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Official Multiplayer Infomation & Gameplay Thread

vims1990

Hi All,

 

So as Black Ops 2 Multiplayer Info is pouring out, I'll try to keep this thread updated with articles & gameplay which you may have not come across.

Let me know if you find more articles & gameplay & I'll add it to this thread.

 

 

PERKS:

 

PERK
DESCRIPTION
PERK 1
Flak JacketTake less explosive damage
GhostCannot be detected by enemy UAVs while moving
Blind EyeUnaffected by AI-controlled perks
HardlineReceive bonus score points
LightweightMove faster, take no damage from falling


PERK 2
Hard-WiredImmune to counter-UAV and enemy EMPs.
Scavenger Replenish ammo and grenades from fallen enemies
Cold-BloodedResistance to targeting systems including Dual Band, Target Finder, Sensor Grenades and player-controlled aircraft
ToughnessFlinch less when shot
Fast HandsSwap weapons faster, use grenades and equipment faster, and safely throw back frag grenades


PERK 3
EngineerShow enemy equipment in the world, delay explosives and re-roll and booby trap care packages
Dead Silence Move silently
Extreme ConditioningSprint for a longer duration
Tactical MaskReduce the effect of flash, concussion and shock charges
AwarenessEnemy movements are easier to hear.
DexterityClimb ladders and mantle over objects faster, recover from melee faster and aim faster after sprinting

 

 

CONFIRMED WEAPONS:


PRIMARY WEAPONS


Assault Rifles

 

  • AN-94
  • SMR
  • M8A1
  • Type 25
  • SA58
  • Sig 556
  • SCAR-H
  • TAR-21

Shotguns

  • m1216
  • Seiga 12
  • R870-MCS

Light Machine Guns

  • LSAT
  • QBB-LSW
  • Mk 48

Sniper Rifles

  • DSR-50
  • SVU-AS
  • Ballista

Special

  • Assault Shield


Sub-Machine Guns

 

  • MP7
  • Chicom QCB
  • PDW-57
  • Skorpion EVO 3
  • MSMC

 

 

SECONDARIES

 

Launchers

 

  • SMAW
  • RPG
  • FJH-18AA


Pistols

  • KAP-40
  • Tac-45
  • Executioner
  • u23-R

 

Specials

 

  • Crossbow
  • Combat Knife


No Weapon Equipped

  • Combat Knife



ATTACHMENTS

 

Primary Attachments (Assault Rifle Only)

 

  • Reflex Scope
  • ACOG
  • Target Finder — Sight which highlights enemies when they enter the field-of-view
  • Hybrid Optic
  • Suppresser
  • Fast Mag
  • Adjustable Stock
  • Quickdraw
  • Grenade Scanner
  • Millimeter Scanner
  • Grenade Launcher
  • Select Fire
  • FMJ
  • Extended Clip


Secondary Attachments (Pistol Only)

  • Reflex
  • Suppressor
  • Extended Clip
  • Fast Mag
  • FMJ
  • Dual Wield
  • Laser Sight

 

LETHAL EQUIPMENT

 

  • Grenade — Produces lethal radius damage upon detonation.
  • Semtex — Grenade that sticks to surfaces before detonating.
  • Combat Axe — Retrievable axe that causes instant death upon impact.
  • Claymore — Directional antipersonnel mine that triggers a proximity-based explosion.
  • C4 — Plastic explosive device that can be set and triggered remotely.
  • Bouncing Betty — Proximity mine that launches into the air before detonating. Can be avoided by crouching or going prone.


TACTICAL EQUIPMENT


  • Sensor Grenade
  • Flashbang
  • Concussion
  • Shock Charge — A deployable charge which stuns enemies that enter its proximity.
  • EMP Grenade
  • Tactical Insertion
  • Smoke Grenade
  • Trophy System
  • Black Hat PDA — Hack equipment and care packages, or disable enemy vehicles.
  • One additional point can be spent on any tactical grenade to bring two of the same type into battle when you spawn.


WILDCARDS

 

  • Primary Gunfighter — Allows a 3rd attachment for the primary weapon.
  • Secondary Gunfighter — Allows a 2nd attachment for the secondary weapon.
  • Overkill — Take a primary weapon as your secondary weapon.
  • Danger Close — Take a second Lethal.
  • Perk 1 Greed — Take a second Perk 1.
  • Perk 2 Greed — Take a second Perk 2.
  • Perk 3 Greed — Take a second Perk 3.
  • Tactician — Take a Tactical grenade in place of your lethal Grenade.

 

 

SCORESTREAKS:

 

Scorestreak
Points
Description
RCC325A remote-controlled car packed with explosives
UAV375Shows enemies on the mini-map
Hunter Killer400Airborne drone that seeks out and destroys a nearby target
Care Package450Air drop a random Scorestreak
Counter-UAV475Temporarily disables enemy radar
Guardian500Projects microwave field which stuns and impairs enemies
Hellstorm Missile525An air-to-surface missile which can be scattered into a cluster bomb while falling
Lightning Strike550Launch a coordinated lightning strike on three locations
Death Machine600Your own personal handheld mini-gun
Sentry Gun650An automatic sentry gun which can be remote-controlled
War Machine700Grenade launcher with rapid, semi-automatic firing
Dragonfire725Remote-controlled quad-rotor with lightweight machine gun
AGR800Air drop an autonomous ground robot that searches for and destroys enemies and can be remote controlled
Stealth Chopper850Call in a stealth helicopter which does not appear on the enemy's mini-map
Orbital VSAT900Shows both enemy position and direction on the mini-map, cannot be shot down
Escort Drone1000Get personal air support from an escort drone
Warthog1025Jet aircraft that provides close air support with several strafe runs
EMP Systems1050Temporarily disables enemy electronics
Lodestar1150Lase missile targets remotely from the Lodestar
VTOL Warship1200Be the gunner of a powerful VTOL Warship
Canine Unit1275Attack dogs that hunt down the enemy
Swarm1400Call in a swarm of lethal Hunter Killer drones that search and destroy enemies

 

 

NEW MATCHMAKING SYSTEM:


 

League Play is a new skill-based matchmaking system that sorts players into divisions (based on wins)

Be aware this matchmaking system is only for the Competitive Playlist for those who want to compete against players of similar skill.

 

So this is a seperate from the standing matchmaking system in the other playlists.

 

 

CONFIRMED MAPS TO DATE:

 

  • CARGO
  • AFTERMATH
  • TURBINE
  • YEMEN
  • HIJACKED
  • OVERFLOW
  • EXPRESS

 

FACTIONS:

 

  • Seals
  • SDC
  • FBI
  • Mercs
  • ISA
  • Militia

 

 

NEW GAME MODES:

 

HARDPOINT

 

Hardpoint is a King of the Hill gametype with a constantly moving hot zone that the player needed to hold and dominate to score points.

 

MULTI-TEAM

 

Multi-Team is the first time that more than two teams can fight each other on a map, up to six teams in all. Plus, Black Ops II supports a max of 18 players in a lobby now.

 

 

ADDITIONAL FEATURES TO BLACK OPS 2

 

  • Wager Matches is coming back
  • Private Matches offers more customization
  • Emblem Editor is making a return
  • You can now livestream Black Ops 2 from your console
  • "Pick 10" - Players are now allocated ten points and have the choice of taking any ten pieces of content they want, each of which takes up an allocation point. For example, you don't have to bring in a secondary gun and can instead use its allocation point on something like an extra attachment for your primary or an extra lethal grenade.
  • Deathstreaks & After-Life Perks i.e. Second Chance/Last Stand is removed from Black Ops 2
  • Black Ops 2 is now supporting the Competitive Community - Livestreaming, Spectator Mode, CODCasting etc
  • Standard Game Modes are returning: TDM, Domination, Search & Destroy
  • 10 Prestiges, 55 Levels
  • No Pro Perks in Black Ops 2 (Confirmed by Vahn)
  • PC Information is coming after Gamescom
  • Assault Scorestreaks do not chain/stack - Your scorestreak does not count towards the next scorestreak) but if the streak is a Support Scorestreak (i.e UAV), you will get assist points counting towards the next streak.
  • Cannot have a different scorestreak system for each custom class unlike MW3
  • No game ending score streak
  • Kill Confirmed in back for Black Ops 2

 

Articles

 

VG24/7

 

http://www.vg247.com/2012/08/14/black-ops-2-multiplayer-hands-on-the-future-star ts-here/

 

 

Eurogamer

 

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-08-14-call-of-duty-black-ops-2-multiplaye r-ditches-kill-streaks-embraces-e-sports-first-screenshots

 

OneOfSwords

 

http://oneofswords.com/2012/08/16153/

 

 

Kotaku

 

http://kotaku.com/5934476/black-ops-ii-multiplayer-blowout-scorestreaks-replace- killstreaks-livestreaming-goes-big+time-leagues-and-more

 

 

Destructoid

 

http://www.destructoid.com/black-ops-ii-reinvents-the-multiplayer-experience-232 613.phtml

 

 

Digital Warfare 24/7

 

http://digitalwarfare247.com/games/blackops2/519-50-bo2-mp-facts

 

 

GameTrailers

 

http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/2d88kz/call-of-duty--black-ops-ii-gc-2012--mu ltiplayer-features-overview?xrs=share_twitter

 

New Information (28th September 2012)

 

http://mp1st.com/2012/09/27/new-black-ops-2-multiplayer-details-game-modes-chall enges-player-card-theater-and-prestige/

http://mp1st.com/2012/09/27/call-of-duty-black-ops-2-achievementstrophies-reveal ed/

http://oneofswords.com/2012/09/in-deeper-with-call-of-duty-black-ops-ii-multipla yer/

 

 

GAMEPLAY

 

DAY 1: LIVESTREAM

 

 

DAY 2: LIVESTREAM

 

 

DAY 3: LIVESTREAM

 


 

 

DAY 4: LIVESTREAM

 


 

MULTIPLAYER INTERVIEW WITH VAHN

 

 


 

 

 

LOBBY SCREEN/CUSTOM CLASS SCREEN


 


 

Cargo: Full Gameplay

 

 

Turbine: Full Gameplay

 

 

Aftermath: Full Gameplay

 

 

 

Yemen: Full Gameplay

 

 

HARDENED & CARE PACKAGE EDITION

 

 

 

 


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