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Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-orders include Eminem album discount

Activision is offering a discount code for Eminem's next album with pre-orders of Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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So, is a free multiplayer map not enough to convince you to pre-order Call of Duty: Ghosts? Are you on the fence because of next-gen hesitation? Well, Activision has one more trick up its sleeve to convince you to pre-order their upcoming shooter.

Activision has announced a partnership with rapper Eminem to offer a discount on his upcoming album. Both the album and game are due on November 5, and pre-ordering Ghosts from GameStop will grant you a code to download The Marshall Mathers LP 2 at a discount.

For those asking "why is this even a promotion that is happening," we should point out that Eminem's song "Survival" served as the musical backdrop for Activision's reveal event earlier this year.

The code will grant you the album with an exclusive bonus track for $8.99. (New release albums tend to sell between $9.99 and $14.99--saving you at least $1.) The offer will be available through November 19, and those who take GameStop up on the offer will find the download code on their receipt.

Eminem sounds incredibly passionate about the whole thing. "The energy and intensity of 'Survival' really matches Call of Duty: Ghosts," Eminem said in the press release. "I'm excited to continue to be a part of the franchise."

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    September 9, 2013 8:30 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-orders include Eminem album discount.

    Activision is offering a discount code for Eminem's next album with pre-orders of Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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      September 9, 2013 8:55 AM

      Well that's random as shit

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        September 9, 2013 9:08 AM

        I can see how a CoD fan might be a fan of Eminem. also of Nickleback or Creed or Bon Jovi

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          September 9, 2013 9:13 AM

          CoD 11: This is how with arms wide open you give love a bad my name is, hi.

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        September 9, 2013 9:11 AM

        He had a song in the first Black Ops, so it's not entirely out of the blue.

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      September 9, 2013 9:22 AM

      IIRC the GiantBomb guys were joking about something like this just last week. Life imitates art.

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        September 9, 2013 11:39 AM

        Pretty much, yep. Saying they should release XB1 on 11/8, go to Gamestop, get Ghosts, get XB1, get Eminem, byeeeeeee

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        September 9, 2013 9:13 PM

        "We apparently call EVERYTHING that happens in the game industry." -- Chris Remo, Idle Thumbs 43, 1:00:47, after a reader emailed in about Nick predicting Left 4 Dead 2 at 1:23:20 of Idle Thumbs 17 ("War of the Broses").

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      September 9, 2013 9:26 AM

      well that'll just make me run right out and buy it for sure.

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      September 9, 2013 9:36 AM

      Brent Musberger approves.

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      September 9, 2013 11:30 AM

      So, the reasoning is, people that like bad games, also enjoy shitty music?

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        September 9, 2013 11:43 AM

        Did you get a chill of edginess down your spine when you wrote this? JW.

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          September 9, 2013 3:25 PM

          That's not edginess... that's called "taste"

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            September 9, 2013 3:49 PM

            An air of superiority AND edgy? You're gonna go far around here!

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            September 9, 2013 3:49 PM

            news flash: taste is subjective.

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            September 9, 2013 4:29 PM

            Why does your monocle taste like?

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            September 9, 2013 4:46 PM

            Oh, I see. Thanks for the clarification. Can you maybe let us know what games we should and should not buy, and the reasons for those "tastes"?

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        September 9, 2013 11:41 PM

        Aha. vertdang likes shitty music

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      September 9, 2013 11:46 AM

      This is NOT motivation.

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      September 9, 2013 4:13 PM

      Is Eminem even on the soundtrack for COD this time or is this just some random pairing?

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      September 9, 2013 9:29 PM

      Why is this newsworthy?

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        September 9, 2013 10:15 PM

        yes, why? steven watts, explain yourself young man.