weekend for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has been announced via the in-game message after the hotfix on January 21st.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops IIAs per the details in the in-game message, third Black Ops 2 double XP weekend will begin on Friday, January 25th (10am/PST) and will run through  Monday, January 28th (10am/PST)

    Here is what the in-game message reads:

    You want it, and we have got it and are giving it to you – BAM! Starting Friday, January 25th (10am/PST) and running through Monday, January 28th (10am/PST) jump online to earn Double XP.

    Mark your calendars: the Revolution DLC Pack drops January 29th to the Xbox Marketplace and the in-game Store. Better yet, pick up your Season Pass right now and get all 4 of this year’s DLC Map Packs at a discount.

    We will see you online!

    However, according to report from Digital Warfare 24/7, along with the Double XP weekend, a Nuketown 24/7 playlist will be hosted. Official confirmation on this is still awaited.