Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a first person shooter that serves as the sequel to 2012’s popular shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops II. It is the fourth game in the established Black Ops continuity by developers Treyarch, which officially first started with Call of Duty: World at War in 2008.
Black Ops III takes place in a futuristic setting, 40 years after the events of Black Ops II, in a world that is facing upheaval due to climate change and new technologies.
Current and former Treyarch developers who worked on the likes of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and Black Ops Cold War have spoken about their experiences with crunch at the studio.
Plus, on PC, Black Ops 4 has done three times better than Black Ops 3 did.
Treyarch's shooter is still the second biggest physical launch in the UK for 2018.
Two new weapons, a new camo and calling card also arrive in free update.
The first four Zombies DLC maps are available for $8 each.
The Call of Duty game that never died.
Double XP bonuses in store for current owners.
Eight remastered maps and lots of goodies in store.
Fixes for multiplayer also arrive.
Liquid Divinium and Pack-A-Punch camo ahoy.
Now what could this be?
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Track your killing habits on the virtual battlefield.
Implicit recognition of Infinite Warfare's (relative) failure?
Releasing one month after PS4 version.
Kids and squids all over the place.
Activision also releases gameplay footage from the PS4 Pro version.
The Zombies Origins story finally concludes.
With a release on other systems to follow a month later.
I mean, I guess that's a name.
Season Pass required for buying map packs.
Dragons, robots, zombies and more in store.
Discounts on standard and Digital Deluxe editions also available.
You can put the XP you get towards weapons, too.
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Four new maps, plus a Zombies expansion.
Activision and Treyarch are trying to support their military veterans.
Four new maps and a new Zombies level finally available for Xbox One/PC fans.
Plus, free multiplayer access for everyone on PC.
The Eclipse DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is already available on PlayStation 4 but on May 19th, it will be releasing for Xbox One and PC. That's about a month after and it's pretty much in li... Read More
Lets you play your favourite background music over multiplayer menus.
The DLC is arriving for the last gen console months after it was made available for the PS4 and Xbox One.
A complete guide for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Eclipse DLC.
That's one extensive update.
The modding tools were first announced in November.
Glitches and exploits also fixed.
Seriously, who can actually pull off these moves?
Get some XP ahead of the launch of the new expansion.
Check out this multiplayer map set in a Shaolin Temple.
Zetsubou No Shima is full of new horrors.
Time to upgrade your gaming setup...
World at War's Banzai returns in grand fashion.
New multiplayer maps and Zombies map revealed.
The Nuke3town Personalization Pack is also available for free.
Ubisoft Massive's MMO continues its successful run.
Rack up those levels starting today.
Meanwhile, Street Fighter 5 lags behind predecessor's first week sales.
The starter pack will be available for about two weeks.
No new entries sees many of the usual suspects in this week's charts.
That's not four times the XP.
PC release date not yet confirmed.
Grand Theft Auto 5 surprisingly in second place.
The patches fixes issues with a number of modes in the game.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 debuts in third place.
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Four new multiplayer maps available for the shooter.
Final Fantasy Explorers debuts in 11th place.
In case you needed incentive to boot it up again.
A water park? A water park.
Resident Evil Origins Collection and Life is Strange debut.
Take a look at Skyjacked from the Awakening DLC.
In the United States of course.
No big releases for the past means COD continues its streak.
I mean, this was expected.
Earns number one spot for five different weeks since launch.
Four new maps and the first chapter of a Zombies campaign is showcased.
Treyarch's shooter sees sales increased by 33 percent.
No other criteria has been - or will be - prioritized over connection.
Balance changes, new secondary weapons and more also added.
Star Wars Battlefront and FIFA 16 close behind.
Eighth generation consoles witness best month in total unit sales.
Has the move towards futuristic sci-fi warfare now moved the series too far from its roots?
The popularity of the Call of Duty series makes the difference.
Sony also partners for Call of Duty: World League.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 servers were down for a few hours on Saturday.
Level up your weapons this weekend.
Lifetime bans for those who create offensive designs.
Xbox One's struggle in Japan is pretty much apparent according to latest Media Create charts.
Weapons, general gameplay and the multiplayer mode are all being tweaked.
Black Ops III is more of the same, and while it's a load of fun, the series now desperately needs a reinvention.
Survive in Zombies and thrive in multiplayer.
The 520 MB patch is yet to receive official notes.
At least the game did better elsewhere.
We take Black Ops 3 for a ride on the PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Treyarch's David Vonderhaar talks Nickelback comparisons and trying to balance feedback.
A few tech tips for Call of Duty Black Ops 3.
It does almost nothing.
Biggest entertainment launch of 2015 thus far.
Our initial look into the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Call of Duty Black Ops 3.
Finished the campaign? Luckily, there's more to do.
Need for Speed debuts in third place.
Launch day problems are being tackled quickly.
We'll see how the partnership plays out.
It's almost here!
They look badass.
It features a lot of soccer stars, for some reason...
The PC customization is pretty impressive for a game like this.
Activision made sure to offer plenty of content, no matter which platform you get it on.
Why does this even exist?
Return to the Cold War.
Campaign director Jason Blundell wants the experience to be "pure" rather than simplified.
With an unhealthy emphasis on Kevin.
A secret mode stemming from the zombie mode would be pretty cool.
It's not HD but it is Zombies.
The walking dead.
That's a whole lotta Nuketown.
The noir zombie mode has players shooting the undead in a wide variety of different settings.
Nuketown returns... again.
Get ready to paint it black.
Dev team says it's trying to hit 60 FPS, though 30 FPS is looking more possible.
The new focus on older titles is a nice touch.
Single player campaign perks!!!
Treyarch is staying true to the narrative style of previous Black Ops games.
With some elements of stealth and speed.
Treyarch celebrates the successful beta.
Got hit once? Dead.
Shadows of Evil is a bonafide campaign in itself.
Black Ops 3 continuing the "art of storytelling" is "absolutely essential".
That's one big game.
Control enemy robots or overload their circuits among other abilities.
Looks like someone understands how a beta is supposed to work.
Halo and Call of Duty poised to make a comeback.
New information every week, all month.
Incinerate, explode and even sicken your foes with the new cybernetic abilities.
A leaked Trophy list for the PS4 version seems to indicate new details.
Talking about explosions, and "breaking news" might not have been the best approach.
Opportunity knocks, but will Treyarch and Activision answer the Call and make sure these don't make the cut?
Humanity and technology collide in the upcoming Black Ops 3.
Nobody will be misled.
Quite an accomplishment as part of a game series that releases every year.
Will have zombies though!
Activision and Treyarch really doubling down on that eSports crowd.
And it's 1TB too!
Video details the timeline of the series.
First game in the series to score such a rating due to "high impact" violence.
Developers working on polishing at this point, as opposed to new features.
So think about which version you want before you buy.
Tweaks to the engine includes graphics and the UI.
More leaks for the upcoming game.
The best map in Call of Duty returning.
The greatest Call of Duty game yet?
New records set by Black Ops 3 beta,
Issues currently being investigated according to Xbox Live.
Meet the mysterious Spectre.
PS4 players can experience the beta until August 24th, 10 PM PST.
The beta served its purpose.
Hop on to PSN and try your hand at the beta today.
The skins combine the best of both worlds.
Treyarch also raising the level cap to 34.
A complete guide for Call of Duty Black Ops 3 beta.
The beta got an update.
Jump into the multiplayer for this year's Call of Duty on PS4 now.
Which Specialist ability will you opt for?
David Vonderhaar shed some light on what to expect when the beta launches.
'We kept it the same for a very important reason.'
Chain together various moves and keep moving in this new tutorial video.
Treyarch clarifies a few details regarding the upcoming multiplayer beta.
Evac, Hunted and Combine showcased in all their glory.
Last seen in Black Ops 2, the mode will be playable in the upcoming beta.
Treyarch offers the first details on the upcoming multiplayer beta.
Prestige is getting a big time makeover.
Limit the number of specialist abilities or outright ban any item during competitive games.
Treyarch's Jay Puryear talks about (nearly) everything related to Black Ops 3.
It's safe to say this is more than wave after wave of zombies.
Treyarch will unveil its suite of eSports tools for the shooter at Gamescom.
Treyarch is approaching the multiplayer of Call of Duty with a new mindset.
So the PS4 exclusivity period is really less than even a full week.
It's all about making sure anyone can play, according to director of brand development Jay Puryear.
The different specialists and how that works is something to get excited for.
The beta is offered to those who pre-order the game.
Sounds like hacks could lead to bans.
To store all of your Mountain Dew.
Shadows of Evil.
Treyarch promises more information soon.
Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg points to success with Sony on Destiny as a reason.
Lot of talk, but little info about where this story is going.
Now that's a huge script.
'This is a great benefit to all gamers.'
Call in the Mothership.
Will anyone want to spend that much time outfitting their safehouses?
Developer to "write the next chapter" at San Diego Comic Con.
Two of Treyarch's top execs bring the info through Twitter.
Each Specialist possesses their own unique weapons and abilities.
Activision confirms exclusive deal with PlayStation.
Treyearch assures that last gen won't hold current gen back.
However, some features will be pared down due to the less powerful hardware.
Stastny discusses potential features for Call of Duty Black Ops III.
Treyarch working their magic.
Leaked information or false information?
'I can't wait to show you what's up.'
Some information from the Black Ops 3 Director of Development.
Some sort of hacking mechanics are coming with Black Ops 3 but just what they will do and allow isn't clear yet.
Take this with a grain of salt.
Everything you need to know about Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Treyarch talks about Black Ops III's design.
Black Ops series continues to exhibit "record setting engagement".
Treyarch walking the talk.
Treyarch making some sweeping changes to the longstanding Call of Duty franchise.
Is it coming, or not?
Black Ops 3 looks sweet but can looks be deceiving?
Give a talented studio more time, and watch as they create magic.
Four DLC packs confirmed thus far.
Pre-order Black Ops 3 today for two Advanced Supply Drops and a Personalization Pack in Advanced Warfare.
Where there is smoke, is there fire?
Producers hopes the beta will help them work out a lot of kinks.
Treyarch aims for uncapped frame rates for Zombies and Campaign as well.
This will be much appreciated.
Still no word on that Wii U version, though.
Time for a 360-no-scope montage.
Studio head Mark Lamia says Zombies is "its own game".
Treyarch emphasizes its commitment to the PC version of the game.
Both versions are targeted to run at 60fps.
The first ever trailer for Call of Duty Black Ops 3 is here.
The official box arts released.
Plus new screenshots, platforms confirmation and beta site.
Activision and Treyarch really are going all out with this one.
A beta for PC, PS4, and Xbox One is also being planned.
Executive Art Director of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided chimes in as well.
Advanced prosthetic limbs, neural implants and controversy form the basis of future wars.
Will Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 have a dark and memory twisting narrative?
Or maybe some people just have way too much time on their hands.
New details from the upcoming first person shooter might have been leaked.
This would make sense, of course.
Will the popular shooter be a holiday release? Of course it will according to an industry insider.
The numbers, Mason, what do they mean?
Treyarch's next Call of Duty iteration will be revealed on April 26th.
The hunt for the truth continues.
Is it time to start winding up the hype crank?
Bringing back the best games in the series?
This would not surprise me at all.
World at War 2 rumor debunked by industry insider.