Activision announced a new Call of Duty Elite online service, which will work with the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warefare 3.
Inc. plans to launch an online service called Call of Duty Elite this fall that will work with the next major edition of the game, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3,” and future installments of the hyper-realistic combat-simulation game. In a move industry executives describe as a first, Activision plans to charge a monthly subscription fee for the service, which will provide extra content that isn’t offered on game discs sold in stores, including downloadable map packs that give players new “Call of Duty” levels to play.
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To signup you wil need your birthdate, your console preference and your email address. In addition you need a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops, the game to which the beta is tied.
I’m not sure how I feel about this. Might be good for the competitive CoD scene.