Call of Duty Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles arrives May 16th


EIGHT fully remastered maps from classic CoD Zombies experiences are coming to Black Ops III. Get hype.

Activision have today finally revealed Zombies Chronicles for Call of Duty Black Ops III, which brings together eight classic Zombies maps from the World at War, Black Ops and Black Ops II.

The package, which is digital only, will be available to download first on PlayStation 4 and includes fully remastered versions of the Treyarch developed maps that got us all hooked on Zombies in the first place.

Rob Kostich, EVP and General Manager of Call of Duty had to this say;

“Call of Duty’s Zombies has earned a special place in our hearts through its deep, layered gameplay, imaginative storylines and its compelling waves of action, which spans multiple titles. 

We’re excited to share with fans these incredible moments in one comprehensive offering, available together on current generation hardware.”

Jason Blundell, Co-Studio Head, Treyarch;

Zombies Chronicles is really about the community that made Zombies what it has become today. Together, we’ve been slaying the undead for nearly ten years, across different game consoles, and Zombies Chronicles is really about bringing all of those fans together.

If you played these maps before on previous consoles, you’re getting a new, stunning and challenging experience – if it’s your first time, this is eight definitive experiences of our Zombies storyline, all in one place.”

Included are these eight maps:

Nacht der Untoten (Abandoned Bunker), Verruckt (Wittenau Sanitorium) and Shi No Numa (Jungle Swamp) from World at War

Kino Der Toten (YES!) (Theater of the Dead), Ascensions (Soviet Cosmodrome), Shangri-La (Exotic Jungle Shrine) and Moon (Lunar Base) from Black Ops.

and from Black Ops II, Origins (WW1 France)

To celebrate the launch Activision and Treyarch will be running ‘8 Days of the Undead’, where players of Black Ops III on all available platforms and Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles on PS4 will have the chance to earn double XP, community challenges and free exclusive content include weapon camo and a PS4 theme.

GobbleGums additions, complete list:

Board Games (MEGA)
5 full rounds
Repairing one board at a window repairs all boards at that window.

Flavor Hexed (MEGA)
Auto-activates immediately
Selects a random Mega, Rare, or Ultra that is not in the player’s loadout. If the player doesn’t bleed out or take a new Bubble Gumball from the machine, this will repeat a second time when the first has run out.

Board to Death (RARE)
5 minutes
Zombies within 15 feet of a repaired board are killed.

Extra Credit (RARE)
4 Activations
Spawns a personal points powerup worth 1,250 points.

Idle Eyes (RARE)
3 Activations, 30 seconds each
All zombies ignore all players and stand idle.

Soda Fountain (RARE)
5 Activations when purchasing a perk
Perk purchase limit is ignored. When purchasing a perk, get a random one for free.

Power Vacuum (ULTRA)
4 full rounds
Powerups drop more often.

Reign Drops (ULTRA)
2 Activations
Spawns one of each of the nine core powerups When activated drops a Nuke, Double Points, Fire Sale, Insta-Kill, Random Perk, Max Ammo, Death Machine, Carpenter, and Blood Money.

4 Activations
Overrides the colors you see. Creates color overlay that will highlight zombies (and some non-zombie enemies) in a color that can be changed by re-activating. Colors include Blue, Green, Yellow, and Red. Activating a 5th time deactivates the Gum.

Tone Death (WHIMSICAL)
Activates each Nth zombie kill
A set of random silly zombie ambient sounds and death sounds playing instead of the normal ones.

Finally, Zombies Chronicles will include the following bonuses

  • 20 Vials of Liquid Divinium
  • 2 All-New Whimsical GobbleGums
  • Exclusive Zombies Pack-A-Punch Weapon Camo
  • Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles Dynamic System Theme for PlayStation 4 (exclusive pre-order incentive), featuring artwork by renowned artist

We’re pumped. Are you?

Source [Press Release]

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