Call of Duty XP 2016: 7 Things Fans Need to Know

After a long break, Call of Duty XP is finally making a return and there are plenty of reasons that Call of Duty fans should be excited. This is what you need to know about Call of Duty XP 2016, and where to get tickets.

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Whether you are a Black Ops 3 player, or are looking forward to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, this is a Call of Duty event with something for you.

Taking place in early September, you can get your Call of Duty XP 2016 tickets on June 11th and there are packages that include real life care packages, copies of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered as well as special access to the on site demos and events.

What is Call of Duty XP?

What fans need to know about Call of Duty XP 2016.

What fans need to know about Call of Duty XP 2016.

Call of Duty XP is a special fan event for Call of Duty that takes place in California. We have not had an event like this since 2011, so it is bound to attract a lot of attention.

At Call of Duty XP 2016 you can play Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare first, play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered first and you’ll also get to play Black Ops 3 DLC 4 maps first.

This three-day event takes place in Los Angeles, California and in addition to those early play opportunities you will be able to watch the Call of Duty World League Championship.

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What Can I Do at Call of Duty XP 2016?

Play Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare Remastered and Black Ops 3 DLC 4.

Play Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare Remastered and Black Ops 3 DLC 4.

There are a ton of things that you can do at Call of Duty XP 2016 including early access to Call of Duty content, but there are also special real world activities that you won’t want to miss.

  • Call of Duty® World League Championship presented by PlayStation 4
  • World Premiere of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer
  • First Hands-on with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer and Zombies
  • First Hands-on with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Multiplayer
  • First Hands-on with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC 4 Maps
  • Call of Duty inspired activities such as Nuketown paintball, Zombies laser tag and more!
  • Exclusive PlayStation® VR experience

Whether you are interested in Black Ops 3 or Infinite Warfare, there is something here for every Call of Duty fans.

When is Call of Duty XP 2016?

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The 2016 Call of Duty XP dates are September 2-4 2016. The event lasts three days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and you get access to each day of the event with your purchase.

The event takes place at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Activision and the various Call of Duty Studios will be on hand during the event and it is open to the public for demos and other fun activities.

How to Get Call of Duty XP 2016 Tickets

You need to buy Call of Duty XP tickets to get in to the show, and you need to buy them ahead of time. There are no tickets sold at the door, so keep that in mind if you plan to go. Since this is the first event in five years, Call of Duty XP tickets may sell fast.

The Call of Duty XP ticket sales start on June 11th at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. There are three ticket packages to choose from. You can buy the Call of Duty XP 2016 tickets only on Ticketmaster.

With a basic $49 Call of Duty XP ticket you get the following items;

  • Access to hands-on gameplay and activities
  • 3-Day Call of Duty® World League Championship presented by PlayStation® 4 Access
  • Bonus Digital Content for use in Call of Duty®: Black Ops III prior to the event
  • Bonus Digital Content for use in Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare

If you choose the $129 Veteran Call of Duty XP ticket package you get everything above, plus the following additional items;

  • Care Package
  • Studio Q&A
  • Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare Digital Legacy Edition ($79.99 SRP)

Gamers who plan to buy Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare may want to consider this package since it includes several extras, and the added cost of the ticket is the same as buying the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy edition later.

Did we mention Nuketown paintball?

Did we mention Nuketown paintball?

For major fans, or people who hate waiting in lines, there are a limited number of Call of Duty XP Prestige Tickets that unlock special items and access to the events. This is what you get with the $199 package.

  • 3-Day Call of Duty® World League Championship presented by PlayStation® 4 Access with premium assigned seating for the Finals
  • Call of Duty® World League Player Meet and Greets
  • VIP Line for hands-on gameplay and activities
  • VIP Lounge Access
  • Scheduled hands-on gameplay and activities
  • 3-Day Reserved Parking Pass
  • Care Package
  • Studio Q&A
  • Bonus Digital Content for use in Call of Duty®: Black Ops III prior to event
  • Bonus Digital Content for use in Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare
  • Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare Digital Deluxe Edition ($99.99 SRP)

This package is in limited quantities and includes a $99.99 digital deluxe copy of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.

Wheelchair seats, companions seats, aisle seats and Assistive Listening Devices are available by calling, 1-888-609-7599.

Keep in mind that there are service fees that Ticketmaster will add-on to the tickets so you will need to budget for a slightly higher price. The tickets include access to the event, but not airfare, hotel or food.

Call of Duty XP 2016 Live Stream Details

If you cannot make it to this event in person, you will be able to watch a 2016 Call of Duty XP live stream from home that will allow you to see the global Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer reveal as well as the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered gameplay and the Black Ops 3 DLC 4 maps.

Don’t count on any remote play options, but signs point to a Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta that could start after this event and allow you to play that game at home before the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare release date in November.

Call of Duty World League Championship

Watch the 206 Call of Duty Championship.

Watch the 206 Call of Duty Championship.

As part of Call of Duty XP, you get to watch 2016 Call of Duty World League Championship in person at the event.

You cannot buy tickets to the championship alone. The only way to watch is to get Call of Duty XP tickets. This will feature the largest payout in Call of Duty history.

Call of Duty XP 2016 Restrictions

To attend Call of Duty XP 2016, you must be 18 as of September 2, 2016. You can enter and leave the event, but you need to make sure that your bracelet is not damaged.

Guests may not bring any weapons to the event, which is something that you probably knew already, but there are some other important restrictions. Guests cannot bring, monopods, laptops, computers, and tablets, flash photography, commercial video and audio recording equipment.

There are other restrictions that guests should be aware of before attending the event.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Release Date Details & Videos

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Release Date

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Release Date

The official Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare release date is November 4th. This is a Friday, but the game actually comes out on Thursday in many places, timed to a midnight Eastern release. 

You can pre-order Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare at Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy, Target and other retailers for release date pickup in store and still for release date delivery. 

There is no early Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare release date, like we saw with Battelfield 1 and with many EA games.

If you already have early Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered access on PS4 you can play online sporadically as the servers are up for testing. 

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