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Beachhead studio to work on Call of Duty 'digital platform' [update]

Did you know "about as many people have played Black Ops as there are members of Netflix?" That should, hopefully, put into perspective how massive the Call of Duty audience is -- and why Activision's Bobby Kotick is so focused on "the sustained onl...

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How Beachhead is putting Call of Duty: Elite back together again

With Call of Duty Elite still struggling to serve its much-touted blend of stats and features to the throng of Modern Warfare 3 consumers, we asked Call of Duty VP of Production Daniel Suarez to explain the outage, what Activision and Beachhead St...

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Call of Duty Elite is the paid 'digital platform' from Beachhead Studios, built for MW3 [Update: Now with video!]

[Note: Our preview of the Call of Duty Elite service is live here!] Hours ahead of the agreed-upon embargo for the news, the Wall Street Journal is the first to report on Call of Duty Elite, the long-reported "digital platform" in development a...

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Activision: Call of Duty Elite to be up and running by Dec. 1

While it's been a rocky start for Activision's Call of Duty Elite service, it would appear that there is finally light at the end of the tunnel. Speaking with G4, Activision's VP of production, Daniel Suarez, said that the current goal is to have ...

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Call of Duty Elite for PC won't be ready at launch

Call of Duty Elite, the ambitious stat-tracking and community service that will launch with the console versions of Modern Warfare 3 next week, will not be available for PC at launch. Developer Beachhead notes that the PC is an "insecure platfor...

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Call of Duty Elite Clan Operations 'closer every day'

Until now, it's been difficult for Elite users to level up their clans in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. That appears to be changing in the near future, with the arrival of the long-awaited Clan Operations feature, which allows clans to take part i...

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Kotick: Microtransaction-based Call of Duty 'just for China' [update]

The microtransaction-based Call of Duty game Activision is making for China, first announced in a February investor conference call (and in the presentation that went along with it) is, at least for now, unlikely to leave China. Though, of course...

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Infinity Ward on the 'natural progression' of Call of Duty franchise development

"I can only speak on behalf of Infinity Ward, but I think it's a natural progression of how things have been going in general," Infinity Ward Creative Strategist Robert Bowling explained. We spoke last week during a Modern Warfare 3 preview event ...

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Call of Duty Elite's mobile app launches tomorrow on iOS, next week on Android

You're standing in line for lunch, replaying last night's match on Arkaden in Modern Warfare 3 in your mind, when you remember the final shot -- you really wanted that gun. You could wait until you get home, check your recent matches on Elite and ...

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Call of Duty Elite preview: Building a better mousetrap

"There's been a lot of speculation and we'll continue to say this: We do not and will not charge for multiplayer." While Jamie Berger, VP of Digital at Activision, saved that commitment for the end of the nearly 30-minute reveal of Call of Duty...

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Call of Duty Elite premium membership explained, mobile apps incoming

Here's the thing about Call of Duty Elite so far: It's confusing. Even Chacko Sonny, studio head of Beachhead Studios, agrees that the information shared about the service hasn't exactly been clear. "There's been a lot of review internally in the ...

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Activision: Call of Duty Elite capacity increasing to serve user rush

Wouldn't you know it? Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and its premium "Elite" service are damned popular. And somehow, much like EA with every Battlefield ever, Activision has been caught unawares by just how popular it is, warning potential users ...

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Electroplankton to only be sold online and at NYC store

In a follow-up to our last story on this title, Electroplankton has been confirmed for the previously revealed January 9th U.S. release date (in 2006), but only from "major online retailers, as well as the World of Nintendo store [in New York Cit...

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PSA: Call of Duty Elite app now available on Android Market

Call of Duty Elite is now available on the Android Market, for free. The Android version comes one week after the iOS launch but offers the same unprecedented ability to check your stats, review recent matches and update your in-game loadout from ...

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Call of Duty Elite Q&A: We ask Activision to clear up some of the confusion

This week's reveal of Call of Duty Elite left us – and you, if the comments are any indication – with more questions than answers. So we rounded up Activision VP of Digital Jamie Berger to answer some of the more common questions. For ...

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