Treyarch released Call of Duty: Black Ops 1 in 2010, creating a dark, gritty story world that carries through to this day. But it’s much more than just Black Ops 1…it’s a fiction that stretches back much further than that, encompassing some of the events from the World at War era. This is a timeline of the events and characters that have made the Black Ops universe what it is to date.

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  • Would be cool if they had one of these for zombies 😛

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      • Guest

        That was disgusting and definitely not how it’s going to play out
        SOURCE: It would be breaking the NDA I signed to tell you my source

      • RdJokr

        Oh god not this again… That is a BS theory, and is in no way accurate.

    • Daniel

      No, zombies story must be foggy forever

  • jordanxbrookes

    Was hoping for another tease at the Black Ops 3 Campaign, but this video is still awesome 🙂

    • MichiganerE

      Like they’re actually gonna show a campaign teaser when they’ve barely said a thing about the campaign at all.

      • LovekillerX

        Hopefully Black Ops 3 story doesn’t turn out to be like Destiny…

        • MichiganerE

          That’s because Destiny was changed up from what it was originally going to be.

        • MichiganerE

          Either it’ll turn out as one of the best campaigns in CoD history or one of the worst.

          • Daniel

            I have the exact same thinking
            Its either the best or the worst campaign of all time

        • Daniel

          I need a good 3arc campaign on this gen, but bo3’s campaign looks like destiny 🙁

          • MichiganerE

            Ugh, we don’t need taking that Destiny inspiration the wrong way.

      • jordanxbrookes

        I know, I’m happy they’re keeping the Campaign under wraps as much as they can but a tiny teaser of the Black Ops 3 Campaign would’ve been nice.

        • MichiganerE

          Agreed.

        • Thomas the TankSwag

          Theres probably no story for them to tease.

          • LovekillerX

            We haven’t heard almost anything about the story. Treyarch has the talent to do blasting story. I really hope they don’t waste their talent this year…

            Co-op shouldn’t be an excuse to not “include” a story!

          • Thomas the TankSwag

            I think each level will have its own story because all levels are unlocked from the Start, and then therell probably be a final level that links them all together thats secret until you’ve finished all levels.

            I can’t see it having a linear story because of the levels being unlocked, custom characters and co op.

          • RdJokr

            Have you played Sniper Elite Nazi Zombie Army? It has a linear story, but all levels are unlocked from the start. You just pick and choose any level you want, and nothing will change the story.

          • Thomas the TankSwag

            Ive been meaning to pick it up for a while but have never got round to it, i was meaning the story might be more like destiny strikes, or payday 2 heists, each with a separate mini story

          • RdJokr

            I don’t think that’s gonna work well, since with those games, there’s not a definitive story to it, but with COD games, there always has to be a beginning and an ending.

          • jordanxbrookes

            Black Ops 2 Campaign was meh tbh, but World At War and Black Ops had tremendous story and history to it.

          • jordanxbrookes

            Lol. I just hope there’s references to World At War and Black Ops since we already know there’s references about Black Ops 2 in it.

          • I’ve talked to the writer of Black Ops 3 and he told me they haven’t said much for reasons I’d rather not spoil for you. Apparently it’s gonna be good from what he’s told me.

  • Notice how in Treyarchs version Menendez is killed at the end. Obviously you had the option to let him live, but it looks like he’s officially dead. Well, good to know. He was a pretty terrible antagonist anyways.

    • Tsaki

      What are you talking about? He was one of the best antagonist in the franchise history! Playing with the world governments like it was nothing

      • It was a bad campaign and he was a bad villian. Sorry

        • Tsaki

          Well it seems that this is just YOUR opinion. I’m not trying to brag or anything but it seems that 9 people agree with me and no one agrees with you.

          • Just because 9 people agree with doesn’t mean anything. Congratulations on getting likes but everyone’s opinion is different on way or another. So go ahead and feel high and mighty 🙂

          • Tsaki

            As I said, I didn’t want you to take it that way but whatever dude. Also, 9 people agreeing with me and 0 agreeing with you it certainly means something.

          • It doesn’t actually. It has no change on my opinion, sir. 9 likes won’t change my opinion. I believe Menendez is an unrealistic antagonist with mediocre motives. Protagonists for the most part were not that good either and the pacing of the story wasn’t too good either. Felt like some missions were forced at times. But once again, just my opinion. Like I said, 9 likes on this site doesn’t mean anything. I could go on twitter and find 9 people who agree with me too. So it doesn’t matter. Sorry. 🙂

          • Tsaki

            Ok.

          • I won’t say I win, but I will brag I stuck your foot in your mouth ??

          • Tsaki

            Actually I stopped caring about trying to convince you. I still believe that what I told was right.

          • So you believe your opinion is fact and my opinion is wrong? Okay, kid.

    • jordanxbrookes

      I liked Menendez. He was a crazy bloodthirsty psycho that wanted revenge for the killing of his sister JOSEPHINA!!

      • MichiganerE

        That Menendez rage tho… He should be a Specialist in BO3 MP with that type of power.

      • He was awful. Incredibly unrealistic. Didn’t make me believe he could be a bad guy. Subpar writing too

    • Daniel

      Woods survived then => Cyber woods confirmed

  • Stefan Lang

    Vondy just teased a playstest stream of new maps and a new weapon called the ICR-1 ????

    • Guywithbrains

      Vahn just being Vahn. Let it be.

      • LovekillerX

        I don’t think that we will see stream but I can be wrong (hopefully to actually see more maps). My favorite map this far is “Hunted” without a doubt.

        • Ak74u

          Stronghold is also good it’s the blue snowish map.

    • jordanxbrookes

      I hope the ICR-1 is like Titanfall’s R-101C Carbine (Basically a futuristic ACR or M4).

  • Tsaki

    So the official story by Treyarch is that Menendez is killed.

    • Will WilFredo Mendoza

      Apperently the “BEST ENDING” is the TRUE ending but idk.

      • Daniel

        I’ve been telling this to you guys over the last 3 years
        The best ending is always canon

        • RdJokr

          Except that Menendez dying isn’t exactly part of the “best ending”, because that leads to a huge riot in the US.

          • yeah

            Yeah the best ending is if you capture Menendez

    • Daniel

      Killed while trying to escape disguised, bo2 didnt have that ending

      • It obviously did, he stripped the dead American soldiers of their uniforms.

  • CrazyWolf

    Man…I’m starting to feel old…it feels like only yesterday we got our first taste of zombie blood in World at War…

  • LovekillerX

    Modern Warfare > Black Ops (this represents an opinion).

    I have to admit that Black Ops 1 had amazing story compared to Black Ops 2. I don’t know where that talent went.

    • Will WilFredo Mendoza

      Modern Warfare went shit after the first MW. Black Ops series is the best. IMO.

    • QuickzZ-_-GhosT

      Meh MW3 wasn t that great.And Mw2 wasn t THAT good either.But then again CoD campaign are usually pretty weak.

      • LovekillerX

        MW3 was great, especially Delta Force missions. I also loved MW2 Army Rangers missions.

        • QuickzZ-_-GhosT

          The story was meh. For a game with a cool fictional war (WW3) the potential was huge but the final result was meh.But some missions were cool, like that mission where Price infiltrates in the enemy s hideout with Yuri.

          • PrimoRDT-

            Agreed. MW3’s campaign wasn’t in my liking. Didn’t hate it. Frost wasn’t really a good protagonist either imo. He wasn’t interesting at all.

          • MichiganerE

            Frost was just a character model like multiplayer like with almost every playable CoD character.

    • Daniel

      MW campaigns sucked ass

    • ben wills

      MW1, MW2 and BO1 all have very close campaigns, all top notch quality.

      MW3 is good.

      BO2 had good gameplay, but the story was one of the worst things ever presented ever

      WaW was just… meh

    • YoungMurf

      I honestly thought the BO2 campaign was brilliant. It’s been years since I played the BO1 story so I can’t really remember it that well but BO2 campaign was awesome.

  • Mick

    Pretty fucking dope. Treyarch is good with messing with peoples heads.

  • J4MES

    I can’t wait to see IW do theirs for Ghosts 2 – it’ll be about fish AI and a dog.

  • Ryumoau

    They did an amazing job weaving everything from World at War to the defeat of Raul Menedez in Black Ops 2. I feel like i understood the entire Black ops story better from this video than actually playing the campaigns. Might be because of the constant character jumping and the way narrative is handled in Treyarch games.

    The strange thing is i wasn’t expecting them to give us a definitive ending for BO2, since it had multiple ones. I guess the one chosen in the video makes the most sense, though i liked Raul being captured alot more.

    • Yea, I always thought the true ending is the one where Menendez bangs his head on a TV in the prison.

      • Ryumoau

        That was my favorite one. 🙂

    • GTA V

      Stfu

  • Ak74u

    One for the modern warfare series ?

  • Nice job Master Treyarch <3

  • Ak74u

    Unrelated but I thought we were going to see the new Xbox one user interface this month but for previews? (I’m not a preview) but we haven’t seen anything about it yet

    • Daniel

      Only the best tier members got their hands on it

    • Skillreks

      bruh, ps4 is the main console

    • Stefan Lang

      Its a preview video on the dashboard, I havent updated yet because they said it has bugs since its a beta so Im waiting until the final release

  • D3ADWANTED 25

    Still waiting for WaW 3 -_-

    • MichiganerE

      WaW 3? What about WaW 2?

      • Daniel

        WaW 2 is called Black Ops

        • MichiganerE

          Obviously, and that would mean that BO2 and BO3 are WaW 3 and 4.

  • Kyle Soule

    That was very interesting I gotta admit.

  • Daniel

    Just don’t f* this fiction w/ a shitty sci fi campaign in bo3
    Im afraid bo3 will have no solid story
    And all these events mean nothing towards bo3

    • It’s not like I’m gonna be playing the game for the story so I don’t really care. Even though I was looking forward to another great story by 3ARC I don’t think that the co-op campaign isn’t that bad after all.

  • Redrum

    if the story line has nothing to do with B0/B02 should this game be called B03, Is it the campaign that makes the game title or Multiplayer/zombies? ( I hope that makes sense because in my head it did)

    • GTA V

      Black ops Reach

  • GTA V

    Omg they did an amazing job weaving all the shit storm together. With their time machines and dildo guns. So smart with the Scifi and the gabaguls. Like great job. It all makes sense now. Black ops 1 the main character dies and goes to hell then meets satan. They have sex and have a kid. They name their kid Master Chief. Then sci-fi comics boom black ops 3. Damn I lobe the way they weave this turd rope together. Thand treyarch.

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