Welcome to Call of Duty: Black Ops III, a dark future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between humanity and the technology we created to stay ahead.Read full description
Treyarch, developer of the two most-played games in Call of Duty® history, returns with Call of Duty®: Black Ops III. For the first time with three-years of development, the revered, award-winning studio has created its first title for next-gen hardware in the critically acclaimed Black Ops series. Welcome to Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, a dark, twisted future where a new breed of Black Ops soldier emerges and the lines are blurred between our own humanity and the technology we created to stay ahead, in a world where cutting-edge military robotics define warfare.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 combines three unique game modes: Campaign, Multiplayer and Zombies, providing fans with the deepest and most ambitious Call of Duty ever. The Campaign has been designed as a co-op game that can be played with up to 4 players online or as a solo cinematic thrill-ride. Multiplayer will be the franchise’s deepest, most rewarding and most engaging to date, with new ways to rank up, customize, and gear up for battle. And Zombies delivers an all-new mind-blowing experience with its own dedicated narrative. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 can be played entirely online, and for the first time each of the offerings has its own unique player XP and progression systems. The title ushers in an unprecedented level of innovation, including jaw-dropping environments, never before experienced weaponry and abilities, and the introduction of a new, improved fluid movement system. All of this is brought to life by advanced technology custom crafted for this title, including new AI and animation systems, and graphics that redefine the standards Call of Duty fans have come to expect from the critically-acclaimed series, with cutting edge lighting systems and visual effects.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 deploys its players into a future where bio-technology has enabled a new breed of Black Ops soldier. Players are now always on and always connected to the intelligence grid and their fellow operatives during battle. In a world more divided than ever, this elite squad consists of men and women who have enhanced their combat capabilities to fight faster, stronger, and smarter. Every soldier has to make difficult decisions and visit dark places in this engaging, gritty narrative.
Treyarch elevates the Call of Duty social gaming experience by delivering a campaign with the ability to play cooperatively with up to four players online, using the same battle-tested network infrastructure and social systems that support its world-class Multiplayer and Zombies game modes. Designed for co-op and re-playability, players encounter all the epic cinematic gameplay moments Call of Duty is known for delivering 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.
With Black Ops 3, Treyarch premieres a new momentum-based chained-movement system, allowing players to fluidly move through the environment with finesse, using controlled thrust jumps, slides, 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.
Black Ops 3 multiplayer also introduces the new Specialist character system, which allows players to rank up and master each specific character’s battle-hardened capabilities and weapons. With this addition to Traditional and Weapons XP progressions systems, Black Ops 3 multiplayer gives players three different ways to rank up.
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 3 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.
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DLC content in the Season Pass may be sold separately. Content available in 2016. If you purchase the Season Pass, do not also purchase the standalone map packs, as you will be charged for them. Season Pass and DLC content may not be available in all territories. Pricing and release dates may vary by platform. Call of Duty: Black Ops III game required to use this content, sold separately.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, while fun, is missing a lot of key components to make it a great FPS. Following the flop that was Advanced Warfare, many might be more accepting of Black Ops 3's focus on bringing back the multiplayer feel of Black Ops 2 while tacking on a refined version of the movement mechanics from AW. This serves the multiplayer well in that it still feels like the best selling Call of Duty, just with more advanced movement. The boosts help to make the game more vertical and frantic, but they don't feel broken and they don't distract from the main game. The black market is another nice touch that allows players to save "Cryptokeys" earned by playing multiplayer, and using them to open crates that give the player new weapons, skins, taunts, and more. The create-a-class system is nothing new, but players can expect to have enough available slots to run some crazy combinations ranging from a quick-moving ninja with a katana, to an absolute juggernaut with two primaries and tons of attachments. The campaign is this games weakest point. An average story shadowed by the fact that it was all seemingly just a dream as you died after the first mission. Not only does this serve to make the game feel pointless, but it also removes any and all replay value. Of course, if you're just looking for an action movie in a game, look no further. This explosion porn will force feed flames into your eyes every few seconds, and the addition of robots and cyborgs offers a nice sci-fi feel to the story. This could have been a great campaign, and the premise behind the game itself (see the marketing leading up to it) was fantastic, but the execution was flawed in every way. The zombies mode in Call of Duty is really polarizing it seems. A lot of people - myself included - love it, while many others are tired of seeing it every year. However, this is Treyarch; the daddy of zombies. If anyone should have a zombies mode, it's definitely them. This installment of Zombies sees us returning to an alternate version of the original WaW crew - this time the WW1 Origins versions - who seek to rewrite history. Going forward in time to the moment Richtofen originally teleports Sam and Maxis, we see our WW1 Richtofen kill his future self to begin a chain of events in which he has the ability to secure the bodies and souls of the remaining test subjects. This leads our crew from Der Riese to a castle in Austria where they must secure Dempsey's soul. After this, they travel to a Division 9 facility where they secure Takeo's soul. Finally, we secure Nikolai's soul in Stalingrad, but it's not over yet. After completing our goal - and also having a little sneaky sneak to Alcatraz to secure some paradox inducing vials of blood - we are brought to Agartha and all hell breaks loose. This results in a final battle against the Shadowman, which we win, and a final cutscene. Turns out, the blood vials indeed helped the crew stick around after their universes had been wiped from existence. This prompts Monty to make a decision between erasing us, or doing something a little "interesting." We are sent back to the middle ages to live out our destiny as "Primis" and help in the initial war of the Apothicons. The story is a lot to wrap one's head around, and it takes a sharp turn from Black Ops 1 and 2, but it's a fun experience. The addition of remastered maps from previous games, and a bustling modding community help keep this mode alive as well. All in all, this is a very average Call of Duty title, and really only worthy of the GMG price of $17.29 given it's age. The multiplayer has its moments, the campaign is bearable at best, and the zombies is a blast even though the story's conclusion seems phoned in and disappointing. I'd give this game a solid 5/10 for it's beautiful level design, improved graphics, and terrific sound design. Other than that, the game just feels like a way to pass the time rather than a captivating experience.
Comentario Positivo: - Multijugador: Al principio cuesta acostumbrarse por los saltos, etc; pero una vez que le coges el truco te va gustando cada vez m?s. El Mercado negro no est? mal, no me parece un pay to win, aunque puede llegar a desesperarte al no conseguir armas nuevas. - Zombies: Modo de juego bastante entretenido por su historia y su jugabilidad. - Campa?a: Las campa?as de Bo son un poco malas, pero este sin duda est? bastante decente y para jugar cuando estas un poco aburrido del multi o zombies, est? bastante bien. A parte vienen modos de Bonificaci?n como el Dead Ops Arcade II, Freerun y el Modo pesadillas. Comentario Negativo: - Los mapas multijugador de los DLCs son bastante malos. (Si solo juegas a multijugador, no recomiendo la compra del Season Pass) - Necesitas el Season Pass para obtener el mapa "The Giant". - Desconexiones del servidor de Call of Duty que muchas veces te estropean la partida, tanto en multi como zombies. En resumen, si te gusta los shooters y eres fan de cod o la sub saga Black Ops, te recomiendo que compres este juego
"Call of Duty: Black Ops III" is a solid entry in the franchise, but it's not a masterpiece. Fans of the previous BLOPS games will be disappointed that it isn't a conclusion to the Alex Mason story. But, it is loaded to the gills with content and most of it is great. Surprisingly, this game doesn't resemble its Cold War-set predecessors or even the Michael Bay-influenced "Modern Warfare" games. Instead, it is a bleak and violent cyberpunk adventure that blends elements of "Ghost In the Shell" with "Deux Ex" and "Metal Gear Solid 4". Bizarre adult anime is an obvious influence. Story-wise, it is a flash forward to the dark future hinted in "Black Ops II". With a convoluted story and a bizarre ending, this game could be called the "Bioshock Infinite" of the franchise. Dark and violent, the campaign will be remembered for its ambitions, if not for its narrative. The franchise's trademark of Hollywood setpieces is still present, but you'll most likely remember the endless shootouts with drones and robots. It can get a little tedious, even with fellow players. The campaign can be played with four others, but it is easily Treyarch's worst despite the addition of "Bioshock"-like powers. While the story mode is distinguished with its graphic content and future setting, the multiplayer stays true to the COD online formula with a few major changes. Call it the "Destiny" influence, but Activision seems to have placed some elements of their newest IP into "Black Ops III". Multiplayer now includes 8 different classes of soldiers each with their own special attacks and abilities. Also, you can now purchase chests from a "Gunsmith" with "Cryptocoins" (a form of currency earned). These chests include Common and Rare weapons, skins, attachments and various goodies. Of course, Treyarch's "Zombies" has returned and is now spread into three different modes; "Shadow of Evil" (a conventional zombie map), "Dead Ops II" (a retro 2D shooter) and "Nightmare" (a remixed campaign featuring the undead). Treyarch has also included deep weapon customization, a few "Mirror's Edge"-inspired timed challenges and a combat training arena that recalls the VR missions from "Metal Gear Solid". Overall, "Black Ops III" is a monster when it comes to content. It's an even more ambitious game than the surprisingly good "Advanced Warfare". But with a muddy narrative and a mediocre campaign, it's not as good as it could've been. However, multiplayer is the strongest as its ever been and the amount of quality content Treyarch packed into the disc is quite astounding. It may not be as good as the first "Black Ops", but it's an improvement over part II. I'd rank this latest COD with an 8.2 out of 10.
It doesn't seem to continue any game from the series. Maybe the protagonist is related to the one from the previous game? Eh, whatever... I bought this for the multiplayer anyway, and as alwas, cod is awesome in that department. The zombie mode is always fun, and the new maps work really well, along with the now classics. The only odditi is that my game keeps crashing after every 4 or fiva map changes. I can live with it, and it's entirely possible that it's because of my rigs...all 3 of them...anyway, i probably only should play them for hour either way.
There is a lot of hate for Call of Duty, most of it is because it's cool. I'm not a fan of the series myself, but I wouldn't call myself hater. While the graphics are not the greatest out there even in FPS genre (which, to a degree, is important, because for some reason FPS genre was always a benchmark, for example Doom 3, FEAR, Crysis, etc.), the most important thing, gameplay, is good. Shooting and guns feels just right - for those playing it every year, though, it could feel like copy paste even with little tweaks. Story in this one is maybe not worth any awards for writing, but it gets things going and there are some nice action set pieces for which this series is very well known for. The same goes of the music. I may not like this series, I didn't even like the first BO much, but this one did something that I actually enjoyed it and can recommend it.
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