Call of Duty Elite News


Activision still planning Call of Duty Elite on PC

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2011 1:30pm PST

Activision's official Call of Duty Elite Twitter account seemed as if it might shutter plans for COD Elite on PC, but the company has clarified that it misspoke.


"Because not everyone wants to play with the window lickers on Live or PSN. Also, if it weren't ..."

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Call of Duty Elite membership extended 30 days due to 'intermittent' service

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 10, 2011 10:30am PST

Call of Duty Elite's subscription service has not been able to manage launch load. As such, Activision is extended subscriptions by 30 days, as an apology for poor service.


"Supposedly, they are working on an implementation of Elite for PC players, but I'm not holding ..."

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Call of Duty Elite registration exceeding expectations

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2011 8:15am PST

Call of Duty Elite has launched alongside Modern Warfare 3, and it's already seeing capacity issues due to large-scale demand.


How Call of Duty Elite plans on making you a better player

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 25, 2011 2:30pm PDT

A new video shows off the "Improve" features of Call of Duty Elite.


"What a joke. They've always said they wanted to charge a monthly fee for Call of Duty ..."

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Call of Duty Elite beta closes; stats coming to Black Ops this week

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2011 1:15pm PDT

Though Call of Duty Elite's beta test shut down at noon today, the stats portion will be opened up later this week for all Call of Duty: Black Ops players to enjoy.


Modern Warfare 3 won't end with a cliffhanger

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2011 9:30am PDT

Modern Warfare 3 won't end on another cliffhanger, according to Sledgehammer Games head Glen Schofield. But, it will leave the door open for sequels.


"Reviewers never seem to like to criticize big budget games for whatever reason. Maybe they don't ..."

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Call of Duty Elite PS3 beta begins

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2011 9:30am PDT

Call of Duty Elite beta invites are now rolling out to PS3 owners, with more planned for the coming weeks.


"You are most likely right about that. I will most likely buy and play BF3 for PC before I buy ..."

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Modern Warfare 3 interview with Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling

By Xav de Matos, Sep 06, 2011 2:00pm PDT

At Call of Duty XP this past weekend, Shacknews discussed some of the changes and reaction to the latest entry in the best-selling Call of Duty series with Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling.


"I'm not a COD hater but honestly this game looks EXACTLY like the previous two MWs, seriously ..."

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Modern Warfare 3 'Survival Mode' preview

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 3:30pm PDT

Shacknews grabbed a seat with an Activision representative to play the game's new Survival mode. Survival pits two players against waves of increasingly difficult enemies across all of the game's 16 multiplayer maps.


"Hey cool survival mode and shopping zones, that sounds extremely innovative. Even the naming ..."

- Lukiopimp see all 7 comments

Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer preview

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Shacknews jumped into a rotating hopper to bring you our impressions of Modern Warfare 3's 'Kill Confirmed' mode as well as test out some of the major changes made to the game's multiplayer mode.


"I read it, it sounds like MW2 and Black Ops but instead of Killstreaks we now have strike ..."

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Call of Duty Elite priced at $50 annually; MW3 'Hardened' edition includes one year

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Though a slew of content is available for free for all users that sign up for Call of Duty Elite, a premium service will be offered for an annual price of $49.99. Additionally, Activision has announced one year of the service will come bundled with the ga


"They have not clarified. We asked a few questions regarding Elite and they were unable to ..."

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Modern Warfare 3's 'Kill Confirmed' multiplayer mode revealed

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Developers Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games revealed a new mode coming to Modern Warfare 3, dubbed 'Kill Confirmed,' along with new sharable, customization options for 'Private Matches.'


"Honestly think this game is probably just a rental. I had hoped that since a new studio was ..."

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Modern Warfare 3 on PC to support dedicated servers

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2011 9:45am PDT

At Gamescom, Activision announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will support dedicated servers on PC, and the console versions are getting their own dedicated Call of Duty Elite app.


"Like Archvile said, why not give the option to both crowds. Vanilla servers, official and ..."

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No Call of Duty Elite PC beta planned

By Alice O'Connor and Xav de Matos, Jul 18, 2011 9:00am PDT

PC beta testing for the Call of Duty subscription service will begin in fall, Activision has revealed. It began last week on Xbox 360, and is spreading to PS3 later this summer.


"There was an error in this post. No PC beta is planned for Elite. Please read the update."

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Shack PSA: Call of Duty Elite beta invites going out

By Steve Watts, Jul 14, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Call of Duty Elite beta invites are going out today, "more or less" in the order that users signed up. Check your inbox to see if you've gotten in.


"Why don't they use MW1 and 2 as well? Their all the same game, just different skins."

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