Black Ops 2 takes pre-orderers back to Nuketown

Black Ops 2 takes preorderers back to Nuketown
Activision has confirmed the "Nuketown 2025" map for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. The "reimagined" version of the map from the first Black Ops will be given away at launch as a pre-order bonus from "participating retailers," Activision explains. The download will be available for PS3, Xbox, and PC, including Steam pre-orders.

"Flat out, Nuketown was a blast to play before," Treyarch studio head Mark Lamia said in the announcement, "and we're excited about the reimagined Nuketown 2025 in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. We can't wait to play with everyone come this November."
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NUKETOWN REIMAGINED FOR CALL OF DUTY®: BLACK OPS II

Santa Monica, CA - July 2, 2012 - Nuketown, the most popular multiplayer map in Call of Duty®: Black Ops, is being reimagined for the hotly anticipated release of Treyarch's Call of Duty®: Black Ops II, published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). The Nuketown 2025 multiplayer map will be available with launch units of Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Anyone who pre-orders the game at participating retailers worldwide will get their copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops II at launch, which will include the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map.

"Multiplayer fans of Call of Duty: Black Ops LOVE Nuketown," said Mark Lamia, Studio Head of Treyarch. "Flat out, Nuketown was a blast to play before, and we're excited about the reimagined Nuketown 2025 in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. We can't wait to play with everyone come this November."

On November 13th, Activision and Treyarch will deploy the sequel to the universally acclaimed Call of Duty: Black Ops, which set the record for the biggest entertainment launch in history following its release in 2010. Call of Duty: Black Ops II catapults players forward into an epic near-future warzone rooted in today's headlines. The title represents an unprecedented leap for the franchise, delivering a groundbreaking single-player campaign with branching storylines, advanced weaponry, new graphics technology, a deep multiplayer experience featuring a greater emphasis on eSports and match customization, and the most expansive Zombies action yet, now running on the multiplayer engine.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has not yet been rated. For more information, please visit www.callofduty.com/blackops2. You can also follow Call of Duty: Black Ops II on Facebook at www.facebook.com/codblackops and Twitter via #BlackOps2. For more information on Nuketown 2025, please visit http://www.callofduty.com/blackops2/nuketown2025/FAQ.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.