Submitted by Raiz 806d ago | news

Call of Duty Online confirmed, debut trailer released

Activision and Tencent has just confirmed Call of Duty Online for China. The publisher also revealed debut trailer for the game. (Call of Duty Online, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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the_hitman3000  +   806d ago
So it's just a new game with cod 4 and mw2 maps. I kind of find that lame if they just going to use old maps then why not use maps from every cod?
Lulz_Boat  +   806d ago
it's free, who cares if they use old maps?
the_hitman3000  +   806d ago
Oops I didn't read that part my bad well then i guess its not that bad then if free. I just figured they was charging but nope that's good. Still would be cool to have maps from other games with them
GrumpyVeteran  +   806d ago
Screams lazy but you're right, it's free, let the standards fall further.
zeal0us  +   806d ago
Wonder how long this game turn out like Combat Arms.

P2W and filled with hackers.
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TopDudeMan  +   806d ago
So is it only in china? I think it's a good idea and would suit the FTP model.

Well, I'm sure if it does well in china, it will follow suit in the rest of the world.
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DeFFeR  +   806d ago
@TopDudeMan - No. They'll never go Free2Play as long as each release of the console version sets sales and profit records.

If it starts to wean, then yeah, maybe explore a F2P type model, but there's a steep drop for that to become relevant.
Unlimax  +   806d ago

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ljh217  +   806d ago
Isn't COD already online? Naming FAIL!
ALLWRONG  +   806d ago
So the people who normally support free are now hating on free because it's Activision/CoD?

This a bold move by Activision considering the fear people had over this http://n4g.com/news/1028178...
bakasora  +   806d ago
LOL, I remember someone from Activison said they are not making COD online.
Blastoise  +   806d ago
Because CoD4 and MW2 had awesome maps...MW3 didnt..
supersonicjerry  +   806d ago
MW3 only had like 2-3 good maps.
Hufandpuf  +   806d ago
the only good map in MW2 was Terminal
Irishguy95  +   806d ago
Eh I disagree, I felt most of MW2's maps where too random and all over the place. No structure like Cod4.
Genghis  +   805d ago
Highrise, Invasion, and Skidrow were pretty good maps. Plus let's not forget the love it or hate it Wasteland...
Trebius51  +   806d ago
CoD are the kings of the rehash. Most CoD fans will thank them and praise them for giving them rehashed maps. I dont thank a company for continuing to regurgitate the same content year after year and tell us it's "improved". "Improved" modified engine, "Improved" weapons. "Improved" multiplayer. "Improved" AI. "Improved" Improvisations. "Improved" "Improved" "Improved". CoD are the kings of improvements i should say :)
JBSleek  +   806d ago
What is innovation but an improvement on previous ideas and themes.

Am I saying CoD innovates, well that's up to the indivudual but constant improvement is how we got technology to what it is now.

Nothing that is brought out now is nothing "new" or "unseen"
Fishy Fingers  +   806d ago
Trebius, did you make that account purely to bitch about COD?

It's free and exclusive to China, give it a break.
Trebius51  +   806d ago
Dont get mad BRAH. Just stating my opinion on CoD. Theyre greedy bloodsucking pigs.

Dont cry pls brah, not tryin to make u mad.
milohighclub  +   806d ago
Oh, I don't think I'm a lot dumber than you thought that I think that I thought that I was once.
Muffins1223  +   806d ago
2.China's first cod game

So this is aimed toured china and it is a really good game for the china consumers sense they really have not gotten the chance to play cod.So it will be interesting to see how well it does in china
El_Colombiano  +   806d ago
zeddy  +   806d ago
isnt call of duty already online? this is just another way of activision milking the franchise. cept idiots will buy it just like they did with cod elite, which black ops had for free and built in.
mynameisEvil  +   806d ago
I think it's problem is that of it's console brethren: It WILL be unbalanced and it WILL rehash more crap. And, knowing Activision, it'll be pay-to-win as well.

Now, back to Blacklight: Retribution...
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DarthJay  +   806d ago
This better be free to play, because it looks atrocious... or was this meant to look like it was being played on a Nintendo DS?
Summons75  +   806d ago
Isn't call of duty always online? I mean they went from a story focus to a multiplayer focus and don't even have a story anymore, so why bother just making the same thing you will be releasing in less than 6 months anyway? Activision greed has no bounds apperently
Raiz  +   806d ago
the graphics looks like a SHIT.... Just feeling pity for gamers in CHINA.... Activision is just making FUN of them... by giving this BULLS*** in the name of a Call of Duty Free to Play Game... lolzz......
Getowned  +   806d ago
topekomsi  +   806d ago
EEk looks like a$$
TheFinalEpisode  +   806d ago
Is it only for china?
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Raiz  +   806d ago
Yes... exclusive for CHINA.....
RioKing  +   806d ago
ALLWRONG  +   806d ago
Piracy is bad in China, maybe activision thought it would be better just to give it to them :P
Moncole  +   806d ago
People need to remember this is for China. China has a very different economy the US or UK. and the resolution was 380p, were you expecting HD to something?
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DarthJay  +   806d ago
The video quality is irrelevant to the graphic complaints. HD video being shown at 360p will still look high quality. These graphics in 360p look worse than the original graphics for those games at the same resolution, but that's not the point. This isn't about resolution. You have a game play above 1080p still look like crap if the actual art and character models look terrible.
Axecution  +   806d ago

annus  +   806d ago
Oh, it's the console kids who don't understand resolution but think 1080p means it's the next big graphics game.

He is completely correct. I watch everything in 360p as my internet isn't good enough to watch at 720/1080 unless I wait for it to load, and I can tell the difference between a good looking game and a terrible looking game. You can still see shadows, you can still see particles, you can still see animations, you can still (semi) see textures, you can see lighting.

If I went into an old PC game and set it to 1080p, does that mean the graphics are automatically set to PS3 style graphics?
Axecution  +   806d ago
I agree that you can tell what a game will look like, generally, with 360p video. But he said:

"HD video being shown at 360p will still look high quality."

Which is completely wrong. If you watch a blu-ray on a standard def TV, it will look the exact same as a DVD on a standard def TV.

Also, no matter what you say, you can not judge a game's graphical quality based off of a 360p trailer. It's displaying at a ludicrousness incomparably low resolution coupled with YouTube's low bitrate videos. Explosions may look blocky and poorly animated on a YouTube 360p video, whereas the game running on ultra at 1080p+ could look mindblowing.
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dazzrazz  +   806d ago
Activision rehashing everything lol
Wizziokid  +   806d ago
Free to Play and Activision in the same sentence... something isn't right here wait for the catch
Blastoise  +   806d ago
To be fair, as much as I hate the CoD DLC atleast they never went down the online pass route *cough* EA *cough*
EazyC  +   806d ago
There is a catch, i heard it in the press release, it's going to be revolve around microtransactions, so hehe you're right!
Wizziokid  +   806d ago
That's only a bad point if they make it Pay to Win but if the items are balanced and you don't need to buy them it should be ok.

but I can see it being those who pay more get massive advantage with this game.
M-M  +   806d ago
The guns are going to have ads on them.
stormskiier  +   806d ago
Activision is so much better then EA. No preorder bonuses, paying to level up to highest rank, ONLINE PASSES. The only thing activision does is milk their popular series but its only one new COD game a year
ginsunuva  +   806d ago
Every game in china now is pretty much f2p on pc because console sales are banned in china, and the chinese don't believe in paying for non-physical things (software). But for some reason they're fine with paying for their non-physical in-game microtransactions..
JBSleek  +   806d ago
This is only for China because the way their gaming industry works is vastly different than ours therefore Call of Duty Online is about the only way Activision can make any revenue in that part of the world.

The comments about quality are misguided.
Emilio_Estevez  +   806d ago
Come down people, China is a whole different beast when it comes to games. Don't expect anything like this for other regions.
Rubberlegs  +   806d ago
Exactly. The gaming market in China and even in Korea are huge into fp2 micro-transition games. They lots of f2p games that never get released outside of those countries, Korea has their own version of Counter-Strike. They have internet cafes on just about every street corner. Its a whole different scenes over their.
NonApplicable  +   806d ago
Integrating dubstep with the in-game sound effects was rather tasteful.

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MoveTheGlow  +   806d ago
But expected.


E3 marked this the Year of the Wub alongside the #Yearofthebow!
JKelloggs  +   806d ago
People saying the graphics look awful, it's the same graphics as CoD4/MW2, and it's FREE! People complain about anything these days...
Unlimax  +   806d ago
JKelloggs  +   806d ago
Still free to play, nothing stopping you from playing (as long as you meet the requirements) :)
310dodo  +   806d ago
COD still has supporters
LOL good lord that makes me laugh
artdafoo  +   806d ago
Lucky them, they dont have to pay $60 every year for an expansion pack.
taquito  +   806d ago
the game will look better than any call of duty console game, just like every pc version of cod since mw1, you'll be able to play at 1080p, 1600p, ect at 60-120 frames with 8x anti aliasing

and its free
Bladesfist  +   806d ago
I don't care if a crap looking game will be at a higher resolution.
Kran  +   806d ago
Sorry but if this is a game to be released only in China, why the hell is this an english trailer with chinese subtitles?

Only one can wonder why... (if you don't know, well they're obviously going to release in English territories aren't they?)
KillerPwned  +   806d ago
It is F2P and only in china...fuck. I can understand though releasing a F2P COD in EU and US would destroy sales.
Bladesfist  +   806d ago
There are so many better F2P PC games in EU and US. Planetside 2. Blacklight Retribution. Team Fortress 2.
KillerPwned  +   806d ago
Hell yeah without a doubt especially TF2.
Unlimax  +   806d ago
US + EU VS CHINA = What's the different they can make much money in china itself .. i mean Look at China's population lol !
SeraphimBlade  +   806d ago
Wait, I thought we already had Call of Duty Online. It's called Call of Duty.
OneAboveAll  +   806d ago
Let's continue to attempt milking a dried up cow. zzzzzz
kudakadere  +   806d ago
I like it , Mw1 and Mw2 is where this game is molded , this is where the franchise was at it's peak , hope this comes to ps3 like Dust 514 as a free to play game etc .
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DontBanMeBro  +   806d ago
never Been happier to be American lol
Fatal-Aim  +   806d ago
wrong thread
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RevXM  +   806d ago
Looks like any of the more recent Call of duty games to me.

Hope that doesnt mean Pay to win, usually it does right?
Anyways Pay 2 Win Call of Duty would be like the nr 1 reason mad dudebro's go raging everywhere. Imagine when people starts using hacks to win... All hell is breaking loose. Hilarious!
Now for this price I will buy it!
ACBAA  +   806d ago
and the point of this is...? cant chinese players already play a cod online?
jay2  +   806d ago
NoFanboyRequired  +   806d ago
I'll play this just because its free lol. Haven't bought a CoD game since MW1
acemonkey  +   806d ago
you can play ever online map in all the games for the price of 60 and their be more maps that will be price at 20 a pop lol this idea is kinda dumb
STEWIE_PLAY_PS4  +   806d ago
O_o OMG..... First COD made USA kick China suck as$.
How i see toy made china :P
NoFanboyRequired  +   806d ago
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