Sydney, Australia – Sept. 18, 2013 – This is a very exciting year for Call of Duty® but also for gaming in general, with the next generation of consoles launching this November. We know you have many questions when it comes to upgrade plans, stats and content migration, and the different options you have as a consumer to purchase and play the game. That is why we have been working with our console manufacturers for the past two years on solutions to help make your transition to next gen as seamless and easy as possible. And we’re excited to be able to finally announce and provide more details on those programs today. From next gen upgrades for just $10, to information on keeping your Season Pass content, profile, and stats with you as you transition, to a full line-up of retail options and digital editions – we’ve got you covered for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Thank you for being the best and most loyal fans in the world, we can’t wait for you to experience Ghosts starting November 5th. Below are all of the details you need, but if you have any questions, please leave us a comment.
Xbox Next Gen Upgrade Offers
Introducing the Xbox Game Ahead Program
Gamers can purchase a disc-less dual-license digital version of Call of Duty: Ghosts at participating retailers for a suggested retail price of $AUD109.95. This version will include the Xbox 360 digital version of Call of Duty: Ghosts, as well as the Xbox One digital version of Call of Duty: Ghosts – linked and unlocked via a user’s Xbox Live gamertag. Look for more information on how to pre-order at participating retailers in the coming weeks.
Via the Game Ahead Program, players can also purchase a digital version of Call of Duty: Ghosts directly from the Xbox Live Marketplace for a suggested retail price of $AUD99.95. And, when ready to upgrade to Xbox One, you can purchase a digital Xbox One version of Call of Duty: Ghosts for a suggested retail price of just AUD & NZD $10 on the Xbox Live Marketplace.
PlayStation® Next Gen Upgrade Offers
Upgrade on PlayStation for just $10
The PlayStation upgrade program is completely optional for our fans, and applies whether you buy a new PS3 disc, or buy the game digitally from the PlayStation Store for PS3.
For a limited time, every new physical copy of Call of Duty: Ghosts for PS3 will include a flyer with a unique SEN code on it. Redeem the code packed into the PlayStation 3 version of the game on the PlayStation Store and download the PlayStation 4 version of the game for a suggested retail price of AUD & NZD $10.
Alternatively, if you buy the digital PS3 version of Call of Duty: Ghosts from the PlayStation Store, you will also be given the opportunity to upgrade to the PS4 version. Simply go to the PlayStation store and purchase the discounted PS4 version for a suggested retail price of AUD & NZD $10.You will then be able to enjoy the PS3 version on your PS3, and the PS4 version on you PS4.
These offers must be redeemed, and upgrades purchased, no later than March 31st, 2014; offers available globally.
Your In-Game Stats and Profiles Transition With You
Whether you transition from Xbox 360 to Xbox One, or PS3 to PS4, your Call of Duty: Ghosts stats, unlocks, and more will seamlessly go with you, and be ready when you are. Utilizing your free Call of Duty account, which over 20 million of you already have by signing up for Call of Duty: ELITE, you can carry your profile with you from Xbox 360 to Xbox One and back again, or from PS3 to PS4 and back. It’s that easy. And if you don’t already have an account, it’s really easy to get one for free. Go to http://elite.callofduty.com to sign up now or you can sign up in game when you boot up Call of Duty: Ghosts.
Your Season Pass Upgrades at No Additional Cost
Priced at a suggested retail price of $AUD64.95, the Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass will upgrade to next-gen (from Xbox 360 to Xbox One, and from PS3 to PS4) at no additional cost. Offer is valid until May 31st, 2014.
The Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass is now available for pre-order on the Xbox Live Marketplace, PlayStation Store and at participating PC digital download retailers. The Season Pass includes access to four Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Map Packs, each delivering a collection of fresh Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer content and more. Gamers who purchase the Season Pass will also receive the Team Leader digital content pack that includes a unique multiplayer character head, weapon camo, reticle, player patch, player card and player background.
A Variety of Digital Versions Available for Purchase
In addition, we are also excited to announce the full slate of Call of Duty: Ghosts digital versions across multiple gaming platforms – an array of compelling options from which gamers can choose.
Call of Duty: Ghosts will be available for digital download on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PC on November 5, 2013. Pre-orders are available now on the PlayStation Store and participating PC digital download retailers.
The game will also be available for download on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 when those consoles launch later this year. All digital versions of the Call of Duty: Ghosts base game will have a suggested retail price of $AUD99.95.
Also available for purchase is the Call of Duty: Ghosts Digital Hardened Edition. The Digital Hardened Edition gives players an assortment of bonus digital content in addition to the digital download of Call of Duty: Ghosts. It includes the Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass with the Team Leader digital content pack, bonus in-game Ghosts Insignia Pack and Digital Hardened Edition In-Game Item Pack.
The Call of Duty: Ghosts Digital Hardened Edition is available for a suggested retail price of $AUD149.95, and will be available for PC on November 5th, as well as for Xbox One later this year. Pre-orders are available now on the Xbox Live Marketplace and participating PC digital download retailers.