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Call of Duty 3 Tournament

September 1st, 2011 Comments off

Want to win a million dollars?  You can’t…but you CAN win $400,000!!  Be in the Activision/Blizzard Los Angeles area this weekend for Call of Duty XP!

The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the battleground for the Call of Duty $1 Million Tournament Presented by Xbox 360, set to feature a roster of top Call of Duty warriors in a colossal 32-team, single-elimination tournament for a record $1 million in cash and prizes.  Over September 2nd and 3rd, one victorious four-man crew will emerge victorious and walk away with $400,000 for first place and international acclaim as the world’s premiere Call of Duty players.  Four slots will be available onsite.  Tackle the Call of Duty: Black Ops gauntlet on September 2nd for your chance to win.  Gamers worldwide can pre-qualify for the remaining 28 slots now, but they’re pretty much all full.  All pre-qualification contests will utilize Call of Duty: Black Ops.  Successful pre-qualifiers will receive round-trip airfare to Los Angeles and hotel accommodations to compete in the main event at Call of Duty XP.  See rules governing each pre-qualification contest for details.  A legion of top Call of Duty gamers.  Thirty-two slots.  Eight money winners.  One worldwide champion squad.

Tickets to the event are $150 and valid for both days (Sept 2nd and 3rd).  Your two-day pass includes: Admission to the venue for both days, September 2nd and 3rd, from 10am to 10pm.  Live musical performances both nights by some of the world’s hottest acts (Dropkick Murphys, Kanye West, etc).  Access to the spectacular opening ceremony featuring the world premiere of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer.  Hands-on time with Modern Warfare 3 months before launch and numerous opportunities to compete for cash and prizes.  The chance to battle for a slot in the $1 million Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer tournament.  Team paintball frag-fests in a life-size recreation of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s Scrapyard level and other signature Call of Duty-inspired real-world experiences.  Access to the developers via exclusive panels and other Call of Duty intel.  Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition free upon release.  Attendee-exclusive Call of Duty goodie bag.

Attendees must be 18 years of age or older.  Sorry.

Check it out!  http://www.callofduty.com/xp/home

Call of Duty XP

August 30th, 2011 Comments off

 

Call of Duty(R) XP Gets Lucky: Celt Rockers Dropkick Murphys to Perform Live Opening Night

Boston-Based Punk Veterans Take The Stage At 8pm; All Attendees Guaranteed Admission

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2011 — Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) has tapped “green-collar” punk revelers Dropkick Murphys to perform opening night at 8pm, Sept. 2nd, at the first ever Call of Duty® XP, the destination for Call of Duty® gamers worldwide. The critically-acclaimed Dropkick Murphys–known for their complex distillation of classic punk rock, Celtic folk and American rock ‘n’ roll–will deliver a knockout live performance. The two-day Call of Duty fan event features the global premiere of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 multiplayer, a $1 Million Tournament presented by Xbox 360® and other landmark experiences including these live musical performances. Call of Duty XP will take place September 2nd and 3rd, 2011, inLos Angeles,Calif.

“With an unbeatable lineup of real-world and in-game experiences, Call of Duty XP was already poised to be an historic event for fans of the franchise,” said Eric Hirshberg, Chief Executive Officer of Activision Publishing. “The addition of Dropkick Murphys just makes XP that much more memorable. Few bands fit the bill better—we’re thrilled to have them performing on opening day.”

Now in their 16th year, Dropkick Murphys have slingshot from their Irish punk roots in Quincy, Mass., to become one of the world’s best known rock acts, routinely packing houses for their phenomenal live shows. The band’s countless EPs, singles, compilations and seven studio albums—including 1997’s Do or Die, 1999’s The Gang’s All Here, 2001’s Sing Loud Sing Proud, 2003’s Blackout, 2005’s The Warrior’s Code, 2007’s The Meanest Of Times and the 2011 release Going Out In Style—have earned the septet mainstream success and the adoration of fans around the globe.

For more information about Call of Duty XP, please visit www.callofduty.com/xp.