UPDATE 4: Polygon has just confirmed that they will be featuring Ghosts interview with Infinity Ward developers on June 12th, at 3pm PT (6pm ET).
3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET – Wireframe
Brian Crecente and members of the Polygon news team interview team members from the biggest and most interesting games at E3. This episode will feature developer interviews for the following games:
- Call of Duty: Ghosts
- Quantum Break
UPDATE 3: GameSpot has announced that they will be streaming Ghosts gameplay on June 11th at 4:40pm PT (7:40pm ET).
UPDATE 2: GameTrailers has just announced that Activision CEO will be joining them June 11th, at 12pm PT (3pm ET) to talk about Call of Duty Ghosts:
3 PM ET – 4 PM – ERIC HIRSHBERG, FREDDIEW, BONUS ROUND, AND MORE
Activision CEO ERIC HIRSHBERG joins Geoff to discuss CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS and DESTINY, and it’s time for GT’s yearly BONUS ROUND AT E3, with special guests JASON RUBIN (co-founder, Naughty Dog, ANDY MCNAMARA (Editor-in-Chief, Game Informer) and JEFF GERSTMANN (Giant Bomb). Plus, Internet star Freddie Wong joins us to exclusively premiere a new clip of VIDEO GAME HIGH SCHOOL SEASON 2
GameTrailers, IGN and Twitch TV has just announced their live stream lineup for E3 next week and Call of Duty Ghosts will be front and center on Tuesday and Wednesday.
We should all expect to see the same campaign level as the “All Access” event however it should be a new live play through and it’ll be a good opportunity to spot new guns and gear. In the past, multiple media outlets have been allowed to stream the same campaign mission shown at the press conference. We’ll let you know when more live streams are announced..
UPDATE: IGN has just announced their live stream lineup…
• 09:00a E3 Coverage Begins
• 09:30a Microsoft Press Conference
• 11:00a Microsoft Post-Show
• 12:30p EA Pre-Show
• 01:00p EA Press Conference
• 02:00p EA Post-Show
• 02:30p Ubisoft Pre-Show
• 03:00p Ubisoft Press Conference
• 04:00p Ubisoft Post-Show
• 05:30p Sony Pre-Show
• 06:00p Sony Press Conference
• 07:00p Sony Post-Show
• 08:00a Nintendo Direct Reactions
• 12:00p Xbox One Showcase
• 12:20p Xbox One Showcase
• 12:40p Xbox One Showcase
• 01:00p Secret E3 Game
• 01:40p Nintendo Game
• 02:00p Sony PS4 Showcase
• 02:20p Sony PS4 Showcase
• 02:40p Sony PS4 Showcase
• 03:00p Destiny
• 03:20p Call of Duty: Ghosts
• 04:20p Secret E3 Game
• 04:40p Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
• 05:00p E3 Game
• 05:20p Thief
• 05:40p Dark Souls II
• 06:00p PS4 Showcase
• 06:20p Batman: Arkham Origins
• 06:40p Secret E3 Game
• 12:00p Live E3 Game Demos!
• 11:00a Live E3 Game Demos!
• 05:40p People’s Choice Award
Tuesday, June 11th
12:00pm – Saints Row 4 (Volition Inc./Deep Silver)
• 12:20pm – Dungeon Defenders 2 (Trendy Entertainment)
• 12:40pm – The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (2K Games)
• 1:00pm – Charlie Murder (Microsoft Studios)
• 1:15pm – Ascend (Microsoft Studios)
• 1:30pm – THIEF (Square Enix)
• 1:45pm – MURDERED: SOUL SUSPECT (Square Enix)
• 2:15pm – Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Ubisoft)
• 2:30pm – TBA (Sony PlayStation/Santa Monica Studio)
• 3:00pm – Fantasia: Music Evolved! (Harmonix Music)
• 3:15pm – TBA (Adult Swim Games)
• 3:30pm – Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon’s Keep DLC (2K Games)
• 4:00pm – Super TIME Force (Microsoft Studios)
• 4:15pm – Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)
• 4:30pm – Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures (ScrewAttack)
• 5:00pm – TBA (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
• 5:30pm – E3 Day Wrap Up w/Dennis Fong, CEO of Raptr
Wednesday, June 12th
• 10:30am – Call of Duty: Ghosts (Activision)
• 10:45am – Destiny (Bungie/Activision)
• 11:00am – TBA (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)
• 11:35am – DuckTales Remastered (CAPCOM)
• 12:00pm – TBA (PopCap/Electronic Arts)
• 1:00pm – TBA (Microsoft Studios)
• 1:30pm – LEGO Marvel Heroes (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
• 1:45pm – Quantum Break (Remedy Entertainment)
• 2:00pm – TBA (Ubisoft)
• 2:15pm – TBA (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
• 2:30pm – Batman: Arkham Origins (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
• 3:00pm – The Wolf Among Us (Telltale Games)
• 3:15pm – Skylanders Swap Force (Activision)
• 3:45pm – YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z (Tecmo Koei)
• 4:00pm – TBA (Microsoft Studios)
• 4:30pm – Black Gold Online (Snail Games)
• 5:00pm – Defiance (Trion Worlds)
• 5:30pm – E3 Day Wrap Up
Thursday, June 13th
• 10:30am – FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn (Square Enix)
• 10:45am – Rayman Legends (Ubisoft)
• 11:00am – The Elder Scrolls Online (Bethesda)
• 11:15am – Wolfenstein: The New Order (Bethesda)
• 11:30am – The Evil Within (Bethesda)
• 11:45am – Assassins Creed 4 (Ubisoft)
• 12:00pm – Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate (Tecmo Koei)
• 12:15pm – Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
• 12:30pm – Dragon’s Prophet (Sony Online Entertainment)
• 1:00pm – Warframe (Digital Extremes)
• 1:15pm – Need for Speed (Electronic Arts)
• 1:30pm – Dust 514 (CCP)
• 2:00pm – Solstice Arena (Zynga)
• 2:45pm – Magic 2014: Duels of the Planeswalkers (Wizards of the Coast)
• 3:00pm – TBA (Microsoft Studios)
• 4:00pm – Breach & Clear (Gun Media)
• 4:30pm – E3 Show Wrap Up
Call of Duty players want a Battlefield Portal inspired mode in the future
After FPS fans were blown away by Battlefield Portal’s reveal, Call of Duty fans want to see a similar mode in the future.
Battlefield 2042’s REDACTED mode was finally announced at EA Play: Battlefield Portal. This is a hub for content from previous Battlefield games, and Call of Duty players want to see a similar mode in the future.
Like Battlefield, Call of Duty has depicted various theatres of war over the years, both real and fictional. Although Battlefield 2042 is set in the near future, as a throwback for long-time fans of the franchise, they’ve included Battlefield Portal.
This brings weapons, maps, vehicles, and more from Battlefield 1942, Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3 into one, ultimate sandbox experience. Impressed with the new mode, Call of Duty fans have been asking for a similar experience.
Call of Duty fans have been desperate for remasters of their favorite games from the franchise, with Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer being the most prominent. Black Ops Cold War is chock-full of maps from Black Ops 2, but players still want to see more content from the games they grew up with.
Battlefield 2042 found the solution to this with their new Portal mode. With access to a ton of content from previous Battlefield games, players can create almost any custom game mode they can dream up.
“And that’s how you incorporate remastered content into your game,” said renowned industry insider Tom Henderson after seeing the reveal. He followed this by theorizing that Call of Duty will create something similar in the “next 5 years.”
His theory was met with resounding excitement, with many Call of Duty players wanting to see their favorite multiplayer and Zombies experiences return in the same way.
Battlefield Portal “truly could be the next BIG THING for creators,” said popular YouTuber Chaosxsilencer. “Imagine a Call of Duty Portal with BO2, BO3, WaW, MW2, MW3 assets all usable and customizable.”
“The custom game options available with #BATTLEFIELD2042 and the Battlefield Portal are amazing. So many options and ways to be creative and have fun,” said Call of Duty news account ModernWarzone. “@RavenSoftware we need things like this in Warzone, especially with Battlefield announcing this today.”
With how extensive of a backlog Call of Duty has, it’s very likely that Activision will take inspiration from Battlefield’s exciting new mode – and the demand for it is certainly there.
If you can’t wait to play Battlefield 2042, you can check out how to get access to the Open Beta in September.
Image Credit: Activision / EA
Zombies World Record beaten after nearly 300 hours of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
It took one Twitch streamer nearly 300 hours of gameplay to beat the World Record for Black Ops 3’s Nacht Der Untoten Zombies.
One player has done the unthinkable and beaten the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Nacht Der Untoten Zombies World Record by reaching round 255.
Zombies has a storied history dating all the way back to 2008 when Call of Duty: World at War came bundled with a bonus mini-game called ‘Nacht der Untoten.’ The legendary Nazi Zombies mode would go on to reach ridiculous levels of popularity to the point that Treyarch had to make extra Zombies maps.
Since then, virtually every single CoD title has included new versions and variations of the Zombies formula. Black Ops Cold War is currently enjoying the launch of Mauer Der Toten, the freshest Zombies experience.
However, one Twitch streamer has overlooked modern Zombies in favor of a previous game – Black Ops 3. After 20 days of playing the same game of Nacht Der Untoten on and off, a new World Record was set.
The feat was accomplished by CoD Zombies Twitch streamer TomPhantasy as he smashed the previous record by a staggering 40 rounds to reach Round 255.
Beginning his run on July 2, he spent the next 20 days clocking up nearly 300 hours of game time to obliterate the previous Nacht Der Untoten record.
Remarkably, he was only downed twice, and they both came once he’d surpassed the record figure anyway.
The final seconds of the footage are of the streamer clearing up the last few dregs of Zombies until the round icon in the bottom-left changes to 255.
This absolutely smashes the previous record of 216 rounds set by user Chihiro-516, and may never be beaten.
Dexerto was even able to secure an exclusive word with the streamer to get more reaction to his feat: “The Zombies community has been supporting me for months when I have been attempting this record through the highs and lows,” he said.
He continued: “I knew I had to keep going, because after 24.8 days the game freezes, This meant I had to play 13+ hours per day for those 25 days.”
Massive congratulations need to go to the player who was able to gut his way through an arduous three weeks of Zombies. With Mauer Der Toten very much the new Zombies craze, we wonder if he will one day attempt to set the record for it.
Also, for some more incredible accomplishments, check out the Cold War player who reached 10th Prestige without killing a single player.
Image Credit: Activision / TomPhantasy
How much are COD Points? How to buy, price, how to spend & more
COD Points are the currency of Call of Duty. Here’s a guide on their price, how you can buy them, where to spend them, and what you can buy.
COD Points have become an integral part of Call of Duty games as they can buy some great cosmetics and other items to show off. So here’s a quick guide to tell you how much points cost, how you can buy them, where you can spend them, and what you can get.
The gaming landscape has changed over the years with the incorporation of microtransactions and live-gaming services. Many games offer extra content – with cosmetics being a big proponent of this. With Cold War and Warzone offering special Rambo and John McClane skins and bringing back legendary Operators like Soap and Captain Price, it becomes easy to see why players would want to spend COD Points.
Call of Duty offers a huge palette of extra goodies you can add to your game and requires COD Points to do so.
So with our detailed guide today, we’re going to run through the basics of COD Points to help you understand them, tell you what they do, and more.
What is the price of COD Points?
There are different amounts and bundles you can opt for when buying COD Points that are tailored to different needs.
Some players just need to top up their account with a few hundred points to get the latest bundle. Whereas some need a big restock with the intention of spending many points. The more points you want, the bigger the discounts grow.
Here are the different prices for the various COD Points bundles:
- 200 COD Points for $1.99 or £1.79
- 500 COD Points for $4.99 or £4.31
- 1,000 (+100 Bonus) COD Points for $9.99 or £8.49
- 2,000 (+400 Bonus) COD Points for $19.99 or £16.79
- 4,000 (+1,000 Bonus) COD Points for $39.99 or £34.99
- 7,000 (+2,500 Bonus) COD Points for $74.99 or £69.99
- 10,000 (+3,000 Bonus) COD Points for $99.99 or £84.99
How do I buy COD Points?
You can be very flexible with how you buy COD Points as there are a few different ways to do so. To make sure you’re buying them for the right platform, just double-check with our guide on transferring COD Points across platforms.
These are the various ways you can procure COD Points.
This method is only for PC players.
A quick visit to the Battle.net shop will take you to the aforementioned COD Points bundles, and you can take your pick.
This method is only for PlayStation players.
Head to the PlayStation Store either on your PS4, PS5, or on the Official website and you’ll find the same selection of COD Points bundles.
You will be able to purchase them using money or PSN credit.
Xbox Microsoft Store
This method is only for Xbox players.
Head to the Microsoft Store either on your Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, or on the Official website and you’ll find the same selection of COD Points bundles.
You will be able to purchase them using money or Xbox Gift cards.
Online or select physical retailers will have copious amounts of COD Points vouchers and gift cards for you to purchase. There will be no difference between official sales and retails sales as they will all sell the same bundles.
Where do I spend my COD Points?
Now that you have a nice bundle of COD Points, where do you actually go to spend them? Well, the answer is rather simple: head to the in-game store for the game you’re playing, browse, and buy.
What can I buy with COD Points?
Call of Duty’s currency is used to primarily buy two things: the Battle Pass for the current season and Bundles containing a variety of items.
A Battle Pass is a paid Tier system that allows regular players to earn dozens of extra rewards and cosmetics for essentially playing the game.
Black Ops Cold War and Warzone are currently in Season Two of their respective lifecycles at the moment. Both titles are currently running in tandem with each other and share the same Battle Pass.
It features 100 Tiers for players to smash their way through the course of Season 2, and if players are committed enough, they can actually earn enough COD Points, through leveling up the pass, to get the next one for free.
You can buy the Cold War & Warzone Season 4 Battle Pass via a couple of different methods:
- Purchase it from the Official Call of Duty website
- Buy it from the in-game store on your respective platform
The other main content you can buy is a wide range of Bundles and Operator Bundles. These special bundles vary in price, and each comes with its own unique items.
The collectibles you can expect to find are Calling Cards, Emblems, Operator Skins, Weapon Blueprints, Weapon Charms, and more.
Image credits: Activision / Treyarch / Raven Software
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