CoD: Black Ops 3 gets a futuristic trailer and 4-player campaign co-op

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If you thought Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was some form of insight on what to expect from war in the future then Black Ops 3 is about to push those predictions even further. You might recall the recent Tweet from Eidos Montreal who called Treyarch out for the ‘Deus Ex: Human Revolution’-like trailer? Now there’s the first official trailer that shows off exactly where the franchise is heading next:

It’s been confirmed that there’ll be 4-player co-op, an exciting new Zombie mode and those who pre-orders the game will get access to the open-beta. Here’s what studio lead, Mark Lamia, had to say about the new Zombie mode:

[quote]Black Ops Zombies will have its own full, player XP based progression system. That will add even more depth and replayability to what was already an inherently and really replayable mode[/quote]

For those who plan to play it on PC, these are your specs:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 64-Bit / Windows 8 64-Bit / Windows 8.1 64-Bit
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-530 @ 2.93 GHz / AMD Phenom™ II X4 810 @ 2.60 GHz
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 470 @ 1GB / ATI® Radeon™ HD 6970 @ 1GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Mark continued:

[quote]We have a dedicated team working on features and optimisation specifically for the PC that’s focused on ensuring we can deliver the best PC game possible for Call of Duty.

For players on high-end rigs there are feature-rich options for them. You’ve invested in your rig, you want to be able to turn on all those options and play all maxed out.

And with moderate PCs we’re doing a lot of optimisations up front and making sure you can have an awesome experience too.[/quote]

It’s looking like another exciting entry in the series, though I won’t lie. I could really do with a return to World War 2 with current generation specifications in mind. The 4-Player co-op makes it more appealing for me personally.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 launches on 6 November for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Last generation consoles (PS3 and Xbox 360) will not be supported at all. Time for that upgrade if you’ve not yet moved on to the current generation.

Married to a gamer wife who kicks my ass at most shooters. If it's got analogue thingies, with buttons that's connected to a big box I'll play it no matter the format.

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