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Call of Duty XP Is Back Taking On The City of Angels


Activision has announced that Call of Duty XP is back and this time its setting its sights on Los Angeles, where it will take over the City of Angels from September 2nd to the 4th. This year will see the biggest Call of Duty fan event be the stage for the debut of Call of Duty Infinite Warfare's Multiplayer



"Call of Duty XP is going to be the biggest Call of Duty fan celebration in history,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. “The best Call of Duty players in the world will be front and centre trying to win the first Call of Duty World League Championship at what is sure to be our biggest Esports event ever. Plus, fans will be able to see and play more hands-on content and reveals in one place than we’ve ever had, from Infinite Warfare, to Modern Warfare Remastered to Black Ops III DLC. Plus, there will be an off-the-charts list of Call of Duty inspired activities that you can't experience anywhere else.”

Not only will attendees be the first to see the new Infinite Warfare multiplayer in action, they will be the first in the world to go hands-on with multiplayer as well as Infinity Ward’s all-new cooperative zombies mode.  Attendees will also be the first to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered multiplayer. Fans have the rare opportunity to play the latest Call of Duty games before their highly-anticipated November 4th release. Additionally, further reflecting the full breadth of the Call of Duty franchise, attendees will be among the first to play new downloadable content for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. All Call of Duty XP attendees will have the chance to compete for prizes by showcasing their skills in 6 vs. 6 competitive matches, as more than 500 gameplay stations will be set up on site for fans to enjoy.

The epic Call of Duty XP festivities centre around the eagerly-awaited Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4, the culmination of the inaugural season of the Call of Duty World League (CWL), Presented by PlayStation 4. After nearly a year of tough competition from across the globe, 32 of the top teams worldwide will compete for more than $2 million in prizing, as part of the CWL’s 2016 prize pool which tops $3.5 million.  Both prizes are the largest in Call of Duty history. After setting viewership records for Call of Duty competitive events during the Stage 1 Finals, the CWL is moving toward the highly-anticipated Stage 2 Finals, where the first Call of Duty World League Championship qualifiers will be determined. Major League Gaming is the official tournament operator of the Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4. Fans can watch the excitement unfold live in game (Black Ops III PS4) via the Live Event Viewer, MLG.tv on the web and mobile devices, and at www.callofduty.com.

“As a presenting partner of the Call of Duty World League, it’s been exciting to watch these talented teams compete and we’re looking forward to the culmination of the tournament during the Call of Duty Championship. We’re also thrilled to be bringing PlayStation VR to the amazing line-up of event activities, where fans will experience the thrill of piloting their own Jackal fighter jet,” said Adam Boyes, VP of Publisher Relations, Sony Interactive Entertainment America. “We’re proud to partner with Activision and Call of Duty on the return of this historic fan celebration and this can’t miss Call of Duty community gathering.”
Other Call of Duty XP activities include:
  • Immersive PlayStation® VR Experience, where fans can feel what it’s like to pilot a Jackal, the personal fighter jet in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • Dedicated Call of Duty developer panels and Q&As from Infinity Ward, Treyarch and Sledgehammer Games
  • Onsite Call of Duty armoury and franchise museum
  • Call of Duty photo booths and experiential activities
  • Surprise musical guest
  • More attractions to be announced at a later date
Tickets go onsale from 4am on June 12 and start at $49 US each and go up from there.