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  • First Strike DLC and patch v1.07 are Live for COD: Black Ops PC

    Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC is now available for download for PC gamers, along with that patch v1.07 is also live. The news was confirmed just a while ago by Treyarch community manager Josh Olin.

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    Check out what Josh tweeted just a while ago:

    "Patch 1.07, and #FirstStrike, are now live on the PC! Check the official forums for update notes."

    Here is complete patch note:

    • Improved stability for Zombies, Multiplayer, and Dedicated Servers.
    • Fixed server hitching when client is kicked for inactivity.
    • Added server browser Filter for DLC.
    • Quickmatch will prioritize servers running only the maps you own.
    • Addressed various MP and Zombies exploits.
    • Addition of the “Dolly Cam” editing mode in Theater.
    • Improved reliability of Recent Game films saving properly.
    • Connectivity improvements for Zombies.
    • Added ability to remove Counter Spy-Plane effects with the Jammer.
    • Players that put an enemy into Second Chance are now credited with a kill when the downed player is killed or takes the 'coward's way out'.
    • Players will no longer receive any “hitmarkers” for shooting friendly equipment.
    • Addressed an issue with switching classes while using a Chopper Gunner / Gunship.
    • Disable player movement sounds when Ninja perk is equipped.
    • Players can no longer “spawn tube” with the China Lake at the beginning of a match.
    • Additional fine-tuning of audio levels for bomb plants/defuses.
    • Headshot “ping” is now only audible if enemy dies.
    • Limit the ability to re-roll supply drops using Hardline Pro to Care Packages only, no other killstreak drops.
    • Addressed an issue where the incorrect perks would appear when spectating another player under certain circumstances.
    • RC-XD adjustments.
    • Addressed an issue with calling in Chopper Gunner / Gunship immediately after being shot down from a previous one.
    • Various improvements to Multiplayer and Zombies leaderboards.
  • COD: Black Ops First Strike DLC dated for Steam

    Treyarch community manager Josh Olin announced today the release date for Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC for PC. The DLC will be available on Steam on March 25. A pre-purchase offer is also going on for DLC, gamers who purchase it before launch date will get 10% off of the pack.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    Black Ops First Strike DLC features five maps, out of which four are multiplayer maps and one zombies map. The four multiplayer maps are Berlin Wall, Discovery, Kowloon and Stadium, and one zombies map is Ascension.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC sells 1.4 million in 24 hours

    A whooping 1.4 million units sold in just 24 hours, this is the first day sales stats of the Call of Duty: Black Ops DLC "First Strike" for Xbox 360. The DLC carried a price tag of $15, which implies that Activision pocketed a sum of $21 million on First Strike launch day.

    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    These sales figure set a new Xbox Live records for Activision as part of their fourth quater financial report and full 2010 year financial report. The publisher also announced the release date of First Strike for PS3 and PC, you can check out these details here.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike Dated for PS3

    Treyarch has dated Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike map pack for Playstation 3. The very first DLC for the game will arrive on PS3 on March 3. It will give PS3 gamers their first crack at four new multiplayer maps (Kowloon, Berlin Wall, Discovery, and Stadium) and one Zombie map (Ascension). For PS3 it will carry a price tag of $15.

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    The DLC is already out for Xbox 360. Regarding the PC release date for the DLC, it is "Sometime in April".

  • Fans Reporting Black Ops First Strike Map Pack download issue

    Black Ops First Strike Map Pack out now on Xbox 360 and it is available for download, however many fans are reporting that they are facing issue while downloading it, as they cannot find it out on their dashboard.


    Microsoft immediately responded to this issue and said that if First Strike is not be available for download directly from dashboard, then fans can get 646 MB content either from in-game store or from

    "Users may be unable to purchase the following DLC for Call of Duty Black Ops: First Strike: Pack 1 when using the Xbox 360 console. This content is available in the COD Black Ops in game store and from"

  • Olin: Black Ops First Strike Map Pack will be live at 2AM PST

    Today is February 1, the release day of Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike Map pack. We all are very curious to know at what time it will be releasing on Xbox 360 today.

    Treyarch Community Manager Josh Olin answered this question via Twitter, he said that the DLC will be available 2AM, Pacific Standard Time. It will weight more than 600MB in size.

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    Olin wrote on twitter First Strike "is available on Xbox 360 TONIGHT, at 2AM-ish PST (it may take time to propagate). Use Google for localizing your Time Zones!".

    Black Ops First Strike feature four new map pack and one zombie map and cost gamers $15.

    UPDATE: Treyarch has just a while ago released First Strike Map Pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Double XP Weekend Confirmed

    The release of first DLC map pack "First Strike" for Call of Duty: Black Ops on Xbox 360 is just around the corner, and if you are among one of those who are waiting eagerly for the release then you will be happy to learn that a double XP weekend for the game has been confirmed that too on all platforms.

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    Major Nelson confirmed the Call of Duty: Black Ops Double XP weekend on the latest issue of his postcast. He confirmed that the Weekend kickoff from February 4 to February 6.

  • Activision Revealed Call of Duty: Black Ops "First Strike" Preview Trailer

    Still two weeks time is left for the release of very first map pack for Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops, and Activision has revealed a teaser trailer for "First Strike" which gives out in dept details about what they have in store for the fans.

    Watch out the trailer below:

    First Strike launches on February 1 for Xbox 360 with a price tag of $15.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike Screenshots Out Now

    Earlier today we reported that Treyarch has announced a new First Strike DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops. Now wasting no time the developers has revealed the screenshot for the DLC, we got all of them for you to have a look at it.

    Stadium Map Screenshot:

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    Discover Map Screenshot:

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    Berlin Wall Screenshot:

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  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 'First Strike' DLC pack coming to Xbox 360 on February 1

    Treyarch has announced a very first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops, the DLC is titled as "First Strike" and it will be a Xbox 360 exclusive. The details was given out by Treyarch's Dan Bunting who was a guest on the latest episode of Major Nelson podcast.

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    First Strike will consist of a total of five maps out of which four will be multiplayer maps (Discovery, Kowloon, Berlin Wall and Stadium) and one will be zombie map (Ascension).

    First Strike will be coming out on February 1 with a price tag of $15 (1200 MSP).