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The London cityscape beckons, but first there’s a score to settle on the water. Welcome to Parliament, featuring a military cargo ship docked on the River Thames. Parliament is a new multiplayer map from the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy DLC Pack, available now on Xbox LIVE and coming soon to other platforms.

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Check Your Peripherals

 

Massive and intricate, Parliament might at first seem like a maze, but with some practice you’ll soon recognize its myriad possibilities. In Capture the Flag, movement and direction are everything, so consider equipping the Peripherals perk for a wider perspective of the field. Plan your routes and the points will follow.

 

Missing, Missing!

 

When your flag is taken, you can’t score. It’s a basic concept that sometimes gets lost in the heat of the match. In a large environment like Parliament, it’s vital that you track down enemy flag carriers. There’s nothing worse than waiting at base to turn in a flag that’s locked out. If you’re near the enemy carrier, go after them.

 

Right About…Now

 

Equip the Orbital Care Package and thanks us later. Parliament offers the possibility of the map-based Skylight Rocket scorestreak, and it’s a good one. Mark the spot and a barrage of missiles come raining down over your enemies. Time it to take out an enemy flag carrier or to assist an ally at a crucial moment.

 

Keep Swinging

 

Capture the Flag is a different game in the Exo Grapple playlist, and fast movement affects the score greatly. The exoskeleton powers multiple grapples, so chain them together to traverse long distances in a short amount of time. Always watch for shortcuts and use your grapple to keep ahead of the opposition.

 

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A faithful re-imagining of the fan-favorite Highrise multiplayer map, Skyrise combines futuristic exoskeleton abilities with a classic multiplayer environment. Skyrise is a new multiplayer map from the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy DLC Pack, available now on Xbox LIVE and coming soon to other platforms.

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Classic Map, New Systems

 

Just like its predecessor, Skyrise features a dangerous middle section with multiple cover points bookended by two sniper-friendly buildings. Unlike its predecessor, however, players have access to all the futuristic advantages of Advanced Warfare’s arsenal, which makes for a completely new and updated match experience. Take advantage of this and you’ll be one step ahead of players stuck in the past.

 

Step Up, Snipers

 

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, snipers can’t help but set their sights across Skyrise’s long middle section. Luckily, there’s plenty of cover and multiple routes you can take to steer clear of long-range fire. The trick is to always consider which sight lines you’re exposed within, and to avoid the most dangerous ones in the current situation. If you’re sniping, watch for slip-ups and then go for the shot.

 

Reposition As Needed

 

Without clearly separated lanes of travel, it might seem like enemies are coming from every which way in Team Deathmatch, but you’ll start to get a hang of various movement patterns after a few matches. At that point, strategy centers more on knowing when to engage and when to reposition and attack from a different angle. Always consider your options to improve your chances of winning skirmishes.

 

Exo Grapple Destruction

 

Many possibilities exist in such a densely constructed map, and smart movement in the Exo Grapple playlist can provide the edge to keep your team in the lead. In the middle, consider any of the various platforms overlooking the ground level. In either building, use your grapple to stick toward the ceiling and surprise enemy players not paying attention to their surroundings.

 

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This is where the best come to train, and it’s your turn to impress. Welcome to Compound, a small Atlas training facility in the Colorado wilderness. In these tight quarters, Domination provides a true test of skill, so let’s cover the basics. Compound is a new multiplayer map from the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy DLC Pack, available now on Xbox LIVE and coming soon to other platforms.

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Adjust for Scale

 

Grenades, shotguns, SMGs, the new M1 Irons: all good options when competing in a small environment. With so much activity, you have to make your shots count, quickly moving from one target to the next. Toss a grenade when closing in on a flag, and then blast defenders escaping its radius, and vice versa for defenders. Equip the Missile Strike Scorestreak with the Hellfire Missile Module for maximum damage when you’re on a roll.

 

Blast Resistance

 

It’s a good idea to have an extra loadout with heavy blast resistance, especially if the other team starts getting grenade happy. Turn the tables with Flak Jacket, Blind Eye, and Hard Wired so you can capture flags with as little interruption as possible. For even more defense, equip the Exo Trophy System along with the Tactician Wildcard if you’re in the Exo Grapple playlist.

 

Speed Runs

 

The best players learn to push their exoskeleton to the limit, and Compound is a great map to improve your movement abilities. With timing and creativity, you can zip from flag to flag in a flash, especially in the Exo Grapple playlist. Sometimes, moving with reckless speed is the best strategy, and the faster you move, the more opportunities you’ll have to dislodge the competition.

 

Tug-of-War

 

Playing Domination is similar to a game of tug-of-war, but the stakes are raised on a small map like Compound. Don’t get too comfortable if your team is in the lead, because a few smart plays can turn things around in an instant. On the other hand, don’t get discouraged if you’re down. Find a teammate, push for a flag in unison, and turn the tide in your favor.

 

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They killed Oz, and packed up his body like cargo. Who are these Sentinels, anyway? And why is this Captain Lennox holding us hostage? The Exo Zombies story continues with Carrier in the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy DLC Pack, available now on Xbox LIVE and coming soon to other platforms. Great rewards and greater risks lie ahead, so let’s give you a helping hand:

 

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Watch My Back

 

Obvious enough in any situation, but it’s particularly imperative with Carrier. The match begins with the group split in pairs. If you don’t watch out for each other, you risk getting stuck in a bad solo situation. Stay alert and then rethink your strategy when the whole team meets up. Not sure where to start? Open a path to Cargo and suit up.

 

Grenade Disposal

 

When you’re not using your grenades to blow off limbs, gamble for some extra spending money using the Armory’s Grenade Disposal. It’s fun to watch and can net up to 1,000 additional points at the cost of a measly grenade. Use it to build points when your primary grenades are at max capacity, especially in the earlier rounds. And trust us, with all the new goodies in the 3D Printer, every bit counts.

 

Great Rewards

 

Carrier ups the ante with a full array of new, helpful items. Scorestreaks include Sentinel support squads and a crowd-control turret that cripples zombies caught in its waves. The new Stockpile Exo Upgrade increases your grenade and ammo carrying capacity, and new gadgets like teleportation grenades and the unwieldy but deadly LZ-52 Limbo await your discovery in the 3D Printer. Combine all that with the Open Fire or Explosive Touch power up, and you might just get out of this place alive. And we’ve only just scratched the surface.

 

Greater Risks

 

If there’s ones thing you can count on, it’s that all these benefits are included for a reason: Carrier’s a dangerous place. Some of the zombies on board – including dogs and more – can teleport in rapid succession as they close in for the kill. If that’s not horrifying enough, aggressive Atlas strike teams are boarding the ship, and toxic gas bombs threaten to contaminate whole areas if you don’t defuse them in time. And all the while, Oz is still carrying on. What are they doing with him anyway?

 

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Arm up with a new batch of weapon variants now available on Xbox One.

 

First up are five non-akimbo variants of the SAC3. Each of these weapon variants feature a single SAC3 submachine gun for precision ADS targeting.

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Also available are 10 Royalty Elite variants. Dressed in the same purple and gun-metal camouflage as the Grand Master Prestige armor, these weapons feature similar stats to the Elite versions of weapons you already love.

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While opening your Advanced Supply Drops, keep an eye out for some of the other recently released items as well, such as the 10 M1 Irons variants and outfit items from five new gear sets (Enlightened, Neuro, Passionate, Punk, and Thermal).

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An alien spacecraft has crash landed in the shadow of Mt. Rushmore, USA, and our enemies are already en route to discover whatever technology may still be intact. This week, we’re looking at Uplink on Site 244, a new multiplayer map from the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC pack, available now on Xbox LIVE, PlayStation®Network, and PC.

 

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Know Your Lanes

 

Site 244 is big, and as with all big maps, it’s vital that you stay focused and keep moving toward the objective. With three distinct lanes of travel, in and around the alien fuselage, there’s a lot of room for the satellite drone to get tossed around, and you want to stay on top of it without blindly rushing out in the open. Pay attention to the various angles, objects, and shortcuts along each lane to better anticipate movement and make smart decisions when rushing the drone.

 

Out of Bounds

 

With such a wide stretch of land between the two uplink stations, pushing back the enemy team can feel like an uphill battle as they close in on your territory. If they catch you on the back foot, focus on getting your hands on the drone and tossing it out of bounds for a reset. Just be prepared for another big fight in the bottom lane as both sides attempt to capture the reset.

 

Better Odds

 

Site 244’s map-based Super Serum does wonders for your Uplink playing ability. Obtained through chance via an Orbital Care Package, the Super Serum momentarily gives a slight boost to your total health, and even more importantly, highlights enemy movement through walls and cover. Consider the Better Odds Module (+200) to increase your chance of acquiring the serum. If you’re on the attack, save the serum until you grab the drone, providing great insight toward the path with the least resistance.

 

Grappling? Go Heavy

 

In the traditional, non exo-grapple playlist, it’s important to gear up based on the role you’re playing. Playing defense? By all means, bring out the heavy-hitters, but you’ll need to stay light if you’re attacking and hope to keep up with enemy drone carriers. With Exo Grapple, however, you’ve got a bit more room to experiment. As long as you’re using the grapple to stay mobile, you can risk carrying around a heavier weapon, such as Ascendance’s deadly Ohm.

 

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With such beautiful weather, it’s no wonder the city is expanding. This week, we’re looking at Domination on Perplex, a modular apartment complex undergoing construction in Sydney, Australia. Perplex is a new multiplayer map from the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC pack, available now on Xbox LIVE, PlayStation®Network, and PC.

 

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Don’t Fear the B Flag

 

With the A and C flags easily accessible on the first floor, it can be tempting to avoid the fray and stick to the lower levels. While this can be a valid strategy, your team will be at a disadvantage if the B flag is left in enemy hands. While securing the top floor is no easy task, it provides a great vantage point over the middle and offers great sight lines to A and C. Make use of that Exo Grapple and put up a fight.

 

Check Your Corners

 

With the B flag commanding so much attention in the middle, it’s easy to neglect the advantage of the map’s corner buildings. They don’t offer much room to maneuver, but with a Suppressor and Low Profile, you can stealthily take out enemy players from the sidelines. They’re also good for interrupting players running toward A or C.

 

Stay Clear of Moving Structures

 

Battle or not, these construction drones just keep humming away. In such a close-knit map, it’s important to utilize every bit of the environment. Halfway through the match, drones will attach their cargo on the right side of the map, slightly changing sight lines. More importantly, take note of the solo drone that flies in after this change; it provides a great view of the top and bottom floors.

 

Bombs Away

 

With such clear skies, it would be a crime not to call in some aerial support. Having trouble with that B flag, or getting swarmed from the open middle? Equip Bombing Run with the Flares Module, or the XS1 with Extra Time to land a devastating blow to enemies in the open. Wipe them out, rush to B, and prepare for a counterattack.

 

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They call it a utopia, but disaster is about to strike. This week, we’re exploring Climate, a lush biodome promising intense Hardpoint matches. Climate is a new multiplayer map from the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC pack, available now on Xbox LIVE, PlayStation®Network, and PC.

 

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Use Every Avenue

 

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While Climate isn’t a very large map, it has a lot of open space. When attacking the Hardpoint, analyze every available route. If you’re only pushing from one angle, the defenders are going to have an advantage over you. Instead, disorient them by watching your teammates’ movement on the mini-map and utilizing a different attack route. With so many platforms available, consider attacking from a height advantage as well.

 

Be Versatile With the OHM

 

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The OHM, Ascendance’s two-in-one directed energy weapon, works particularly well on this map, especially on Hardpoint. The LMG provides a powerful long-range option when attacking players in the open, while the shotgun shines in defensive situations. As you learn the map, you’ll get a better idea of when to switch between the two firing modes for greater effect.

 

Avoid the Water

 

Initially, stepping foot in the biodome’s waterways simply slows your movement, a strong enough disadvantage on its own. Halfway through the match, the water filtration system corrupts, spilling dangerous chemicals into the streams. From this point, the tainted water not only slows but also damages and disorients players. It’s in your best interest to avoid contact at all costs. Take advantage of Climate’s platforming potential to stay safe and take out stragglers below.

 

To Grapple or Not

 

Climate’s environment plays very different between the Exo Grapple playlist and the regular playlist option. Using a grapple, players can navigate the map very quickly, and more easily avoid the water. Because of this, however, it’s also easier for enemy players to get around you when they’re rushing a Hardpoint. Without the grapple, you need to be more conscious of your movement; if you don’t have a plan, you’re likely to get caught out in the open.

 

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Now that we know what they’re capable of, every military group out there is eager to get their hands on the exoskeleton. The latest supplier? A black market operation right in the middle of the city. This week, we’re looking at Chop Shop, a new Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare multiplayer map in the Ascendance DLC pack, available now on Xbox LIVE and coming to PlayStation®Network and PC on April 30th. Now let’s get to it.

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Avoid Tunnel Vision

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Splitting the map directly in half, Chop Shop’s center area sees a lot of action, and you can expect there to be plenty of tag trading from players crossing back and forth. As you can see above, however, there’s ample room on both sides, with each wing mirroring the other’s layout. When the center gets hot, stick to the side and cut off enemies en route to the middle. Grab their tag and reposition to avoid retaliation.

 

Stop Them in Their Tracks

 

Call in an Orbital Care Package on Chop Shop for a chance to earn the map-based Advanced Repulsion Turret scorestreak. This placeable sentry continuously stuns and damages enemy players entering its energy field, making it a perfect means to cover your back or lock down an entryway. With multiple routes in every location, however, it’s best to keep an eye on the turret and take out enemies attempting to dislodge it from another angle.

 

Get Hooked

 

The pace really picks up when playing Kill Confirmed in the new Exo Grapple Playlist. Blindly rush after tags and you’re likely to get taken out by powerful close-quarters attacks. Instead, plan your escape ahead of time, utilizing your grapple to get out fast after nabbing tags.

 

If you get caught face-to-face, launch your grapple to land an instant kill. It takes some practice, but can be lethal in the right situation. Lastly, once you’ve really got a hang of the grapple movement, equip the Overcharged perk for an additional hook shot before recharging.

 

Don’t Let Up

 

Whether you’re in the Exo Grapple Playlist or not, constant mobility is vital. The more engagements you’re in, the more opportunities you’ll have to score points. Even without a direct skirmish, Chop Shop’s confined indoor locations are ripe for missed tags. Consider perks like Lightweight and Fast Hands, as well as the Quickdraw Grip and Stock attachments, to keep you light on your toes as you stock up on confirms and denials.

 

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Somehow, they made it out alive, but Oz, Kahn, Lilith, and Decker are far from a safe return. The zombies have escaped the Atlas research facility and are directing their attack at America’s most beloved franchise: Burger Town. This Exo Zombies episode in the Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC Pack introduces new zombies, new traps, a new weapon, and much more. Here are some tips to get you started:

 

Study the Map

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Just like in Part One, Exo Zombies Part Two provides a mini-map including essential details about the environment. Take some time to internalize the location of each Exo Ability and key items like the 3D Printer, weapon upgrade station, and decontamination zone. The more you know about the environment, the better prepared you’ll be to execute an upgrade strategy.

 

One Too Many

 

There’s nothing like a good Burger Town milkshake and cheeseburger, and the new Goliath Zombie will do everything in its power to keep you away from his favorite meal. Form up and focus fire the armored brute, and do whatever you can to keep out of his massive hammer’s attack range. He doesn’t go down easy, so you’ll need all the power you can get.

 

Expanding Arsenal

 

In addition to Infection’s powerful new Magnetron weapon, the CEL-3 Cauterizer from Outbreak is also present in Part Two’s 3D Printer, giving you a better chance of picking up a heavy hitter. These two weapons pack a huge punch, especially at close range, making them ideal choices when navigating those tight corners below.

 

Train Your Zombies

 

When you’re not snaking through the sewers, Infection’s above ground environment offers ample breathing room, especially near Burger Town. Use the open space to your advantage by looping around and forcing the zombies into a group behind you. Boost ahead to create some space and then turn around and blast them. Once they close the distance, boost back and repeat. Just be on the lookout for stragglers trying to cut you off from the front and sides.

 

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There’s plenty more to the new Exo Zombies map, but discovering it for yourself is a huge part of the fun. Use these tips to get off to a strong start, then start exploring and experimenting. As always, keep up with the latest Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare news by following us on Facebook (Call of Duty and Sledgehammer Games), Instagram, and Twitter (@CallofDuty and @SHGames).

 

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Ascendance will release April 30th on Playstation Network and PC. For Playstation 4 users, pre-order now and receive a bonus Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare - Ascendance Theme.

 

Prepare for Ascendance, the second downloadable content pack for Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare. Ascendance features part two of the Exo Zombies co-op experience: Infection, four unique Multiplayer maps, the OHM bonus weapon and weapon variant, as well as the new Exo Grapple Playlist.

 

Exo Zombies Infection:

The Exo Zombies story continues with Exo Zombies Infection. John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal return as four Atlas employees fighting to survive a deadly zombie outbreak. After being overrun at the Atlas research facility, the four heroes must hold their ground at a nearby Burgertown franchise.

 

Exo Zombies Infection introduces an expanded map for players to discover. New weapons and traps are at your disposal, and you'll certainly need them against dangerous new enemies like the Goliath and Acid Dripper. Also included is the Civilian Extraction Mode, where you will need to help fellow survivors escape the growing horde.

 

Multiplayer:

Perplex- Get vertical in Sydney as you fight to dominate this five-story modular apartment complex. Take the high ground or blast through the close quarters interior in this small to medium sized map. Adapt your strategy mid-match when construction drones shift apartment modules, creating new routes and cover positions.


Site 244- An alien spacecraft has crash landed, spilling its mysterious cargo under the shadow of Mount Rushmore. This medium to large three-lane map allows for any style of gameplay, focusing combat through the space ship’s fuselage and around the debris-littered landscape. Use the map-based scorestreak to crack open an alien spore and instantly enhance your perks and exoskeleton abilities.

 

Climate- Fight your way though a futuristic man-made utopia in this lush, climate-controlled biodome. In this small to medium sized circular map, land and water routes channel frenetic combat around the central island structure. Watch your step when the river water changes from an asset to a deadly bubbling obstacle.


Chop Shop- Think fast as you make your way through a black market exoskeleton industrial complex. Engage in fast-paced shootouts in this medium sized, symmetrical map. Activate the map-based scorestreak to take control of an Advanced Repulsion Turret, a deadly microwave EMP that can help you lock down key areas.

 

OHM and OHM Werewolf Weapons- The OHM is a versatile directed energy hybrid weapon. Engage enemies at distance in LMG mode or concentrate your blasts at close range in Shotgun mode. In addition to the base weapon, you'll also get the OHM Werewolf custom variant, which features increased mobility at the cost of accuracy.

 

Exo Grapple Playlist- The unique grappling ability found in the Campaign mode is now available for use in all of the Ascendance Multiplayer maps through the Exo Grapple Playlist. Activate your Exo Grapple ability for a faster way to reach strategic vantage points or as a brutal secondary weapon to take down the competition.

 

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It’s ski season, soldiers! Grab your sunglasses and suit up in that snow-white KVA Recon set, because we’re heading to the slopes. This week, we’re looking at Drift, the fourth and final multiplayer map of the Havoc DLC pack, available now on Xbox LIVE, PlayStation®Network, and PC.

 

If you’ve just picked up Havoc, be sure to check out our previous articles on Urban, Core, Sideshow, and the first of the Exo Zombies saga: Outbreak.

 

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The Widowmaker Reigns

 

With improved accuracy and a slower fire rate compared to the base AE4 model, the Widowmaker is perfectly suited to Drift’s plentiful open, mid-range environments. Keep a cool trigger finger, only firing when you’re on target to avoid overheating into a forced reload.

 

In Domination and Hardpoint, get to a vantage point above the objective and pick off enemies while your teammates hold the point. If you get cornered, don’t be afraid to drop into hip fire, a prerequisite to unlocking the weapon’s powerful Heat Sink attachment.

 

Cold-Blooded Carousel

 

The spinning Carousel at the center of Drift offers more than just the promise of fun and games. If you’re feeling adventurous, equip a loadout with the Cold-Blooded perk and hop up for a ride. Get down between the seats and go to town. Riding at the center of the plaza, you’re not exactly inconspicuous, but with the right timing it’s worth it for the novelty alone. Too cautious? Set up a Remote Turret instead and take out enemies from afar as they try to dislodge it.

 

Avalanche!

 

Halfway through the match, an avalanche smashes into the left side of the map. Wailing sirens warn of the event, so get out if you’re in the area. Once collapsed, the environment completely changes, so be aware of new sight lines as well as opportunities and threats in the aftermath. There’s not as much cover, so you’ll likely run into more head-to-head skirmishes.

 

A Warm Welcome

 

If freezing in an avalanche isn’t your thing, stay in and keep warm. Equip a fast-firing SMG and attack enemies up close as they pass through the buildings. Watch the entryways for movement and boost back if trouble heads your way. Equip the UAV with the Extra Assist Points (450 points) module and the Aerial Assault Drone with the AI Control and Machine Gun modules (850 points). Surveillance and a deadly fire-and-forget scorestreak keep you focused on what’s in front of you.

 

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Starting today, there will be two new ways to add to your armory collection.

 

Gain Early Access To The OHM Bonus Weapon

 

We're excited to share that Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare's second DLC pack, Ascendance, will include the versatile OHM directed energy hybrid weapon. The OHM allows players to engage the enemy on their own terms, whether unleashing a barrage of fire in LMG mode or with concentrated blasts in Shotgun mode. But you don't have to take our word for it -- Xbox Season Pass owners can gain immediate access to the OHM, now! In addition to the base weapon, Xbox Season Pass owners will also get the OHM Werewolf custom variant.

 

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Advanced Supply Drops

 

Since the launch of Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare and the immense personalization of operator gear and weapon variants, players have been asking for more opportunities to secure additional supply drops. Coming soon, Advanced Supply Drops will be available from the in game store, to give you the chance for more Weapon Loot and Character Gear to customize your operator, as well as Reinforcements (Advanced Supply Drops will not include Rapid Supply or Orbital Care Package Reinforcements). Advanced Supply Drops are optional and do not affect the balance of gameplay.

 

Here is what you will find in each Advanced Supply Drop:

- Three items.

- At least one weapon variant.

- At least one Professional rarity item or better.

- All items come with their own Armory slot; all items can be redeemed for XP.

 

[UPDATE as of 3.18.15]

Advanced Supply Drops are now available on Xbox 360.

 

[UPDATE as of 4.7.15]

Advanced Supply Drops are now available on Playstation 4.

 

In addition to acquiring items from the current rotation, you will also have the opportunity to get unique cosmetic gear items found only within Advanced Supply Drops. Be on the lookout for the Eco Custom Exo, items from the Arctic Gear set, and more!

 

Advanced Supply Drops are available individually and in bundles of 3, 5, 10, and 20, with bundles including up to eight bonus drops. Players will not receive duplicate items within the same bundle. To start with, there will be a limit to how many items an individual can purchase as we roll this out. In a few weeks, we will remove the limit on purchasing.

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Point and Shoot is your opportunity to showcase your best Havoc DLC clips to the entire world. To get started, here is how to record, upload, and submit your Playstation 4 clips:

 

1. After executing a highlight-worthy play, press the SHARE button and then the Square button to save the last 15 minutes of gameplay.

 

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2. Go to the Capture Gallery on your Playstation 4 and find your video. Press the SHARE button to begin the upload process.

 

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3. Select YouTube. You will need to link your YouTube account with your PSN account if you have not already done so.

 

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4. Trim your clip and give it suitable titles and descriptions. When you've finished, select Share to begin the upload. To track the upload progress, go to the Uploads section in the Notifications menu.

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5. When your upload is complete, go to YouTube.com and log into your account. Find your video, copy the URL, and go to callofduty.com/pointnshoot to submit your entry!

 

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Settle in and get online this weekend, because we’re turning on Double XP on all platforms. From 9AM PST on Friday, February 20th until 9AM PST on Monday, February 23rd, all players will receive twice the XP on their Multiplayer progress.

 

 

For Playstation and PC players, this weekend is the perfect warm-up for the Havoc DLC Pack, which arrives on Tuesday, February 26th. Dive into an all-new Exo Zombies co-op experience, command the versatile AE4 directed energy assault rifle and AE4 Widowmaker custom variant, as well as explore four new Multiplayer maps.

 

 

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