Call of Duty: Black Ops III officially announced

Coming exclusively to new-gen platforms and PC.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Activision has officially announced Call of Duty: Black Ops III. The game will launch exclusively on new-gen platforms—PlayStation 4 and Xbox One—and PC on November 6.

Here’s the rundown, via the game’s official website:

Introducing a New Era of Black Ops

Black Ops III is a dark, gritty future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between our own humanity and the cutting-edge military robotics that define the future of combat.

A Call of Duty Campaign Unlike Anything Before It

Treyarch elevates the Call of Duty social gaming experience by delivering a campaign that is designed for four-player co-op and re-playability. Players encounter all the epic cinematic gameplay moments that Call of Duty is known for, as well as new open-area arena-style gameplay elements designed to allow players to approach the game with a different strategy each time they play.

And now, every player is completely customizable: from weapons and loadouts, to abilities and outfits, all with full progression systems and a personalized armory to show off accomplishments, providing a constantly-evolving campaign experience.

Prepare For a Leveled-Up Multiplayer

With Black Ops III, Treyarch premieres a new momentum-based chained-movement system, allowing players to fluidly move through the environment with finesse, using controlled thrust jumps, slides, wall runs, and mantling abilities in a multitude of combinations, all while maintaining complete control over your weapon at all times. Maps are designed from the ground-up for the new movement system, allowing players to be successful with traditional movement, as well as advanced tactics and maneuvers.

Fight the Undead in an All-New Horror Story

No Treyarch title would be complete without its signature Zombies offering – a full-game experience with its own distinct storyline right out of the box. Black Ops III Zombies is the most immersive and ambitious Call of Duty Zombies to date, with a full XP-based progression system for players that adds depth and re-playability to the engaging gameplay Zombies fans have come to expect.

Pre-orders will include access to the multiplayer beta.

Watch the reveal trailer below. View the first images at the gallery.

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