New Call of Duty game confirmed for official May 1st unveiling

Heavily rumoured Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 to be official unveiled next week

Following months of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 rumours, Activision has confirmed it will officially unveil the next COD title next week on May 1st

Call of Duty developer Activision has teased the next addition to its dominant first-person shooter franchise with the heavily rumoured Call of Duty: Black Ops follow-on confirmed for a May 1st unveiled.

With Activision and Treyarch widely tipped to announce an upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 release, the official Call of Duty website has been replastered, alerting fans of the now confirmed May 1st unveiling for the 2012 addition to the dominant franchise.

Further teasing the upcoming title, the COD website is to reveal a selection of ‘Classified’ images surrounding the game in the lead up to its official unveiled next week.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Rumours

“This year, Call of Duty will return with its ninth instalment with Black Ops 2,” a recently leaked posting on the official Black Ops forum said before being hastily pulled by Activision. It added: “As expected it will be following Treyarch's previous game Black Ops. Its release date is set for the 6th of November.”

Offering further insight in to the Black Ops follow-on the claimed reports have suggested Black Ops 2 will see Treyarch and Activision introduce an all game mode dubbed ‘Escort’ which will feature alongside the return of the ‘Drop Zone’ and ‘Kill Confirmed’ offerings.

Describing the new gaming mode the leaked details have outed the ‘Escort’ features as: “A new game mode similar to Search and Destroy however a live player must be escorted to one of three areas (or two depending on the map) without being killed. The match will have rounds, consisting of one life only.”

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