Call of Duty: Black Ops Steamworks Features Revealed

BOOM widget 141099 Though it's been known for a while that Call of Duty: Black Ops will use Valve's Steamworks suite on PC, publisher Activision today revealed a few of the specific features that'll be deployed in Treyarch's Cold War-era shooter.

Steamworks will provide auto-updating, achievements and support for the Steamworks Cloud, which helpfully stores your data online. On top of all that, there's the tantalising promise of "and more." Both retail and digital editions of Cod Blops use Steamworks, meaning you that no matter where you buy your copy, you'll be able/required to add it to your Steam account and play through the Steam client.

Call of Duty: Black Ops is due out for PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii and DS on November 9. To see if your PC can handle it, check out the system requirements.