|[July 29, 2014]
Power Changes Everything: Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Collector's Editions up the Ante for Players This Holiday
SANTA MONICA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Prepare for a new era of combat. Today, Activision (News - Alert) Publishing, Inc., a
wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI),
revealed details on three collector's edition versions of the
highly-anticipated Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare. The Atlas
Pro Edition, Atlas Limited Edition and Atlas Digital Pro
Edition are infused with specialized content sure to immerse
players in the high-tech, advanced future Sledgehammer Games is bringing
to Call of Duty this November.
The Atlas Pro Edition and Atlas Limited Edition
are now available for pre-order while supplies last. The Digital
Pro Edition will be available for pre-order at a later date.
Full details follow.
Inspired by the Atlas Corporation, the leading Private Military
Corporation (PMC) in 2054 and lead by the influential Jonathan Irons,
the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Limited Edition features
an extensive array of both digital and physical content, including a
bonus multiplayer map Atlas Gorge, a collectible SteelBook™,
the Welcome to Atlas: Advanced Soldier Manual, and the Atlas
Digital Content Pack, a collection of digital content that
includes an Atlas-themed exoskeleton, Atlas-themed weaponry, and more.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Pro Edition is the
ultimate package, including everything available in the Atlas
Limited Edition version (bonus multiplayer map Atlas Gorge,
the collectible SteelBook™, the Welcome to Atlas: Advanced Soldier
Manual, and the Atlas Digital Content Pack), as well as the Call
of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass featuring four
action-packed DLC Map Packs*, each delivering a collection of Call
of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer content and more (SRP
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Digital Pro Edition is
perfect for fans that prefer to access all of their content digitally.
The Atlas Digital Pro Edition includes all of the same
bold digital content as the Atlas Pro Edition, including
the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass, bonus
multiplayer map Atlas Gorge, and the Atlas Digital Content
Pack. Also included with this version is the Atlas Digital
Edition Personalization Pack, with more details to be revealed
soon. (SRP $99.99)
All three versions include the following:
Atlas Gorge Bonus Multiplayer Map - Atlas Gorge re-envisions
the fan-favorite Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare® map, Pipeline,
re-imagined for the new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
exoskeleton abilities. The Atlas Corporation has commandeered the
world's largest power source, the Three Gorges Dam in central China,
creating a gripping setting for a multiplayer battle. Combatants will
navigate the shadows and control a map-based turret scorestreak that
overlooks the dam and helps to keep enemies at bay, all while
leveraging new abilities and tactics enabled by exoskeleton
technology, such as vertical combat, new sightlines, and strategic
Atlas Digital Content Pack - Atlas Corporation-themed,
in-game content including:
Two (2) Weapons - The Bal-27 AE Assault Rifle and the Atlas 45
AE Pistol: Trick out your loadout with these two sleek weapons
fitted with an Atlas Corporation theme to match your other custom
Atlas Exoskeleton: Strike fear into competition with your
PMC-issued, white, red & black custom Atlas exoskeleton, and
ensure opponent remember who took them out.
Atlas Helmet: A state-of-the-art custom Atlas helmet.
Atlas Player Card: Leave your mark on any killcam with an
Atlas player card, featuring both a custom Atlas calling card and
custom Atlas emblem.
Five (5) Bonus Supply Drops: Supply Drops are part
of the revolutionary changes in Call of Duty: Advanced
Warfare that Sledgehammer Games is bringing to Call of
Duty multiplayer. You'll be well-prepared for battle as soon
as you boot up with five bonus supply drops, which unlock a
variety of game-changing, in-game content from player
customization gear to weapons. More information on Supply Drops
and the full suite of multiplayer options will be revealed on Aug.
Single Player Exoskeleton Upgrade Token: Over the course of
Campaign mode, players unlock exoskeleton perks and abilities that
help tackle various obstacles and challenges. This token provides
an extra upgrade for your exoskeleton, so you're already at an
advantage when jumping into the Campaign.
Additionally, the Atlas Pro Edition and Atlas
Limited Edition both include the following:
Welcome to Atlas: Advanced Soldier Manual: The Atlas
Corporation's Advanced Soldier Manual�ensures that all recruits are
equipped with the necessary intel to become a tier-one Advanced
Soldier with Atlas. The manual features original concept artwork from�Call
of Duty: Advanced Warfare�developer, Sledgehammer Games, as well
as historical and tactical information that will�bolster every
soldier's potential for success in the field and prepare them to carry
out Atlas' global mission.
Collectible SteelBook™: Limited edition steel case featuring
premium in-game artwork.
Official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Soundtrack: Digital
copy of the in-game score, featuring main title & themes by legendary
composer, Harry Gregson-Williams as well as original music by
Penned by the team of storytellers at Sledgehammer Games and boasting
true next generation visuals, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
jolts players forward in a groundbreaking experience that's
ripped-from-the-headlines-of-tomorrow, envisioning a future where both
technology and tactics have evolved to create a new era of combat for
Fans looking for more information can tune-in Aug. 11 for the worldwide
reveal of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer.
Catch the latest info from Sledgehammer Games on the advanced era that
exoskeleton gameplay delivers along with a full debriefing on new maps,
modes, weapons and more. For program information, check out www.callofduty.com,
or follow @CallofDuty on Twitter
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is not yet rated.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is being developed by
Sledgehammer Games specifically for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and
entertainment system from Microsoft (News - Alert), PlayStation®4 computer
entertainment system and PC. Versions for the Xbox 360 games and
entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system are also in development.
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc.
is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of
interactive entertainment and leisure products.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the
United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway,
Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, mainland China and the
region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can
be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
*DLC content in the Season Pass may be sold separately. If you
purchase the Collector's Edition with 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 on all platforms or in all
territories. Pricing and release dates may vary by platform.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements: Information in
this press release that involves Activision Publishing's expectations,
plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including
statements about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, are
forward-looking statements that are not facts and involve a number of
risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause Activision
Publishing's actual future results to differ materially from those
expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release
include unanticipated product delays and other factors identified in the
risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard's most recent annual report
on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The
forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information
available to Activision Publishing and Activision Blizzard as of the
date of this release, and neither Activision Publishing nor Activision
Blizzard assumes any obligation to update any such forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may
ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of
the future performance of Activision Publishing or Activision Blizzard
and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which
are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially
from current expectations.
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