Future’s games magazines go behind enemy lines with Call of Duty: Black Ops feature



Future, the special-interest media group, today confirms that the June issues of its Official PlayStation Magazine and Official Xbox Magazine in the UK (on sale later this month) will deliver the first in-depth previews of Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops.

With gamers across the world going wild for the next instalment of gaming’s biggest brand, the first Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer, teased fans with several in-game glimpses and confirmation of its global release on Tuesday, 9th November. Future’s Official PlayStation Magazine and Official Xbox Magazine will put the rumours to bed, delivering the first hard facts, direct from Treyarch’s Californian studio.

The teams from both magazines were granted early access, with their features revealing a wealth of gameplay details, confirmation of level settings, alongside previously unseen in-game shots and artwork. Readers of Official Xbox Magazine and Official PlayStation Magazine will also get an exciting glimpse into the development of Call of Duty: Black Ops, with Treyarch Head, Mark Lamia teasing further features not yet revealed, in an exclusive interview.

Official Xbox Magazine hits newsstands, unveiling Call of Duty: Black Ops on Friday, 14th May– with a cover price of£5.99. Official PlayStation Magazine is available from Monday, 17th May for£5.99.


About Future

Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. We hold strong market positions in games, film, music, technology, cycling, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines include T3, Total Film, Digital Camera, Fast Car, Classic Rock, Guitar World, Official Xbox Magazine, Official PlayStation Magazine, Nintendo Power, Maximum PC and Mac Life. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, techradar.com, and musicradar.com. Future produces over 4 million magazines each month; we attract more than 18 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 25 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of monthly magazines.

For more information

Will Guyatt, Media Relations Manager, Future UK, 01225 822517

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