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Activision’s new free to play online game for Chinese fans, Call of Duty Online, has officially launched in China as an open beta. In July 2012, Activision and Tencent announced a multi year partnership to deliver Call of Duty Online to the Chinese video game market.

Developed by Tencent Holdings Limited, Raven Software, and published by Activision China, Call of Duty Online is a free to play online of Modern Warfare series. The game is monetized through sales of in-game items. According to Kotaku, Activision’s COD: Online is basically just a free to play Modern Warfare on PC with a Chinese client and UI.

“Tencent’s offering of COD:OL may cannibalize Tencent’s own lineup, as Tencent is the nation’s largest provider of first person shooters,” Yin told Kotaku. “In the long run COD:OL might affect how FPS games are made in China.”

UPDATE: Added 17 PR images. (Via @_N7_)

SOURCE: Kotaku via @RobsStang

  • Pro

    Where can i play it xd

    • Kevin Anthony Seepersad

      go to china…

    • Devin Wolfe

      wait for a torrent

    • Keshav Bhat

      It only works with Chinese IP.

  • ComeOnCuh!

    Named “Call of Duty Online”
    Only affiliated with the Modern Warfare Series


    • N7

      its got black ops stuff in it too such as the RCXD

  • incubusman421

    And now Chinese people can enjoy the lag of duty franchise! xD

  • Scotty Le

    Don’t you tell me they have Ghost, Soap and Price models as Premium Item in this MMO game?
    F who ever have that idea at first, you don’t bring a legend out to be purchased.

  • lMattW

    I recognize all the locations except for pictures number 3. Anyone else?

    • Andrey Martim

      It’s CoD4/MW2’s Crash map, one of the spawns.

  • I agree with “Call of Duty Online” too.

  • DolphinOfFire

    Can you change the in-game language to English?