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Black Ops 2 TURTLE BEACH Headsets announced

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Turtle Beach has just announced their Black Ops 2 line of exclusive headsets. No price or release date have been announced yet.

Ear Force Earbuds:
The Turtle Beach Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Ear Force Limited Edition Earbuds put you in control while on the go. Perfect for use with smart phones, tablets, and portable gaming devices, the Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Limited Edition Ear Force Earbuds boast a handy multi-function button to control your devices and an around-the-ear cord for enhanced stability and comfort. Premium 10 mm drivers provide dynamic audio range and noise-isolating design blocks out ambient noise. Three different ear gel sizes and rugged braided cabling in special Black Ops II colors give you the optimum fit and durability you need while traveling. A gold-plated 4-pole 3.5mm plug makes it compatible with most smartphones and tablets, including the many Apple and Android products, as well as popular portable gaming devices like Nintendo 3DS™ and Sony PlayStation® Vita.

Kilo:
The Turtle Beach Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Ear Force Kilo Limited Edition Headset combines premium stereo game sound with crystal-clear communication on the PlayStation® Network, Xbox LIVE® and PC/Mac to produce a truly engaging gaming audio experience. The Ear Force Kilo is both a stereo headset for chat sound and an amplified stereo headset for game sound. Independent volume controls, mounted right on the custom Black Ops II cloth braided cables, let you personally balance the game and chat sound while 50mm speaker drivers ensure you won’t miss a single audio cue. Featuring an exclusive Call of Duty®: Black Ops II color scheme, the Ear Force Kilo is the essential weapon for Call of Duty®: Black Ops II fans.

X-Ray:
The Turtle Beach Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Ear Force X-Ray Limited Edition Wireless Headset gives you the tools to dominate the competition with Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, 2.4/5GHz Dual-Band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® for wireless chat on XBOX 360® and PS3™. Our 2.4/5GHz Dual Band Wi-Fi technology eliminates interference by actively navigating your wireless landscape to seek out the best connection. A Bluetooth® radio lets you chat wirelessly on Xbox 360® or PS3™ and answer mobile phone calls – all while gaming in amazing 360 degree wireless surround sound. Multiple EQ presets and adjustable surround sound angles offer excellent customizability, so users can personalize their audio experience. The rechargeable Li-Po battery provides up to 15 hours of play per charge and even allows for continuous play as you recharge. The Ear Force X-Ray packs all the necessary ingredients so you can crush the competition.

Sierra:
The Turtle Beach Call of Duty®: Black OPS II Ear Force Sierra Limited Edition Headset is fully equipped for battle with programmable audio presets, Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, interchangeable speaker plates, and a state-of-the-art control unit. Featuring official Call of Duty®: Black Ops II optimized audio presets and exclusive color scheme and speaker plates, the Ear Force Sierra is the weapon of choice to bury the opposition. The new fully-programmable Digital Signal Processor (DSP) allows you to enhance and tweak the entire audio experience with up to 9 configurable presets for game and chat/mic audio paths. Custom Call of Duty®: Black Ops II audio presets allow gamers to hone in on footsteps, amplify heart-pounding explosions and hear every shell casing hit the floor in glorious 360 degree surround sound – all while calling the shots and coordinating with your squad mates with crystal-clear communication. If you’re serious about gaming, then get serious about the sound. Step up to the Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Ear Force Sierra and experience game audio like never before.

Tango:
The future is now with the Turtle Beach Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Ear Force Tango Limited Edition Headset. Fully programmable audio presets, Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, 2.4/5GHz Dual-Band Wi-Fi, a rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery, Bluetooth® technology and wireless chat for Xbox 360® and PS3™ complete the ultimate gaming audio package. Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound lets you pinpoint the direction of every gunshot and footstep with 360 degree audio for an immersive experience, while adjusting the position of the virtual speaker angles provides enhanced customizability. Take control of the battleground by configuring up to 9 different presets for game and chat/mic audio paths so you can amplify bone-shaking explosions and hear every shell casing hit the floor – all while calling the shots and coordinating with your squad mates for maximum operational effectiveness. Featuring Call of Duty®: Black Ops II customized audio presets and voice prompts, as well as exclusive color scheme and speaker plates, the Ear Force Tango is designed to let you hear everything and defeat everyone.

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CouRage explains what “killed” his love for CoD Multiplayer

Popular Call of Duty content creator CouRage revealed the main reason his love for CoD Multiplayer was “killed.”

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CouRage has given fans the reason why he has lost his love for the standard Call of Duty Multiplayer mode.

Call of Duty has always been praised for its Multiplayer mode, which became its most popular aspect ever since Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was released in 2007.

The Multiplayer mode spawned a massive community of players, some of which made a living through becoming professional players and content creators.

With the game developing so fast, many of these players have ultimately fallen out of love with the standard Multiplayer mode, with things like Warzone and other battle royale games becoming more appealing. With that being said, CouRage revealed why he no longer has the passion to play CoD Multiplayer.

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Call of Duty: Vanguard is the latest installment in the franchise, which of course comes along with the classic Multiplayer mode that a lot of players look forward to every year.

Over the years, this mode has changed a lot, from Exo suits to the return of boots on the ground gameplay. As well as this, players began to realize that the game possessed a skill-based matchmaking system, which has since become a very controversial topic of conversation in recent years.

For those wondering why popular Call of Duty content creator CouRage isn’t grinding Vanguard’s Multiplayer mode, he revealed back in 2020 that “Skill based matchmaking” killed his love for Call of Duty’s Multiplayer mode, which is a system that pits similarly skilled players against each other.

In the tweet, CouRage explains that SBMM causes players to “sweat 100% of the time,” with no “pop off” games and “ability to use fun weapons,” asking Warzone to “save” him. This is very telling considering Warzone became his go-to game for quite some time.

A recent Reddit post brought this tweet back up for players to share their opinions on SBMM in Call of Duty. Some of the users are clearly in agreement with the streamer, with one comment saying:

“Matchmaking should not be skill based.. that why there is ranked mode to play on your own skills. Sadly they dont make competitive modes that rewards any way.”

Having said that, the community is definitely torn, as others feel as if SBMM is justified: “I feel like a lot of proficient COD players do not seem to understand that their “relaxed” games were built upon the backs of all of us who are mediocre to average players.”

Ultimately, SBMM was most likely introduced to make the game more accessible for new players, which may be a massive part of Call of Duty’s continued success. However, that clearly is alienating the more advanced and experienced players.

With CoD 2022 in the works, perhaps Activision will decide to switch it up, or players will be getting the same experience that may not be as appealing to the individuals who have been playing Call of Duty for years.

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Clever CoD Zombies trick gives Chronicles players unlimited max ammo

CoD Zombies players have discovered a useful Black Ops 3 Zombies Chronicles trick that grants you unlimited max ammo drops.

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Black Ops 3’s Zombies mode is popular among Call of Duty players, and now few of them have discovered a trick that grants you infinite max ammo drops in Zombies Chronicles.

Call of Duty players have been disappointed with Vanguard Zombies, and many of them have gone back to Black Ops 3. The game offers players 13 different maps after the release of Zombies Chronicles.

If you play enough times, you’re bound to pick up some useful tricks. Now one has been discovered that grants you infinite max ammo drops in the Zombies Chronicles Shangri-La map.

CoD Zombies trick for unlimited max ammo 

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Reddit user ‘I_Play_Zetsubou’ showcased this trick in the CoD Zombies subreddit. It requires you to drop into Shangri-La and acquire the Widow’s Wine Perk, which is located in the mines.

Zombie Monkeys will randomly appear whenever there’s a drop on the map. They attempt to steal the drop you need to kill them before you can collect it yourself. However, they can be helpful for this trick.

Here’s how you can get infinite ammo in CoD Zombies:

  1. Collect Widow’s Wine on Shangri-La
  2. Take out zombies until the Widow’s Wine grenade refill drop appears
  3. Let a Zombie Monkey steal the Widow’s Wine grenade drop
  4. Kill the Zombies Monkey after it cycles over the max ammo

This trick will keep filling up your max ammo, and you can repeat these steps to ensure that you never run out of rounds. While players have been able to visit this version of the map for a while, many of them were unaware of this tactic.

“I never would have noticed till you posted this,” commented one surprised user. So, if you find yourself running low on bullets when playing on the Shangri-La map, then this can save your life.

For more Call of Duty, check out this Bizarre Warzone glitch that breaks players’ audio after getting kills and how to fix Warzone Pacific & Modern Warfare’s Status Goldflake error.

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Call of Duty remains best-selling franchise in the US for 14th year in a row

After being released back in November, it has now been confirmed that Vanguard has continued Call of Duty’s long line of success.

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Call of Duty continues to achieve success in the gaming industry year after year, as Vanguard continues its run of the best-selling game.

Official data and information regarding the United States Video Games Consumer Spread has revealed that Call of Duty has managed to continue its streak for the best-selling game within its release month for 14 years running.

Along with Warzone dominating the battle royale genre in gaming, Vanguard has also achieved success, keeping the franchise as prominent as ever.

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The month of November 2021 saw various big-name games released, but one inevitably came out on top. In competition with Battlefield 2042 and even GTA the Definitive Edition, Call of Duty Vanguard managed to absolutely smash it once again by becoming the best-selling game of its release month.

Executive Director & Video Game Industry Advisor Mat Piscatella released the information via Twitter.

They Tweeted out the United States Video Games Consumer Spread for the month of November 2021, which showed Call of Duty top the charts yet again for the 14th year in a row.

They also revealed that Call of Duty: Vanguard is the “2nd best-selling game of 2021 to date [December 13, 2021].”

Behind Vanguard, Battlefield 2042 took the spot as the second best-selling game of November 2021, which isn’t much of a surprise as the two franchises stand as the most popular FPS games in the industry.

This is great news for the developer of Call of Duty Vanguard, as it wouldn’t be ideal if Vanguard became the installment that broke the franchise’s winning streak.

Players are continuing to enjoy the game’s Multiplayer, and the Campaign received strong reviews so hats off to Activision and Sledgehammer Games.


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