I dunno, it’s kind of weird to me.. I think this might be the first time Treyarch disappoints me.
Edit: Forget what I said. Zombies is gonna be in here. And going to the best yet! Treyarch doesn’t disappoint me atleast :)
Edit: Qoute from this place (5/03/2012)
“Our zombies fans want more zombies,” he revealed somewhat unsurprisingly. Hang on though, he’s going somewhere with this. “They literally want more zombies and they want more ways to play” (see). That means Black Ops 2 will be expanding on what the previous games have done before with the undead.
“They want bigger maps” says Lamia. “They want even more interesting things to do inside these levels. So we are crafting new worlds, creating new game modes and bigger worlds.” Much of what this new zombies will bring is partly due to an undead tech upgrade. “We’ve actually put [zombies] inside of our multiplayer engine and it’s capable of doing twice as many zombies, twice as many co-op players.”
Eight player zombies is more than just a bigger set up, it’s changing the entire game. “There are actually new modes,” says Lamia. “There’s classic mode that you guys are used to but there are going to be new modes. [Twice as many co-op players] introduces some interesting new gameplay modes. Perhaps you can think of some team game modes where there might be fun to be had?”
It all sounds like zombies is getting an upgrade from COD accompaniment to full blown main feature. Lamia finishes by saying, “There’s a lot there. It’s its own game mode. There’s a totally new creative fiction. We’re going for it this time on zombies.”
Holy crap, I’m loving Treyarch thus far. Now I don’t even care for the Main-game anymore!
Also Gamestop offers 4 Pre-orders 1 has already been revealed the other 3 will be announced along the way
You get all 4 if you pre-order before the next comes out (Then you lose the one before it)
Pre-order 1: Double Sided Poster
Pre-order 2: Revealed on 7/01
Pre-order 3: Revealed in August
Pre-order 4: Revealed in October
Bonus: MW3 Prestige Token
Amazon offers an exclusive Desktop Wallpaper (Yay..)
Edit: Engine the game is running on (05/04/12)
As always this game will be on a Modified IW 3.0 engine.
Treyarchs games have all been on this same engine and have been updating it everytime.
Personally I find it weird, because the “IW 5.0″ engine isn’t going to be used or even the 4.0.
I know the reason for this is because they’re used to the 3.0 Engine, but isn’t change for this kinda needed now?
Edit: Rumored Multiplayer info. Info from here. (05/05/12)
Escort, a new game mode similar to Search and Destroy however a live player must be escorted to one of three areas (or two depending on the map) without being killed. The match will have rounds, consisting of one life only.
Drop Zone and Kill Confirmed will return
Team Defender and Infected will not return
Will follow from Modern Warfare 3’s system
Larger emphasis on objectives
A bomb plant is worth 2 points
A neutral flag is worth 1, however an enemy flag is worth 2
A flag assist capture is worth 1, a capture is worth 2
The Specialist Pointstreak has be modified
2 kills now gets you 1 perk
The 4th kill gets you 2 more perks
The 6th kill gets you 3 more perks
The 8th Kill gets you 4 more perks
You do not get every perk when you reach 8 kills
Perks only become “Pro” when you have them Pro
RC XD will not return
Is a new Pointstreak reward
When you get the required points, you can activate this Pointstreak and your player pulls out a scope and attaches it to your weapon.
This scopes main advantage is it’s ability to detect enemies through most walls.
Note, the scope can only be attached to primaries not including shotguns
Requires 5 points
Fall along side care packages and air drop traps.
Features a list of package items only
Including ammo, mini gun, grenade launcher, rocket launcher, and body armor
There will be 15 prestiges
There will be 50 ranks
Every two prestiges there is a 5 rank increase
The final prestige has 90 levels
ELITE is being fully incorporated into Black Ops 2
Combat record has been modified and re-named as ELITE Stats
There will be a specific lobby for clan matches (new way of leveling clans)
Clan Tournaments can now be implemented
No MOAB or Nuke
No last stand
No death streaks
No flame thrower attachment
Map design and size will be following Black Ops not Modern Warfare 3
Improved sniper rifle usage.
No aim assist for any sniper rifle.
No longer just perk 1 chooses the players appearance
Appearance is a combination of all perks and type of Pointstreak being used.
Larger emphasis on hardcore than ever before
No grenade launchers
Only vehicle guided rocket launchers permitted
Respawn timings decreased (for most modes)
1 bullet in the foot will no longer kill a person, a head or chest shot is usually required.
A person will now bleed out if severely injured.
Perk System 2.0
The Perk Pro system has been upgraded
There is now 2 options a perk can advance to.
Both require different challenges to unlock
Once the desired Pro version is unlocked, the player can select that as their “Perk Pro”.
Once selected, the only way to choose the other option is by entering prestige mode.
For example Perk slot 1 has the perk called Speed
Speed – Reduces the time taken to aim down the sight
Pro I – Swaps weapons faster
Pro II – Throws equipment faster
Will be returning with vast improvements.
Difficulty is no longer based on how long the bots take to start shooting.
Bots now have an advance AI system
Similar to the behavior seen in the MW3 Spec Ops survival
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