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$25m Call of Duty Endowment comes to the UK – charity microtransaction will help veterans find good jobs

After huge success in the US, Activision is bringing its Call of Duty Endowment programme to the UK. Funded by an in-game purchase in Call of Duty: Black Ops III, the charity will provide grants to help UK armed-forces veterans find ‘high-quality’ employment. For Call of Duty players, the Call …

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UMG Orlando Call of Duty tournament canceled due to Hurricane Matthew

The last major Call of Duty tournament of the Black Ops 3 season has been canceled due to Hurricane Matthew, which is due to hit Florida this week. UMG Orlando was due to take place this weekend between October 7th and 9th, however with Hurricane Matthew also expected to hit …

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NaDeSHoT’s Hundred Thieves release Call of Duty roster

Hundred Thieves has released its Call of Duty team after a disappointing last place finish in stage two of the North American Call of Duty World League. The organisation was formed earlier this year by former OpTic Gaming legend Matthew "NaDeSHoT" Haag. Its first acquisition was a Call of Duty …

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85% of Q1 PS4s were sold with a copy of Black Ops 3 in the US

Activision has revealed an incredible statistic highlighting to enduring popularity of Call of Duty. Speaking to investors yesterday, COO Thomas Tippl stated that 85 per cent of total PS4 hardware sales in the US in the three months ending March were for the Black Ops III bundle. In the exec’s …

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Gfinity is working on a large Call of Duty LAN event

Martin Wyatt, head of partner relations at Gfinity, confirmed to MCV that the company is currently organising its first Call of Duty LAN event of the year. As the CoD World League moves through its second and final stage we are looking to support that process by springing up our …

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Call of Duty legend Nadeshot founds new team

Call of Duty legend Matt Nadeshot” Haag has founded a new eSports team called 100 Thieves. The team has acquired the King Papey Call of Duty squad and will compete in Stage 2 of the Call of Duty World League starting tomorrow. The move has come as a surprise to …

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PS4 wins January in the US, Call of Duty tops charts

January marked another sales victory in the US for Sony’s PS4, according to NPD data. VentureBeat reports that PS4 enjoyed another sales win over Xbox One. Microsoft’s machine only managed to outsell Sony’s in two of 2015’s months – April and October. And that’s despite some heavy discounting on Xbox …

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Skylanders and Guitar Hero underperform while Call of Duty soars

Publisher Activision has said that both Skylanders SuperChargers and Guitar Hero Live failed to meet sales expectations. Call of Duty: Black Ops III, however, exceeded them on every single level. The toys-to-life category grew in 2015, although that was mostly down to market leader LEGO Dimensions, which not only performed …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the 2015 Christmas No.1

The latest Call of Duty doggedly refuses to abide by the established narrative of decline, with Black Ops III claiming this year’s Christmas No.1 title. Black Ops III remains the sixth COD to claim the festive crown. The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at cinemas was not enough …

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Now Call of Duty: Black Ops III adds upgrade microtransactions

Online shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III has become the latest premium title to offer in-game upgrades for cash. This follows yesterday’s news that fellow Activision title Destiny has done a similar thing. Starting some time this week, Black Ops III will start allowing players to obtain the game’s …

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