Here’s some good news for all of you fans out there invested in the Call of Duty franchise. Black Ops II will user in the era of a free Elite service! Xbox 360 and PS3 users will be the only crew getting it at launch but plans are flowing for PC and Wii U users as well.
Call of Duty Elite will offer the following for free:
•Player HQ: Track Black Ops II stats including recent match data, heat maps, challenge tracking and the ability to modify classes using the Pick 10 system
•Clan HQ: Join or create clans to participate in competitions
•Zombies Leaderboards: Track your Zombie stats and compare to other players
•Call of Duty Elite TV: Developer tips, strategy videos, custom class overviews and more
•Social Integration: Notification system to stay updated on Black Ops II news, communicate with your clan and more
As with most good news however, there comes bad on its heels. Due to the Elite service being free, Activision will go back to charging you $15 for additional map packs. I guess you can’t win all battles eh?