7 Exciting New Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Details From E3 2015

Exciting new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 details from E3 2015 show us what the new Black Ops 3 multiplayer looks like, shows off the new four player co-op campaign, tells us when the beta starts and much more. Here are the most important Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 details from E3 2015.

Two new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 E3 trailers deliver a better look at the Black Ops 3 gameplay on the PS4. The new Call of Duty information arrived at the Sony press conference late on Monday night, following up a day of big gaming news across a range of publishers and platforms.

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7 exciting new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 details from E3 2015.

7 exciting new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 details from E3 2015.

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 release date is November 6th, a Friday, and it is available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. A separate version from another developer will arrive on the Xbox 360 and PS3. We already know of one big Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 deal that offers up to $22 off.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Multiplayer Gameplay

After a long wait we finally know what the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer mode looks like and it is an exciting mix of guns, robots and new special abilities that deliver a fast paced firefight with an array of weapons.

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The two-minute Black Ops 3 multiplayer gameplay trailer is packed with weapon, new special abilities and frenetic combat that includes wall running kills and much, much more.

Black Ops 3 Campaign Co-Op Gameplay Video

Right before showing off the new Black Ops 3 multiplayer gameplay Sony delivered an intense look at the new 4-player co-op campaign mode that allows players to work with a small squad of fellow gamers.

In this video we see new weapons, enemy vehicles and a lot of the new special abilities that come with the Call of Duty game.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC First on PS4

If you want the first access to the new Black Ops 3 maps, you need a PS4. Treyarch and Activision announced on stage with Sony that the new  Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC will come to the PS4 before the Xbox One.

This is something we expected, but it is a major change from the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare release that delivered DLC to the Xbox One first. We know of four Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC packs planned so far.

The latest Call of Duty DLC arrived on Xbox a month before the Playstation release.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Release

We expect to play early with a Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta.

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta comes to PS4 first.

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta arrives in August 2015. There is no specific start date or time yet, but it will come to Sony first. On stage Sony boasted that PS4 owners get to play the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta before Xbox One users.

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We saw similar early access for the Destiny beta last year, which delivered five days of playtime on the PS4 before the Xbox One beta arrived. Expect to see at least five days of early access to the Black Ops 3 beta on PS4.

There is no PS3 or Xbox 360 Black Ops 3 beta. The PC Black Ops 3 beta will likely start at the same time as Xbox One version.

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Black Ops 3 Gun Editor

The Black Ops 3 Gunsmith editor offers customized loadouts and weapons.

The Black Ops 3 Gunsmith editor offers customized loadouts and weapons.

At the tail end of the Black OPs 3 multiplayer trailer we get a look at the new gun editor in Black Ops 3. This allows players to choose attachments that change how the weapon performs and to add a custom paint job to the weapon that will show in multiplayer gameplay. Users can attach up to five attachments and an optic to the weapon in Black Ops 3.

Choose Abilities Before a Mission

During the campaign portion of the event we learned that you can choose your abilities from the new specialist classes before the mission so that you can get the skills and powers you need to take on a specific target.

There are nine new specialists in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 with different looks, abilities and progression systems in the multiplayer mode.

Black Ops 3 is Better on Xbox One & PS4

The footage shown on stage is for the PS4, and now that the PS4 and Xbox One are almost two years old they are the de-facto consoles to play Black Ops 3 on. Yes there is a version coming to the Xbox 360 and the PS3, but it is not the same game. In the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer video we see a disclaimer that some Gunsmith features are not available on the older consoles.

In the YouTube description for the video Activision and TreyArch caution, “PS3 and Xbox 360 platform version features and performance may vary compared to other platform versions.” on Twitter we also learn that the older versions will not impact the PS4, Xbox One and PC release.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta: 5 Things You Need to Know (Update)

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Dates

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Dates

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta starts on August 19th for PS4 and later on the Xbox One and PC. We don't know the exact PC and Xbox One Black Ops 3 beta start date, but the odds are good that they will also arrive in late August. 

This is not a full version of the game. Although unannounced, you can expect to play Multiplayer on a variety of maps that will tests servers and weapon balancing. The beta FAQ states, "Specific details of what will be included in the Call of Duty: Black Ops III Beta will be released at a later date.

We will learn more about the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta start time later this year. The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 beta is available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

 

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