Activision has officially announced Nuketown 2025 Pre-order bonus.

“Now reimagined in a 50’s depiction of the “Model Home of the Future”, Nuketown 2025 is set to take that familiar close-quarters chaos into the future.  Pre-order Call of Duty®: Black Ops II today, and look forward to some explosive action on November 13th!”


Q. How soon can I pre-order Call of Duty®: Black Ops II to get the Nuketown 2025 map?

A. Fans who pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops II now will get the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map when Call of Duty: Black Ops II releases this November 13th.  If you already pre-ordered the game then you’re all set, and you will be able to download the bonus map when Call of Duty: Black Ops II launches.

Q. Where will the pre-order program be available?

A. It will be available through most retailers worldwide.

Q:  How do I make sure I can get Nuketown 2025?

A. Nuketown 2025 will be available to any customer who pre-orders their copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops II at participating retailers worldwide.  Pre-ordering will secure you a launch unit of Call of Duty: Black Ops II that will include the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map.

Q. When will Nuketown 2025 become available to me?

A. The Nuketown 2025 map will be available for download when Call of Duty: Black Ops II releases worldwide on November 13, 2012.

Q. Will it be available on all platforms?

A. Yes, it is a multiplatform pre-order program.  Pre-orders will also be accepted through Steam. Simply follow the instructions to download through your console or PC.

Q. Is Nuketown 2025 locked on the disc?

A. No.  Nuketown 2025 is a download.

Q. What if I have already pre-ordered Call of Duty: Black Ops II?

A. No need to worry. Those who have already pre-ordered will be able to purchase a launch unit of Call of Duty: Black Ops II that will include the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map.

To further clarify: Dan Amrich [OneofSwords] has confirmed that Xbox, PS3, and PC players who preorder BO2 will get to download this map on Nov 13.  

Activision has posted a press release for Nuketown 2025. You can find it after the break.


SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Nuketown, the most popular multiplayer map in Call of Duty®: Black Ops, is being reimagined for the hotly anticipated release of Treyarch’s Call of Duty®: Black Ops II, published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). The Nuketown 2025 multiplayer map will be available with launch units of Call of Duty: Black Ops II.  Anyone who pre-orders the game at participating retailers worldwide will get their copy ofCall of Duty: Black Ops II at launch, which will include the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map.

“Multiplayer fans of Call of Duty: Black Ops LOVE Nuketown,” said Mark Lamia, Studio Head of Treyarch. “Flat out, Nuketown was a blast to play before, and we’re excited about the reimagined Nuketown 2025 in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.  We can’t wait to play with everyone come this November.”

On November 13th, Activision and Treyarch will deploy the sequel to the universally acclaimed Call of Duty: Black Ops, which set the record for the biggest entertainment launch in history following its release in 2010. Call of Duty: Black Ops II catapults players forward into an epic near-future warzone rooted in today’s headlines. The title represents an unprecedented leap for the franchise, delivering a groundbreaking single-player campaign with branching storylines, advanced weaponry, new graphics technology, a deep multiplayer experience featuring a greater emphasis on eSports and match customization, and the most expansive Zombies action yet, now running on the multiplayer engine.



  1. Lol its basically all the same questions, the real question is, WILL you get it later on if u havent pre-ordered BO2

    • This map better better be free for elite premium members. I purchased elite premium thinking that all cod dlc would be free. They can’t just rip us off and make us waste $50. I will definitely not buy elite again if this is the way it is gonna be.

  2. yes this means i’ll still get it, i pre-ordered upon announcement on amazon and its available to all who pre-order

  3. gonna have to download it? on my ps3 downloading a map pack will take about 6 or 8 hours.. since this is 1 map hopefully it will take less. really want to enjoy playing black ops 2 on release date rather then waiting for nuketown 2025 to download. but very excited for this 😀

  4. Yep. The main question we want answered is how can I get it if I don’t pre order.

    In the UK on launch day you can pick up the game for £30 from the supermarket. But the pre-order price is £43-45.

    If this is downloadable for a few quid then it isn’t worth pre-ordering.

    In addition, Hardened edition? I don’t want to pre-order if that is available.

    • As of RIGHT now, ATVI isn’t saying what happens if you don’t preorder. But if they do release after, it definitely will not be free.

      Also you can upgrade your preorder to Hardened at anytime. Contact your retailer

  5. I hope my Elite premium subscription can “pay for itself” since I can’t preorder (in my country…)

    • Nuketown 2025 will NOT be part of ELITE. It is preorder only. ATVI might release it after launch for a purchase on your platform, but no confirmation yet

    • This better come with elite premium. I bought elite because apparently ALL cod dlc would be free with premium. I shouldnt have to pre order a game for 60 dollars when I already payed 50 dollars in advance.

  6. I per ordered yes but how will it work? Do they go oh yes u pre ordered and they will give u a special copy or will,the dlc b on the receipt ?????????

  7. What about people who have elite, and we got and extra month because of the glitches of cod elite, will we get it even if we dont pre-order it, and buy it after its released?

    • Preorder has nothing to do w/ ELITE. You must preorder BO2 to get Nuketown 2025 as of now. ATVI isn’t willing to say if they will release it for purchase later on. It won’t be free if you don’t preorder. This map is not part of ELITE Content Season, or part of your membership.

      • Of course they’ll release it for purchase, for two reasons. 1) There will be an epic backlash from people who didn’t preorder if they don’t. 2) and they will missing out on x amount of dollars from post-launch purchases, and activision never misses a chance to make money.

  8. In the FAQ it says that if u pre ordered black ops 2 from the first time u could even pre ordet it (in may) and u get the poster now u also get black ops 2 2025 nuketown. For people whos asking about it

  9. Why did the nuketown 2025 game mode disappear? I had downloaded and played it all week, but suddenly today it is no longer there. Any ideas?